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Stake Land (2010)

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In a world of vampires, an expert vampire hunter and his young protégé travel toward sanctuary.

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Jim Mickle
3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Connor Paolo ... Martin
Gregory Jones ... Martin's Father
Traci Hovel ... Martin's Mother
Nick Damici ... Mister
James Godwin James Godwin ... Barn Vamp
Tim House Tim House ... Sheriff
Marianne Hagan ... Doctor Foley
Stuart Rudin ... Pops The Barber
Adam Scarimbolo ... Kevin
Vonia Arslanian Vonia Arslanian ... Dark Haired Bartender
Kelly McGillis ... Sister
Michael Cerveris ... Jebedia Loven
Heather Robb Heather Robb ... Screwdriver Vamp
Danielle Harris ... Belle
Eilis Cahill ... Scamp
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Storyline

Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get Martin safely north to Canada, the continent's New Eden. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

The Most Dangerous Thing Is To Be Alive.

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, language and brief nudity. | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2011 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Plaga wampirów See more »

Filming Locations:

Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$650,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,258, 24 April 2011

Gross USA:

$33,245

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$405,380
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Won the Cadillac People's Choice Midnight Madness Award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2010. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie, they stop next to a cornfield. Late in the movie they run through a cornfield. These cornfields had to have been planted long after the vampire epidemic. Seems rather unlikely that anyone was out planting entire fields of corn when everyone was struggling merely to survive. See more »

Quotes

Martin: Months passed in a blur of days and nights. We traveled east and west, but always north. Away from death.
Martin: We avoided the cities. Mister said they were the worst, hit the hardest in the beginning. As people flocked together for safety, the plague marched through their locked gates and they became death traps.
Martin: When Washington fell, it was over for America as we knew her. As government blew away, our great leaders ran for it. And hope was abandoned
Martin: We were on our own now. Me and Mister. Traveling ...
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Connections

Referenced in The Art of Beck Underwood (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

IN THE PINES
VOCALS: Danielle Harris
BANJO: Jim Mickle
GUITAR: Adam Folk
RECORDED AT DIG IT AUDIO: Eric Gitelson
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A good vamp/survival Movie
15 June 2011 | by crazycow-843-404456See all my reviews

After reading some of these reviews, i thought they were a bit harsh. But with that said, i respect there opinions about this movie.

I enjoyed this movie, from start to finish i was well entertain, sure it's gloomy, the story is simple, the action was good, and so was the script, there might not have been many words spoken in the movie, but it fits in well to make you feel like immerse in there gloomy Vamp filled world.

Everyone in the movie acted well yes, there is no big name actors, and i'm happy about that. You don't need big name actors to make a good movie.

Not sure what other people expected from Stake Land, but i got what i expected, survivors trying to survive, not just trying to survive against vamps, but also against human desperation and cruelness.

Decent acting, decent script, great movie, 9 out of 10


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