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Cold and Dark (2005)

 -  Crime | Horror | Thriller  -  14 June 2005 (USA)
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When Detective Mortimer Shade is somehow killed in a freezer, a parasite called a grail possesses his body, revives him, but he needs blood to stay alive. His partner John Dark accepts the ... See full summary »

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When Detective Mortimer Shade is somehow killed in a freezer, a parasite called a grail possesses his body, revives him, but he needs blood to stay alive. His partner John Dark accepts the new situation and together they become vigilantes, judging and killing the bad guys, with Shade sucking their blood with his claw. However, Dark notes that Shade is losing the rest of his humanity and becoming a monster, being aware and afraid of the danger Shade represents to mankind and trying to stop him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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One Man's Journey Into Another Species. See more »

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Rated R for strong gruesome violence and gore, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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As Tommy is escaping down the stairs, someone wearing a yellow hard-hat becomes briefly visible in the bottom left of the frame. See more »

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Superintendent Maddox: Look in my club bag, Dark! Tell me what you see.
John Dark: Some irons, some woods... Jeez... I'm not a golfing man.
Superintendent Maddox: Some irons, some woods. They all hit the ball a little differently. Hard and heavy for the gliding long shot, soft as touch for the delicate putt. You can't play a varied course with one club, Dark! Same with a police force, it takes a range of officers. Some hit heavy, some nudge, and some knock the ball off the mother fucking course! If you're telling me that DCI Shade has on occasion ...
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27 October 2006 | by (Antwerp, Belgium) – See all my reviews

I recently saw this movie on DVD. Apparently I'm one of the few who like it. The director of photography did a great job! Kevin Howarth is brilliant as Mortimer Shade. He plays a silent, scary role whom you probably wouldn't like in real life. He does it very well. I also liked Matt Lucas as Dr. Elgin. I didn't like Luke Goss, half the time he sits in his bathtub. Maybe you can't follow when you see this movie one time, but when you see it a few times its very clear. The only thing that should have been better are the actor's names in the beginning, its very hard to read them. Its worth seeing. I think its a good movie but hey who am I :)


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