The Blackout (2009 film)

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The Blackout
theatrical release poster
Directed by Robert David Sanders
Produced by Barbara Streifel Sanders
David Malcolm
Charles Ross
Gilbert Streifel
John Van Horn
Written by Jim Beck
Starring Barbara Streifel Sanders
Joseph Dunn
Ian Malcolm
Michael Caruso
Caroline Rich
Anthony Tedesco
James Martinez
Music by Justin R. Durban
Cinematography Mark W. Ross
Edited by Robert David Sanders
Distributed by Starway Pictures
Release dates
  • December 24, 2009 (2009-12-24)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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.


The film takes place during Christmas Eve when a city-wide blackout traps the tenants in The Ravenwood. As the building's 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.[1]


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.[2] 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.[3]


  1. ^ "The Blackout (2009)". Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Blackout (2009) - Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "THE BLACKOUT". Robert David Sanders. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 

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