WriterJim Beck (screenplay) Release dateDecember 24, 2009 (2009-12-24) CastBarbara Streifel Sanders, Caroline Rich, Michael Caruso Similar moviesSatan, Black Christmas, Deadly Games, Mundo - Mercado do Sexo, A Christmas Carol, It's a Wonderful Life
TaglineWhen the lights go out....the feeding begins
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On Christmas Eve, the residents of a California apartment complex become trapped in eery darkness when deadly creatures emerge from the basement.
The Blackout is a 2009 science fiction horror film directed by Robert David Sanders. The film revolves around the occupants of The Ravenwood as they try to escape the building during a city-wide blackout, all the while being stalked by terrifying creatures.
It's Christmas Eve, the city goes dark, and the few remaining tenants of The Ravenwood find themselves trapped in their building. And they are not alone.
The film takes place during Christmas Eve when a city-wide blackout traps the tenants in The Ravenwood. As the buildings occupants try to escape the building they find themselves stalked and attacked by terrifying creatures. The group must work together in order to escape and survive the blackout.
Barbara Streifel Sanders as Elizabeth Pierce
Joseph Dunn as Daniel Pierce
Ian Malcolm as Dylan Pierce
Michael Caruso as Ethan Devane
Caroline Rich as Claire Devane
Anthony Tedesco as Freddy Appleton
James Martinez as Eddie Clifton
Filming took place on location in Los Angeles, California.
The Blackout was released in the United States on December 24, 2009. In Spain the film was premiered on television on September 30, 2012. The film was released on DVD on August 30, 2013. The film was released on DVD in the UK on August 30, 2010, on March 30, 2009 it was announced that Starway Pictures had acquired rights to distribute the film internationally and Cinemavault distributing the film in Canada.