Acclaimed Gorefest THE RETALIATORS, Featuring Mötley Crue and Papa Roach Bows on Blu-Ray February 21


Ranked one of the “Best Horror Movies of 2022” by Rotten Tomatoes

“a daring and unforgettable viewing experience” — Dread Central

“’80s action vibes soaked in Spaghetti Western roots” — Fangoria

“A brutal and vivid punch to the gut, The Retaliators is a rock song birthed onto screen and is sure to be a hit with fans of music and horror alike.” — The Hollywood News

Better Noise Films, the team behind hit Netflix Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt, has announced the North American Blu-ray release of their brutal horror-thriller The Retaliators. The acclaimed revenge odyssey inspired by a true story of one woman’s battle for survival, will be available at all major retailers on February 21, 2023. The Retaliators is now available for preorder at Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart and Barnes and Noble.

After a hugely successful global film festival run leading into a global theatrical and VOD release, The Retaliators comes to home video, telling the story of an upstanding pastor whose faith is tested when he uncovers a dark and twisted underworld while searching for answers surrounding the brutal murder of his daughter.

Special Features: The Blu-ray of The Retaliators will exclusively include cast interviews, music videos, and the theatrical trailer.

Michael Lombardi (“Rescue Me”), Marc Menchaca (“Ozark”), and Joseph Gatt (“Game of Thrones”) headline the cast alongside Jacoby Shaddix, front man of Papa Roach, making his acclaimed acting debut. The Retaliators features cameos and music by Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee, Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody, Zoltan Bathory, and Chris Kael, Papa Roach, Jaya of The Hu, Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills, Eva Under Fire’s Amanda Lyberg, Matt Brandyberry, Danny Case, Lance Dowdle, and Matt Madiro of From Ashes to New, Cory Marks, and Dan Murphy and Miles Franco of All Good Things, anchored by an original score from Emmy-winning composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein renowned for their score work for Netflix’s series “Stranger Things”.

In addition to The Retaliators’ theme song “21 Bullets” (co-written by Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe), the killer soundtrack features a lineup of hard-hitting tracks from Five Finger Death Punch, The Hu, Papa Roach, Tommy Lee, Asking Alexandria, Eva Under Fire, From Ashes To New, Cory Marks, Hyro The Hero and many more.

Synopsis: 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 Retaliators Theme Song Music Video: (21 Bullets) ft. Motley Crue, Asking Alexandria, Ice Nine Kills & From Ashes to New

Papa Roach – The Ending
The HU – This Is Mongol
Eva Under Fire – Blow (feat. Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills)
From Ashes To New – Scars That I’m Hiding (feat. Anders Fridén of In Flames)
Asking Alexandria – Faded Out (feat. Within Temptation)
Tommy Lee – Tops (feat. Push Push)
Classless Act – Classless Act (feat. Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe)
Five Finger Death Punch – Darkness Settles In
Crossbone Skully – Evil World Machine
The HU – Wolf Totem (feat. Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach)
Bad Wolves – If Tomorrow Never Comes (feat. Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills)
Cory Marks – Burn It Up
Tempt – Living Dangerous (feat. Dorothy)
Hyro The Hero – Who’s That Playing On The Radio? (feat. Mick Mars of Mötley Crüe and Danny Worsnop of Asking Alexandria)
Cory Marks – Blame It On The Double (feat. Tyler Connolly of Theory of a Deadman and Jason Hook)
All Good Things – For The Glory (feat. Hollywood Undead)
The Retaliators – The Retaliators Theme (21 Bullets) (feat. Mötley Crüe, Asking Alexandria, Ice Nine Kills, From Ashes To New)
The Retaliators, Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – “Cops Are Here”
The original soundtrack for the film, featuring songs from artists appearing in the film, is now available from Better Noise Music. The soundtrack is led by the Mötley Crüe single “The Retaliators” (written by the band’s cofounder and bassist Nikki Sixx, featuring Danny Worsnop from Asking Alexandria, Spencer Charnas from Ice Nine Kills, and Matt Brandyberry from From Ashes to New) releasing August 5. Four singles from the film have reached #1 on Rock Radio since 2020, including: Papa Roach’s “The Ending,” Five Finger Death Punch’s “Darkness Settles In,” All Good Things’ “For the Glory featuring Hollywood Undead,” and Bad Wolves’ “Lifeline.”

BETTER NOISE FILMS is the film/tv production company under BETTER NOISE ENTERTAINMENT, a content creation and marketing company that produces music, books, films, documentaries, TV shows, theatrical productions, and tours. Better Noise Films, founded by music industry veteran and independent entertainment pioneer Allen Kovac, focuses on creating content that focuses on unique, often untold, stories brought by world-class filmmakers. The company launched in 2019 with its co-production of Netflix’s hit Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt. Upcoming productions include a feature film adaptation of the New York Times bestseller The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star.

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