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Zero Day (2003)

Unrated | | Drama | 23 January 2004 (Finland)
Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.

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Storyline

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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In high school, you're told you can do anything you put your mind to. See more »

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Drama

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23 January 2004 (Finland)  »

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Día cero  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,499, 7 September 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,221, 14 September 2003
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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The party scene was filmed in Albany, New York during an actual party with many guests unaware of the filming. The location was the actual apartment of the director's brother, who portrays Chris in the film. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Calvin Gabriel: Uhh... we've also experimented with duct taping shrapnel to the outside... and, as far as it's effectiveness, uhh... we can't say anything because we're not testing any of them and we won't be using them until Zero Day.
Calvin Gabriel: So if you really wanna know you might wanna... ask a survivor.
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Crazy Credits

After realizing a friend appeared as a background character during the party scene, he and director Ben Coccio retroactively named his character "Zaxx Dragon IV". See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday To You
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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Movie for the stomach
24 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

Saw this movie at the Rotterdam IFF. You may question some decisions of the maker - like choosing a mockumentary form for such a sensitive and horrible subject - but this movie sure hits you in the gut. Especially the last scenes were almost painful to watch. Hope it gets the distribution it deserves.


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