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Daybreakers

2009 ‧ Disaster Film/Thriller ‧ 1h 38m



Ten years after a plague turns most of the world's population into vampires, a critical blood shortage causes panic and gruesome mutations among the reanimated.

Edward (Ethan Hawke), a vampire hematologist, tries to develop a blood substitute when he meets Lionel (Willem Dafoe) and Audrey (Claudia Karvan), two fugitive humans who claim to have a possible cure.

Edward casts his lot with them in the hope of perfecting the cure before it's too late.


Initial release: January 8, 2010 (USA)
Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Budget: 20 million USD
Box office: 51.4 million USD
Producers: Bryan Furst, Sean Furst, Chris Brown




 

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Just noticed VideoDrome was on before this, A classic movie. Will watch the +1 for both!
 
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Watching Videodrome now myself.

I advertised it on the Thread 6 or 9 Months ago.
 
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1 Film with 2 Names- sounds interesting???

Exeter
(released as The Asylum in the UK)

is a 2015 American supernatural horror film directed by Marcus Nispel.

Exeter (film) - Wikipedia


The Asylum




Paranormal party scares.

A group of teenagers hold a wild party in an abandoned asylum, but when they hold an occult ritual they bring to life the dark forces that are trapped there.



Exeter


2015 ‧ Thriller/Horror ‧ 1h 31m



During a party in an abandoned asylum, teenagers perform an occult ritual that leads to a violent possession.

After they become trapped in the building, they try to uncover the asylum's dark past to survive.









 
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In the Line of Fire

1993 ‧ Drama film/Thriller ‧ 2h 8m


A Secret Service agent is taunted by calls from a would-be killer who has detailed information about the agent - including the fact that he failed to save President John F. Kennedy from assassination.

The caller is revealed as an ex-CIA assassin, and the agent, who is investigating a threat to the current president, is determined not to let history repeat itself.



Cast

Clint Eastwood
Frank Horrigan


John Malkovich
Mitch Leary


Rene Russo
Lilly Raines


Dylan McDermott
Al D'Andrea


Gary Cole
Bill Watts




Initial release: July 8, 1993 (USA)
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Screenplay: Jeff Maguire
Box office: 177 million USD
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role






 

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It's a good flick in fairness. It aged pretty well too, having seen it again in the last couple of years.
 

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Have to say the Horror channel is starting to show some decent movies.

Sony Movies it is tonight though.

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Prince Of Darkness



1987 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 1h 42m

6.7/10 IMDb 58% Rotten Tomatoes 2/4Roger Ebert


Poking around in a church cellar, a priest (Donald Pleasence) finds an otherworldly vial filled with slime.

Frightened, he brings his discovery to a circle of top scholars and scientists, who eventually learn that the strange liquid is the essence of Satan.

The slime then begins to seep out, turning some of the academics into zombified killers.

As the possessed battle the survivors, student Kelly (Susan Blanchard) is infected by a large quantity of the liquid and becomes Satan personified.

Initial release: October 23, 1987 (USA)
Director: John Carpenter
Film series: Apocalypse Trilogy
Screenplay: John Carpenter
Music composed by: John Carpenter, Alan Howarth




Cast

Donald Pleasence
Priest


Alice Cooper
Street Schizo


Lisa Blount
Catherine Danforth


Jameson Parker
Brian Marsh


Victor Wong
Prof. Howard Birack








 
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We Are Still Here



2015 ‧ Horror ‧ 1h 24m

5.7/10 IMDb 95% Rotten Tomatoes 3/4 Roger Ebert

Every 30 years, a lonely old house in the fields of New England wakes up and demands a sacrifice.




Cast

Barbara Crampton
Anne Sacchetti

Lisa Marie
May Lewis

Andrew Sensenig
Paul Sacchetti

Larry Fessenden
Jacob Lewis

Monte Markham

Dave McCabe

Initial release: June 5, 2015 (USA)
Director: Ted Geoghegan
Producer: Travis Stevens
Cinematography: Karim Hussain
Editors: Aaron Crozier, Josh Ethier




We Are Still Here


is a 2015 American horror film written and directed by Ted Geoghegan.


The film had its world premiere on 15 March 2015 at South by Southwest and stars Andrew Sensenig and Barbara Crampton as grieving parents who find themselves the focus of an attack by vengeful spirits



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Devil's Due (2014)



A man decides to document his wife's unexpected pregnancy, but discovers she is undergoing a sinister transformation. Horror, starring Allison Miller and Zach Gilford



 
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2014 ‧ Thriller/Action ‧ 1h 29m

4.4/10 IMDb 7% Rotten Tomatoes 4/5 Movie Insider

Following the sudden death of her best friend, Debbie, Laine finds an antique Ouija board in Debbie's room and tries to use it to say goodbye.

