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(I) (2012)

Plot Summary

  • This movie is set in the mid 1800s and involves poet Edgar Allan Poe. A serial killer is on the loose and murdering people using Poe's descriptions from his published stories and poems. Poe teams up with Detective Fields, a Baltimore policeman to try and catch the killer by using his knowledge of the descriptions. Even though the stories are fictional, they start to become reality and the killer is a step ahead of them. Then it takes on a personal note as Poe's lover becomes a target. Will they stop the killer in time?

    - Written by Michael Hallows Eve
  • In 1848, in Baltimore, Edgar Allen Poe is a penniless writer with drinking problem, who writes reviews in the Baltimore Patriot newspaper. Emily Hamilton and he are in love but her father Captain Charles Hamilton despises him. When a mother and her twelve year-old daughter are mysteriously murdered in a locked room, the efficient Detective Emmett Fields finds a hidden spring in a window nailed shut that opens the window and he recalls an Allen Poe story. Then the writer Griswold that has criticized the stories of Poe is murdered in the same way of another gory story. They find a scarlet mask in Griswold and Poe recalls another tale about another murder in a ball. Fields believes that the killer has inspired in Edgar Aleen Poe's tales to commit his crimes and that Emily is in danger. Captain Hamilton does not call off the party and the criminal creates a diversion to kidnap Emily. Now Poe must participate in a game following the killer's instruction.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • In the 19th century, a serial killer begins murdering victims using methods from Edgar Allan Poe's stories. Poe himself teams up with a young Baltimore detective to get inside the murder's mind and try and stop more of his fictional works becoming grisly fact. As the hunt intensifies, Poe's own love, Emily Hamilton, becomes a target for the killer.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

    - Written by Relativity Media

Synopsis

The film opens in 19th century Maryland  where several Baltimore policemen are chasing after the screams of a woman in an apartment...

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