Horror-Thriller ‘The Retaliators,’ Featuring Five Finger Death Punch & Papa Roach, Is Out Today

October 21, 2022

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely is the owner of HorrorFuel.com. She is an Executive Producer of "13 Slays Till Christmas" which is out on Digital and DVD and now streaming on Tubi. She has several other films in the works. Kelli is an animal lover and a true horror addict since the age of 9 when she saw Friday the 13th. Email: [email protected]

The killer horror-thriller The Retaliators, from the co-producers of The Dirt, is out today! In the film, which currently has a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score, “An upstanding pastor uncovers a dark and twisted underworld as he searches for answers surrounding his daughter’s brutal murder. A high-octane original soundtrack and cameos from some of the biggest names in rock music set the tone as this horror-thriller reveals a game of revenge played using a new set of rules.”


The all-star cast includes Michael Lombardi (“Rescue Me”), Marc Menchaca (“Ozark”), and Joseph Gatt (“Game of Thrones”), as well as Jacoby Shaddix, frontman of Papa Roach, making his acting debut. The Retaliators features cameos and music by Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, The Hu, Ice Nine Kills, Escape The Fate, and many more, all anchored by an original score from Emmy-winning composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (“Stranger Things”).


Directed by Bridget Smith, Michael Lombardi, and Samuel Gonzalez, Jr., the screenplay was written by Darren Geare and Jeff Allen Gear.


Star and co-director Michael Lombardi sat down with us for an interview and describes this fantastic film as “a rollercoaster,” and that pretty much nails it. If you want our full opinion, check out our review in which I call it “one of the best horror films of 2022.”


But it’s not just this film’s story that’s good, it has an amazing soundtrack featuring Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, and more! You can find more info about the soundtrack here. Check out the film’s official music video featuring 21 Bullets, Motley Crue, Asking Alexandria, Ice Nine Kills, and From Ashes To New, below.


Get The Retaliators today where ever you rent or buy movies including iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Comcast, and Verizon.  Visit the film’s official website and follow it on FacebookTikTok, and Twitter. Get the soundtrack here.




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