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Dead & Breakfast (2004)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Musical  |  20 July 2006 (Singapore)
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A night at a local bed and breakfast turns into a bloody supernatural fight to the death.

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Melody
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Six friends take a road trip to Galveston in an RV for the wedding of their friend, Kelly. The driver, Johnny, gets lost and they arrive in the small town of Lovelock and his friends Sara, Kate, Melody, Christian, and David, decide to spend the night in the Bed and Breakfast owned by the creepy Mr. Robert Wise. David has an argument with the chef of the inn, Henri, and when the chef is found dead and Mr. Wise has a heart attack in the middle of the night, the local Sheriff suspects the group of travelers and tells his Deputy, Enus to seize the keys to their RV and stay in Lovelock for the duration of the investigation. Then the Sheriff arrests "The Mysterious Drifter" who soon becomes his prime suspect. When the clumsy Johnny accidentally breaks an ancient exotic wooden box belonging to Mr. Wise, he releases the terrible, monstrous "Kuman Thong" and the evil spirit held inside escapes and possesses all the local town folk, transforming them into zombies. Ultimately, "The Mysterious ... Written by Horror Harry and Gory Gary

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Rated R for strong horror violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Director 'Matthew Luetwyler' and Actor Brent David Fraser ("The Drifter") had been constant comrades in the early 1990s, in a group of guys that hung out together nearly every day, including Actors Billy Burke, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, but hadn't seen each other for the better part of a decade when they re-joined on the the "Dead & Breakfast" set to work together. See more »

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NOT a 'Shaun' equivalent
30 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The review note on the box remarked that this was the "american answer to 'Shaun of the Dead'"...so perhaps i had high expectations coming into this. First off, its a fun movie -- cheesy, funny, worth 90-120 minutes of your time. There are enough snippet funny moments and lines delivered with perfect timing to keep you interested (especially enjoyed the homage to 'Thriller')...but if you're looking for a Shaun of the Dead companion piece--this isn't it. While 'Shaun' mixed a perfect amount of suspense, humor, and gore, 'Dead & Breakfast' merely provided some humor and a whole lotta blood. This movie was worth a rent, just don't go into it with high expectations. I wouldn't place it next to my other zombie movies in my home collection, i would put it somewhere else...like probably back on the shelf at blockbuster. :-)


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