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Check This Out: Super Creepy Daybreakers Vampire Poster

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December 18, 2009
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Daybreakers

I was driving home the other day and passed a bus shelter with a few posters in it. One of them was this very creepy one for Daybreakers with a vampire hanging upside-down staring right at me. I saw it again later on and it gave me the chills. Bravo to whoever designed this poster at Lionsgate, it's one of the most effective vampire ads I've ever seen. It may sound cliche, but looking at this poster actually made me want to see Daybreakers even more than I did before - and I've been excited as hell to see this since the first trailer hit. I just want to see this creepy vampire in action on the big screen. Daybreakers hits theaters in early January.

Daybreakers Poster

In the year 2019, a plague has transformed most every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher (Ethan Hawke) works with a covert band of vampires (Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan) on a way to save humankind.

Daybreakers is written and directed by Australian brothers Michael and Peter Spierig, who previously directed a 2003 sci-fi horror film titled Undead. This was shot in Australia in late 2007 and has been in post-production since. Lionsgate is bringing Daybreakers to theaters on January 8th, 2010 next year.

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Reader Feedback - 21 Comments

1

Very subtle and good for NYC where they post these things everywhere and in the dark. It' scare the shit out of me if I was walking around there at night and ran into it. Although if I'mw alking around NYC at night, I'm probably a bit braver than that. lol For a daytime poster that might hang up at a theater, meh.

Tra la la la la di da on Dec 18, 2009

2

Oh man exactly, if I saw one of these hanging up somewhere without any other lights near it in Manhattan, it would creep the shit out of me as well! Love these posters!

Alex Billington on Dec 18, 2009

3

Man i work at AMC and my boss is so strict, it sucks we wont be able to put thats tight ass poster up

Ish on Dec 18, 2009

4

Genuinely creepy. I can't wait for this movie! I can't imagine seeing this up in very many places though.

Traveler on Dec 18, 2009

5

... did anyone else just Sh** them selves?

Said on Dec 18, 2009

6

This actually sounds like a vampire movie i could get behind. It's kind of like what would happen long after I Am Legend ends (the book, not the shitty movie). I usually hate all things vampire, but this sounds cool.

Dan W on Dec 19, 2009

7

That is scary as hell. I will be seeing this. Thank god it is not another Twilight. I swear I am going to beat the crap out of the next tween that tells me how great Twilight is.

Ronald on Dec 19, 2009

8

sounds like a good story, but the cast is what really draws me in and will get me to the theater

Scott McHenry on Dec 19, 2009

9

Good cast, R rated, creepy posters, good trailers... this is sure to disappoint me considering I'm expecting it to be great.

Syphous on Dec 19, 2009

10

Nice, I much prefer vampires in the vein of Near Dark, 30 Days of Night, and Lost Boys. I don't like brooding, angsty, emotionally dysfunctional heartthrob vampires. Especially ones that walk around in the day, have mysterious superpowers and twinkle like they've been Bedazzled.

Due on Maple Street on Dec 19, 2009

11

freaking nice poster , but where is the trailer.

affilrev on Dec 19, 2009

12

You all will love this movie ... FUN action, gorgeous effects and BRILLIANT story development

Dusty on Dec 19, 2009

13

cant wait for the film, this poster has really got me excited for it. just a random thought popped into my head, i cud be off the mark but the song used for the first trailer is running up that hill by placebo. and the video for that song is shot mostly upside down. is it possible that the idea for the poster was gotten from the song? the link for the song is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KEEXyRL0qE&feature=related i get an errie creppy feeling from the video, just like i do from the poster!

geneguru on Dec 19, 2009

14

Scary poster that's for sure.

Fisherr on Dec 19, 2009

15

Surely this movie can't fail to be good. I hope to god it is anyway, those Twilight movies have got me seriously considering walking away from Vampire movies. I need Daybreakers to be good. Need it goddamitt!!!!

griff on Dec 19, 2009

16

Lol @ #10 "Bedazzled". Lol Good shit. This looks legit.

lamb of pierre on Dec 19, 2009

17

why do they always portray most vampires with bad teeth, youd think vampires would take great care of their teeth..

harrison on Dec 19, 2009

18

# 17 I was just wondering the same. His fangs look pretty healthy and strong tho, and if he died a human with shitty teeth, I think he just has to deal with it as a vampire.

SuicidalOptimist on Dec 19, 2009

19

Nobody seems to comment on the fact the vampire is wearing a suit. Vamp-yuppie? Nosfera-Suit?

greg on Dec 20, 2009

20

#17-#18 - This is covered in the story... This poster is just one portrayal of the vampires in the story... #16 - Hell yeah ... is LEGIT... Let the blood fly Last event I was at, this was the ONLY movie that really got me PUMPED UP... WOOHOO

Dusty on Dec 20, 2009

21

This poster for Daybreakers Looks great it looks and says what the film is about Vampires and mind boogerling creepie. 🙂

Cineprog on Dec 20, 2009

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