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Horsemen (2009)

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A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between a serial killing spree and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

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Jonas Åkerlund

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Dave Callaham (as David Callaham)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Quaid ... Aidan Breslin
Ziyi Zhang ... Kristin
Lou Taylor Pucci ... Alex Breslin
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Stingray
Barry Shabaka Henley ... Tuck
Patrick Fugit ... Corey
Eric Balfour ... Taylor
Paul Dooley ... Father Whiteleather
Thomas Mitchell ... Thug
Liam James ... Sean Breslin
Chelcie Ross ... Police Chief Krupa
Manfred Maretzki Manfred Maretzki ... Bob
Arne MacPherson Arne MacPherson ... Navratil
David Dastmalchian ... Terrence
Peter Stormare ... David Spitz
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Storyline

Aidan Breslin is a bitter detective emotionally distanced from his two young sons following the untimely death of his devoted wife. While investigating a series of murders of rare violence, he discovers a terrifying link between a chain of murders and the Biblical prophecies concerning the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: War, Famine, Pestilence, and Conquest. Written by anonymous

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Rated R for grisly and disturbing content, some sexual images and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 2009 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Horseman See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,405,815
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

If you don't count The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) as it is a prequel to the remake, this is the first Platinum Dunes release that is not a remake of an existing horror property. See more »

Goofs

In attempting to identify the horsemen with their colors, Dennis Quaid's character makes a mistake. In Kristin's cell he determines that Garrison is Pestilence when in actuality, Garrison is Famine. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Det. Aidan J. Breslin: Hi there.
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Performed by Stephen O'Neill
Published by NorthStar Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS)
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Well, the killings were gory & the children were very good...
30 March 2010 | by GirishGowdaSee all my reviews

This is the plot. A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Aidan Breslin (Dennis Quaid) is the detective who has to find out who the four horsemen are before apocalypse sets in. And he has to stop them before the four sacrifices are made. His first clue comes when the mother of three children is brutally murdered. The adopted daughter Kristin, played excellently by Ziyi Zhang provides a major evidence to Aidan. The killings are very brutal & its very gut-wrenching if the Saw-type films gets you scared. The talk in the prison cell is very disturbing. Aidan's son Alex is pretty good in convincing us that he has a very strained relationship with his father & he is a very good caretaker of his brother. The references to the Bible is also creepy, because some young adults can be easily brainwashed into thinking what the kids in the movie thought. Ultimately this cop vs killer movie tries to go beyond its genre & succeeds somewhat to an extent.

Try to catch this movie on rental at the end of the night & it just might give you the chills. Don't expect anything from this & you'll enjoy it.

6/10


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