Daybreakers (2009) Movie

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  • Our Score: 6
  • Overall Score: 6.20
  • IMDB: 6.5
  • MetaCritic: 5.7
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 6.7
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Daybreakers Cast Starring Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Kirby, Alex Revan

Daybreakers Directed by Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig

114,602 votes, 3.1 / 5 avg. rating (62% 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.

Daybreakers Plot Synopsis:

In a world 10 years into the future, vampires make up the vast majority of the population with only 5% of the human race remaining. This presents particular challenges as the vampires' food supply - human blood - is dwindling and rationing is now the norm. There is growing evidence that vampires deprived of an adequate blood supply are themselves evolving into wild, vile creatures that attack anyone and anything in order to survive. Dr. Edward Dalton, a vampire and hematologist who works for a pharmaceutical firm, has been working on finding an artificial blood supply that will meet the vampire society's needs. He is sympathetic to humans and sees his work as a way of alleviating their suffering but his views on finding a solution change considerably when he meets someone who found a way to transform himself from being a vampire to again take human form.
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Daybreakers Cast: Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Kirby, Alex Revan, Isabel Lucas, Tiffany Lamb, Michelle Atkinson, Brooke Chamberlain, Matthew Wollaston, John Gibson, Jay Laga'aia, Claudia Karvan, Wayne Smith, Michael Dorman, Bryan Probets, Aolani Roy, David Vallon, David Knijnenburg, Candice Storey, Renai Caruso, Simon Burvill-Holmes, Chris Brown, Anne Bennetts, Harriet Minto-Day, Kirsten Cameron, Kellie Vella, Carl Rush, Scot McQade, Damien Garvey
Daybreakers Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Daybreakers Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Year: 2009
Runtime: 98 / 1h 38min
MPAA Rating: R
Awards: 3
Nominations: 6
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

Box Office: $30,000,000
Production: Lionsgate
Language: English
Country: Australia, USA

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