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A virus breaks out at a university and people start to become zombies. After 29 days, a team of AMS scientists and soldiers are sent in to deal with the problem. But while they search, things go wrong.

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At Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies at the campus, and the government sends an NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. Alexandra Morgan, a.k.a. Nightingale and lieutenant Ellis, with a special force led by lieutenant Dalton, to try to get the zero sample from the first-generation zombie. The team has a very short time to accomplish their mission and leave the place before missiles are sent to destroy the area. However, the place is crowded with hyper sapiens and the group has to fight to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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It Took Only A Single Zombie To Spawn An Army. It'll Take Everything Humanity Has To Stop It. See more »


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Rated R for strong zombie violence/gore, language, nudity and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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11 February 2006 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Based on the video game series by Sega. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 1 min) When Morgan and Ellis enter the room where the first zombie is locked for research, during close-ups the actress's own right cheek can be seen through the mouth opening behind the fake teeth. See more »

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Cpt. Gerald O'Conner: [after seeing Sergeant Dalton killed] Oh god, they got the Sarge, man. Not the Sarge! They got the sarge!
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References Braindead (1992) See more »

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Marginally Better Than The First
12 May 2006 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

The original HOUSE OF THE DEAD was a joke! An insult to horror fans worldwide. Uwe Boll is and forever will be a hack in the Directors chair. There is no style or merit to his work. It is all plain, dull and over-the-top in a way that does not represent a keen and penetrating eye for Cinema.

With that said...HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 raises the bar...slightly. The story seemed to be put together better and had a focus in mind. Borrowing elements from previous zombie flicks like DAY OF THE DEAD, 28 DAYS LATER and countless others...HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 did not break any new ground. It did, however offer a story that was not painful to watch.


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