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Peter Spierig & Michael Spierig

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About the Movie

Two-time Academy Award nominee® Ethan Hawke plays Edward Dalton, a researcher in the year 2019, in which an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into blood-thirsty vampires. As the human population nears extinction, vampires must capture and farm every remaining human, or find a blood substitute before time runs out. However, a covert group of vampires makes a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 147
  • Fresh: 99
  • Rotten: 48
  • Average Rating: 6.1/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: The narrative may flag, but the doomsday atmosphere and George Liddlea(TM)s production design remain vivid until the final, blood-splattered reel. – Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, Jun 24, 2010

Rotten: Hawke gives his all here -- or maybe just half his all -- and it isn't quite enough: He's trying to be soulful, but he really just looks a little tired. The real delight is Willem Dafoe. – Stephanie Zacharek,, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: For the lowbrow, the thrill is a level of fleshy explosiveness reminiscent of David Cronenberg's Scanners. No one dies quietly; he must either detonate like Hiroshima or burst into juicy red chunks of viscera. – Kyle Smith, New York Post, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Writer-directors Michael and Peter Spierig equip this unpretentious, low-budget, high-functioning shocker with some sharp satirical teeth, and Dafoe has a ball behind his Manson goatee. – Cliff Doerksen, Chicago Reader, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews


MY favorite movie of all time. GET IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


never in my intire life i havent seen a movie about vampiers life is all the actors vampiers is this movie worth waching it looks like an action adventrue and horror but what is this move genre by the cover it looks like a mysery movie but i think it is about but wait this is my oppinon that it si about humans that are truned in to vampiers by a cure but they are runing out of blood for their inviorment and they must recrating ther humman race rember that is just my oppinon abot the movie ask somebody about the movie i just gave away my oppion


I'm totally into the whole Vampire Genre, unlike my father, who absolutely loves to mock the idea, and we went to see the movie. A MUST-SEE. My dad, who hates Vampies like this loved the movie. There was action for the guys, a little romance and heart-throb for the girls, and horror for everyone between. It kept you on the edge of your seat until the end. There's a new meaning in I Heart Edward now...

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  • $9.99
  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Released: 2010

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