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Plague Town (2008)

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An American family visiting their Irish roots accidentally stumbles on a horde of bloodthirsty mutant children.

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David Lombard ...
Jerry Monohan
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Annette Rothman
James Warke ...
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An American family visiting their Irish roots accidentally stumbles on a horde of bloodthirsty mutant children.

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It's In The Blood.

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A Slaughter in Plague Town  »

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Atmospheric but ultimately disappointing
29 September 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Plague Town does manage to create a great atmosphere, so it does achieve what it sets out to do, so credit must be given there. However, atmosphere can't work alone, and unfortunately that's all that the film has going for it.

We have a group of characters who we really don't care for, below par acting performances and a poor script, which makes me feel as though the great atmosphere was somewhat wasted, which is the biggest disappointment of Plague Town.

There are some brutal scenes of violence. Some looked really good and some looked really fake, but for a low budget film, i thought the production level was good, it was just unfortunate that the acting and script couldn't help keep the film afloat!

Overall, for independent horror, Plague Town isn't terrible. In fact, its better than a lot of horror movies out there. I just couldn't help but feel that it should have been much better!


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