Instead, she makes contact with a spirit that calls itself DZ.

As strange events begin to occur, Laine enlists others to help her determine DZ's identity and what it wants.

As the friends delve deeper, they find that Debbie's mysterious death was not unique, and that they will suffer the same fate unless they learn how to close the portal they've opened.

Cast

Olivia Cooke
Laine Morris

Ana Coto
Sarah Morris

Daren Kagasoff
Trevor

Bianca A. Santos
Isabelle

Shelley Hennig
Debbie Galardi


















1985 ‧ Drama film/Comedy-drama ‧ 1h 37m

7.9/10 IMDb 89% Rotten Tomatoes 62% Metacritic

Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal (Paul Gleason).

The disparate group includes rebel John (Judd Nelson), princess Claire (Molly Ringwald), outcast Allison (Ally Sheedy), brainy Brian (Anthony Michael Hall) and Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the jock.

Each has a chance to tell his or her story, making the others see them a little differently -- and when the day ends, they question whether school will ever be the same.


Cast

Molly Ringwald
Claire Standish

Judd Nelson
John Bender

Ally Sheedy
Allison Reynolds

Emilio Estevez
Andrew Clark

Anthony Michael Hall
Brian Johnson
 
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Tango & Cash



1989 ‧ Crime film/Thriller ‧ 1h 44m

6.3/10 IMDb 33% Rotten Tomatoes 4.5/5 Amazon.com

Police officers Ray Tango (Sylvester Stallone) and Gabe Cash (Kurt Russell) are narcotics experts working to bring down drug lord Yves Perret (Jack Palance).

In an attempt to stymie their efforts, Perret sets up Tango and Cash, making it look as if they've killed an FBI agent.

Arrested and put in prison, the two cops formulate an escape plan and, once out, team up with Tango's exotic dancer sister, Katherine (Teri Hatcher), in order to clear their records and take down Perret once and for all.







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The Holcroft Covenant



1985 ‧ Thriller/Action ‧ 1h 52m


5.7/10 · IMDb

The story concerns Noel Holcroft's late father (a former associate of Adolf Hitler) who left behind a fortune, supposedly to make amends for his wrongdoings.

Now, 40 years later, Noel finds himself embroiled in a web of conspiracies involving the children of two of his father's Nazi colleagues, a mysterious organization supposedly devoted to ensuring the Nazis never again come to power, and a woman who may be Noel's downfall, or his only hope.








 
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In the Arms of a Killer



1992 ‧ Thriller/Mystery ‧ 1h 34m

2/5 · Radio Times

After being promoted from a desk job, Detective Maria Quinn (Jaclyn Smith) has a lot to prove.

A perfect opportunity comes when she's put on her first big case: a murder investigation.

She's paired with a tough-talking, grizzled veteran of the streets, Detective Vincent Cusack (John Spencer).

But, as they pound the pavement to discover the identity of the killer, Quinn makes a startling discovery: the butcher on the streets may be the very same man who shares her bed.

Initial release: January 5, 1992

Director: Robert L. Collins
Music composed by: Lee Holdridge
Written by: Robert L. Collins
Cinematography: Anthony B. Richmond






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The Rise



2012 ‧ Thriller/Drama ‧ 1h 48m

6.6/10 IMDb 3.6/5 Allo Ciné 63% Rotten Tomatoes

12 months, that is how long Harvey (Luke Treadaway) had been inside after being stitched up by local dealer Steven Roper (Neil Maskell) but now he is out and back with his buddies Dodd (Matthew Lewis), Charlie (Gerard Kearns) and Dempsey (Iwan Rheon) who are like brothers to him.

Whilst Harvey wants to reconnect with his girlfriend Nicola (Vanessa Kirby) he also has something else on his mind... getting even with Roper for destroying his life and his mates are going to help him by destroying Roper's.

Initial release: July 26, 2013 (USA)
Director: Rowan Athale
Music composed by: Neil Athale
Screenplay: Rowan Athale
Initial DVD release: September 4, 2013 (Japan)

Cast

Matthew Lewis
Dodd

Iwan Rheon
Dempsey

Luke Treadaway
Harvey

Timothy Spall
D I West

Vanessa Kirby
Nicola





 
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2005 ‧ Slasher/Teen film ‧ 1h 37m

40% · Rotten Tomatoes

Thrilling horror sequel starring Kate Mara (The Martian).

A prom-night dare backfires spectacularly when an evil spirit is awakened.

It then sets out on a present-day revenge...



Initial release: July 19, 2005
Director: Mary Lambert
Music composed by: Jeff Rona
Film series: Urban Legend Film Series
Screenplay: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris


Cast

Kate Mara
Samantha Owens

Tina Lifford
Grace Taylor

Robert Vito
David Owens

Ed Marinaro
Bill Owens

Olesya Rulin
Mindy