Young Stephen Moorehouse is excited about his new job. His uncle, a famous movie director, has asked him to travel to Florida and scout out a location to film a remake of a famous 1950’s movie. Anxious to do a good job, Stephen discovers the perfect location, which unfortunately is located next to a bizarre roadside attraction.
A thick fog blowing off the Gulf of Mexico is making it difficult for the beautiful Savannah Blanchard to find a ride as she hitchhikes along a forlorn stretch of the Gulf Coast Highway. Savannah holds a dark secret which soon becomes apparent to the next unlucky, lonely driver who pulls over to pick her up.
Speeding south after a brutal crime wave, tormented Willard Ferguson and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend leave a wake of dead bodies behind them. Desperate to find a safe haven from the authorities, they find refuge in an odd attraction called Doctor Merryweather’s Menagerie. Instead of the solace they had hoped for, Willard and his girlfriend are thrust into a grotesque world far removed from anything they ever thought existed.
Several seemingly separate events slowly merge into one as the Menagerie of Broken Dreams pulls everyone into a dark web of danger, deceit, and murder.