30 Days of Night (2007) Movie Review

30 Days of Night (2007)

2007 | R | Horror, Thriller
113 minutes /

User Score: 70/100

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30 Days of Night Review


After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires.

Josh Harnett (Black Dahlia, Pearl Harbor) crosses over to the dark side in this bone-chilling adaptation of the cult-hit graphic novel, brought to the screen in all its demonic glory 30 Days of Night (2007) directed by David Slade. In a small Alaskan town, thirty days of night is a natural phenomenon. Very few outsiders visit until a band of bloodthirsty, deathly pale vampires mark their arrival by savagely attacking sled dogs. But soon they find there are much more satisfying thirst-quenchers about human beings. One by one, the townspeople succumb to a living nightmare, but a small group survives - at least for now. The vampires use the dark to their advantage, and surviving this cold hell is a game of cat and mouse - and screams.

This vampire film is great because you feel the doom of each character and the ending is superb. The vampires were no chumps; they wanted blood, and they were visceral in every scene that they appeared in.

About 30 Days of Night (2007)

Title: 30 Days of Night
Year: 2007
Runtime: 113 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Score: 4 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.5/5 stars from 97 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 97
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Josh Hartnett, Mark Boone Junior, Allan Smith, Manu Bennett, Nathaniel Lees, Ben Fransham, Melissa George, Ben Foster, Joel Tobeck, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Craig Hall, Sam La Hood, Kate O'Rourke, Scott Taylor, John Rawls, Jared Turner, Tim McLachlan, Kate Elliott, Andrew Stehlin, Camille Keenan, Jack Walley, Elizabeth McRae, Danny Huston, Joe Dekkers-Reihana, Rachel Maitland-Smith, Grant Tilly, Abbey-May Wakefield, Mark Rendall, Pua Magasiva, Amber Sainsbury
Writers: Steve Niles, Stuart Beattie, Brian Nelson, Ben Templesmith
Director: David Slade

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