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Land of the Dead (2005)

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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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)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$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:

$26,070,520
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2.35 : 1
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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 George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead (1978). See more »

Goofs

The main zombie antagonist, who is seen throughout the movie, carries an AUG assault rifle and fires it repeatedly. However, he cumulatively fires more than the clip can hold and is never seen reloading. See more »

Quotes

Cholo: Still workin' for the man. Kaufman send you to kill me, huh?
Riley: Yes.
Cholo: Takes a true friend to stab you right in the front, doesn't it.
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Crazy Credits

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


Soundtracks

Bombardment
Written by Gabriel Isaac Mounsey
Performed by R3kl355 / Mass
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Awesome, yet Underrated . . . *tear*
7 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie was amazing! I gobbled this movie up like a zombie gobbling down nasty pig intestines like every zombie extra eats! I was so disappointed to see that the studio gave this movie no publicity at all. I only heard about it when I saw a poster of it at a movie theater. Which is strange to say since zombie movies have been popular lately with Shaun of the Dead ( so awesome ) and the dawn of the dead remake ( meh, its enjoyable I guess but a hack remake fo sho) I saw so much commercials and publicity for these movies but why didn't they give credit to Romero, the father of the zombie movie?? Shaun and Dawn remake were appetizers, Land of the Dead should have been the main course but the studios treated it more like a pig in a blanket that rolled under the couch. DISAPPOINTED! The movie itself was amazing, Romero stands by his choices to make the story and concept overshadow big name actors and dialog. Fortunatly, all the actors were very solid and Leguazamo was a shining star in his role. Dennis Hopper was also brilliant. This movie was a perfect evolution to Romero's Night, Day, and Dawn stories. I love the idea that a zombie can start to think.

When everyone else was making millions off of rehashing Romero ideas, Romero actually brought something new to the table, reinventing the genre which he himself started. With so many remakes and new perspective's on zombie, er wait, we're not using the zed word, I mean, walking dead movies, its a shame the studio didn't promote this gem of a movie more. Shame on you! But the good news is zombie movies will never die, everyone loves and fears zombies, the very concept is so grotesque and frightening people cant stay away.

On the bright side Romero is talking about making straight to DVD movies without interference from big studios. I cannot wait.

Long live Bub, Long live Flyboy, and long live Tom Savini


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