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The Burrowers (2008)

In the Wild West a rescue party sets out to find a family of settlers that has vanished from their home under mysterious circumstances.

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J.T. Petty

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J.T. Petty
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clancy Brown ... John Clay
David Busse ... Young Bluecoat
William Mapother ... William Parcher
Jocelin Donahue ... Maryanne Stewart
Alexandra Edmo Alexandra Edmo ... Faith (as Alex Edmo)
Brighid Fleming ... Little Sister
Karl Geary ... Fergus Coffey
Christopher Hagen ... Father
Doug Hutchison ... Henry Victor
Galen Hutchison Galen Hutchison ... Dobie Spacks
Laura Leighton ... Gertrude Spacks
Harley Coriz Harley Coriz ... Short Ute
Suzi McLaughlin Suzi McLaughlin ... Mother
Tatanka Means ... Tall Ute
Seri DeYoung ... Audrey
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Storyline

A band of courageous men sets out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, the group prepares for a routine battle. But they soon discover that the real enemy stalks them from below. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Sioux

Release Date:

21 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Burrowers - A felszín alatt See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Blue Star Pictures See more »
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Color (Fuji Film)| Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

WILHELM SCREAM: During the ambush in the woods, an Indian screams after getting shot. See more »

Goofs

Near the 43 minute mark, Fergus Coffey (Karl Geary) places his hat over Audrey's (Seri DeYoung) face as she lies in the wagon. Immediately afterwards, it cuts to a distant shot of the men riding off with Coffey still wearing his hat, and yet the next shot still shows his hat still on Audrey's face. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fergus Coffey: [voice-over] It's about... Maryanne.
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Spin-off Blood Red Earth (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

All the Pretty Little Horses
Traditional American lullaby
Arranged and performed by Grant Campbell
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Set under the west
24 September 2010 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

I actually wanted to rate it a 6 (out of 10), but I liked the ending so much I had to give the movie an extra point. Plus it does dare to be different. And I think it does succeed most of the times, with combining known ingredients and mixing them up. Of course this is a western, but there is more to it than "cowboys and Indians" (much more and no pun intended).

Most of the time we do know more than the main actors. And while we do know, it might feel a bit too slow moving for a few people. Of course I haven't watched the short (look in the movie connections on IMDb) or the web series, that are connected with this. It's a great nice idea though, that has some nice acting and a decent enough plot to follow.


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