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Blood Creek (2009)

Town Creek (original title)
R | | Horror | 9 October 2009 (UK)
A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich.

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Victor Alan Marshall
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Liese Wollner
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Rainer Winkelvoss ...
Otto Wollner
László Mátray ...
Karl Wollner (as Laszlo Matray)
Joy McBrinn ...
Mrs. Wollner
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Tony Barger ...
Larry
Douglas Roger ...
Cop #1
Michael Ntumba ...
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Razvan Oprea ...
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Ana Popescu ...
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Scrawny Meth Freak
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Mr. Marshall
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In 1936, the Wollners - a German family living in rural Morgan County, West Virginia - are contacted by the Third Reich to host a visiting scholar, Professor Richard Wirth. In need of money, they accept Wirth into their home. Wirth's grand occult project seals the Wollners off from the rest of the world and makes them players in a horrifying game of survival. After 71 years, in 2007, Evan Marshall's life has stalled at twenty-five years old. Left without answers after his older brother Victor's disappearance from a camping trip near Town Creek, he has tried to move on. But when Victor returns one night, very much alive and having escaped his captors, Evan asks no questions - at his brother's request, he loads their rifles, packs up their boat and follows him back to Town Creek on a mission of revenge that will test them in every possible way... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, and some language | See all certifications »

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Micheal Fassbender was excited to work with Joel Schumacher, whom he cites as one of his favorite directors. See more »

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The check in the beginning from the "Deutsche Bundesbank": The Reich had not a Bundesbank (= federal bank) which is part of the Federal Republic founded in 1949, but of course the Reichsbank. See more »

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Narrator: In the early '30s, Adolf Hitler and his inner circle became obsessed with the occult, believing that the black arts were key to their plan for world domination. Nazi agents travelled the globe in search of ancient Nordic relics known as rune stones. They believed if they harnessed the power of these stones, nothing could stop the march of the Master Race. The symbols inscribed in these stones were said to describe the path... to immortality.
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Volksmarch Of The Dead...
8 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Blood Creek is a solid if unspectacular genre effort from Joel Schumacher, of all people. Touting a great premise and intriguing cast, the film moves at a breakneck pace after a short prologue that takes place just before WWII. Henry Cavill (Stardust, Tristan + Isolde) and Dominic Purcell (Gravedancers, Blade Trinity) are fine as brothers forced to battle some serious evil in an undead Nazi occult agent played by the always great Michael Fassbender (Eden Lake, Inglorious Basterds). In addition, Emma Booth (The Boys Are Back, Clubland) and Shea Wigham (Splinter, Tigerland) both do well enough in supporting roles. The only major problem with the movie is that it ends up being not as awesome as you would think it'd be. Granted, it's still pretty fun, but the setup leads you to believe something much more intense and epic is about to take place. The possibility of a sequel is set up without coming off as crass and the ending doesn't make you feel like you've wasted your time, like a lot of other horror movies succeed in doing. All the effects work and blood/gore are well done and there's a memorable scene involving Fassbender controlling zombie horses. Yeah, you read that right. Zombie horses. Anyway, with every decent film Schumacher makes, the bad taste of his Batman whoopsies seem further and further away. Almost...


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