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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

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A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.

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Detective Lynn Hadley
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Otto
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Leigh Cooper
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Randle Cooper
Nori Satô ...
Erika Sakaki (as NorA)
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Troy Taleveski
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Earl Carroll ...
Jack Franks
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Storyline

The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she analyzes Leon's work and asks him to improve the quality of his photos. During the night, the upset Leon decides to wander on the streets taking pictures with his camera, and he follows three punks down to the subway station; when the gang attacks a young woman, Leon defends her and the guys move on. On the next morning, Leon discovers that the woman is missing. He goes to the police station, but Detective Lynn Hadley does not give much attention to him and discredits his statement. Leon becomes obsessed to find what happened with the stranger and he watches the subway station. When he sees the elegant butcher Mahogany in the train, Leon believes he might be a murderer and stalks him everywhere, in the beginning of his journey to the darkness. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The most terrifying ride you'll ever take

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Horror | Mystery

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Rated R for sequences of strong bloody gruesome violence, grisly images involving nudity, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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7 August 2008 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Clive Barker's Midnight Meat Train  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,394 (USA) (1 August 2008)

Gross:

$73,548 (USA) (8 August 2008)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Lionsgate had recently hired exec Joe Drake when the film was completing production. Drake, for some unknown reason, greatly disliked the film and decided to give it a limited theatrical run in budget cinemas. See more »

Goofs

When Leon is showing Maya the newspaper article dated December 19, 1895, a closeup of the newspaper shows a column of copy containing the words, "bikini-clad babes and tanned hunks". Putting aside the unlikelihood of that style of news-writing in 1895, the term "bikini", as regards clothing, was not coined until the mid-1940's. See more »

Quotes

Driver: [pointing a gun at Sac] Step away from the meat.
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Moving Toward Something
Written by Jaime Wyatt and Gregory Butler (as Gregory C Butler)
Performed by Wyatt Butler
Courtesy of Lakeshore Records
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beyond catastrophic
2 October 2015 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

There are no words to describe how much this movie was bad.

Usually I don't waste time to even mention bad film I watched, much less to write a review about it, but this is special category...

You can not say what is the worst in this movie: screenplay, directing, acting (?!) or anything else...

What was in brain of Bradley Cooper when he agreed to be the part of this bulls**t, that is the question I won't ever get answer on...unfortunately...or luckily?

Completely pointless... Completely disgusting... Completely disaster...

Bypass this film a wiiiiiiiiiide arc!!!


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