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Skinwalkers (2006)

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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Opening Weekend:

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

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$1,018,965 (USA) (24 August 2007)
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One year after portraying a werewolf in this movie, Natassia Malthe would play a vampire in Bloodrayne 2 (2008). See more »

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The clock tolls four times before it hits midnight, but clocks aren't supposed to toll until the top of the hour. See more »

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[From trailer]
Varek: I am not human... We're better than that.
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Exactly Like You
Written by Thomas Richard Smith, Sr. and Kenny Royster
Performed by Melissa Duvall
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari / MasterSource
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Worthless werewolf crap.
30 November 2007 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

Horror fans are idiots.

Or at least I think that is what the makers of Skinwalkers must believe. A werewolf movie which makes up its own rules and mythology in order to suit its weak story, and tries to detract from its sheer awfulness with some shoot-outs and a couple of babes, this absolute mess shows complete contempt for fans of the genre.

Throwing the audience straight into the middle of a storyline from the outset, director James Isaac confuses viewers for the first 20 minutes, and then spends the rest of the movie's running time dishing up sub-standard lycanthropic hogwash.

In Skinwalkers, according to an ancient prophecy (that old chestnut), a half-breed boy will have the power to end the werewolf curse once he reaches the age of thirteen (at the stroke of midnight, of course!). With only days to go before his all important thirteenth birthday, a gang of nasty lycanthropes, who wish to remain as they are, set out to kill the boy. Fortunately for the lad, a small group of good werewolves, who wish to become human again, risk their lives to protect him.

Had the makers of this wolfish cack bothered to dish up some decent looking beasts, or perhaps some effective gore, then maybe I would be a little more forgiving. But since we are treated to some risible make-up, very little in the way of splatter, and absolutely no transformation effects, Skinwalkers genuinely deserves the lowest rating possible.


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