Daybreakers

R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Ten years after a plague turns most of the world's population into vampires, a critical blood shortage causes panic and gruesome mutations among the reanimated. Edward (Ethan Hawke), a vampire hematologist, tries to develop a blood substitute when he meets Lionel (Willem Dafoe) and Audrey (Claudia Karvan), two fugitive humans who claim to have a possible cure. Edward casts his lot with them in the hope of perfecting the cure before it's too late.

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Genres: Horror, Science fiction

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Daybreakers (2009)

Release Date: January 8th, 2010|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • Daybreakers, despite the star presence of Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe, is a B movie, with all the disreputable low rent, lowbrow pleasures that implies. I'll take that over pompous any day. show more

  • The idea goes only so far--roughly halfway through the 98-minute running time--in staining narrative clarity. Daybreakers finally comes up with some comments on the predatory practices of Big Pharma, but that's an awful comedown from the blood-rushing brilliance of the early scenes. show more

  • While the characters are B-movie thin, the dialogue standard-issue, and the CG and matte effects only passable at best, it's undeniable fun to behold the likes of serious thespians Hawke and Dafoe slumming around in this cheeseball stuff. show more

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  • December 31, 2010 JJmcarr
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    I generally avoid vampire themed movies but this one was exceptionally good and plausible. I recommend it.

  • June 21, 2010 ireckin1971
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    Good new view on Vamps! Has a good ending that keeps you thinking after the movie is over. Not too ceriberal, but entertaining!

  • June 14, 2010 MichaelRamos865
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    hello world

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