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Gallowwalkers (2012)

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Horror  |  15 March 2014 (Japan)
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A cursed gunman (Snipes) whose victims come back from the dead recruits a young warrior to help in the fight against a gang of zombies.

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A mysterious gunman, Aman, is the son of a nun who breaks her covenant with God to ensure his survival. This act brings a curse upon Aman - all those that die by his gun will return. Soon, he is hunted by a gang of his undead former victims, led by the vicious Kansa. Aman enlists Fabulos, a new young warrior, to fight by his side. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for bloody violence, grisly images, some language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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In the end of the movie when Aman leaves his gun is back in his holster when just moments before the holster was empty. See more »

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Aman: Legend goes that somewhere beneath these mountains lies a gateway between heaven and hell. It is said that a sacred sisterhood guards this portal and the power of their prayers keeps the damned from tormenting the living. Trouble with the damned is... they never stay put.
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Life is short and we do not have much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark way with us. Oh, be swift to love! Make haste to be kind! Journal intime. Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821 - 1881) See more »

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Wesley Snipes steps into the undead west with Gallowwalkers
9 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At one time Wesley Snipes was the go to man for action with films like Passenger 57, Demolition Man and the Blade Trilogy, but then over the years he slipped into the straight to video market. To make matters worse his personal life took a horrible turn sending him away for some time and it felt like he was gone for sure, but now he is back with his latest film Gallowwalkers that featured an interesting trailer, but does it pack the punch needed to bring him back on top?

Gallowwalkers follows a mysterious gunman who is cursed that all that die by his gun return from the dead. Now he is hunted by a gang of his undead victims hell bent on vengeance against him, but his hatred for their past crimes against him has him out to exact revenge against them again. This movie could have been a really fun time, but is just a jumbled mess. Snipes brings his normal swagger to the film and doesn't seem to have lost a step playing this almost like a western version of Blade. The issue comes with the rest of the cast that seemed to be a selection of B movie actors that you would normally see in a SyFy channel movie. The story itself is all over the place playing like a mix of the Crow, Blade, and even a hint of the Road Warrior. All of these should have made for a great western action piece and this film could have worked way better, especially with Snipes, but there is just no focus to keep it grounded. There is a few decent action pieces, but the over use of CGI blood and some bad effects makes it loose its effectiveness and look a bit cheesy.

This movie may have worked on the cheese level had it been headlined by someone other than Snipes. He has delivered so much better than this even in his previous straight to video outings that it is a bit sad. Hopefully his addition to the Expendables franchise will give him the career boost he needs as he has the ability to deliver and the action world is ready to welcome the old Wesley back, but with projects like this it's going to be a long bumpy road.


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