The Butcher (2009 film)

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The Butcher
The Butcher.jpg
Directed by Jesse V. Johnson
Produced by Ted J. Pryor
Charles Arthur Berg
Written by Jesse V. Johnson
Starring Eric Roberts
Keith David
Music by Marcello De Francisci
Cinematography Robert Hayes
Edited by Ken Blackwell
Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Release date
  • July 14, 2009 (2009-07-14)
Country United States
Language English

The Butcher is a 2009 action film directed by Jesse V. Johnson and starring Eric Roberts.[1]


Merle Hench, nicknamed "The Butcher" (Roberts) is a henchman for gangster Murdoch (Davi), until Hench takes the fall for his boss. Having survived, Hench will earn his nickname on a mission for revenge.



Filming of The Butcher took place in California, particularly Los Angeles and Rosemead in September 2007. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment released the film straight to DVD in July 2009.[1]


  1. ^ a b Hartel, Nick (August 2, 2009). "The Butcher". DVD Talk. 

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