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Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get Martin safely north to Canada, the continent's New Eden. Written by Anonymous

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The Most Dangerous Thing Is To Be Alive.

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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, language and brief nudity. | See all certifications »

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17 June 2011 (Ireland)  »

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Stake Land - Anoitecer Violento  »

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$650,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,258 (USA) (22 April 2011)

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$18,469 (USA) (29 April 2011)
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Actor Nick Damici carved the long bow used in the film from oak, in his kitchen. See more »

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Late in the movie, they run through a green corn field which would indicate summer, and in the next scene, the trees have no leaves as if it were fall or winter. See more »

Quotes

Sister: It's sister Agatha. I thought she was dead.
Mister: She is.
Sister: What are you going to do?
Mister: Kill that thing.
Sister: Go with God.
Mister: Lock the door.
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Referenced in Holliston: Weekend of Horrors: Part 1 (2012) See more »

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Bit of a mixed bag
5 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While I did enjoy this movie, I am by no means in love with it. To me it seems a bit like a modern True Grit mixed with I Am Legend. Bear in mind that's not a bad thing. I'm just using a reference to recent movies as a context. Although I will say that I am already a bit dismayed with the whole sub-genre of "Let's get to the last piece of unspoiled humanity by killing our way through zombies/vampires/what have you".

I like to think the film is really more about the bond that holds humanity together rather than killing vampires to get to some fabled promised land. Sure, killing bad guys is fun, but it's rather meaningless without knowing why the characters protect each other. I quite like the whole "Us against the world" feel of the film. To me the plot line was only so-so, but what really got my attention was the acting. Certainly not Oscar material, but everyone is just about perfect for their part. When all is said and done, I'd definitely recommend it for what it is...I just kind of wish it didn't have to be all about vampires.


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