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Land of the Dead (2005)

R | | Horror | 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 Legendary Filmmaker Brings You His Ultimate Zombie Masterpiece 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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24 June 2005 (USA)  »

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Dead Reckoning  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,221,705 (USA) (24 June 2005)

Gross:

$20,433,940 (USA) (29 July 2005)
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Trivia

There were four titles before "Land of the Dead" was chosen: "Dead City," "Dead Reckoning," "Twilight of the Dead," and "Night of the Living Dead: Dead Reckoning." See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Slack: Charlie, why do you lick your rifle?
Charlie: Catches the light.
Slack: What light? How can you see anything?
Charlie: Good eye.
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The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »

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Followed by Night of the Living Dead 2 (2016) See more »

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Bombardment
Written by Gabriel Isaac Mounsey
Performed by R3kl355 / Mass
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George returns with another zombie masterpiece
23 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

George Romero returns to the genre he had perfected with his "dead" trilogy (Night of, Dawn of, and Day of), with a fourth installment, LAND OF THE DEAD. Fans of the first three films will no doubt be lining up in droves to see this film regardless of what the critics say. Regardless, die hard zombie fans and critics alike should be pleasantly surprised. The sneak peak I saw had fans hooting and hollering and received a standing ovation at the end of the film. The film, while not perfect, is still a achievement in bringing a once dead genre back to life. And who better to do it than the master himself, George A ROmero. Land of the Dead, most closely resembles the dark comedy of Day of the Dead than the other two films, and manages to blend the classic elements of Dawn of the Dead with the modern expectations of films like 28 days Later. Romero fans will love it, and modern horror seekers should hopefully be exposed to a great time. Great special effects, plenty of gore, and great performances all around especially from John Legiozomo, Dennis Hopper, and Asia Argento. Do yourself a favor, and GO SEE THIS MOVIE on the big screen!


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