Wild Zero (1999)

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Only legendary Japanese garage rock band Guitar Wolf can stand between a race of aliens from destroying earth with an army of zombies.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Drum Wolf ...
Bass Wolf ...
Masashi Endô ...
Kwancharu Shitichai ...
Makoto Inamiya ...
Haruka Nakajo ...
Shirô Namiki ...
Taneko ...
Yoshiyuki Morishita ...
Masao ...
Tawaki Fusamori ...
Akihiko Murata ...
Enami Esako ...
Idle Girl
Kae Egawa ...
Hagoromo Tennyo / Junky Lady


Aliens are invading the planet and turning humans into zombies. After saving his heros, Guitar Wolf, from their manager, and having the honour of becoming their blood brother, wannabe rocker Ace finds himself caught up in the carnage. He didn't think he'd need Guitar Wolf's help quite so soon. Written by The_Void

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Release Date:

28 August 1999 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Дикий ноль  »

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Guitar Wolf is an actual band. Some of their albums are available in the United States through Matador Records. One of the best is "Planet of the Wolves" which features the movie's title track "Wild Zero". See more »


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References Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979) See more »

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22 June 2002 | by (Queens, NY) – See all my reviews

This is a zombie film in a class by itself!!

The story's not so much the highlight but everything else is. You've got a lot of gruesome zombies, guns blasting, skull bashing, and of course: rock and roll!! Guitar Wolf is ultimate cool in this one as he manages keep his composure no matter the circumstance. He's even better when performing with his buddies Bass & Drum Wolf (what cool names!!). There are lots of characters in this one: Ace whose most entertaining moments come when he speaks to his "idol". You have to love his innocent naivete too! The scummy boyfriend guy reminded me of a japanese Steve Buscemi. There's a lady who packs a gun a knows how to use it. I laughed during the shower scene when she gets so p***ed off over her torn clothing!! Also, the question of the origin of the zombies is unanswered and most of the characters are perplexed too, except for the Wolfs interestingly enough.

Wild Zero is a weird, bizarre film that is very entertaining. The soundtrack alone sets the tone for the movie and is very catchy (ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR!!). It looks like cast and crew had a blast making this film. I'll definitely watch this one again.

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