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Skinwalkers (2006)

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Horror  |  10 August 2007 (USA)
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A 12 year old boy and his mother become the targets of two warring werewolf packs, each with different intentions and motives.

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In accordance with the Navajos' legend, a thirteen year-old boy will finish with the curse of the powerful Skinwalkers, a.k.a. werewolves. The half-breed boy Timothy is raised by his human mother Rachel and protected by his Skinwalkers relatives since he was born. His grandmother Nana, his uncle Jonas, his cousin Katherine, her boyfriend Adam and their friend Doak have kept the secret about his bloodline and neither Timothy nor Rachel know the tragic curse. A couple of days before Timothy's thirteenth birthday, a pack of evil Skinwalkers that had tasted blood leaded by the evil Varek chases the boy while his family protects him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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10 August 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$753,520 (USA) (10 August 2007)

Gross:

$1,018,965 (USA) (24 August 2007)
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2.35 : 1
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When Timothy and Kathrine are in the barn playing with the train set, she takes her ear phones out. They appear and disappear repeatedly throughout the whole scene. See more »

Quotes

Varek: Don't make me do something I don't want to do. Join me. We're one and the same.
Jonas: I'm nothing like you.
Varek: I am what I was meant to be. You live a lie... we were wrong. I know what you're feeling, trust me.
Jonas: Trust you? You're killing fellow human beings.
Varek: I am NOT human. And I will not risk spending the rest of my days as one. Deseased and flawed... we're better than that.
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Diamond Side Down
Written by Ryan Franks (as Ryan Curry Franks), Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
Performed by Bob Reynolds
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari / MasterSource
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a long episode of Buffy the Vampire Sayer
28 May 2008 | by (Taiwan) – See all my reviews

Skinwalkers is the story of a group of werewolves hunting a child who they must kill before he turns 13 because according to legend he will end the werewolf curse if he hits his birthday. Rhona Mitra is his mother, who only learns about this when the werewolves descend on their little town.

There is absolutely nothing original in this story, but both the male and female actors are gorgeous and the fight scenes are good, especially an early gunbattle involving a tough revolver wielding grandmother. The production, however is lacking and looks more like an episode of the week than a big screen flick. The music is even worse.

Even with the tiniest amount of scrutiny, the plot has big holes and at one point you will be yelling at your screen about how a group of people can be so dumb. But in the end its mildly satisfying....and did I mention everyone looks amazing.


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