Stake Land Synopsis
A boy learns how cruel the world can be when a vampire plague sweeps across the globe.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Bursts with action, ideas and interesting characters.
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90

Boxoffice Magazine

By Pam Grady
Stake Land is the movie "The Road" should have been.
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80

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
Horror fans will celebrate Stake Land, and future horror-film directors should go to school on it. The flame is still burning -- and it...
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75

Boston Globe

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This doomed world may feel familiar, but Stake Land remains one of the genre's smartest entries in years.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Director Jim Mickle, who co-wrote the film with his star Nick Damici, has crafted a good-looking, well-played and atmospheric apocalyptic...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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A gritty, low-key hybrid of horror film and road movie that aptly demonstrates the stylistic flexibility of this undying genre.
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65

NPR

By Scott Tobias
Though it has plenty of shocks, the film creates a wasteland that would be compellingly deranged even without vampires pressing insistently...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It is a film of many ploooooches, meaning: stake in the chest? Ploooooch goes the sound effect. Yank it out again: ploooooch. Wipe. Rinse....
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
This genre flat-lined a long time ago. Why won't it stay dead?
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20

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
The whole movie aches from tired blood.
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By deftones916
I love a great post-apocalyptic movie. It's sad to realize that most people will never see this movie. Very well written and acted. If you are reading this, watch the movie...NOW!...

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By WILLY2008
if u like zombie end of the world movies and have a chance to see it than do it, its worth the 2hrs...

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Rated R | For Strong bloody horror violence, language and brief nudity