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You Think You Know Vampires? Think Again. See more »
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A gang of tough London gangsters get more than they bargained for when a group of businessmen make an offer to buy their club... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Jason Flemyng ... Chelsea Steve

Janet Montgomery ... Giselle

Dexter Fletcher ... Eddie Christian

Craig Fairbrass ... Freddy 'Dead Cert' Frankham

Danny Dyer ... Roger Kipling

Steven Berkoff ... Kenneth Mason

Andrew Tiernan ... Chekha

Dave Legeno ... Yuvesky

Lisa McAllister ... Jen Christian

Billy Murray ... Dante Livenko
Ciaran Griffiths ... Skender

Ian Virgo ... Terry Richards

Lorraine Stanley ... Chelle

Elly Fairman ... Ellie

Victoria Broom ... Martha

Roland Manookian ... Chinnery

Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty ... Katy
Perry Benson ... Magoo

Coralie Rose ... Charley

Chloe Farnworth ... Key Key

Joe Egan ... Griffiths

Danny Midwinter ... Dennis Christian

Jennifer Matter ... Tatiana
Ricky Grover ... Herbie

Eleanor James ... Brooke
Hugo Myatt ... Vicar

Ewan Ross ... Jimmy Richards
Peter McNamara ... The Chemist

Jayme Swiftt ... Clubber

Mo Idriss ... Nightclub Guest

Curtis Rivers ... Carter
Darren Luckin ... Vampire

Gino Picciano ... Dinner Guest
Amii Grove ... Amii

Shawn Dixon ... Nightclub Guest (as Shaun Dixon)
Pete Morgan ... Baxter
Chloe de Burgh ... Vampire

Terry Shipton ... Night club guest
Thomas Williamson ... SUPPORTING ARTIST
Can Somer ... Nightclub Guest
Patrick Moorhouse ... Vampire
Samuel Victor ... Vampire Food
Big Ash ... Giant Vampire
Loretta Basey ... Stefania
Lisa Nash ... Drunk Girl
Caroline Elman ... Vampire dancer
Christian Carroll ... Clubber
Victoria Souter ... Vampire Girl
Muhith Hakim ... Supporting Artist
Nick Onsloe ... Jonny
Stuart Furlong ... DJ Bruce
Deborah Simpkins ... Debbie Mason
Ellie Stewart ... Ellie
Allen Lawson ... Crematorium Manager
Emily Hearn ... Sally Mason
Frankie Dolan ... Vampire girl
Corrine Mitchell ... Dancer
Mark Barrows ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
Stephen T Box ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
Annette Georgiou ... Night Club Guest (uncredited)
Craig Ginn ... Fighter's Friend (uncredited)
Riaz Hamm-Gordon ... Nightclub Guest / Vampire (uncredited)

Robby Haynes ... Club Security / Vampire (uncredited)
Jonathan Hearn ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
James Helder ... Gangster (uncredited)
Mike Hirst ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)

Keiron Hollett ... Pit Fight Patron (uncredited)
Melissa Hollett ... Nightclub Guest / Pit Fight Patron (uncredited)
Philip Howard ... VIP Nightclub Guest / Cage Fight Fan (uncredited)

Oleg Kalninsh ... Night Club Guest (uncredited)

Steven Kwon ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
Maurice Lee ... Carter (uncredited)
Lee Levett ... Nightclub Guest / Vampire Victim (uncredited)
Simone Liebman ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)

Mike Linnane ... Gangster / Fighter (uncredited)
Johnny Lynch ... The Bookmaker (uncredited)
Matthew David McCarthy ... Fight Spectator / Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
Mark Miller ... Pit Fight Patron (uncredited)
Dave Morgan ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
Edd Muruako ... NightClub Guest (uncredited)

Lee Neville ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)

David Norfolk ... Night Club Guest (uncredited)
Colin Osborne Jr. ... Strip Club Guest (uncredited)

Theresa Pope ... Mourner / Nightclub Guest / Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Raman Rai ... Pit Fight Patron (uncredited)
Otis Samuels ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)

Dennis Santucci ... Pit Fight Patron (uncredited)
Atul Sharma ... Businessman in Club (uncredited)
Mick Slaney ... Man in Club (uncredited)
Harvey Staples ... Night Club Guest (uncredited)

Gary Swan ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
David Bruce Taylor ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
Elisha Willett ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
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Directed by
Steven Lawson 
 
Writing credits
Ben Shillito (written by)

Steven Lawson (story) and
Nick Onsloe (story) and
Jonathan Sothcott (story)

Garry Charles (based on an idea by)

Produced by
Garry Charles .... associate producer
Dexter Fletcher .... executive producer
Stuart Furlong .... executive producer
Ricky Grover .... executive producer
Will Horn .... executive producer
Martin Kemp .... executive producer
Allen Lawson .... executive producer
Steven Lawson .... producer
Billy Murray .... producer
Ben Shillito .... co-producer
Jonathan Sothcott .... producer
Andrew Tiernan .... associate producer
Gerry Toomey .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Tim Atack 
 
Cinematography by
James Friend 
 
Film Editing by
Jason de Vyea 
Wade Jackson 
 
Casting by
Jonathan Sothcott 
 
Production Design by
Matthew Button 
 
Art Direction by
Peter Arnold 
Daniela Faggio (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Cathy Featherstone 
 
