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* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness: Grant got a big bump on the head early in the movie and starts hallucinating, so we cannot be certain if all the movie's events are actually happening. [[spoiler:Yep, Grant really is completely crazy and ends threatening Marissa in the third act]].

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* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness: Grant got a big bump on the head early in the movie and starts hallucinating, so we cannot be certain if all the movie's events are actually happening. [[spoiler:Yep, Grant really is completely crazy and ends up threatening Marissa in the third act]].


''Zyzzyx Road'' is a 2006 American film written, produced and directed by John Penney. It stars Creator/LeoGrillo, Creator/KatherineHeigl, and Creator/TomSizemore. The film involves a philandering accountant who goes to UsefulNotes/LasVegas on a business trip, where he encounters the seductive Marissa and her jealous ex-boyfriend. The former pair kill and bury the latter along the eponymous Zzyzx Road, a rural road off of Interstate 15 in California's Mojave Desert.

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''Zyzzyx Road'' is a 2006 American film written, produced and directed by John Penney. It stars Creator/LeoGrillo, Creator/KatherineHeigl, and Creator/TomSizemore. The film involves Grant, a philandering accountant who goes to UsefulNotes/LasVegas on a business trip, where he encounters the seductive Marissa and her jealous ex-boyfriend. ex-boyfriend Joey. The former pair kill and bury the latter along the eponymous Zzyzx Road, a rural road off of Interstate 15 in California's Mojave Desert.
Desert. However, things go FromBadToWorse when they realize Joey may not actually be dead.

It's perhaps best known for being the lowest-grossing film in US history, earning just $30 at the box-office.



* DisposingOfABody: After killing Joey in self-defence, Grant and Marissa roll his corpse up in a quilt, put him in the boot of their car and drive him out to the titular road to bury him and avoid going to jail. But then Joey's body disappears.



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NotQuiteDead: Joey and Marissa accidentally kill Joey in self-defence...only when they drive him out to the desert to bury him, his body has vanished and they realize he may only have been stunned.
* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness: Grant got a big bump on the head early in the movie and starts hallucinating, so we cannot be certain if all the movie's events are actually happening. [[spoiler:Yep, Grant really is completely crazy and ends threatening Marissa in the third act]].
* {{Yandere}}: Joey is a male version of this.this. He's obsessed with Marissa to the point that even after she broke up with him, he hunts her down and tries to kill her and her new lover from jealousy.


The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film. It fared little better in foreign box office, where it was released DirectToVideo in 23 countries, earning $368,000.

Famous for its dubious record and for featuring [[Series/GreysAnatomy Izzie Stevens]]. Not actually a "before they were famous" role for Creator/KatherineHeigl, since it was filmed during the hiatus ''after'' Season 1 of ''Grey's Anatomy''. Not related to the 2006 movie ''{{Zzyzx}}'' (formerly ''[[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420346/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_1 Burned]]''), which incidentally is the [[http://www.roadtripamerica.com/signs/zzyzx.htm correct spelling of the Mojave area]]. Also released in 2006 was the Music/StoneSour song "Zzyzx Rd." (Unlike all the other productions, which are about murder, the song was a love ballad.)


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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * AxCrazy
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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * {{Yandere}}: Joey is a male version of this.

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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * {{Yandere}}: Joey is a male version of this.


''Zyzzyx Road'' is a 2006 American film written, produced and directed by John Penney. It stars Leo Grillo, Katherine Heigl, and Tom Sizemore. The film involves a philandering accountant who goes to UsefulNotes/LasVegas on a business trip, where he encounters the seductive Marissa and her jealous ex-boyfriend. The former pair kill and bury the latter along the eponymous Zzyzx Road, a rural road off of Interstate 15 in California's Mojave Desert.

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''Zyzzyx Road'' is a 2006 American film written, produced and directed by John Penney. It stars Leo Grillo, Katherine Heigl, Creator/LeoGrillo, Creator/KatherineHeigl, and Tom Sizemore.Creator/TomSizemore. The film involves a philandering accountant who goes to UsefulNotes/LasVegas on a business trip, where he encounters the seductive Marissa and her jealous ex-boyfriend. The former pair kill and bury the latter along the eponymous Zzyzx Road, a rural road off of Interstate 15 in California's Mojave Desert.



Famous for its dubious record and for featuring [[Series/GreysAnatomy Izzie Stevens]]. Not actually a "before they were famous" role for Katherine Heigl, since it was filmed during the hiatus ''after'' Season 1 of ''Grey's Anatomy''. Not related to the 2006 movie ''{{Zzyzx}}'' (formerly ''[[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420346/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_1 Burned]]''), which incidentally is the [[http://www.roadtripamerica.com/signs/zzyzx.htm correct spelling of the Mojave area]]. Also released in 2006 was the Music/StoneSour song "Zzyzx Rd." (Unlike all the other productions, which are about murder, the song was a love ballad.)

