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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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2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Martin
... Martin's Father
... Martin's Mother
... Mister
James Godwin ... Barn Vamp
Tim House ... Sheriff
... Doctor Foley
Stuart Rudin ... Pops The Barber
... Kevin
Vonia Arslanian ... Dark Haired Bartender
... Sister
... Jebedia Loven
Heather Robb ... Screwdriver Vamp
... Belle
... 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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The Most Dangerous Thing Is To Be Alive.

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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17 June 2011 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

Plaga wampirów  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$650,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,258, 24 April 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$18,469, 1 May 2011
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2.35 : 1
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Won the Cadillac People's Choice Midnight Madness Award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2010. 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 »

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Martin: In desperate times, false gods abound. People put their faith in the loudest preacher and hope they're right. But sometimes they're wrong. Dead wrong.
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Referenced in The Art of Beck Underwood (2015) See more »

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I KNOW NO PARDON
WRITTEN BY Andy Cabic
PERFORMED BY Vetiver
PUBLISHED BY VETIVERSE (BMI)
ADMINISTERED BY DOMINO PUBLISHING CO. OF AMERICA, INC.
COURTESY OF DICHRISTINA RECORDS
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A low budget gem
1 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie because I love post-apocalyptic movies. The idea of a world with less human beings meddling with it always looks enticing. Its the same reason why we take vacations in remote locations.

First thing you will notice about Stake Land is it looks great. I am not much familiar with the cast except Connor Paolo. The actors act naturally which looks great in a film such as this. The plot is simple. It is a story of survivors of a vampire epidemic. But its the execution of the plot which is why this movie is so good. The director knows what he can and cant do. 10 out of 10 for the director's efforts.

Lastly, I wont say its a different movie than the rest of vampire movies coming out these days. But Stake Land should be watched because it has the ability to suck you in its environment within the first 10 minutes. And trust me it never lets it go.


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