Alan Wake (2010)

Video Game  -  Action | Drama | Horror  -  18 May 2010 (USA)
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A famous horror novelist, on vacation in a cabin on a lake island surrounded by forest, finds himself stuck in a novel he's writing. Every shadow wants him dead, his wife is missing and all the roads are blocked. Then a friend appears.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Porretta ...
Alan Wake (voice)
Lloyd Floyd ...
The Hitchhiker / Tor Anderson / Walter Snyder / Night Springs Narrator (voice)
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Clay Steward / Alvyn Derleth / Mr. Jones (voice)
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Tom Zane / Alex Casey (voice)
Brett Madden ...
Alice Wake (voice)
R.J. Allison ...
Pat Maine / Night Springs Reporter #2 (voice)
Jason Nuzzo ...
Mott / Newscaster / Taken (voice)
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Barry Wheeler (voice)
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Rose Marigold (voice)
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Rusty / Deputy / Night Springs Cop (voice)
Cliff Carpenter ...
Odin Anderson (voice)
Linda Cook ...
Cynthia Weaver / Night Springs Cultist #1 / Martha / The Lady of the Light (voice)
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Barbara Jagger / The Dark Presence (voice)
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Carl Stucky / Deputy (voice)
Don Guillory ...
Deputy Janes (voice)
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A famous horror novelist, on vacation in a cabin on a lake island surrounded by forest, finds himself stuck in a novel he's writing. Every shadow wants him dead, his wife is missing and all the roads are blocked. Then a friend appears.

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If you watch the "Harry Garret Show" to completion, Harry will ask guest Sam Lake to "Do the face again" before the show ends. The "face" Sam is making is the face of Max Payne. The video game, Max Payne (2001) was previously developed by Remedy and Sam Lake's face was digitized and used for the lead character Max in the very first Max Payne game. See more »

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In the Bird Leg Cabin's bedroom is a calendar from July 1970. However, the days of the month on the calendar are wrong and are not accurate for July 1970. See more »

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Barry Wheeler: I think my tongue just took a crap in my mouth.
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Shady Grove
Performed by Among The Oak and Ash
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Written by Joshua Joplin (Traditional)
Published by Universal Music - Z Tunes Llc. on behalf of itself and Lifting Lomax Songs/ASCAP
All Rights Reserved
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One of the best...its that simple
4 January 2014 | by (ENGLAND-carlisle) – See all my reviews

OK its not a gun fest, no mutants or screens covered with body parts....but it does not need it. It looks great (not bad now even today 2014) the acting parts are well done and the cut scenes are A+, there are no corners cut, they cover all the bases.

Sound FX and music are again A+, there is no driving score all the way, but they add what they need to just to keep it spooky and at times fun.

Story, well thats the big thing, all talking about its like this film/book/movie, and TBH there are a few that are close but there is more than enough differences to make it original.

I would say mix In The Mouth Of Madness (film) Twin Peaks (tv show) Shinning (book) =amazing story that draws you in, you do feel like you are part of the story....almost like you are reading it.

It has action but for likes of Resident Evil fans, they might find it lacking, but for me it was just right.

I really hope they do more like this, but seeing as how long this one took to get finished and final come out.....well I will not hold my breath....but there is DLC for it, which is next on my list of to do's.


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