MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,004 this week

Ogre (2008)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  8 March 2008 (USA)
3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 1,579 users  
Reviews: 31 user | 19 critic

A vicious Ogre rules over a town that has been stuck in time since the 1800's.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $4.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 08 Feb 2011
 
a list of 1757 titles
created 29 Aug 2011
 
a list of 45 titles
created 01 Dec 2013
 
a list of 938 titles
created 18 Feb 2014
 
a list of 820 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Ogre" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ogre (TV Movie 2008)

Ogre (TV Movie 2008) on IMDb 3.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ogre.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Jabberwock (TV Movie 2011)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A courageous but impetuous knight Alec returns to his home village after call from his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a ... See full summary »

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Tahmoh Penikett, Kacey Barnfield, Raffaello Degruttola
Hard Ride to Hell (Video 2010)
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A group of family and friends on a camping trip through the Texas badlands are taken on a one-way ride to Hell after they inadvertently witness a ritual sacrifice at a deserted campsite. ... See full summary »

Director: Penelope Buitenhuis
Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Laura Mennell, Brendan Penny
Show Me (2004)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When two squeegee kids descend upon Sarah and her luxury sedan, the fuse is lit on a tense cat and mouse tale of captors and captives. Sarah is forced to continue her trip to an isolated ... See full summary »

Director: Cassandra Nicolaou
Stars: Michelle Nolden, Kett Turton, Gabriel Hogan
Mongolian Death Worm (TV Movie 2010)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

When an American oil company sets up an experimental drilling plant out in the vast deserts of Mongolia, they awaken a nest. The deadly creatures begin to breed and spread, devouring everyone in their path.

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Victoria Pratt, George Cheung
Rapid Fire (TV Movie 2006)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A desperate band of Militia men attempts a daylight bank robbery in the sleepy semi-rural City of Norco, California, and leads the local Police on the longest, most violent running gun ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Skogland
Stars: David Cubitt, Kristin Lehman, Jessica Steen
Storm Cell (TV Movie 2008)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Mimi Rogers, Robert Moloney, Andrew Airlie
Wyvern (TV Movie 2009)
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

They Find a Live Dragon in small town Alaska

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Nick Chinlund, Erin Karpluk, Barry Corbin
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A lonely tow-truck driver gets caught in a deadly struggle between a pair of bank robbers with a beautiful hostage, local cops, and a monster that has come down from the Arizona mountains ... See full summary »

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Lance Henriksen, Cerina Vincent, Michael Worth
Ice Twisters (TV Movie 2009)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Mark Moses, Camille Sullivan, Kaj-Erik Eriksen
Killer Hair (TV Movie 2009)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A fashion reporter stumbles on a murder investigation in the Nation's Capitol, only to be thrown for a loop when her police detective former lover is assigned to the case.

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti
Stars: Maggie Lawson, Sadie LeBlanc, Sarah Edmondson
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Set in the Channel Islands on the eve of D Day,two Kiwi commandos, sent to destroy German gun emplacements to distract Hitler's forces away from Normandy, discover a Nazi occult plot to unleash demonic forces to win the war.

Director: Paul Campion
Stars: Craig Hall, Matthew Sunderland, Gina Varela
The Iron Man (1974)
Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Koichi Takano
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Henry Bartlett
...
Mike
...
Jessica
...
Stephen Chandler
...
...
...
Terry
...
Leah
John Shaw ...
Giles
...
Hester
...
Matthew
John Wardlow ...
Rolf
Michael Puttonen ...
Abel
...
Lawrence
Sean Campbell ...
John
Edit

Storyline

A vicious Ogre rules over a town that has been stuck in time since the 1800's.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

No Donkey. No Fairy Tale. Just TERROR.

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence/gore | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

8 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kataramenoi stin athanasia  »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed in November and early December 2006, but not released until early 2008. See more »

Goofs

When Hope approaches the ogre's lair, she is seen walking towards the camera twice. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hated the special effects but liked the acting!
23 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a fan of monster movies and not opposed to a little gratuitous gore, I was fascinated by the title and the brief synopsis in my programme guide, so decided to watch this movie. I confess that I missed the beginning so did not see what happened to the two teenagers who let the ogre out of his lair. I presume they were eaten but I didn't witness this. I started watching from when the other two were in jail along with the "chosen one" for the ogre's next dinner.

I particularly liked the acting of Katharine Isabelle who played Jessica, the female of the two teenagers. I thought she hammed up her lines a little but that she gave the plot a bit of realism and down to earth-edness that was missing from the whole surmise.

The programme guide listed this movie under "horror." I would think that is a bit strong for the mild violence and terror generated by this film, most of which could easily be bettered by an average computer game aimed at teenagers. The ogre himself is a bit of a joke to put it mildly. Extremely juvenile computer graphics, comic-book roars, (why do all dinosaurs and monsters have exactly the same roars, I wonder?) and slow enough plodding that left me wondering how he caught anyone that wasn't tied to a stake as a sacrifice. Anyone who wasn't actually in a wheelchair could have outrun him, I would have thought.

Then of course there is the ever-present disbelieving police. Where would a good monster movie (or even a bad one) be without a couple of coppers laughing their heads off at the idea that there's a monster in them thar woods? Despite all of this, and suspending disbelief whenever the star of the show appeared on screen to gouge and maim those unfortunate locals who stood still for the required ten minutes waiting for him to reach them, I found this film enjoyable, particularly due to Katharine's natural performance. Whoever did the CGI ought to be allowed early retirement, but otherwise it was an enjoyable romp...hardly horror though.


16 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Soo soooooo bad coates_13
Who dies? vay727
Creepy Coincidence stridersgurlarwen
Black eye? lonelybirthday
Promo needs better enunciation crash8
what happened? jasonmccready
Discuss Ogre (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?