A group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, and decide to kill him, but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.
Dave 'Squatch' Ward,
Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
After a couple of weeks seeking out his teenage daughter Maggie, Wade finds her in the quarantine wing of a hospital. Maggie has been infected by a lethal outbreak that transforms the victim into a zombie. Wade's friend Dr. Vern Kaplan releases Maggie to spend her last days with Wade and her family. Her stepmother Caroline asks Wade to take their little kids to her sister's house to keep them safe. While Maggie is slowly transformed, Wade stays with her protecting Maggie. But Dr. Vern warns him that the moment that he will have to take an ultimate decision is closer.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Four different houses were used as Wade's home. See more »
Early on Maggie cuts off a finger on her left hand as the infection spreads. Later when she goes to visit Trent, she braces her left hand against the wall walking up stairs and we see her hand is healthy and intact, with no finger missing. See more »
[leaving a message]
Dad, I've gone to the city. Please don't come for me. There's a curfew here. Just... just keep them safe. I'm sorry. I love you.
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Maggie tells the story of a father that only has a certain amount of time to spend with his daughter before this deadly epidemic that has infected her, turns her into a flesh eating zombie. First things first, this is not a horror movie, it is simply a dramatic film. I really enjoyed this film quite immensely even though it was very slow paced at times, it still managed to give a strong storyline that really took its time. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Oh My God, from all of the iconic roles he plays he really went deep into his character with this one and successfully managed to play a grieving father that is about to lose his daughter, he truly did a terrific job and a noteworthy performance. Same goes for Abigail Breslin, she really is coming off as a rising star and really did a great performance as well. But geez, the storytelling was told with such easy rising tension that you expect to happen, but the chemistry was brilliant and was pulled off with such great character to each role given. In the second half of the film, it starts to focus more on Abigail Breslin and not the relationship she has with her father but they do still manage to fit in some father daughter time in that half. Yes, the film is slow paced and that's alright, they really had no choice but to fit in some parts that needed to get the story going in the right direction. You do see some zombies In this but not a lot, you see like four and to say that the story takes place at a point where the epidemic is first starting. Arnold and Abigail aren't the only characters in this film, there's also a wife that Arnold has, policemen that are friends, friends of Abigail and many others. The ending to the film was done so ideally because in a way, you know what's going to happen but you just want to see how it'll play out and yet it was done perfectly. Overall, this was a pleasantly surprising film and I ended up being very pleased with it. It gave such a strong storyline and strong performances that you wouldn't want to miss, this is the kind of film that you would want to sink your teeth into!
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