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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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24 June 2005 (USA)  »

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Dead Reckoning  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,221,705 (USA) (26 June 2005)

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$20,700,082 (USA) (5 January 2006)
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Second movie, in which John Leguizamo and Dennis Hopper appear, the other is Super Mario Bros. (1993). See more »

Goofs

When Riley makes a run for "Dead Reckoning" after lowering the drawbridge, he is clearly aiming far left of the first zombie he "shoots". See more »

Quotes

Slack: [talking about Riley] You take care of him, huh?
Charlie: Hell, yeah. He pulled me out of the fire. It was bad... Just look at me, you can tell it was bad.
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The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »

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Featured in Land of the Dead: A Day with the Living Dead (2005) See more »

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Written by Gabriel Isaac Mounsey
Performed by R3kl355 / Mass
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A true George Romero movie
22 June 2005 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at a preview screening here. I thought it was great fun and a return to what Romero does well - zombies. It does not pretend to be anything but what it is and that's why I think it's better than one of the earlier reviewers on this site did. I thought the characters were well drawn - I'd especially like to see Charlie's back story - and the set-up for a possible sequel (and a possible show-down between Riley and the Big Daddy zombie) intriguing. Dennis Hopper was a fairly clichéd villain but I always like seeing him on screen. The movie may be seen by some to have way too few shocks (I only jumped and clutched my companion a couple of times but then I may be jaded) and too many "merely amusing" moments. The audience I saw it with all seemed to enjoy it, applauding at the end.


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