Shallow Ground (2004)

Shallow Ground




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Movie Info

When a mysterious boy covered in blood appears in the lazy town of Shallow Valley, the nightmares of the past follow him in this dark tale from newcomer Sheldon Wilson. It's been exactly one year since Sheriff Jack Sheppard (Timothy V. Murphy) found the last-known victim of a brutal serial killer in the throes of death, and his failure to save their life and bring the killer to justice has haunted him ever since. As Sheriff Sheppard begins to close up shop in his remote outpost, the sudden … More

Rating: R (for strong violence and gore, nudity and some language)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Sheldon Wilson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 28, 2005
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as Jack Sheppard

as Stuart Dempsey

as Laura Russell

as Helen Reedy

as Darby Owens

as Albert Underhill

as Amy Underhill

as Detective Russell

as Leroy Riley

as Mrs. Underhill

as Curtis

as Bus Driver

as Passenger No. 1

as Passenger No. 3

as Passenger No. 2

as Female Detective

as Young Harvey

as Harvey Victim No. 1

as Harvey Victim No. 2

as Harvey Victim No. 3

as Bus Passenger

as Bus Passenger

as Bus Passenger

as Bus Passenger

as Bus Passenger

as Jessica Reedy

as Bus Passenger No. 4
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Critic Reviews for Shallow Ground

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 31, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Though the concept has the ability to become something truly original and scary, [director] Wilson botches it...

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

Provides a cast-iron example of that well-known movie maxim: Never Trust A Little Old Lady (at least not one that's played by Patty "The Bad Seed" McCormack).

Full Review… | August 3, 2005

Os efeitos de maquiagem são ótimos, mas o roteiro estúpido a direção repleta de clichês de Sheldon Wilson só ficam acima das péssimas atuações de todo o elenco.

July 31, 2005
Cinema em Cena

Sure, this is filmed like a standard B-movie thriller, but the plot keeps us guessing ... and it's creepy and unsettling enough to give us nightmares.

Full Review… | May 13, 2005
Shadows on the Wall

Audience Reviews for Shallow Ground

Creepy, bloody and unsettling. A well made and effective little horror film with an intriguing story that was less predictable than I was expecting, but towards the end things weren't explained too well. It's definitely a film that deserves a bit more recognition, horror fans should check it out.

Lee ?

Super Reviewer

Some of the things just didn't make any sense. Like what did the drug dealer had to do with the rest of the story? And what was that blue creature?

vieras esine

Super Reviewer

Exciting and fun, despite the small budget, it managed to fund for good actors and nice special effects. The plot was clever, filled with one twist after another. It's got everything a good horror film needs: Gore, serial killer, weapons, supernatural elements, cat and mouse chase and nudity. It's certainly ground breaking and filled with surprises. Shallow ground will not disappoint any horror fans.

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

Super Reviewer

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