Against the Dark is a 2009 American action and horror film starring Steven Seagal and directed by Richard Crudo.
In a post-apocalyptic world, destroyed by a disease, which may or may not turn people into some kind of vampires or zombies, Seagal plays Tao, the leader of a squad of ex-military vigilantes who are attempting to find and rescue a group of survivors trapped in a hospital. This is Steven Seagal's first horror film.
The film was released direct-to-video on February 10, 2009 and was Seagal's first release of 2009.
The film begins by revealing that an epidemic disease has overwhelmed humanity, turning nearly everyone into blood-thirsty zombies. According to the narrator, there is no known cure and very few survivors left fighting "Against the Dark". The first few scenes are used to establish the main characters, with Seagal playing a tough guy in charge of a group of zombie-hunters.
The survivors in the hospital are shown to be scared, isolated and untrusting. As the characters...