Stake Land is a 2010 American vampire film in the zombie apocalypse vein directed by Jim Mickle. The plot revolves around an orphaned young man being taken under the wing of a vampire hunter known as "Mister", and the battle for survival in their quest for a safe haven.
The United States is a lost nation. When an pandemic of vampirism strikes, humans find themselves on the run from vicious, feral beasts. Large cities are left as tombs and survivors cling together in rural pockets, fearing nightfall. When his family is slaughtered, young Martin (Connor Paolo) is taken under the wing of a grizzled, wayward hunter (Nick Damici), whose new prey are the undead.
Simply known as Mister, the vampire stalker takes Martin on a journey through the locked-down towns of America's heartland, searching for a better place in the famed 'New Eden', up north, while taking down any bloodsuckers that cross their path. Along the way, they are joined by fellow travellers, such as a nun (Kelly McGillis) who has had to suffer vampires and humans alike. This ragtag family unit cautiously moves north, avoiding major thoroughfares that have been seized by The Brotherhood, a fundamentalist militia headed by