Daybreakers

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80% Like of 5 Total Votes
  • Release Dates
  • In Theaters: January 08, 2010

Starring Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Kirby
Directed by Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
5 votes, 4 / 5 avg. rating (80% score) Fresh off the success of their inventive take on the zombie genre, Undead masterminds Michael and Peter Spierig direct Ethan Hawke in an ambitious tale of a futuristic Earth populated entirely by vampires, and the efforts made by the creatures to ensure that their food supply doesn"t run out as humankind is faced with extinction. The year is 2017, and a vampire plague has turned most of the planet"s human population into bloodsucking ghouls. As the population of mortals fast begins to dwindle, a resourceful team of vampires sets out to capture and farm every remaining human while simultaneously researching a consumable blood substitute. Just when all hope seems lost, a secret is discovered that may provide the key o saving the human race.

Synopsis:

In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Kirby, Alex Revan, Isabel Lucas, Tiffany Lamb, Michelle Atkinson, Matthew Wollaston, John Gibson, Jay Laga'aia, Claudia Karvan, Wayne Smith, Byron J. Brochmann, Ben Siemer, Berni Chin, Michael Dorman, Michael Browning, Peter Welman, Kevin Zwierzchaczewski, Bryan Probets, Joel Amos Byrnes, Callum McLean, Joel Spreadborough, Robyn Moore, Eddie L. Fauria, Jarrad Pon, Lisa Cunningham, Troy MacKinder, Michael Ienna
Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Year: 2009
Runtime: 98 /
MPAA Rating: R
Awards: 4
Nominations: 5
Writers: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Producers: Peter Block, Chris Brown, Jason Constantine, Todd Fellman, Bryan Furst, Sean Furst, Stuart Wood
Musicians: Christopher Gordon
Cinematographers: Ben Nott
Editors: Matt Villa

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