Costume Design by
Suzy Peters 
 
Makeup Department
My Alehammar .... makeup artist
Richard Glass .... contact lens optician
Chris Lyons .... teeth supplier
Jemma Scott-Knox-Gore .... contact lens technician
Rani Sikka .... assistant makeup artist
Natalie Wickens .... key makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fraser Fennell-Ball .... second assistant director
Dan Mumford .... first assistant director
Josh Muzaffer .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Alex Abelman .... carpenter
Hannah Boyton .... scenic artist
Belinda Cusmano .... set decorator: location
Robert J. Dugdale .... painter
Cathy Featherstone .... production buyer
Luke Gledsdale .... assistant art director
Tamzen Grove .... petty cash buyer
Neil Jenkins .... standby art director
Melanie Light .... assistant painter
Matthew Loveday .... carpenter
Richard Mason .... carpenter
George Mizen .... art department coordinator
Francesca Pefchier .... painter
Francesca Pefchier .... scenic painter
Marius Pogaceanu .... property master
Ben Rai-Green .... construction coordinator
Liam Ramsden .... art department assistant
Liam Ramsden .... art department runner
Mark Stevensen .... assistant property master
Mark Stevenson-Ellis .... art department assistant
Alexandra Toomey .... graphic designer
Richard Winstanley .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Nigel Albermaniche .... sound mixer
Nigel Albermaniche .... supervising sound editor (as Nige Albermaniche)
Pietro Dalmasso .... foley mixer
Ashram Maharaj .... boom operator
Andrew Quinney .... first assistant sound
Wayne Reay .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Neill Gorton .... special effects
Peter Hawkins .... prosthetics and gore effects supervisor
Chris Lyons .... fangs effects
Alan Marques .... digital fx supervisor
Scott McIntyre .... special effects supervisor
Jemma Scott-Knox-Gore .... contact lens efx
Karen Spencer .... special effects
Stuart Szymanski .... prosthetic sculptor
Peter Tindall .... special effects crew
 
Stunts
Dani Biernat .... stunt coordinator
Nicholas Daines .... stunt double: Dexter Fletcher
Ben Dimmock .... stunt performer
Levan Doran .... stunt performer
Maurice Lee .... stunt performer
Lee Levett .... stunt performer
Tom Lucy .... stunt performer
Curtis Rivers .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Matt Barklem .... lighting technician
Craig Bishop .... camera operator
Craig Bishop .... jimmy jib operator
Craig Bishop .... steadicam
Al Brown .... lighting technician
Aldo Camilleri .... rigging gaffer
Dominique Cheung .... camera trainee
Kriss Dallimore .... clapper loader
Rob Farr .... lighting technician
James Foreman .... lighting technician
Jason Iqbal .... b focus puller
Callum Just .... digital imaging technician
Sebastian Lamb .... lighting technician
Kate Malone .... still photographer
Genki McClure .... lighting technician
Tim Murphy .... lighting technician
Peter Myslowski .... key grip
Roland C. Phillips .... daily second assistant camera
Job Reineke .... focus puller
Sol Saihati .... gaffer
Tom Walden .... grip
 
Casting Department
Johnny Lynch .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Francesca Ackerson .... costume assistant
Alice Woodward .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
David Beazley .... post-production coordinator
Jason de Vyea .... supervising editor
Carlos García Arranz .... colorist
 
Other crew
Ayla Akdemir .... unit manager
Josh Armstrong .... producer: electronic press kit
Sophie Baggaley .... runner
Chris Barton .... electronic press kit
Tristan Battersby .... floor runner
Dean Crawford .... pre-production assistant
Mark Hall .... finance director
Daryl Hopkins .... electronic press kit: editor
Philip Lobban .... location scout: daily
Emma Maclennan .... production coordinator
Angharad Parry .... script supervisor
Alan Smith .... assistant location manager
Nicholas Wade .... location manager
 
Thanks
Mark Margason .... thanks
 

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UK:92 min
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Danny Dyer made his unbilled cameo appearance as a favor to producer 'Jonathan Sothcott'.See more »
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Referenced in Strippers vs Werewolves (2012)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Pretty Anemic, 26 December 2011
Author: lovecraft231 from United States

There are times that when you read a premise on paper that seems fun, you actually aren't surprised when it doesn't turn out to be particularly good. At least I'm not. I've already seen several movies that had fun premises-"Shadow: Dead Riot" for example-that didn't live up to said potential. A recent case in point: "Dead Cert", which wants to be a mix of a tough British gangster movie and "From Dusk 'Til Dawn", and wastes said potential.

In the East End of London, Freddie "Dead Cert" Frankham (Craig Fairbrass, who seems to be forever cast as a big, tough guy from the East End) ends up getting mixed up in the affairs of Romanian Gangster Dante Livenko (Billy Murray) and his gang. Well, it turns out that Dante is a vampire known as the wolf, and to make matters worse, the local strip club Freddy and his pals frequent is now overrun with the bloodsuckers.

To be fair, this movie does feature some decent to good performances, especially Murray, whose a lot of fun as the villain. The problem though, is that it takes too long to get to the good stuff, so to speak. It's not until the fifty something minute mark that the club is overrun, and until then, the movie is mostly just a bunch of talk with the occasional act of violence padding out time. Speaking of which, after the vampires come out to play, we get more talk. In fact, there's so many scenes of people arguing and conversing that you kind of wonder why the filmmakers decided to include vampires at all.

Which leads to the movies biggest problem: it doesn't go far enough. Sure, there's bloodshed and the make up FX look good, but they aren't anything you haven't seen before. In fact, for a movie that has strippers turning into vampires, the movie feels sort of tame. It takes itself too seriously, doesn't offer the bountiful female nudity and gore one would hope for, and the final battle between humans and vampires feels pretty anemic.

I went into "Dead Cert" with low expectations, and guess what? Mission accomplished. There's nothing here that sets this apart from other crappy vampire movies or British crime/gangster movies. Your better off just watching "From Dusk 'Till Dawn" again instead of this generic soup.

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