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Ben Shillito (written by)
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You Think You Know Vampires? Think Again. See more »
Plot:
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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Uninspiring and slow-paced... See more (17 total) »

Cast

 

Janet Montgomery ... Giselle

Jason Flemyng ... Chelsea Steve

Lisa McAllister ... Jen Christian

Danny Dyer ... Roger Kipling

Dexter Fletcher ... Eddie Christian

Craig Fairbrass ... Freddy 'Dead Cert' Frankham

Steven Berkoff ... Kenneth Mason

Andrew Tiernan ... Chekha

Dave Legeno ... Yuvesky

Billy Murray ... Dante Livenko

Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty ... Katy
Ciaran Griffiths ... Skender

Ian Virgo ... Terry Richards
Perry Benson ... Magoo

Elly Fairman ... Ellie

Victoria Broom ... Martha

Lorraine Stanley ... Chelle

Chloe Farnworth ... Key Key

Coralie Rose ... Charley

Roland Manookian ... Chinnery

Ricky Grover ... Herbie

Joe Egan ... Griffiths

Jennifer Matter ... Tatiana

Danny Midwinter ... Dennis Christian
Hugo Myatt ... Vicar

Eleanor James ... Brooke
Peter McNamara ... The Chemist

Gino Picciano ... Dinner Guest

Curtis Rivers ... Carter

Terry Shipton ... Night club guest
Amii Grove ... Amii

Ewan Ross ... Jimmy Richards

Jayme Swiftt ... Clubber
Lisa Nash ... Drunk Girl
Samuel Victor ... Vampire Food
Loretta Basey ... Stefania
Pete Morgan ... Baxter
Darren Luckin ... Vampire

Mo Idriss ... Nightclub Guest
Thomas Williamson ... SUPPORTING ARTIST
Nick Onsloe ... Jonny
Big Ash ... Giant Vampire
Patrick Moorhouse ... Vampire
Can Somer ... Nightclub Guest
Chloe de Burgh ... Vampire

Shawn Dixon ... Nightclub Guest (as Shaun Dixon)
Victoria Souter ... Vampire Girl
Muhith Hakim ... Supporting Artist
Emily Hearn ... Sally Mason
Christian Carroll ... Clubber
Caroline Elman ... Vampire dancer
Ellie Stewart ... Ellie
Deborah Simpkins ... Debbie Mason
Allen Lawson ... Crematorium Manager
Frankie Dolan ... Vampire girl
Stuart Furlong ... DJ Bruce
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)

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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Steven Berkoff was cast at 3 days notice after the first actor cast left the project.See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Uninspiring and slow-paced..., 7 September 2012
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

For a vampire movie, then the blood within the veins of "Dead Cert" was running awfully thin.

The story is about a group of Romanian thugs who move in on a British club owner, wanting to take over his business. Settling it all with a single fight, the Romanian wins and they take over the club, soon turning everyone within into vampires. However, the British gangsters want their club back and take up the fight against the vampires.

The storyline was fairly simple, and it was a good enough attempt at trying to mix the traditional vampire genre with the gangster genre, however, it took the movie more than halfway of its entire length before it got up in pace and started to become interesting. A sad fact, though, as I am sure many would fall through out of sheer boredom before that even happens. Then when the movie does pick up pace, it is nothing more than a mediocre experience.

Not boasting a super big budget is reflected in the production value, although I will say that I found that aspect of the movie to actually be good. They made what they had work and clearly didn't need a big million dollar (or pound) budget. However, the movie was just weighed down by a slow pace and a fairly uninspiring story.

As for the acting in the movie, well they did have some pretty good names on the cast list. Jason Flemyng (playing Chelsea Steve) had a small role, though his face always brings something great to a movie. Dexter Fletcher (playing Eddie Christian) also did a good job. Billy Murray (playing Dante Livenko) was the centerpiece of the movie, so to speak, with the most impressive role and performance. And lets not forget Steven Berkoff (playing Kenneth Mason) was also in the movie.

For a vampire movie, then "Dead Cert" was below average. It just lacked that motivation, characters that had personalities and weren't just generic characters, and most importantly, it lacked that special dark, romantic feel to it that all good vampire movies have.

So if you enjoy vampire movies, perhaps "Dead Cert" is not the best of choices, but still it did provide adequate entertainment, though I can honestly say that I will never watch it again, it just wasn't that appealing.

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