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The Colony (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 20 September 2013 (USA)
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Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

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Jeff Renfroe

Writers:

Jeff Renfroe (screenplay), Svet Rouskov (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Zegers ... Sam
Laurence Fishburne ... Briggs
Bill Paxton ... Mason
Charlotte Sullivan ... Kai
Dru Viergever ... Feral Leader
Atticus Mitchell ... Graydon
John Tench ... Viktor
Lisa Berry ... Nara
Lucius Hoyos ... Rowan
Kimberly-Sue Murray ... Janelle
Michael Mando ... Cooper
Helen Taylor Helen Taylor ... Amanda
Romano Orzari ... Reynolds
John Healy ... Dexter
Kristin Shepherd ... Elena
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Storyline

Groups of people - colonies - are forced underground due to another ice age. Colony 7 goes to check on Colony 5, which they lost contact with. When they get there they find that the colony has fallen and there is a whole new enemy that they have to face on their way back. Written by James Medeiros

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One day, it started to snow, and it never stopped. See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kolonija See more »

Filming Locations:

North Bay, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$321,310
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Has three actors who have appeared in films with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Laurence Fishburne appeared in 'Red Heat' (1988), Bill Paxton appeared in 'True Lies' (1994) and Kevin Zegers is set to appear in '478' (2016). See more »

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Crazed cannibals or not, the people in the remote site were still human beings with human weaknesses. Being shot in the torso with a .30 rifle round would seriously injure or kill them, regardless of how "psyched up" that they were. See more »

Quotes

Sam: There's no one here. We only knew that you were here because of the knocking.
Leland: Yeah, but I didn't knock.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, the credits go forward instead of going backwards. See more »

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Gear Down
Written by Vladislav Gatev and Svetoslav Gatev
Performed by 2 Bone Giants & Stealthsonic
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Just a film that could have been much better
23 July 2013 | by duckrogers007See all my reviews

Interesting atmosphere, solid set of actors, good opening of movie which draws you somewhat in, waiting what will happen next.

Solid graphics...

Film moves on and somewhere in the end of first third of it, CUT!.

Its like somebody came in to the set and said: "Wrap it up guys, we are closing!".

End is terrible, and over all everything that happens in first part of the movie is blown in the rest of the movie.

Nothing special, already seen, and definitely not gonna see it again. Not even recommended.

Its like short B-movie based on a short survival comic book story. Like I said i don't see what they where thinking, or what went wrong and who is a guilty party.

Graphics, actors, set, atmosphere, story, it all holds separately as parts of good movie but all together just fails terribly.


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