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Rise of the Gargoyles (2009)

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In Paris, two workers find a hidden chamber while digging the underground of the Saint Jean André Church. They collect the valuable objects in the spot but they are attacked by a creature. ... See full summary »

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In Paris, two workers find a hidden chamber while digging the underground of the Saint Jean André Church. They collect the valuable objects in the spot but they are attacked by a creature. Meanwhile, the discredited Professor Jack Randall, who wrote a book about Gargoyles rejected by the experts, is encouraged by his friend Carol Beckham to peek the place out. They sneak in the site during the night and while Carol is collecting some artifacts, Jack is recording with his camera. Out of the blue, Jack sees a winged monster coming towards him and he flees from the location with Carol, but breaks his camera. They go to a bar and a huge stone falls over his car. Jack takes a cab to his boarding house and Carol is attacked and beheaded by a Gargoyle at her apartment. On the next morning, Jack identifies Carol's body and becomes the prime suspect of Inspector Gibert of several murders. Jack decides to seek out the reporter of a sensationalist newspaper, Nicole Ricard, and gives his tape to ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Although the movie is meant to be set in Paris, none of the cars had Parisian number plates, which should end in 75. See more »

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29 October 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Not the worst in the genre and not the best. The acting is better and I personally like Eric Balfour. The story is silly but reasonably well written. The visual effects are OK for the few there are. A little bit long at times, somewhat dull toward the end. No surprises. Still, I could stick with it to the end without too much will power. Usually, with this kind of movies, if I do watch them, I can be heavy on the fast forward control on the remote. Those evil glowing eggs are far from subtle. The movie could have worked as well without the glowing. The church looks derelict enough. (Here, I shall refrain from making a comparison with the real organization.) Once you've seen this flick, that's it. No more ever. Not that good.


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