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The Dark Lurking (2009)

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The eight remaining survivors of a secret research facility barricade themselves away from a horde of ancient and deadly creatures.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tonia Renee ...
Lena
Bret Kennedy ...
Michaels
...
Kirkland
Roslyn van Doorn ...
Yutani
Dirk Foulger ...
Konieg
Anthony Edwards ...
Dare
Davyd Williams ...
Canning
Cassia Rosenstraus ...
Jen
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Communications commander
Christian Newling ...
Communications officer
Kit Sivyer ...
Communications tech
Gregory Connors ...
Rico (as Greg Connors)
India Gaythwaite ...
Female scientist
Ulrik Strodl ...
Rabid
Steve Daddow ...
Rabid (as Stephen Daddow)
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Storyline

Something has gone terribly wrong at research station 320, a secret research facility one mile beneath the earth's surface. All communications are gone, all means of escape destroyed and an extremely dangerous horde of rapidly mutating ancient flesh eating creatures are consuming everything in their path. Eight survivors of the outpost, two research subjects, three mercenaries, two research technicians and a medic barricade themselves inside a remote area of the facility with little food, almost no means of defense and little hope of rescue. Their one possible escape route is through thirteen levels of terror that will lead them to the surface. And one of them is not who they seem to be, but the darkness itself which has taken human form. Written by Anonymous

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alien | zombie | monster | gore

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody horror violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 October 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Alien vs Zombies: The Dark Lurking  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This film is considered an Ozploitation picture, an Australian exploitation movie. See more »

Goofs

During the shootout in the vents when a zombie apparently crawls on the ceiling towards M.T Dare you can see an orange emergency light on the ground that clearly indicates that the image is flipped because all the other lights hang from the ceiling. See more »

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Jen: There is so much wrong with you, you crazy bitch.
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This is a disgrace!
31 January 2012 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

First when I saw it in the movie store I was like "Wow, a new Alien vs. (something random) movie, just have to see it". Then when I started it up and saw the really f***ed up filming I almost went to get my binoculars just so I could turn them around and be a bit further away from the screen. It's like the director wanted to catch every single drop of sweat that the actors left behind. To give you guys a slight idea on how close it was, it's the type of close you only let your girl get too.

That combined with awful acting, not one can say they did good on this movie, not really easy though when the camera is pushed right up in your face. Still no excuse.

I couldn't stand to watch more than 15 minutes, so if you don't want to waste as much time as I did, just don't watch it. If you do want to watch more than I did, embrace yourself, your eyes will start begging for mercy pretty quick.


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