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Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.

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Calvin Gabriel
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Andre Kriegman
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Joshua Bednarsky ...
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High school friends Andre Kriegman and Cal Gabriel declare war on their classmates and plan a terrifying assault on their high school. As they begin the deadly countdown to their final act of revenge, the two start a video diary to explain their feelings and chronicle their mission. Written by Famous Coachman

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Two kids. One School. See more »

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23 January 2004 (Finland)  »

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Zero Day  »

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$20,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,499 (USA) (5 September 2003)

Gross:

$7,221 (USA) (12 September 2003)
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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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During the scene where Calvin and Andre go shooting with Chris, Andre says "natrual selection" while Calvin is firing. "Natural selection" was Eric Harris's (Colombine shooter) favourite law. basically, it states that nature gets rid of the weak organisms, while supplying the stronger organisms. See more »

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In the opening credits one of the main characters, Andre Kriegman, is erroneously called Andre Kreigman. In the rest of the movie his name has a correct, German, spelling of the name. See more »

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Calvin Gabriel: My trusty old Sunday school Bible.
[pointing to the cover]
Calvin Gabriel: And I got this nice little snake sticker for memorizing the books of the New Testament.
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Flawed but honest with a terrible honesty
14 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Zero Day leads you to think, even re-think why two boys/young men would do what they did - commit mutual suicide via slaughtering their classmates. It captures what must be beyond a bizarre mode of being for two humans who have decided to withdraw from common civility in order to define their own/mutual world via coupled destruction.

It is not a perfect movie but given what money/time the filmmaker and actors had - it is a remarkable product. In terms of explaining the motives and actions of the two young suicide/murderers it is better than 'Elephant' - in terms of being a film that gets under our 'rationalistic' skin it is a far, far better film than almost anything you are likely to see.

Flawed but honest with a terrible honesty.


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