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The Day (2012)

The Day (2012)

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A group of five survivors, armed with shotguns, axes and machetes, wander the back roads of a ravaged landscape looking for refuge in The Day, a terrifying look into a post-apocalyptic future. As war ravages humanity, destroying civilization and most of life on earth, the survivors realize they must do whatever it takes to stay alive. Lost, starving, and exhausted, they seek shelter in a seemingly safe abandoned farmhouse. However, while searching for food and resources, they unwittingly set off a trap signaling to their ruthless predators lying in wait to begin their deadly attack. With food and ammunition dwindling, the group must make a desperate final stand-over a 24 hour period-battling for their ultimate survival. -- (C) Anchor Bay

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Cast

Robert Baldwin
as Survivalist
Frank Beaudoin
as Survivalist
Patrick Beriault
as Survivalist
Patrick Blais
as Survivalist
Alex Brown
as Survivalist
Andre Deveaux
as Survivalist
José Garcia
as Survivalist
Tarlee Gerhard
as Survivalist
Andre Givogue
as Survivalist
Daniel Lavigne
as Survivalist
Duncan Milloy
as Survivalist
Sean Morel
as Survivalist
Alain Moussi
as Survivalist
Myra Quinonez
as Survivalist
Kelly Rigole
as Survivalist
Cameron Tecarton
as Survivalist
Nigel Woleston
as Survivalist
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Critic Reviews for The Day

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (7)

The film feels unbelievably long at 84 minutes, and the color-drained, hand-held cinematography serves only as a reminder of just how good "Night of the Living Dead" really was.

August 31, 2012 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

A savage B-movie thriller with unrealized aspirations to profundity ...

August 30, 2012 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Every day is gloomy in "The Day," Douglas Aarniokoski's film with a creepy, paranoid atmosphere that's more effective than the performances.

August 29, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Towards the end, you might find yourself thinking, "Well, this could have been worse." And you'll mean it as a compliment.

August 29, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

"The Day" is just good enough to engage audiences, but it falls well short of remarkable, leaving viewers wishing for a dawn that never breaks.

August 29, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

"The Day" cycles through bursts of horrific violence only to end much as it begins: static, hollow and vague.

August 29, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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½

A bold and brutal instant classic. It`s one of the most shocking films of 2012. It gets in your head and under your skin quick with its gritty atmosphere, brutal nature and gripping characters. A bone-chilling, stylish, exhilarating and utterly breathtaking edge of your seat thriller. A well-crafted piece of work from Robert Rodriquez`s protege: Director, Doug Aarniokoski, who shows us he`s an exceptional talent and will have a bright future. The cast is beyond great, they have great chemistry and show no mercy. Shawn Ashmore is excellent. Michael Eklund is terrifyingly good. A knockout of an adrenaline-rush. It has echos of From Dusk till Dawn, Mad Max and The Book of Eli.

Al S
Al S

Super Reviewer

Three Stars

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