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Rise of the Gargoyles (2009)

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In Paris, two workers find a hidden chamber while digging the underground of the Saint Jean André Church. They collect the valuable objects in the spot but they are attacked by a creature. ... See full summary »

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Bill Corcoran

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Andy Briggs, Steve Horvath (co-writer)
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Cast overview:
Eric Balfour ... Prof. Jack Randall
Caroline Néron ... Nicole Ricard
Justin Salinger ... Walsh
Ifan Huw Dafydd Ifan Huw Dafydd ... Inspector Gibert
Nick Mancuso ... Father Gable
Tanya Clarke ... Carol Beckham (as Tanya Clark)
Constantin Barbulescu Constantin Barbulescu ... Workman
Gabriel Spahiu ... Workman
Lucian Ciurariu Lucian Ciurariu ... Bum
Alexandra Buza Alexandra Buza ... Rock Chick
Flaviu Crisan Flaviu Crisan ... CSI Officer
Paul Niculita Paul Niculita ... Gibert's Assistant
Florin Busuioc Florin Busuioc ... Cop
Mihai Diaconu Mihai Diaconu ... Pizza Man
Benoît Rousseau ... Inspector Gibert (voice)
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In Paris, two workers find a hidden chamber while digging the underground of the Saint Jean André Church. They collect the valuable objects in the spot but they are attacked by a creature. Meanwhile, the discredited Professor Jack Randall, who wrote a book about Gargoyles rejected by the experts, is encouraged by his friend Carol Beckham to peek the place out. They sneak in the site during the night and while Carol is collecting some artifacts, Jack is recording with his camera. Out of the blue, Jack sees a winged monster coming towards him and he flees from the location with Carol, but breaks his camera. They go to a bar and a huge stone falls over his car. Jack takes a cab to his boarding house and Carol is attacked and beheaded by a Gargoyle at her apartment. On the next morning, Jack identifies Carol's body and becomes the prime suspect of Inspector Gibert of several murders. Jack decides to seek out the reporter of a sensationalist newspaper, Nicole Ricard, and gives his tape to ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Evil takes flight.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bunt gargulców See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Although the movie is meant to be set in Paris, none of the cars had Parisian number plates, which should end in 75. See more »

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References The Wolf Man (1941) See more »

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Watchable
29 October 2015 | by michelvegaSee all my reviews

Not the worst in the genre and not the best. The acting is better and I personally like Eric Balfour. The story is silly but reasonably well written. The visual effects are OK for the few there are. A little bit long at times, somewhat dull toward the end. No surprises. Still, I could stick with it to the end without too much will power. Usually, with this kind of movies, if I do watch them, I can be heavy on the fast forward control on the remote. Those evil glowing eggs are far from subtle. The movie could have worked as well without the glowing. The church looks derelict enough. (Here, I shall refrain from making a comparison with the real organization.) Once you've seen this flick, that's it. No more ever. Not that good.


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