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Roadkill (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Fantasy, Horror | TV Movie 23 April 2011
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Six young friends on a road trip in Ireland run afoul of gypsies who curse them for accidentally running down an old woman. The curse takes the form of a terrifying flying creature that tries killing them all.

Director:

Johannes Roberts

Writers:

Rick Suvalle, Rick Suvalle (original idea) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Keith Burke Keith Burke ... Deputy
Stephen Rea ... Seamus
Kacey Clarke ... Kate (as Kacey Barnfield)
Roisin Murphy ... Anita
Colin Maher Colin Maher ... Joel
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith ... Tommy
Oliver James ... Ryan
Diarmuid Noyes ... Chuck
Eliza Bennett ... Hailey
Ned Dennehy ... Luca
Stella McCusker Stella McCusker ... Fortune Teller
Eve Macklin ... Drina
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A group of friends is on a scenic RV road trip through Ireland, but their cross-country adventure takes an unexpected turn when they accidentally run down an old gypsy woman. Before she dies, the woman curses them, summoning a giant bird of prey called a Simuroc to exterminate the young people, one by one. Written by SyFy

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Fear the Sky!


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La carretera de la muerte See more »

Filming Locations:

Wicklow, Ireland

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Budget:

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

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Streetkill
16 June 2012 | by BakuryuuTyrannoSee all my reviews

Half generic, half interesting.

Okay, some friends on vacation anger local gypsies, which results in a killer bird being summoned and trying to slaughter them. Actually, these people are slightly more interesting than the archetypes normally found in films like this.

The monster, at first it appeared it was going to be offscreen for much longer than many similar films - it technically was, although it briefly stalked the cast offscreen but then appeared fully.

I can't really offer much detail on the interesting parts beyond saying it becomes clear the story won't play out like you're expecting, which, given how uninspired films commissioned by the Syfy channel usually are, is definitely something.


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