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The Day (I) (2011)

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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.

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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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20 September 2012 (Russia)  »

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24 Horas Para Sobreviver  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$20,502 (USA) (7 September 2012)
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The basement of the old farmhouse was built in a horse barn. See more »

Goofs

When Mary is at the river, she washes her skirt and we can see how it is soaked in the water. After she shoots the man that is chasing her, Shannon comes to her and when they both are running back to the house it's completely dry. See more »

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Adam: I fear for all the souls and pieces of shit that try and get into this house tonight.
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Poorly done
6 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The acting was actually very well done despite all odds. While the writing and directing were an atrocity to films. The director didn't seem to understand the concept of peripheral vision, and believed simply panning the camera was an excuse for people "teleporting" away. Its almost as if he believed everyone was a ninja and could simply disappear in plain sight.

The writing was equally bad, although the movie was set in a post- apocalyptic world no explanation was ever given. Was it a nuclear war, a virus, a violent climate change, I don't know? Because the writer didn't feel that back-story was a part of his job description. Couple that with poorly developed characters also lacking a back-story, a horrible plot, shoddy dialogue and you get yourself the box office bomb named, The Day.


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