Daybreakers

Hawke, Ethan

$14.99 
SKU: 031398122289

UPC 031398122289
Release Date 2010-05-11
Studio Lionsgate
Discs 1
Length 98
Format Color
MPAA Rating R (MPAA)
Synopsis It's 2017, and the undead far outnumber the living in this horror film starring Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke (TRAINING DAY). A virus has spread across the earth, turning its inhabitants into vampires. With their blood supply dwindling, the vampires must find a way to sustain their source of food.3 stars out of 5 -- DAYBREAKERS, a clever twist on the vampire legend, delivers what genre fans crave and more.[T]his impressively stylized thriller envisions a world where vampires rule and humans run....The doomsday atmosphere and George Liddle's production design remain vivid until the final, blood-splattered reel.[T]here are clever touches....Some intriguing social issues are raised.[T]he German filmmaker brothers Michael and Peter Spierig have come up with a new twist in DAYBREAKERS....[With] some stylish action, accompanied by several solid performances...[T]he setting is sleek and filled with clever details....The copious gore will appeal to hard-core horror buffs...In one of the film's wickedly funny touches, vampire commuters are shown lining up for shots of the red stuff at a Starbucks-like blood bar.[A] slick, violent, and intensely gloomy horror/action/sci-fi hybrid that stands out in a crowded field of end-of-mankind movie scenarios.3 stars out of 5 -- There's a fascinating idea at the heart of DAYBREAKERS, where a vampire plague has swept the world and everyone's now a bloodsucker...[I]t holds up a mirror to the ills of the past decade....It is also, thanks to the Spierigs' way with set-piece action and gory effects, a very enjoyable ride into the sunset.3 stars out of 5 -- The Spierig brothers' sci-fi/horror genre bender unspools in a beautifully blue-tinted, Giger-esque near-future where all humans are vampires and blood is scarce.
Cast Michael Spierig (Director)
Ethan Hawke (Star)
Sam Neill (Star)
Vince Colosimo (Star)
Peter Spierig (Director)
Michael Spierig (Screenwriter)
Willem Dafoe (Star)
Paul Sonkkila (Star)
Sean Furst (Producer)
Bryan Furst (Producer)
Michael Dorman (Star)
Claudia Karvan (Star)
Ben Nott (Cinematographer)
Chris Brown (Producer)
Peter Spierig (Screenwriter)
Isabel Lucas (Star)
Christopher Gordon (Composer)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region 1 Note: Commentary with co-directors Peter and Michael Spierig and creature designer Steve Boyle Making of Daybreakers featurette Theatrical trailer Poster art gallery Widescreen - 2.39 Audio: Dolby Digital EX 6.1 - English Subtitles - English, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.30000
Height 0.50000
Width 5.30000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Action Adventure,Feature Film Drama,Horror
Attribute Additional Footage,Director Cast Commentary,Includes Digital Copy,SensorMatic,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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