Daybreakers Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2987

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 214

Theatrical Release Date: 01/08/2010

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/11/2010

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Action

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig

Actors: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Isabel Lucas, Sam Neill, Jay Laga'aia, Claudia Karvan

Plot: In 2019 most of the population has been transformed into vampires by a plague. With the blood supply dwindling, groups plot their survival while an underground group secretly works on a cure to reclaim humanity. -- Chris Kavan

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 04/26/2014

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. This movie was a okay vampire film with good action scenes and lots and lots of blood.

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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 08/24/2011

I usually hate every vampire flick I watch but I enjoyed Daybreakers from start to finish

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 06/16/2011

I'm surprised I enjoyed this as much as I did. That's not to say it doesn't have faults, just that it turned out much better than the premise and actually made vampires seem fresh again.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 06/19/2012

Vampirism has spread throughout humanity to the point where they vastly outnumber the normal humans who have been turned into livestock to replenish the rapidly diminishing stocks of blood. Daybreakers was a really nice surprise. In the seemingly endless parade of pointless vampire films it has a really fresh feel to it as it puts a different spin on the idea rather than rehashing the same old schtick. Ethan Hawke has made a career out of playing off beat, vulnerable anti-heroes and Sam Neill and Willem Dafoe bring their usual dominating presences to the screen which combined with some really nice production design and a smart script makes for a refreshingly different fang flick. My only reservation was with the open ended conclusion which made me think that the Spierig brothers were …

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