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The Dark Lurking (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  10 October 2011 (UK)
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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
Aash Aaron ...
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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Rated R for bloody horror violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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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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z actors are us
30 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Oh dear oh dear, bargain basement dvds are us I am afraid, dreadful, dreadful and dire, Australian actors or swiss or German? They could not really decide and kept changing their accents whenever they felt like it, and the sync seems to be out with the speech so perhaps this made the feel of the film non existent, I never felt for anyone in it so again not much to write home about…set on a ship that is also dreadfully designed in a fashion similar to that mr blobby may have built, armed with only machine guns killing strange creatures…if there is anything positive to say about the film its that the creatures, at times, especially during close up, can be quite scary, so if you watch it, do it for that reason only (and the odd bits of gore fest), as the film lacks anything worthwhile for me to remain captivated. Poor all round for me.


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