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House of the Dead (2003)

A group of college students travel to a mysterious island to attend a rave, which is soon taken over by bloodthirsty zombies.

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Storyline

This film is a prequel to all of the The House of the Dead video games. Set on an island off the coast, a techno rave party attracts a diverse group of college coeds and a Coast Guard officer. Soon, they discover that their X-laced escapades are to be interrupted by zombies and monsters that attack them on the ground, from the air, and in the sea, ruled by an evil entity in the House of the Dead... Written by Midnight Hunter X

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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10 October 2003 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,683,280, 12 October 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,249,719
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Trivia

Jonathan Cherry burned 30% of his hand on the second day of shooting. The scene on the bridge, where he hurts his hand, was shot later, to explain the bandage he had to wear. See more »

Goofs

Simon's wound changes its form and size when he examines it in the house. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Victor Kirk: [before blowing up the zombies] See you in hell, boys.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits play over video of the games, from both the arcade and Dreamcast versions, begining with the famous "You must stop Curien!" scene from the game! See more »


Soundtracks

Abu Dhabi
Written by Oliver Lieb / Peter Zweier
Performed by Codetrasher
Published by Copyright Control/Edition 2HZ/Warner Chappell
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House of the....ZZZZZZZZ
21 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is the only film I've seen that is made by Uwe Boll, I knew that he is probably the worst director ever who always makes films based on video games also that "House of the Dead" is one of IMDb bottom 100. But I still wanted to watch it because I'm a huge fan of the game and I wanted to see what doe's the film have that makes it so bad. After watching it I do agree that it is crap, the movie had no story. In the first 15-20 minutes there was nothing but topless teenage girls with no brains running about (for a moment there I was wondering are the zombies brain-dead? or the girls are?) then at night time the zombies popped out of nowhere & started attacking people later a woman started shooting them I mean it takes you one place then the other every 5 minutes. Is it supposed to be a comedy?, or horror? or both? Before I knew it I fell asleep at the second half & woke up during the end credits so I did not manage to watch all of it, which is a good thing! The film is a true insult to the classic game, Uwe Boll please do not make any more films. Thank you!


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