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Land of the Dead (2005)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  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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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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The dead shall inherit the Earth. 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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Release Date:

24 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dead Reckoning  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£870,285 (UK) (23 September 2005)

Gross:

£2,088,987 (UK) (7 October 2005)
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2.35 : 1
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"Fiddler's Green" is a song about the place where cavalrymen go when they die located "Halfway down the trail to hell" and, in the end, advocates suicide by pistol when death is certain and the hostiles are closing in. "Fiddler's Green" possibly originated in England at least to the 19th century and is still sung today. The song speaks of a place where fisherman go if they don't go to hell. It found its way to the U.S.A with the help of Cornish settlers. The fictional place of Fiddler's Green is also the final resting place for pirates. See more »

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At the start, when the Skyflowers stop and they are leaving the supermarket, 3 zombies are shot by the guy in the truck. The third zombie falls before being shot. See more »

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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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