Opening

100% John Wick Oct 24
No Score Yet Ouija Oct 24
No Score Yet 23 Blast Oct 24
60% Laggies Oct 24
50% White Bird in a Blizzard Oct 24

Top Box Office

79% Fury $23.7M
88% Gone Girl $17.5M
77% The Book of Life $17.0M
64% Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day $11.5M
8% The Best Of Me $10.0M
23% Dracula Untold $10.0M
47% The Judge $7.9M
31% Annabelle $7.9M
62% The Equalizer $5.4M
63% The Maze Runner $4.4M

Coming Soon

86% Goodbye to Language 3D Oct 29
48% Saw Oct 31
83% Nightcrawler Oct 31
56% Before I Go to Sleep Oct 31
50% Horns Oct 31

New TV Episodes Tonight

96% The Flash: Season 1
79% Marry Me: Season 1
86% Sons of Anarchy: Season 7
92% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 2
64% NCIS: New Orleans: Season 1
56% Forever: Season 1
56% Selfie: Season 1
100% Person Of Interest: Season 4
56% Happyland: Season 1
29% Manhattan Love Story: Season 1
No Score Yet Brickleberry: Season 3
No Score Yet About a Boy: Season 2
No Score Yet Uncle: Season 1
No Score Yet Chicago Fire: Season 3
No Score Yet NCIS: Season 12
No Score Yet Faking It: Season 2
No Score Yet Supernatural: Season 10
No Score Yet Awkward: Season 4


New Fall TV

96% The Affair: Season 1
66% A to Z: Season 1
18% Bad Judge: Season 1
52% Cristela: Season 1
No Score Yet Death Comes to Pemberley: Season 1
96% The Flash: Season 1
65% Gracepoint: Season 1
100% Jane the Virgin: Season 1
79% Kingdom: Season 1
79% Marry Me: Season 1
15% Mulaney: Season 1
20% Stalker: Season 1
93% Survivor's Remorse: Season 1
No Score Yet Transporter: The Series: Season 1
No Score Yet Uncle: Season 1


Certified Fresh TV

96% The Affair: Season 1
84% American Horror Story: Freak Show
85% black-ish: Season 1
88% Boardwalk Empire: Season 5
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
96% The Flash: Season 1
100% The Good Wife: Season 6
90% Gotham: Season 1
82% Homeland: Season 4
84% How to Get Away With Murder: Season 1
100% Jane the Virgin: Season 1
88% The Knick: Season 1
79% Marry Me: Season 1
98% Transparent: Season One
97% The Walking Dead: Season 5

Against the Dark (2009)

TOMATOMETER

No Tomatometer score yet...

Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Counted: 1
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 1

No critic reviews yet...

Release Date: Feb 10, 2009 Wide

AUDIENCE SCORE

Average Rating: 2/5
User Ratings: 1,727

Trailer


ADVERTISEMENT

Movie Info

The human population of planet Earth has been decimated by bloodthirsty vampires, and now the only hope for the few remaining survivors lies in the skills of one man who always lived by the sword. Tao (Steven Seagal) is a katana master who never met a vampire he didn't want to slay. When roving packs of vampires force the few uninfected survivors to seek refuge in an abandoned hospital, the only hope for the human race lies with Tao's special squad of ex-military vigilantes. The only cure for … More

Rating:
R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence)
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Horror
Directed By:
In Theaters:
On DVD:
Feb 10, 2009
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


Cast


Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

Critic Reviews for Against the Dark

All Critics (1) | Fresh (0) | Rotten (1) | DVD (2)

Every 15 minutes a few blood-covered stuntmen leap out from the shadows and get involved in some uneventful carnage. You'll hardly notice.

Full Review… | February 12, 2009
FEARnet

Audience Reviews for Against the Dark

The first time I ever seen Steven Seagal appeared in this horror movie, but quite also action is to hunt mutants alike vampires. Believe it is familiar to The Legend. All cast are average and the action scenes are not much excitement for me.

More
deano
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

Total rip of many other better films, copycat almost.
Virus that causes blood craving zombie vampires spreads and infects many, enter group of Seagal led leather trench coat wearing hard nuts, Steven Seagal saves the world, the end.

(oh and Seagal has a bloody stupid name...Tao)

More
phubbs1
Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

I genuinely cannot think of a sober person who could enjoy this movie. Gorehounds will be dissatisfied with the paltry effects, action-lovers will watch this hoping to watch Steven Seagal kick ass, which he only spends about ten minutes doing, and not to any impressive standard, and for those of you who only care if a movie is "good", you'll be just as upset, because it's... Well... Not.

If you read the DVD blurb, it sounds like a good premise, well, it LIES! Not only because it's actually rubbish, but also because they have part of the plot, and all the characters' names wrong. Now, I know that's probably not Steven Seagal's fault, and honestly, the guy did come up with a sweet idea, but literally not a single thing showed through in the execution. Not to mention the fact that he's basically nothing more than a support-role.

There are about as many holes in the plot as a junkie's arm on payday, so even if the acting wasn't the most appalling that I've reviewed so far (which it is), it'd still be woeful. Also, the vampires are more, Zombies with pointy dentures than vampires, not in a cool 30 Days of Night kind of way, just a "Oh-lets-go-the-cheap-shit-route-and-hope-nobody-notices" kind of way. It's a bland feature with little to no good moments. Poorly filmed, and I can't understand why, what everybody paid to see was 90 minutes worth of the above picture happening real-time. Instead you get five or ten of that, fifteen of Seagal's eyecandy offsiders, and an hour of a random group of terrible "actors" annoying the FUCK out of me in every scene.

Taking it all back to the beginning, I did say no sober person could enjoy this, although I think it has a bit of potential as that quater-attention-giving movie you put on in the background while you play a game of Kings that everybody talks over until the most annoying bitch dies and you all drunkenly laugh at the screen, despite not really remembering why. Who knows though, next time round we could have Steven Seagal play a vampire (an actual one this time) that'd be cool... maybe.

20%

-Gimly

More
Gimly Monocle
Gimly Monocle

Super Reviewer

Against the Dark Quotes


There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Against the Dark on our Movie forum!