4.8/10
275
3 user 30 critic

Ashes (2010)

Trailer
1:00 | Trailer
An obsessive doctor working on a cure for AIDS unwittingly creates an aggressive new bacteria that deteriorates the body and enrages the mind.

Director:

Elias Matar
Reviews
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Enrique Almeida Enrique Almeida ... Biker
Joel Bryant ... Jude Smith
Chris Trouble Delfosse Chris Trouble Delfosse ... Wicked (as Chris Delfosse)
Ruben Ferrer Ruben Ferrer ... Droopy
Sierra Fisk ... Nicole Stanton
Richard Gant ... Thomas Muller
Diane Ayala Goldner ... Homeless Woman
Aldo Gonzalez ... Tripps
S.A. Griffin ... Peter Ehrlich
John Gulager ... X ray
Kadeem Hardison ... Matthew
Kym Jackson ... Alana Thomas
Brian Krause ... Andrew Stanton
Gabriel Matar Gabriel Matar ... Jesus
Lyla Matar Lyla Matar ... Maria
Learn more

More Like This 

Ashes I (2012)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Frank (Ray Winstone) is confined to a residential home, stricken with Alzheimer's - past, present and future steadily disintegrating. Then one day, James (Jim Sturgess) appears, wanting to ... See full summary »

Director: Mat Whitecross
Stars: Luke Evans, Lesley Manville, Jodie Whittaker
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Creature of habit, Jon Smith, spends his days mindlessly working as a barista in New York City. When night falls, this seeming everyman savagely kills "filthy women" as his social outlet. A... See full summary »

Directors: Ryan Charles, Frank Licata
Stars: Elena Tovar, Ginger Kroll, Josh Folan
All Alone (2011)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

An over-populated, concrete-filled Los Angeles drives Maggie into fear and isolation. On the edge, her cries for change are neglected by her husband Ben. When she turns to her dysfunctional... See full summary »

Director: Jon Cellini
Stars: Mandy Levin, Suzy Cote, Brice Williams
The Hike I (2011)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A young soldier, Kate (Zara Phythian), returns from a tour in Afghanistan after witnessing her boyfriend's tragic death in combat. With the comfort of her friends, including Torri (Barbara ... See full summary »

Director: Rupert Bryan
Stars: Jemma Bolt, Stephanie Siadatan, Lisa-Marie Long
Phobia (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

In 1885, a female doctor helping a group of people with their phobias becomes embroiled in a murder mystery surrounding a patient that may or may not be a vampire.

Director: Jon Keeyes
Stars: Presley Money, Ian Sinclair, Erica Leerhsen
Stevie (TV Movie 2008)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

After a long and unsuccessful period trying to have a family, Claire and Adrian finally adopt a girl. The arrival of Isabel is welcomed by almost the whole family, but adjusting an ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Goeres
Stars: Catherine McCormack, Jordi Mollà, Silvia Tortosa
Billy's Cult (2013)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A Catholic priest wavering in his faith conceives a boy with a prostitute in an empty church. Billy abandoned as a child by his prostitute mother grows up to be an elusive and prolific ... See full summary »

Director: Michael P. Lucas
Stars: Debbie Rochon, Lou Martini Jr., Susan Campanaro
The Purgation (2015)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Iris thinks she's going crazy. To stay sane, she must confront her past by revisiting the site of a childhood trauma - the old county asylum.

Director: Elaine Chu
Stars: Tiffany Kieu, Kat Johnston, Kate Dauphin
Bloodline II (2013)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A seminary student discovers his bloodline is sought by evil.

Director: Matt Thompson
Stars: Matt Thompson, Kimberly Alexander, Jesse Kristofferson
Pimp (2010)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.

Director: Robert Cavanah
Stars: Robert Cavanah, Danny Dyer, Billy Boyd
Ashes IX (2018)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

After a family's "black sheep" aunt passes away, they're reluctant and creeped out to receive her cremated ashes. But when a series of strange, supernatural misfortunes beset them, they'll ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Jay
Stars: Melinda DeKay, Damien Diaz, Jeremy Isaiah Earl
Vanished (2011)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A woman searches for many years to exact revenge on a kidnapper. A psychological thriller that examines how far a person would go if pushed to the extreme.

Director: Michael Adante
Stars: Cassandra Magrath, Carolyn Bock, Stephen Carracher
Edit

Storyline

The cure is worse than the disease. An earnest young doctor working on a cure for AIDS unwittingly invents an aggressive new bacteria that deteriorates the body and induces a thirst for blood. Now he must stop the infection before it turns him and everyone he loves into the walking dead. Written by Elias Matar

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

doctor | See All (1) »


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in 31 Days of Horror: Quick Takes Volume 2 (2017) See more »

User Reviews

 
Well done, even for the well worn subject
11 February 2012 | by curt_doolittleSee all my reviews

Judge a movie for what it is.

This movie was made for 900k. Casting was respectable. Character development was excellent. Directing and camera work at that budget level was excellent. The director succeeds in making you care about the characters. The protagonist's moral dilemma isn't really clear enough for the pace of plot development, but that's to be forgiven. It's arguable that the pace of shooting was too long for the script - it could have been given M. Night Shyamalan long-shots treatment and worked, but again, not for that budget, and not without a lot of patience with the actors.

I loved that it wasn't over acted. Smart people acted like smart people - which makes for a more tempered pace. Makeup was a little weak, And they could have added five minutes of expanding despair by working in the fate of the other characters, but I'm sure the budget wasn't there.

I enjoyed it. I'll watch it again. The whole family gave it a thumbs up.

I'll bet it gets remade at a higher budget.


12 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cenizas See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

2 Red Rabbit Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.



Recently Viewed