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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

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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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2012 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

24 Horas Para Sobreviver See more »

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

An earlier draft of the script took place over the course of two days. 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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Well done
24 January 2013 | by mukrottenSee all my reviews

I had high hopes for this movie with the cast involved. And to be honest, I loved it. It's not the best movie I have ever seen, but I have recommended this to people, and will definitely watch it again.

It seems a bit low budget at first, but you truly forget about it as it was shot very well. The acting is perfect for the type of film it is and if you have seen it you can see how some of the actors put their bodies to the limit. It makes me as the movie watcher happy to see actors give it their all for a 'smaller' film like this.

Acting was great, plot was good, all around a good flick. Pay no attention to those who bashed it, apparently remakes and big budget crap is what they were looking for. This is a solid movie!


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