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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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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Rise of the Jombies See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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  »

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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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Trivia

Boyd Banks:  Boyd Banks, the actor who played Tucker in Dawn of the Dead (2004) (a remake of Romero's Dawn of the Dead (1978)) and "White Man" in Romero's Diary of the Dead (2007) also plays "the butcher" in Land of the Dead. See more »

Goofs

When one of the military men attempts to throw a bomb his hand is cut off by a zombie. He falls to the ground, covering the bomb he was holding and gets blown up. When his body lands, his other hand falls off, revealing that it's a mannequin hand. See more »

Quotes

Slack: [referring to Charlie] He thinks he's taking care of you.
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Riley: Fair trade.
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En El Camino
Written by Antonio Hernández, Raul Chapa Elizalde, Mario Alvarado, Jorge Alejandro Campos,
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Performed by Control Machete with Los Caballeros del Plan G and Sekreto
Courtesy of Universal Music Mexico
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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