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Skinwalkers (2006)

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A 12 year old boy and his mother become the targets of two warring werewolf packs, each with different intentions and motives.

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James Isaac (as Jim Isaac)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Behr ... Varek / Caleb Talbot
Elias Koteas ... Jonas Talbot
Rhona Mitra ... Rachel Talbot
Natassia Malthe ... Sonja
Kim Coates ... Zo
Sarah Carter ... Katherine
Tom Jackson ... Will
Matthew Knight ... Timothy Talbot
Rogue Johnston Rogue Johnston ... Grenier
Barbara Gordon Barbara Gordon ... Nana
Shawn Roberts ... Adam Kilmer
Lyriq Bent ... Doak
Christine Brubaker Christine Brubaker ... Justine
Roman Podhora Roman Podhora ... Ralph
Wayne Ward Wayne Ward ... Justine's Husband
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Storyline

In accordance with the Navajos' legend, a thirteen year-old boy will finish with the curse of the powerful Skinwalkers, a.k.a. werewolves. The half-breed boy Timothy is raised by his human mother Rachel and protected by his Skinwalkers relatives since he was born. His grandmother Nana, his uncle Jonas, his cousin Katherine, her boyfriend Adam and their friend Doak have kept the secret about his bloodline and neither Timothy nor Rachel know the tragic curse. A couple of days before Timothy's thirteenth birthday, a pack of evil Skinwalkers that have tasted blood led by the evil Varek chases the boy while his family protects him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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For them to live, we must die. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Skin Walkers See more »

Filming Locations:

Creemore, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$753,520, 12 August 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$1,018,965, 26 August 2007
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut) | (DVD)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Rhona Mitra would go from being a werewolf to a vampire three years later in Underworld 3 (2009). See more »

Goofs

When Timothy and Kathrine are in the barn playing with the train set, she takes her ear phones out. They appear and disappear repeatedly throughout the whole scene. See more »

Quotes

Varek: Don't make me do something I don't want to do. Join me. We're one and the same.
Jonas: I'm nothing like you.
Varek: I am what I was meant to be. You live a lie... we were wrong. I know what you're feeling, trust me.
Jonas: Trust you? You're killing fellow human beings.
Varek: I am NOT human. And I will not risk spending the rest of my days as one. Deseased and flawed... we're better than that.
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Alternate Versions

Outside the USA, the film was released uncut. In the USA, the movie originally received an R rating and was subsequently edited for a PG-13:
  • Uses of the words "shit", "fuck" and "cocksucker" were removed.
  • A man hanging upside-down from a tree is shot by Varek. In the original, he graphically stabs himself in the eye with Grenier's knife before Wendy Crewson's character can shoot him.
  • The scene in the bar is less graphic with a quickly edited montage of the wolves feeding and having sex. In the original, there are clear shots of the wolves feeding/tearing flesh, and having sex with nudity and movement.
  • During the hospital shootout, in the uncut version, Grenier is graphically shot in the head.
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Soundtracks

Diamond Side Down
Written by Ryan Franks (as Ryan Curry Franks), Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
Performed by Bob Reynolds
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari / MasterSource
(plays on iPod)
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a long episode of Buffy the Vampire Sayer
28 May 2008 | by callum5See all my reviews

Skinwalkers is the story of a group of werewolves hunting a child who they must kill before he turns 13 because according to legend he will end the werewolf curse if he hits his birthday. Rhona Mitra is his mother, who only learns about this when the werewolves descend on their little town.

There is absolutely nothing original in this story, but both the male and female actors are gorgeous and the fight scenes are good, especially an early gunbattle involving a tough revolver wielding grandmother. The production, however is lacking and looks more like an episode of the week than a big screen flick. The music is even worse.

Even with the tiniest amount of scrutiny, the plot has big holes and at one point you will be yelling at your screen about how a group of people can be so dumb. But in the end its mildly satisfying....and did I mention everyone looks amazing.


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