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Land of the Dead (2005)

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »


Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,221,705, 26 June 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,700,082, 5 January 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Dennis Hopper based his performance as Kaufman on Donald Rumsfeld. See more »


In the scene when the stenches break down the wire mesh gate (about 37 minutes in), a guard in the tower throws a rope and slides down (to be eaten by stenches), even though a perfectly good ladder can be seen on the tower. See more »


Arena Policeman: What the hell is going on here?
Riley: Someone shot the little fat man.
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Crazy Credits

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


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Written by Gabriel Isaac Mounsey
Performed by R3kl355 / Mass
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User Reviews

Land of the Dead - not too bad.
24 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I went in to this movie expecting the worst and couldn't have been more wrong. Romero did a good job keeping to what he does best- zombie and social commentary. The special effects and gore were really good and "Dead Reckoning" doesn't look as much like a DAWN OF THE DEAD (remake) parking shuttle, as it does in the trailers. I did feel that they introduced "Big Daddy" way to early in the film and overused him. I would have enjoyed the movie more if he was just another zombie. Cameo's by Simon Pegg, Tom Savini, and Edgar Wright were barely noticeable. I would have liked to see more "daytime" scenes but I don't think that is what Romero had in mind. Overall, it was a fun movie that had a few sudden scares and some good humor.

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