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The Day (2011)

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A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack.

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Douglas Aarniokoski (as Doug Aarniokoski)

Writer:

Luke Passmore
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shawn Ashmore ... Adam
Brianna Barnes ... Nikki
Ashley Bell ... Mary
Brayden Edwards Brayden Edwards ... Timmy
Michael Eklund ... Father
Steffi Hagel Steffi Hagel ... Sally
Cory Hardrict ... Henson
Dominic Monaghan ... Rick
Shimon Moore ... Boss
Shannyn Sossamon ... Shannon
Kassidy Verreault Kassidy Verreault ... Ava
Robert Baldwin Robert Baldwin ... Survivalist
Frank Beaudoin Frank Beaudoin ... Survivalist
Patrick Beriault Patrick Beriault ... Survivalist
Patrick Blais Patrick Blais ... Survivalist
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This film is set in the near future in a post-apocalyptic time with five survivors struggling to get through each day. They are on the move to find food and other survivors as well as a safe place to hold up for a while. They stumble across a dilapidated house in the country, so they check it out when things turn bad. The house is not as safe as they hoped, and there are other people who have morbid uses for them. Will they survive? Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Fight. Or die.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The whole film was shot in chronological order. See more »

Goofs

When Mary is at the river, she washes her skirt and we can see how it is soaked in the water. After she shoots the man that is chasing her, Shannon comes to her and when they both are running back to the house it's completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Mary: They strung her up. Slit her throat. They drank and bottled her blood as it poured outta her. They cooked and ate her major organs that night.
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Nothing really Oscar worthy but acting is good. Fans of "Book Of Eli" type movies will like this. I enjoyed it quite a bit. I say B
26 November 2012 | by cosmo_tigerSee all my reviews

"You have fortification and you know they're on their way and you have me...I'll kill them all." After the apocalypse the world is a wasteland. What started off as a large group has now become 5 and the 5 are looking for food and supplies. While on their a road they spot a farmhouse and decide to check it out and think they have a place where they can rest, get dry and regroup. Things change quickly. Going in I was expecting this to be along the lines of "The Divide" where a group is locked in somewhere and they have to band together to get out alive. This is more along the lines of "The Book Of Eli" where it's a group against another. The movie is pretty graphic and gory in parts but it's nothing really over the top and most people should be able to handle it OK. For a movie like this the cast is pretty well known and while the acting isn't amazing it is very good and fits the movie. This is nothing that is Oscar worthy but for a movie of this subject it is actually pretty entertaining and better then I expected. I liked it more then I thought I would. If you are into movies like this then you will really enjoy this surprise. I give it a B.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2012 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,121, 2 September 2012

Gross USA:

$20,984

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,848
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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