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Cherry.

Cherry Darling.

I'm just Cherry.
— Cherry Darling

Cherry Darling is a go go dancer. After Cherry's leg is torn off by Sickos, she is given a special prosthetic leg in the form of a high powered machine gun.

She is portrayed by Rose McGowan.

BiographyEdit

Cherry dances

Cherry dances.

Cherry Darling. Not much of her past is known. She was possibly born in Texas. She had dreams to become a doctor and was dating this young man named El Wray. Her plans to become that doctor, as well as her relationship with El Wray both came to a dead end. Cherry would eventually become a go-go dancer/stripper. Like most strippers, that life took the piss out of her and she became somewhat tough. With a sleazy boss like Skip and in the company of other strippers, one becomes somewhat cut throat. However overtime she would get sick of it. So much so that it culminate to her tearing while on stage. She quit that very night.

Planet TerrorEdit

Cherry talks to Wray

Cherry talks to Wray.

On the way home from the go-go/strip bar, she was nearly hit by an army hummer which was part of a caravan of military hummers. She injured her leg as she fell, puncturing it with a broken piece of glass that was wedged in her leg. She walked to the nearest building which is a BBQ restaurant. In the bathroom, she tended to her wound, pulling out the glass and stitching up the wound. After she stepped out and ordered something to drink. She was sitting in the BBQ, alone. The only people to keep her company was the owner and the owner's dog, until El Wray came back into her life. They had a civil conversation. There was an attraction that was still there between the two of them. He gives her a ride home.
Wray & Cherry

El Wray and Cherry.

On the road they have a car accident when El tried to swerve away from a pedestrian. Neither was hurt in the accident. However she was pulled out and pulled into some bushes by this group of sickos(zombies). They mutilated her, pulling off her leg and running off with it when El scared them off with his assault rifle.She went into shock and didn't wake until she was at the hospital. There she found herself where her leg should be is a stub. She broke down in tears. The hospital patients and doctors were infected by some disease that made people into sickos. Cherry hid under a blanket. However she was still tearing up due to the fact that she was still without a leg.
Cherry discovers her amputation

Cherry discovers her amputation.

El Wray returned to get her. He slapped on a wooden leg from a table onto her stub and rescued her from the hospital. Though-out the night they were running from these sickos with uninfected survivors. They were then captured by The military.
Dakota talks to Cherry

Cherry with Dakota.

A few short hours later, they find out that the sickos-creating infection was created chemically from a scientist. Cherry and a doctor named Dakota Block were taken out of the holding cell and brought into a room. They were alone for a short time until the soldiers returned. They were gonna rape them.
Cherry & Rapists -1

Cherry, moments before knocking down Rapist #1.

Cherry stomped her wooden leg into one of the rapist's eye. The infection was causing one of their genitals to melt. But he was gonna try to rape Cherry anyway. El Wray and a scientist rescued them. El Wray gave cherry a M4 carbine/M203 grenade launcher combo leg. She used it to kill her rapist and a few guards. They then broke out all the other prisoners. There was a battle. In the middle of the battle, the last hope for humanity's survival, the scientist, was killed. Shortly after, El Wray was killed, but he left a message to Cherry saying that a part of him will be with her, fo
Cherry looks at Wray

Cherry turns around and notices that Wray is shot.

r he impregnated her. He died and tearful Cherry left with the survivors.


After the infection either killed or convert most of humanity into sickos, Cherry went around the country searching for survivors and bringing them back to Tulum, Mexico, with her and El's infant daughter. Two against the world.

RelationshipsEdit

WrayEdit

Cherry and Wray were separated, but by the middle of the film, it appears as if they are back together again.

DakotaEdit

It seems as if she and Dakota became friends after the events of the film.

SkipEdit

Skip is her former employer. It is not implied that she was ever sexually harassed by him.

Actor's CommentsEdit

Yeah, I knew about that before getting into it. I got a call from Robert one day saying "Cherry's going to have a machine gun leg." I started laughing and said "Sounds good!" I thought it was great, considering I hate horror films, I think that's fun.
— Rose McGowan

EtymologyEdit

  • The character refers to herself as 'Cherry Darling'. The origin of the name Cherry [ Pronounced CHER-ee ] in French means dear one or darling.

QuotesEdit

  • "What the hell was that?"
  • "I'm gonna be a stand-up comedian."
  • "Shit-eating grin."
  • "I don't suppose anyone else here is a bio-chemical engineer?"
  • "Two against the world."

See AlsoEdit

Cherry Darling Cosplay

Bushmaster Carbine

GE M134

Useless Talents

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit

Rose McGowan interview

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