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The Thompsons (2012)

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On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.

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Mitchell Altieri (as The Butcher Brothers), Phil Flores (as The Bucher Brothers)

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Mitchell Altieri (based on characters created by) (as The Butcher Brothers), Phil Flores (based on characters created by) (as The Butcher Brothers) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cory Knauf ... Francis Hamilton / Thompson
Samuel Child ... David Hamilton / Thompson
Mackenzie Firgens ... Darlene Hamilton / Thompson
Joseph McKelheer ... Wendell Hamilton / Thompson
Ryan Hartwig ... Lenny Hamilton / Thompson
Elizabeth Henstridge ... Riley Stuart
Daniel O'Meara ... Father Stuart
Selina Giles ... Mother Stuart
Sean Browne ... Cole Stuart
Tom Holloway Tom Holloway ... Ian Stuart
Sean Cronin ... Cyrus
James Lowe ... Fabian
Tammy Minoff ... Carol Ann
Craig Gellis ... Striker
Sean Guse Sean Guse ... Lenny
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Storyline

On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Different town. Different name. Same family. Bigger problems. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tompsonovi See more »

Filming Locations:

Ashford, Kent, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Not the same, but not good either
16 October 2012 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

If a sequel tries to tell you a new story instead of rehashing/repeating what part 1 did, that is a good thing. Unfortunately this sequel is not only predictable (almost from start to finish), but also just above mediocre in general. That means it's not really bad, but it won't get your blood pumping either (no pun intended).

Since the main characters are established in the quirkier and better Thompsons, you'd expect this to go different places. And in a way it does, but that only is true in geographic terms. There's not a real story behind it all, it's a simple "match", that you will either like or you might find it too simple. Whatever the case, if you can bare with the characters (because you saw the previous film or just simply because you like the actors), than this is indeed watchable. Otherwise ... don't bother.


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