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Stake Land (2010)

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In a world of vampires, an expert vampire hunter and his young protégé travel toward sanctuary.

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Jim Mickle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Connor Paolo ... Martin
Gregory Jones ... Martin's Father
Traci Hovel ... Martin's Mother
Nick Damici ... Mister
James Godwin James Godwin ... Barn Vamp
Tim House Tim House ... Sheriff
Marianne Hagan ... Doctor Foley
Stuart Rudin ... Pops The Barber
Adam Scarimbolo ... Kevin
Vonia Arslanian Vonia Arslanian ... Dark Haired Bartender
Kelly McGillis ... Sister
Michael Cerveris ... Jebedia Loven
Heather Robb Heather Robb ... Screwdriver Vamp
Danielle Harris ... Belle
Eilis Cahill ... Scamp
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Storyline

Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get Martin safely north to Canada, the continent's New Eden. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

The Most Dangerous Thing Is To Be Alive.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, language and brief nudity. | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2011 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Anoitecer Violento See more »

Filming Locations:

Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$650,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,258, 24 April 2011

Gross USA:

$18,469
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In Strivington they go past a street sign, the corner of Main and Elm Street. See more »

Goofs

37:15: Martin is sewing up a cut on Mister's left bicep. 37:42-37:50: there's no sign of a cut or sutures on Mister's left bicep. See more »

Quotes

Martin: Months passed in a blur of days and nights. We traveled east and west, but always north. Away from death.
Martin: We avoided the cities. Mister said they were the worst, hit the hardest in the beginning. As people flocked together for safety, the plague marched through their locked gates and they became death traps.
Martin: When Washington fell, it was over for America as we knew her. As government blew away, our great leaders ran for it. And hope was abandoned
Martin: We were on our own now. Me and Mister. Traveling ...
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Referenced in Until Dawn (2015) See more »

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NO MORE MY LAWD
PERFORMED BY JIMPSON AND MEN WITH AXES
UNDER LICENSE FROM ESSENTIAL MEDIA GROUP
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Fantastically paced vamp film !
14 October 2011 | by carapace13See all my reviews

Watched this film last night and was amazed at the level of suspense kept throughout the picture. From the opening scene to the final credits it manages to keep you on edge, mostly with clever use of flicking backwards and forwards between day and night so regularly. The whole post apocalyptic world portrayed is fantastically grey and creepy and the addition of a religious fundamelist outfit takes the film to another level. The acting is solid and all of the main characters hold their own independently. Nick Damici should be proud of his writing and acting in this and also newcomer director Jim Mickle will be one to watch out for in the future. All in all if you like vamp films then this is an interesting twist on the genre, definitely a must see !


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