|The film opens with a couple on Lovers Lane, who are attacked by a mysterious creature. From there it's all down hill. More people disappear, their damaged cars are found.
It's up to the Sheriff to figure out what's going on. At the same time he's hounded by some local bigshot, who's the father of one of the missing kids from lovers lane.
Assisting the sheriff is our hero Chase Winstead. When he's not working on repairing or towing cars, attending to his little sister and her leg braces, he's off singing songs at a teens barn dance, where the giant gila monster makes an unexpected appearance.