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The Burrowers (2008)

In the Wild West a rescue party sets out to find a family of settlers that has vanished from their home under mysterious circumstances.

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A band of courageous men sets out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, the group prepares for a routine battle. But they soon discover that the real enemy stalks them from below. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence and gore | See all certifications »

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21 September 2008 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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J.T. Petty wrote the first draft of the script, originally titled '10,000 Little Indians', around 2002. See more »

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Fergus Coffey: [voice-over] It's about... Maryanne.
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Spin-off Blood Red Earth (2009) See more »

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Alas, And Did My Saviour Bleed
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Lyrics by Isaac Watts
Performed by Clancy Brown and cast
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sick, twisted fun!
2 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed it. It cleverly mixes a Western with a fun creature-feature, striving to keep the best parts of both genres. The way in which the creatures prey on people is very creative and fresh, and allows for some disturbing imagery throughout. The acting, too, helped keep the premise believable, despite how bizarre it starts to get. One of the weaknesses of the film, however, was that it took too long to get going...and felt a little too slow in key parts. The climax, on the other hand, is strong and worth the wait. If you feel like watching an elevated horror film...this is definitely one to keep in mind.


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