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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ethan Hawke
Sam Neill
Willem Dafoe
Isabel Lucas
Directors
Peter Spierig
Michael Spierig
Screenwriters
Michael Spierig
Peter Spierig
Running Time
98 minutes

Daybreakers
Ethan Hawke in a world full of vampires


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Daybreakers

Plot
Ethan Hawke plays a vampire called Edward (steady!) in a world where almost everyone is undead. But with hardly any humans left, the blood banks are running low and starvation threatens. As starving vampires devolve and turn feral, Edward learns about a rogue group who may have a solution...


Verdict
Lots of interesting concepts competing for limited running time make for more of a TV pilot than a feature film.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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