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Land of the Dead (2005)

R | | Horror | 24 June 2005 (USA)
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The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation.

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Storyline

Now that zombies have taken over the world, the living have built a walled-in city to keep the dead out. But all's not well where it's most safe, as a revolution plans to overthrow the city leadership, and the zombies are turning into more advanced creatures. Written by Anonymous

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Rise of the Zombies See more »

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Rated R for pervasive strong violence and gore, language, brief sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Dead Reckoning  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,221,705 (USA) (24 June 2005)

Gross:

$20,433,940 (USA) (29 July 2005)
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Trivia

At the beginning of the movie, if you listen carefully to the tuba and tambourine zombies in the town bandstand they are playing notes from 'The Gonk', the mall music from Romero's Dawn of the Dead (1978). See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the film when Big Daddy pours the gas in Kaufman's car, the gas pump is never cut on and is visible with the lever 'off' in all shots. See more »

Quotes

Slack: What's your story, Riley?
Riley: I don't have one, nothing bad ever happened to me.
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Crazy Credits

The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Dream of the Dead: George Romero (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Requiem: Agnus Dei
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of Point Classics LLC
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George returns with something a little different and scores!
22 June 2005 | by (Kansas City) – See all my reviews

I was able to catch an advance screening with friends last night, and maybe it was just the mood we were in, but we had a blast. It took me a few minutes to get the direction George was going with this one, but once I did, it cranked on almost every cylinder.

The first thing to note is this is not a serious, somber, scare you out of your pants zombie movie. What it actually plays out as instead is a social commentary on class, politics, and stereo types, while having a good time doing it. Think more Evil Dead meets Mad Max meets Night of the Living Dead, and you'll get a clearer picture of the movie George has made here.

Yes, it is very violent, and yes, there are plenty of "feedings." Highly recommended for those whose take zombie movies as seriously as they should.


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