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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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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 Zombies 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

Dennis Hopper based his performance as Kaufman on Donald Rumsfeld. 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

Charlie: Nice shooting.
Riley: Good shooting, Charlie. No such thing as nice shooting.
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The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »

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En El Camino
Written by Antonio Hernández, Raul Chapa Elizalde, Mario Alvarado, Jorge Alejandro Campos,
Daniel del Río, Felipe del Río, Sergio Arturo Valdez
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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Certainly a blood fest
11 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Simon Baker leads in this film as a mercenary who wants to head up North. Maybe the undead do not like the cold. He find himself trapped between various warring factions, including a ruthless CEO (Dennis Hopper) who offers safety to the wealthy while allowing the unwashed masses to fend for themselves, a fellow mercenary (John Leguizamo) who will sacrifice anyone to advance his own agenda, and hordes of zombies who are starting to take steps up the evolutionary ladder. They actually used a gun in this film. First time I've seen a zombie do more than eat. They even went in the water. Apes don't do that! Lots of blood, but there was less action than I've seen and more talking.

I love John Leguizamo, and that made it worth my time. Seeing Asia Argento (xXx) wasn't bad either.


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