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Horsemen (2009)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  6 February 2009 (Italy)
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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
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Kristin
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Taylor
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Father Whiteleather
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Police Chief Krupa
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Bob
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Terrence
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David Spitz
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Storyline

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

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Horsemen of the Apocalypse  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Jonas Åkerlund was sufficiently intrigued by the cult of suspension that he even considered doing it himself, after meeting several devotees of the practice. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Taylor is suspended and looking at his brother killing himself you can actually see the two hooks on either side of his head not move with the rest of his body. 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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The Perfect Mood
15 May 2009 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I don't know about you, but when I sit down to watch a horror film, I don't expect to be blown away. My expectation is only to be engaged, kept in suspense, and hopefully scared out of my mind (this last one being of the rarest variety).

This movie lived up to my expectations in all the important ways. My curiosity was jump started in the first scene, and the somber, introspective mood of the story line, spiked with horrific scenarios and sickening plot twists, was exactly what I hoped.

The final twist was too easily guessed, of course, but it didn't take away from the finale - a powerfully emotional scene portrayed very convincingly by Dennis Quaid, who brought his usual energy and charisma to the role.

If you're looking for a quality horror flick or suspense thriller, this one is well worth your while!


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