The Day (I) (2011)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Horror  |  20 September 2012 (Russia)
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A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack.


(as Doug Aarniokoski)


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This film is set in the near future in a post-apocalyptic time with five survivors struggling to get through each day. They are on the move to find food and other survivors as well as a safe place to hold up for a while. They stumble across a dilapidated house in the country, so they check it out when things turn bad. The house is not as safe as they hoped, and there are other people who have morbid uses for them. Will they survive? Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Fight. Or die.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 September 2012 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

24 Horas Para Sobreviver  »

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$10,121 (USA) (31 August 2012)


$20,502 (USA) (7 September 2012)

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1.85 : 1
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Writer Luke Passmore based the characters of Rick and Adam on two of his real life best friends. See more »


The closed captioning for this movie lags about 15 seconds behind the audio. For those relying on CC, it makes this movie almost unwatchable. See more »


Mary: We shouldn't stay here.
Adam: Yeah... it's time to get the hell out of here!
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This was awesome!!
21 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Saw this movie in Toronto and loved it! It's not your typical post-apocalyptic thriller. There is a lot of action - as the previous reviewer said it picks up after about half an hour and the adrenaline is pumping from there on out. But it also has pretty deep character development and some emotionally intense scenes. The cast has some recognizable faces (Sossamon, Monaghan, etc.) but no huge stars or clichéd action heroes that detract from the characters. I thought the tension and emotion seemed really authentic. It was also shot in a really cool way. All in, it had everything I was looking for in an action film but was more unique and memorable than I was expecting. Can't wait to see it again on the big screen!

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