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Horsemen (2009)

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A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between a serial killing spree and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

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Aidan Breslin is a bitter detective emotionally distanced from his two young sons following the untimely death of his devoted wife. While investigating a series of murders of rare violence, he discovers a terrifying link between a chain of murders and the Biblical prophecies concerning the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: War, Famine, Pestilence, and Death. Written by anonymous

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Four Victims. Four Painful Secrets. See more »


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Rated R for grisly and disturbing content, some sexual images and language | See all certifications »

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6 February 2009 (Italy)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Straight to DVD in the US and UK. See more »

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At the part when Det. Breslin (Dennis Quaid) figures out his sons are in trouble and drives to pick up Sean there is a Canadian flag visible on top the the buildings in the background. See more »

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[first lines]
Det. Aidan J. Breslin: Hi there.
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References Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005) See more »

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Maiden, Mother & Crone
Performed by The Sword
Written by John D. Cronise and Kyle Shutt
Published by Blood of Kings Music/Stop Moping Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Kemado Records, Inc.
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Strong First Half And Then It Drops
26 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A recently widowed detective (Dennis Quaid) still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between a serial killing spree and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

The film starts out strong, with a great atmosphere and some nice gore effects with things like extracted teeth and whatnot. And the film seems to be inspired by "Seven", which is a good thing... and in many ways I feel they captured that film's vibe.

But then, they just started copying it outright (the landlord with the "good tenant", "he pays the rent") and the suspension rig custom-made compared to the strap-on dagger... and the religious themes (four here rather than seven).

And later on still... it turns into a story about a brother's inability to accept his sibling's homosexuality. Why? That is a completely different movie entirely.

I will let viewers fin out on their own what happens in the second half... but be warned that this film has a problem keeping up the intensity, and it is no surprise it went straight to video after major re-shoots and extensive editing.


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