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Daylight's End (2016)

Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures, a rogue drifter on a vengeful hunt stumbles across a band of survivors in ... See full summary »


William Kaufman


Chad Law
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Strong ... Rourke
Lance Henriksen ... Frank
Louis Mandylor ... Ethan
Hakeem Kae-Kazim ... Chris
Krzysztof Soszynski ... Alpha
Chris Kerson ... Dugan
Chelsea Edmundson ... Sam
Gary Cairns ... Drew
Mark Hanson ... Burton
Heather Kafka ... Earnesta
Sonny Puzikas Sonny Puzikas ... Vlad
Farah White ... Annabelle
Ed Spila ... Bishop
Matt Beckham ... Harker
Susana Gibb ... Madeline


Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures, a rogue drifter on a vengeful hunt stumbles across a band of survivors in an abandoned police station and reluctantly agrees to try to help them defend themselves and escape to the sanctuary they so desperately need. Written by Anonymous

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The apocalypse was just the beginning


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Release Date:

23 September 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

O Fim do Dia See more »


Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 96kHz 5.1



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Premiered at the Dallas International Film Fest on April 15, 2016. See more »


When Frank is delivering an inspirational speech to the surviving members of the group, Sam's hat appears, then disappears, then re-appears. See more »


Born Down
Written, Performed and Produced by Johnny Strong
From the album War Horse
Courtesy of Johnny Strong
Available at johnnystrong.com
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for the zombie/vampire/apocalypse enthusiast.
9 August 2016 | by stephiemthomasSee all my reviews

Chelsea Edmundson, who plays Sam, does an undeniable job portraying the persistent leading lady, eager to fight for all. Her affectionate concern, along with that tough need to survive, makes this attractive leading lady even more interesting. Thomas Rourke (Johnny Strong) is that quietly bold soul that effectively makes the audience want more of his story. Even though I adore a hidden and somewhat romantic side of any story, I appreciate even more, the action leading to a short and surprising reveal. Mr. Strong does just this! All characters exemplified the training and knowledge of how to operate a weapon, as if this was indeed a way of life for them now. The frenzied storm of energy and firearms stayed constant, and the dramatic feud between the devising characters only added to the crisis. As with many films, there sometimes is that surprising unfortunate loss; sadly, it usually would be those characters that could reprise a most beneficial role. I almost want to hate Chad Law for including those downfalls! I believe Mr. Strong made the movie even more appreciable, with his effective score arrangement. This was not a James Horner Celtic, or a John Williams Jurassic Park composition, however I would say that the adaptation, although sometimes toting the line of loud, was certainly apocalyptically fitting. Well done Mr. Strong. I can't leave off the shameless comic relief Drew (Gary Cairns) brings to the film, as well as the sincerity of, and agreeably looking, Ethan (Louis Mandylor). All of this, along with iconic Lance Henriksen, makes for a well-shaped action flick. I feel that William Kaufman did a fine job making these words become human. This is surely a fun movie night for any zombie/vampire/apocalypse enthusiast!

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