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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The first and, to date, only George A. Romero zombie film to use the 2.35:1 aspect ratio. The other films used standard 4:3 or Flat Ratios. Night of the Living Dead (1968) (1.33:1), Dawn of the Dead (1978) (1.85:1), Day of the Dead (1985) (1.85:1), and Diary of the Dead (2007) (16:9 a.k.a. 1.78:1). See more »


In one scene, Cholo is carrying a box of Champagne, and a box of cigars. In the next scene, the box of cigars has disappeared, only to reappear in Cholo's arm, as he deposits the box of Champagne on Kaufman's counter. See more »


Pillsbury: I came here to do something. So, we are gonna stand around, or we are gonna do something?
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Crazy Credits

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Written by Gabriel Isaac Mounsey
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George returns with something a little different and scores!
22 June 2005 | by 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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