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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sean
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Nick
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Megan
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Kit
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Cym
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Pen
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Ina Hamm
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Teddy
F.J. Flynn ...
Hoot
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Garage Woman
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Desk Clerk
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Mike
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Blonde
Tony Pierce ...
Mechanic
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Mitch (as Jamie Marsh)
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Storyline

Sean is driving cross-country to deliver a vintage Mercedes and attend his sister's wedding when he picks up hitchhiker Nick, who just happens to be a vampire hunter, tracking down a group of youthful vampires who feed on unwary travelers. They run into Megan, who has been left for dead by the vampires. As they use her as a lure for the vampires, Sean becomes attracted to her. After Sean is infected with the vampire virus, he, Megan and Nick must race against time to kill the vampire leader Kit to stop Sean from becoming one of the undead. Written by Greg Bulmash <greg@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The night... has an appetite.

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 April 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Forsaken: Desert Vampires  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,020,159 (USA) (27 April 2001)

Gross:

$6,755,271 (USA) (25 May 2001)
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Carrie Snodgress's last feature film. See more »

Goofs

When they are driving through the desert and Sean asks him to throw the beer can out, when he tosses it you can clearly see it is crumpled, but when it hits the cops car its still a smooth can and rolls right off the hood. See more »

Quotes

Sean: So what's your deal, what do you do?
Nick: As little as possible.
Sean: yea... but you gotta make money, you work?
Nick: I cruise, you know. I find something when I need to, kind of like the day to day thing.
Sean: What about the future? What do you wanna be doing say uh... ten years from now?
Nick: I don't give a shit... I could be dead tomorrow.
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References From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold Out Your Hand
Written by Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger and Ryan Vikedal
Performed by Nickelback
Used by permission of Roadrunner Records
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* * * out of 4.

Young man (Kerr Smith) delievering a car to Florida picks up a hitchiker (Brandon Fehr) along the way who manages to get Smith mixed up and eventually bitten by a group of vampires.

Well casted horror film offers realistic performances, nice atmosphere, good editing, well chosen soundtrack, some interesting twists to vampire folklore, and one of the sexiest casts to appear in a horror film in quite some time.

Rated R; Graphic Violence, Nudity, Profanity, and Sexual Situations.


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