30 Days of Night


30 Days of Night
The Alaskan town of Barrow is so far north that every year, it has a month of perpetual night. This year, as everyone prepares for the month of darkness, odd things start happening. They townsfolk soon hear that there is a horde of vampires outside the town, waiting for dark to pounce. From then on it's a bloodfest, as the sheriff and his estranged wife are forced to reunite to survive and fight for their lives. Expect a lot of blood and gore.

114 minutes.
No persons under 18 (Violence).
Horror, Thriller.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston, Ben Foster, Mark Boone Junior, Mark Rendall, Amber Sainsbury
Director
David Slade
ScreenplaySteve Niles, Stuart Beattie, Brian Nelson, based on the comic by Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith
MusicBrian Reitzell
CinematographyJo Willems
EditingArt Jones
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2007
Produced byGhost House Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Dark Horse Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror
LanguageStrong and of moderate frequency
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceVery strong, continuous, bloody and gory
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA very strongly violent vampire movie.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
3
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
2


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Zane Henry
10
Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
10
iAfrica.com
Rob Peters quote iconIt is awesome stuff.
10
The Citizen
Peter Feldman quote iconThere is more pressure, however, on the audience to remain in their seats until the bitter end.
6
24.com
Ivan Sadler quote iconLike an angry undead pit-bull, 30 Days of Night grabs you by the throat, shakes you around mercilessly and only lets you go when the sun comes up.
10
BBC
Ann Kelly quote iconFor its final third, 30 Days Of Night strikes out a nerve-jangling, bloodily unpredictable route to a truly stunning ending that's well worth the wait.
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconit is well-made, well-photographed and plausibly acted, and is better than it needs to be.
13
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconIt's a pleasant change of pace to get a vampire movie where the bloodsuckers are allowed to be monsters.
15
ScreenIt
quote icon30 Days of Night takes a fun premise and then pretty much squanders it in a rote us vs. them horror flick.
8
Metacritic.com
29 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
132 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconHas a few thrills, but ultimately succumbs to erratic execution.
10

What the People say

Internet
12919 Netizens quote iconA decent vampire film with a good premise
14

Average .. 55%

11




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