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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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Rise of the Jombies 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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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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John Leguizamo's character's name "Cholo" is a pejorative word used in South American Spanish to refer to Ecuatorians, Peruvians, and Bolivians who have strong Indian features. See more »

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Towards the end of the movie Big Daddy gets shot many times in the body inflicting large bullet holes, including his upper right chest area. At the end, when he turns to look at Riley and the others, the bullet holes are not there. See more »

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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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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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Land of the Dead - not too bad.
24 June 2005 | by (WV) – See all my reviews

I went in to this movie expecting the worst and couldn't have been more wrong. Romero did a good job keeping to what he does best- zombie and social commentary. The special effects and gore were really good and "Dead Reckoning" doesn't look as much like a DAWN OF THE DEAD (remake) parking shuttle, as it does in the trailers. I did feel that they introduced "Big Daddy" way to early in the film and overused him. I would have enjoyed the movie more if he was just another zombie. Cameo's by Simon Pegg, Tom Savini, and Edgar Wright were barely noticeable. I would have liked to see more "daytime" scenes but I don't think that is what Romero had in mind. Overall, it was a fun movie that had a few sudden scares and some good humor.


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