A troubled family traveling cross country are highjacked by a desperate man. Only to discover he's running from something more dangerous than he is.
23 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Vernon Wells ... Zed
Dee Wallace ... Annie
Bruce Davison ... David
Courtney Gains ... Dr. Hewitt
Hannah Leigh ... Jane
Josh Server ... Howard
Gabrielle Stone ... Lana
Camillia Monet ... Mrs. Argento
Jonathan Stoddard ... Neal
Gregg Christie ... Stephen
Hannah Strasser ... Maggie
Justin Mabry ... Mr. Lang
Chris Levine ... Ron
Lovlee Carroll ... Emma
Matt O'Neill ... Tommy


Annie (Dee Wallace) a desperate mother is traveling cross country with her family to seek professional treatment for her daughter's drug addiction. Their plans are quickly derailed as Howard (Josh Server), a desperate man with a terrible secret, ambushes their RV at gunpoint. With little to no reason given, he instructs them to transport him as far away as possible. However, they are quickly cut off by a mysterious 9 year old girl. She may seem like a sweet all American girl, but deep inside, she harbors an immense otherworldly evil. The troubled family must now put their trust in their captor, as they try to survive the night...and Await the Dawn.

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Horror | Sci-Fi


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Has also won 11 Awards and has 4 Nominations at the MMXX Foreman Empire Productions International Film Festival 2020.

Wins include: Best Horror Picture, Best Director (Pablo Macho Maysonet IV), Best Editing, Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Hannah Strasser), Best Scare, Best Kill, Best Special Effects, Best Visual Effects, Best Photography, Best Poster Design & Best Production Design

Nominations include: Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Young Actress (Hannah Strasser) & Best Sci-Fi Picture. See more »

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14 February 2021 | by greyfithSee all my reviews

I'm sorry, this movie is just terrible. The only redeeming feature in the first 25 minutes was the special effects in the first scene in the bar. I couldn't justify wasting any more of my time.

The acting is terrible. The WRITING is terrible. Character motivations are non-existent and there's no LOGIC to the things they do. If the first 25 minutes are this unreliable, what's the point in continuing?

Senor Pablo, pick one thing and do it well. If you spent more time actually perfecting your craft instead of making sure your pretentious full name is credited for every last little thing you could possibly dip your fingers into, you might create something better than a C.

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18 September 2020 (Vietnam) See more »

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