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Red Sands (2009)

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During a mission in the Middle East, a group of US soldiers destroy a statue out of boredom only to then be visited by something the next day.

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Alex Turner

Writer:

Simon Barrett
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Director: Jason Eisener
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shane West ... Spc. Jeff Keller
Leonard Roberts ... SSgt. Marcus Howston
Aldis Hodge ... Trevor Anderson
Callum Blue ... Gregory Wilcox
Brendan Miller ... Pfc. Chard Davies
Theo Rossi ... Pfc. Tino Hull
Noel Gugliemi ... Pfc. Jorge Wardell (as Noel G)
Mercedes Mason ... Arab Woman (as Mercedes Masöhn)
Govinda Touzene Govinda Touzene ... Afghan Child
Andrew Elvis Miller ... Parker
Fahim Fazli ... Goat Herder
Ashourina Benjamin Ashourina Benjamin ... Ahfgan Dead Mom (as Asharina Benjamin)
Simon Barrett ... Matt Carson
Chris Carter Chris Carter ... Hollister
Kim Stodel Kim Stodel ... Clemens
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During a mission in the Middle East, a group of US soldiers destroy a statue out of boredom only to then be visited by something the next day.

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Spirits take no prisoners. See more »

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Action | Horror | Thriller | War

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Rated R for violent content, language and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Stone House See more »

Filming Locations:

Kabul, Afghanistan See more »

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GBP1,500 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Almost all nocturnal establishing shots of the house show the same cloud formation in the sky. See more »

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Pfc. Chard Davies: I hate this fuckin' place...
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Red Sands
24 February 2009 | by DinoSaw3120See all my reviews

Decent actors, Passable Story, Effects are Mediocre at best. This movie pulled off a great Opening. Gets a bit unrealistic during the middle. Ending is sub-par. Direction was good. For a B-Budget movie this isn't that bad. It did get kind of slow at some scenes. The girl wasn't very scary. But you do get that creepy kind of feeling. The Music Soundtrack is Good. Has a cool vibe to it. The Sound Effects were dull and used.

The Thumbs up for this movie are, Interesting and Unique Story, Cool Music and Creepy moments.(no jumpers)

The Thumbs Down for this movie are, Dull Sound Effects, Not very Scary for a Thriller, Gets boring in the middle.

Its fresh on the market, but its mostly just another one of those Friday night movies to see with your buds.


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