Warhunt sounds like it is going to be another search and rescue mission. The fact that it is set around World War II only serves to underscore this. This story takes a slightly different turn, however. Nazi Germany and the occult have been linked together for decades. Writer-director Mauro Borrelli leans into this with a supernatural thriller that looks to be as terrifying as it is exciting.
In, 1945, a United States military cargo plane loses control and violently crashes behind enemy lines in the middle of the German black forest. Immediately, Major Johnson (Mickey Rourke) sends a squad of his bravest soldiers on a rescue mission to retrieve the top secret material the plane was carrying. Led by Sergeant Brewer (Robert Knepper) and Walsh (Jackson Rathbone), the soldiers venture deep into the forest near the crash site.
They soon discover hanged Nazi soldiers and other dead bodies bearing ancient, magical symbols. Suddenly their compasses fail, their perceptions twist and straying from the group leads to profound horror as they are attacked by a powerful, supernatural force. Fighting for their sanity and struggling to survive they must uncover the shocking truth behind the force before the Nazis and do everything they can to remove all evidence it ever existed, even at the cost of their own lives.
Warhunt comes to theaters, on demand, and digital January 21
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