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And Soon the Darkness [Blu-ray] (2010)

Amber Heard , Odette Annable , Marcos Efron  |  R |  Blu-ray
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Amber Heard, Odette Annable, Karl Urban, Adriana Barraza, César Vianco
  • Directors: Marcos Efron
  • Writers: Marcos Efron, Brian Clemens, Jennifer Derwingson, Terry Nation
  • Producers: Amber Heard, Augusto Greco, Chris Clark
  • Format: Blu-ray, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Anchor Bay Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: December 28, 2010
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00429C1TS
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #165,560 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "And Soon the Darkness [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

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Stephanie (Amber Heard) and Ellie’s (Odette Yustman) vacation to an exotic village in Argentina is a perfect ‘girl’s getaway’ to bask in the sun, shop and flirt with the handsome locals. After a long night of bar-hopping, the girls get into an argument, and Stephanie heads out alone in the morning to cool off. But when she returns, Ellie has disappeared. Finding signs of a struggle, Stephanie fears the worst, and turns to the police for help. But the local authorities have their hands full already - with a string of unsolved kidnappings targeting young female tourists. Skeptical of the sheriff’s competency, she enlists help from Michael (Karl Urban), an American ex-pat staying at their hotel. Together they go on a frantic search for Ellie, but Stephanie soon realizes that trusting his seemingly good intentions may drag her farther from the truth. With danger mounting, and time running out, Stephanie must find her friend before darkness falls.

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47 of 53 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Pretty Good Little Thriller December 9, 2010
Format:DVD
Once it gets going, AND SOON THE DARKNESS is a pretty good little thriller that will have you sitting on the edge-of-your-seat during the last half hour or so.

The film is a remake of a 1970 movie of the same name that starred Pamela Franklin. That picture dealt with two English girls on a bike trip through rural France. In this new version, the girls are American and they are traveling via bicycle in rural Argentina.

Actually, I think that that, as well as some of the girls' other actions, is a pretty stupid thing to do, but in the movies, characters tend to do stupid things.

In any event, the girls have a spat, briefly part company and then one of them (Odette Yustman) disappears. Her friend (Amber Heard) desperately tries to find her, but the town's one police officer is no help and she's not sure if she can trust the lone American (Karl Urban) there, who claims that his girl friend disappeared in this same area three months earlier.

I've never seen the original version of AND SOON THE DARKNESS, so I can't really comment as to which might be better. This one, from director Marcos Efron, might be a bit violent for some people, but others will find it quite entertaining.

And, the Argentina countryside is gorgeous.

© Michael B. Druxman
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32 of 37 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Amber Heard is One bad A** Chick December 28, 2010
Format:DVD
I really enjoyed "And Soon The Darkness".
I heard such negative things and read negative reviews saying it was boring and all been done before.
I'm going to have to disagree.I thought the acting was really good,the character development above par for this type of film and it kept you guessing .It was a little slow to start but not at all boring,the great acting beautiful scenery and colorful characters kept you entertained.When it really jump started it was full speed ahead, bringing on the Bad a** chick scenario which I love.Amber Heard was excellent as Stephanie an American tourist in Argentina who ends up fighting for hers and the life of her girl friend Ellie played by Odette Yustman like a wildcat in a corner through the last 30 minutes of this movie.I won't call this Horror but an action ,suspense,thriller with some mystery thrown in..There was no gore ,there were some kills but nothing horror worthy.It was a really good I made a mistake going out of my country flick ..The ending is pleasing as is the entire movie.With all the trash you find these days it's nice to find a movie with good acting a great cast and a well executed storyline.. I give it 2 thumbs up.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining and Moderately Creepy Thriller January 8, 2011
Format:DVD
Well, this movie is a remake, and the plot is quite familiar: Two young American women go vacationing in Argentina to get away from it all. After a night of drinking (predictably), one of the girls (played by Odette Yustman) gets mixed up with a violent, suspicious male. The next morning, the two girls get into an argument, and go their separate ways. When the other girl (played by Amber Heard) returns, her friend is gone.

The police become involved, but of course they don't know much and are very little help. There is an American male who is also searching for his girlfriend, and he helps search for the missing girl. Predictably, people are not who they seem. There are some twists, and the scenery is visually stunning - but what really gives the film an edge is the exceptionally strong performance by Amber Heard. In a breakout performance, she manages to make the film tense and fast-paced all by herself. The story has been done ten thousand times before, but it would be hard to argue that any performance by a female lead in any of those other films were as strong as Heard's performance in this one.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A Not so dumb blond March 21, 2011
Format:DVD
Amber Heard plays a girl with no quit in her, its nice to see blondes being the smart ones in film for a change. Odette is beautiful too. Its not a horror film, its more of just a thriller.

