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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)

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

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$18,469 (USA) (29 April 2011)
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At 1:13':27" Martin is on a bus looking at a newspaper. The main article is about martial law declared in the US. The photo for that article is actually a photo from the G8 summit riots, July 20-22 2001, Genova, Italy. See more »

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When Martin chases Cooper (his dog) outside at the beginning of the movie the rain starts and stops in some shots. See more »

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Martin: Months passed in a blur of days and nights. We traveled east and west, but always north. Away from death.
Martin: We avoided the cities. Mister said they were the worst, hit the hardest in the beginning. As people flocked together for safety, the plague marched through their locked gates and they became death traps.
Martin: When Washington fell, it was over for America as we knew her. As government blew away, our great leaders ran for it. And hope was abandoned
Martin: We were on our own now. Me and Mister. Traveling ...
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A low budget gem
1 June 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie because I love post-apocalyptic movies. The idea of a world with less human beings meddling with it always looks enticing. Its the same reason why we take vacations in remote locations.

First thing you will notice about Stake Land is it looks great. I am not much familiar with the cast except Connor Paolo. The actors act naturally which looks great in a film such as this. The plot is simple. It is a story of survivors of a vampire epidemic. But its the execution of the plot which is why this movie is so good. The director knows what he can and cant do. 10 out of 10 for the director's efforts.

Lastly, I wont say its a different movie than the rest of vampire movies coming out these days. But Stake Land should be watched because it has the ability to suck you in its environment within the first 10 minutes. And trust me it never lets it go.


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