MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,265 this week

Mimesis (2011)

 -  Horror  -  7 October 2011 (USA)
4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 690 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 34 critic

A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 02 Sep 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 21 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 132 titles
created 12 Jan 2013
 
a list of 344 titles
created 21 Apr 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Mimesis" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mimesis (2011)

Mimesis (2011) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mimesis.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

No Tell Motel (2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Dirty little secrets are exposed when five friends become stranded at an abandoned motel haunted by a dark secret of its own.

Director: Brett Donowho
Stars: Chalie Howes, Johnny Hawkes, Andrew MacFarlane
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An aging out of work clown returns to his small hometown, resigned to spend the rest of his days in a drunken stupor. But when his passion for clowning is reawakened by the local amateur circus he finds his smile.

Director: Ward Roberts
Stars: Sid Haig, Richard Riehle, Hollis Resnik
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A terrorist sets off an explosion that rocks the Federal Building and unleashes a toxic gas throughout the ventilation system. His purpose: to expose the Government's secret biological ... See full summary »

Director: George Mendeluk
Stars: Andrew Amani, Brett Beoubay, Darren Arnaud
The Depraved (2011)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Anxious to explore the mysterious hidden world under metropolitan Berlin, an international group of four urban explorers hires a local guide, Kris, who leads them into the maze of escape ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Fetscher
Stars: Nathalie Kelley, Nick Eversman, Klaus Stiglmeier
Dark Fields (2009)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Follows three generations of a curse farming community that turn to human sacrifice to appease an evil that haunts the rain.

Director: Douglas Schulze
Stars: David Carradine, Richard Lynch, Dee Wallace
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

After Matthew Dragna inherits a rundown old casino from his deceased uncle, Matthew, his loyal girlfriend JJ, and several other friends decide to check the place out. Alas, the casino turns... See full summary »

Director: Charles Band
Stars: Wes Armstrong, Michael Berryman, Kristyn Green
Adventure | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

After Doreen has been possessed by the devil on her wedding night, her groom Hank, and her rebellious brother Travis, put aside their differences to travel across country from Chicago to ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Michael Schultz
Stars: Frank Zieger, Joey Bicicchi, Erin Breen
Kenneyville (2011)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

There is something seriously wrong with Kenneyville. When, a young woman, KIM (Kelsey Oluk), from Toronto goes missing and police mysteriously drop the case earlier than expected, two ... See full summary »

Director: Brooks Hunter
Stars: Dany Gehshan, Vanessa Broze, Murray Michael
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

MMA Fighter Gordon Shell is heading into the ring one last time despite a career ending heart condition. Defying his doctor's orders Gordon will enter the cage to fight for something he ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Schulze
Stars: Gordon Shell
The Inflicted (2012)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

David O'Hara is a troubled medical student who kidnaps, rapes and murders women. He impregnates one of his victims, Melissa Daniels, in an attempt to replace the family that he lost as a ... See full summary »

Director: Matthan Harris
Stars: Matthan Harris, Bill Moseley, Sid Haig
Thriller

The Dark Below is an experimental thriller set on Michigan's Great Lakes.

Director: Douglas Schulze
Stars: Veronica Cartwright, Lauren Mae Shafer, David G.B. Brown
Mimesis (2013)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Discouraged by the lack of audience, an old-timer magician accepts being helped by a young illusionist who guarantees to maintain the circus with sold-out performances, at any price.

Director: Julián Robles
Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Marcelo Córdoba, Aarón Hernán
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Duane
...
Alfonso Betz
...
Judith
...
Gordon
...
Russell
...
Keith
...
Karen
Gavin Grazer ...
Karl
...
Kyra
Dan Gerics ...
Benjamin
...
Patrick
Brian Matthew Richardson ...
Owen
Terence Lee Cover ...
Manson
...
Alexis / Lizzy
David Schwager ...
Gacy
Edit

Storyline

A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Welcome Back To That Night

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mimesis: Play Dead  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Where's God?
Written by Violent J, Shaggy 2 Dope and Mike E. Clark
Performed by Insane Clown Posse
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great Idea But Fell Short
7 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.

I like the idea they were going for here -- a group of people recreating "Night of the Living Dead". With all the sequels, remakes, and ripoffs, I am a bit wary of anything related to NoTLD these days. But I really think this idea had merit.

However, I am not sure if it succeeded. At times, it seemed to drag, and I really disliked the role played by Sid Haig. Haig, being a well-known horror icon, should probably have played himself at the convention. In fact, for the film to make complete sense, the role would have had to be George Romero playing George Romero. I assume they know this and simply could not get him.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
i am the first post!!! meeyakey22
Very watchable movie Capture2007
Fun to watch! And... janagrazer
Does anybody in real life anthonynorris-783-181359
Discuss Mimesis (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?