Funny thing though. The girls had trouble finding hotels and other spots, but found the club pretty quickly.
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12 of 17 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars THANKS FOR THE GRATUITOUS BIKINI SHOT January 30, 2011
Format:DVD
Young women are being kidnapped in Argentina. Amber Heard, who I raved about in Exterminators, was not as impressive in this role, primarily due to poor script. Two American girls venture out on their own to visit the countryside in Argentina. They stay in a small town, where Elle, the floozy of the two causes them to miss their bus. They spend the day sun bathing in bikinis and then have a split up over moralistic differences. Elle is kidnapped and everyone in town seems to be a suspect, or at least by the soundtrack. Karl Urban agrees to help, but she doesn't trust him either. This isn't like the 80's kidnappings where the women were stripped, raped and tortured. No nudity or sex. Some "R" language not mentioned on the rating guide. I would fast forward until the girls are in bikinis, that is when the action starts in this slow mover.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Attractive Americans traveling abroad beware! (again) August 11, 2011
Format:DVD
Two hot American girls - Ellie (Odette Yustman) and Stephanie (Amber Heard) - are in Argentina on a cycling tour when they decide, "Hey, we don't have a map, can't speak a foreign language, have very limited supplies, nearly no money, and have existed up to this point in life on looks and revealing clothing alone, screw it; let's separate from the group and do our own thing." Great idea!

I didn't hate this movie, but I didn't love it either. Categorized as a PG-13 horror/thriller, there wasn't much to be expected other than two beautiful and talented women showing off their bodies and their acting abilities. Somewhere in there we get Karl Urban as an expatriate with bad acting skill and a missing sister. His character is supplementary at best, distractionary at worst. Hint: His role could have been filled by a scarecrow. Ignore him though, because these two chicks have jean shorts so short they literally touch internal organs. Speaking of the literal, there is literally one single moment in the entire movie that wasn't status quo for this subgenre. Of course, nothing completely disappoints either. It's simply a recycle of the same thing you've seen before. I guess the views of Argentina are beautiful enough to ignore the predictability. Maybe not.

In the end, this is equivalent of the first half of Taken. Except now it's two hot chicks, and they're in enough trouble that if Nancy Grace has seen it, she probably got moist before the credits rolled.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars And Soon as Dark
It was a little slow and I hated when the guy from almost human got killed. Needed to see more of him
Published 1 month ago by Lllian Cucinotti
4.0 out of 5 stars Wakeup call
Many people in America do not realize how much of this is really going on. It is called HUMAN TRAFFICING.
Published 6 months ago by Brenda Kerns
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie
I liked the storyline and the actress Amber Heard. She played a great character trying to find her friend who was kidnapped.
Published 9 months ago by Emily
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor mocoe
The mystery was built as story progress but things were not logical. More polish on story line and this movie could be a memorable one. As it is, it's just kill time movie type. Read more
Published 12 months ago by K. Kamsut
3.0 out of 5 stars Great cast - could be better.
I rented this movie via Amazon Instant Video. I thought it was interesting, but I'm glad I only paid the rental fee instead of buying it. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Neal
3.0 out of 5 stars Pretty good filck
This film was pretty good. suspenseful, exciting and kept me interested throughout. Its about 2 american girls on a bike tour through Argentina. Read more
Published 15 months ago by lorac333
3.0 out of 5 stars Yea it was OK
Can't say much for it really other than it was Ok some thing to watch on a rainy day or when you've already gone thrrough every other new release
Published 15 months ago by goldenbear5
4.0 out of 5 stars You can't help but like the main characters in this film....
even if two of them are your typical brain dead American college types....who think they can act abroad just as they do at home...very creepy, very well acted, very believable... Read more
Published 16 months ago by Gloria58
5.0 out of 5 stars This movie was pretty good
I read some bad reviews about this movie and honestly i was expecting it to be bad. It was actually pretty good, and i got hooked on it. Read more
Published 18 months ago by Emily
5.0 out of 5 stars Movie
Interesting movie. Plot was pretty good enjoyed watching it. There were a twist or two in the plot I was not anticipating happening.
Published 21 months ago by Michael A. Sinclair
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