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Rise: Blood Hunter (2007)

Rise (original title)
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A reporter wakes up in a morgue and finds herself a member of the undead, before vowing revenge against the sect which put her there.
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Lloyd
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Collette / Frannie
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Harrison
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LA Weekly Editor
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Ethan Mills
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Kaitlin
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Rourke
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Eve
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Detective Easton
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Poe
Sam Cooper ...
Coroner's Assistant
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The snoopy reporter Sadie Blake is called by her nerd colleague Ethan Mills that has deciphered a code and found an address in Koreatown from information of the Goth Tricia Rawlins about a bloody cult. Sadie does not give attention to Ethan, but when she sees on the front page of the news that Tricia has been found dead in a dumpster in Koreatown, she decides to visit the address. She finds an abandoned house with a gruesome basement full of blood and she immediately drives to Ethan's apartment. She finds the place in a complete mess and is abducted by a stranger and taken to Bishop, who wants to know what Tricia has told her. Then, Bishop and his mate Eve kill Sadie and they have a necrophilic threesome with her body. Later, Sadie awakes in the freezer of the morgue and sooner she realizes that she is a vampire and promises revenge to her sire. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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reporter | morgue | revenge | goth | blood | See All (72) »

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They didn't leave her alive. They left her UNDEAD. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity, language, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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6 July 2007 (Turkey)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$59,371, 3 June 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$106,398, 10 June 2007
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1.85 : 1
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Body count: 15. See more »

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When the detective is first shown placing photographs on his wall, there's already a picture of Harrison's bloody wheelchair wheel at the top. However, that crime scene is not discovered until several minutes later. See more »

Quotes

Bishop: Why are you doing this, you're one of us?
Sadie Blake: Not by choice.
Bishop: Choice? What is that, who has a choice in anything?
Sadie Blake: You had a choice in raping me, and leaving me for dead!
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The persons portrayed in this motion picture are not intended to portray or represent any particular individual at LA Weekly. See more »

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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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KeMo Thera-P
Written by Jonathan Hylander, Raymond Gurrola, Sean Johnson and Joseph Hylander
Performed by E>K>U>K
Published by JWCT Songs
Courtesy of Pulse Recording
by arrangement with format
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Decent contemporary vampire flick
18 May 2011 | by See all my reviews

Decent enough vampire movie which turned out less slick-looking than I thought it would be. "Rise: Blood Hunter" is stylishly put together, gently embracing the film noir genre even. With Lucy Liu in the main lead, showing a lot of skin on more than one occasion, as a reporter-turned-vampire hunting down a sect of the undead. There are some fun cameos by Marilyn Manson and Robert Forster to enjoy. The film did somewhat lack a decent climax at the end, though. Classic vampire lovers might perhaps be disappointed trying this one out, as it's got a more contemporary feel to it instead of the Gothic type of vibe I was expecting.


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