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The Forsaken (2001)

A young man gets embroiled in a war against vampires.

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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
Frederick Flynn ...
Hoot (as F.J. Flynn)
Beth Ann Styne ...
Garage Woman
Bert Emmett ...
Desk Clerk
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Mike
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Blonde
Tony Pierce ...
Mechanic
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Mitch
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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

Taglines:

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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27 April 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Forsaken: Desert Vampires  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$6,755,271 (USA) (25 May 2001)
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Trivia

Director J.S Cardone, stated that one of the most challenging things he's ever had to face was convincing Izabella Miko, to let a spider crawl up her arm. See more »

Goofs

The Texas highway patrolman asks for "license and registration." Non-commercial vehicles are not required to carry registration in Texas, so law enforcement officers would never ask for it. See more »

Quotes

[Nick gives Sean the receipt]
Nick: Here. My treat. You pay. I'm going to go piss.
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Connections

References Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Monster
Written by Ray Alder and Bernie Versailles
Performed by Engine
Courtesy of Metal Blade Records, Inc
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User Reviews

* * * 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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