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Deathwatch (2002)


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Release Date: Nov 7, 2002 Wide


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Lost deep in the enemy territory of the western front during World War I, allied soldier Private Charles Shakespeare (Jamie Bell) and eight other British soldiers from the Y Company seek refuge in maze of an abadoned German trench. Winding through the twisting tunnels through piles of corpses and hungry rats, the exhausted soldiers decide to hold thier position and await a rescue team. As the soldiers begin to fall prey to an unseen force, one by one thier numbers dwindle and thier suspicions of … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Michael J. Bassett
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 22, 2004
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as Charlie Shakespeare

as Sgt. David Tate

as Capt. Bramwell Jenni...

as Martin Plummer

as Jack Hawkstone

as Colin Chevasse

as Barry Starinski

as Anthony Bradford

as Doc Fairweather

as Thomas Quinn

as Willie McNess
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Critic Reviews for Deathwatch

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Frankly, it's all tedious on the western front in this bum-numbing bore.

Full Review… | June 1, 2012
Radio Times

A ambientação chuvosa e lamacenta cria uma atmosfera claustrofóbica, mas o roteiro e os personagens estereotipados não conseguem utilizá-la de forma inteligente.

July 1, 2005
Cinema em Cena

Acting, directing, and production values - all very solid. But there are a couple of major problems that keep Deathwatch from reaching it's full potential

Full Review… | May 9, 2005

It's horror crossed with a war movie, and if you suspect this might mean it consists of men running around in mud while eerie music plays on the soundtrack, you would be correct.

December 23, 2002

Audience Reviews for Deathwatch



Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

"What is war if not mud, pestilence and horror?"

Randy Tippy

Super Reviewer

We went in not knowing what the heck to expect, and ended up being impressed. The movie could have seriously kicked ass if they had done things a little differently, but it had a good cast with solid performances, (including Andy Serkis, Jamie Bell, and "Colin-God-of-Sex" from Love, Actually) and Chris was particularly impressed with the attention to WWI detail. The story was decent, but should have been hyped as a psychological thriller a la Jacob's Ladder, rather than straight up horror.

Summer W.

Super Reviewer

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