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Famous for its dubious record and for featuring [[Series/GreysAnatomy Izzie Stevens]]. Not actually a "before they were famous" role for Katherine Heigl, Creator/KatherineHeigl, since it was filmed during the hiatus ''after'' Season 1 of ''Grey's Anatomy''. Not related to the 2006 movie ''{{Zzyzx}}'' (formerly ''[[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420346/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_1 Burned]]''), which incidentally is the [[http://www.roadtripamerica.com/signs/zzyzx.htm correct spelling of the Mojave area]]. Also released in 2006 was the Music/StoneSour song "Zzyzx Rd." (Unlike all the other productions, which are about murder, the song was a love ballad.)


Famous for its dubious record and for featuring [[Series/GreysAnatomy Izzie Stevens]]. Not actually a "before they were famous" role for Katherine Heigl, since it was filmed during the hiatus ''after'' Season 1 of ''Grey's Anatomy''. Not related to the 2006 movie ''{{Zzyzx}}'' (formerly ''[[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420346/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_1 Burned]]''), which incidentally is the [[http://www.roadtripamerica.com/signs/zzyzx.htm correct spelling of the Mojave area]].

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Famous for its dubious record and for featuring [[Series/GreysAnatomy Izzie Stevens]]. Not actually a "before they were famous" role for Katherine Heigl, since it was filmed during the hiatus ''after'' Season 1 of ''Grey's Anatomy''. Not related to the 2006 movie ''{{Zzyzx}}'' (formerly ''[[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420346/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_1 Burned]]''), which incidentally is the [[http://www.roadtripamerica.com/signs/zzyzx.htm correct spelling of the Mojave area]]. \n Also released in 2006 was the Music/StoneSour song "Zzyzx Rd." (Unlike all the other productions, which are about murder, the song was a love ballad.)


Famous for its dubious record and for featuring [[Series/GreysAnatomy Izzie Stevens]]. Not actually a "before they were famous" role for Katherine Heigl, since it was filmed during the hiatus ''after'' Season 1 of ''Grey's Anatomy''. Not related to the 2005 movie ''{{Zzyzx}}'', which incidentally is the [[http://www.roadtripamerica.com/signs/zzyzx.htm correct spelling of the Mojave area]].

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Famous for its dubious record and for featuring [[Series/GreysAnatomy Izzie Stevens]]. Not actually a "before they were famous" role for Katherine Heigl, since it was filmed during the hiatus ''after'' Season 1 of ''Grey's Anatomy''. Not related to the 2005 2006 movie ''{{Zzyzx}}'', ''{{Zzyzx}}'' (formerly ''[[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420346/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_1 Burned]]''), which incidentally is the [[http://www.roadtripamerica.com/signs/zzyzx.htm correct spelling of the Mojave area]].


The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film. It fared little better in foreign box office, earning $368,000.

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The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film. It fared little better in foreign box office, where it was released DirectToVideo in 23 countries, earning $368,000.


The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film.

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The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film.
film. It fared little better in foreign box office, earning $368,000.


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The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, Mike and the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film.

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The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, Mike and the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film.


''Zyzzyx Road'' is a 2006 American film written, produced and directed by John Penney. It stars Leo Grillo, Katherine Heigl, and Tom Sizemore. The film involves a philandering accountant who goes to Las Vegas on a business trip, where he encounters the seductive Marissa and her jealous ex-boyfriend. The former pair kill and bury the latter along the eponymous Zzyzx Road, a rural road off of Interstate 15 in California's Mojave Desert.

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''Zyzzyx Road'' is a 2006 American film written, produced and directed by John Penney. It stars Leo Grillo, Katherine Heigl, and Tom Sizemore. The film involves a philandering accountant who goes to Las Vegas UsefulNotes/LasVegas on a business trip, where he encounters the seductive Marissa and her jealous ex-boyfriend. The former pair kill and bury the latter along the eponymous Zzyzx Road, a rural road off of Interstate 15 in California's Mojave Desert.


-->--{{tagline}} for the film

If ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0429277/ Zyzzyx Road]]'' had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, Mike and the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film.

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-->--{{tagline}} -->--{{Tagline}} for the film

If ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0429277/ Zyzzyx Road]]'' ''Zyzzyx Road'' is a 2006 American film written, produced and directed by John Penney. It stars Leo Grillo, Katherine Heigl, and Tom Sizemore. The film involves a philandering accountant who goes to Las Vegas on a business trip, where he encounters the seductive Marissa and her jealous ex-boyfriend. The former pair kill and bury the latter along the eponymous Zzyzx Road, a rural road off of Interstate 15 in California's Mojave Desert.

The film has gained notoriety because of the circumstances around its release; if it
had existed when ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' was running, Mike and the 'Bots would almost certainly have critiqued it. Star/producer Leo Grillo was uninterested in releasing it domestically until after its foreign release; however, the Screen Actor's Guild imposes certain rules regarding foreign releases of low-budget films. It had to be released in America first... Therefore it was: in a one-week, one-matinee-per-day run at an anonymous, rented theater in [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas]]. This February 2006 "premiere" holds the record for the lowest box office gross ever, at just $30. Yes, thirty. No, wait...$20. Two of the six tickets sold were later personally refunded by Grillo because they had been purchased by someone who had worked on the film.

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