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2011 | R | Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, War
83 minutes / 1h 23min

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The Devil's Rock Plot Synopsis:

On, June 5, 1944 in the early morning hours before the opening of the invasion on D-Day, a commando team, consisting of two New Zealander's, Captain Ben Grogan (Craig Hall) and Sergeant Joseph Tane (Karlos Drinkwater), land on the one of the Channel Islands, which are occupied by the German Army. Their mission is to sabotage installations there to create a distraction from the actual landings at Normandy. Using kayaks they land on the beach, navigate the land mines, then climb up to their target: a large artillery gun overlooking the English Channel. They are confused by the lack of German patrols on the island and puzzled by strange screams coming from the German's main bunker. They find the gun unguarded and wire it with explosives. While they are placing the charges a German soldier (Luke Hawker) comes running out of the entrance of the underground bunker. Although he seems less concerned about running into the enemy than getting away from something in the bunker, the New Zealanders kill him, so he can't give away the mission. Captain Grogan becomes curious as to the screams from the bunker as they appear to be coming from a woman. He makes a decision to go on an unauthorized rescue mission, leaving a reluctant Tane behind. Tane eventually decides to follow Grogan into the bunker. Inside he finds the command center a scene of unbelievable carnage, with German soldier's bodies torn asunder and blood all over the walls. He also finds a book which seems to contain satanic spells in a foreign language. Tane isn't alone in the command center. SS Colonel Klaus Meyer (Matthew Sunderland) comes up behind Tane, kills him and retrieves the book, leaving Tane dead on the floor. Grogan, unable to find the source of the screams, backtracks and finds the command center along with Tane's body. He is also attacked by Meyer. Meyer doesn't kill him though, but captures him, ties him up and tries to get information out of Grogan about the coming invasion. He finds a picture of Grogan's dead wife, Helena, who was killed during the bombing of London and threatens to burn it to torture him. They are interrupted again by the woman's screams. Grogan states he believes that the German's captured a woman and used her for entertainment and then Meyer got greedy, wanted her to himself and killed the rest of the soldiers. Meyer laughs at this and tells Grogan that the "woman" did all the killing. He then tells Grogan he needs to feed it. Scooping some human entrails into a bucket, he leaves the room. While Meyer is gone, Grogan is able to grab and conceal a small can opener behind his back. When the German returns, he seems more reasonable and tells Grogan that the "woman" he hears is actually a demonic creature. German soldiers found the satanic book on the island. The island has a long history of witchery. Meyer, a specialist in the occult, was sent to the island to see if it had any value as a military weapon. He found a spell and successfully conjured up the demon, but it turned out that the creature was a shape-shifter that can appear as any woman a man desires. The demon used this power to lure the soldiers close, kill them and eat them. Meyer tells Grogan he wants to defect to the Allies and needs Grogan to assist him in sending the creature back to hell, a job that requires two people. Grogan thinks Meyer is crazy. While they are talking he uses the can opener to cut his bonds and attacks the German. There is struggle. Grogan gets Meyer's pistol. Meyers runs off into the darkness of a bunker tunnel while Grogan shoots at him. Grogan find blood on the floor and realizes that the German has been hit. Grogan follows the woman's screams and finds a chamber that looks like it has been used for a satanic ritual with markings on the walls and floors lit with candles. Around the room are of the remains of dead soldiers and crouching in the corner is the figure of a woman (Gina Varela). When she emerges from the shadows Grogan is shocked to find it appears to be his dead wife. She pleads for him to release her as she is chained to the wall by her

The Devil's Rock (2011) Review

The Devil’s Rock is one of the better horror movies of 2011 in production value and budgeting. Everyone knows Hitler was deep in the occult and searched desperately for artifacts of power. Superweapons were also on his mind, and he wanted to control something of unrivaled power. Set upon a fort surrounded by water, the grimoire which is a textbook of magic was used to summon a lesser demon . This entity wreaks havoc on all of the N*zi soldiers save the summoner and loves to eat the fresh flesh of the soldiers. I loved the backstory, setting, and the pace of this horror flick. Surprisingly great movie considering that the cast is less than a handful but still shines.


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  • The Devil's Rock Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 7
  • Overall Score: 6.16
  • IMDB: 5.7

About The Devil's Rock 2011

Title: The Devil's Rock
Year: 2011
Runtime: 83 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, War
Reviewer:
Score: 3.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.08/5 stars from 3,505 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 3,505
MPAA Rating: R
The Devil's Rock Cast Starring: Craig Hall, Luke Hawker, Geraldine Brophy, Matthew Sunderland, Karlos Drinkwater, Jessica Grace Smith, Gina Varela, Jonathan King, Nick Dunbar, Hadyn Green
The Devil's Rock Writers: Paul Finch, Paul Campion, Brett Ihaka
The Devil's Rock Director: Paul Campion
Language: English
Country: New Zealand