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The Dead One (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Horror  |  16 May 2007 (USA)
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A young man is killed and resurrected by the Aztec God of Death as his slave.

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Aparicio
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Padre Somera
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Trapped in a purgatory between this world and the next, 21-year-old Diego wanders the streets of L.A. in search of a human sacrifice for the vicious Aztec gods that control his soul. But the sacrifice they want is Maria, his own girlfriend. The Dead One is the story of Diego's fight against the dark gods for his soul...and for the soul of the woman he loves. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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He's Dead. He Lives...In America. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »
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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Based on the "El Muerto, The Aztec Zombie" comic series written and drawn by Javier Hernandez and published by Los Comex. See more »

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An entertaining & interesting str8 to DVD movie
3 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I am not familiar with the comic book this movie was based on but it seemed like a decent adaptation.I just stumbled across it at the DVD rental store and knew nothing about it.It has an interesting mythology and the actors all performed well and were convincing.I especially loved Zac's reaction when Diego came back from the dead and how no one believed him or took him seriously. I loved the outfit (or costume) Wilmer Valderrama (Diego) wore in the movie. It's dark & stylish and good for any occasion.I would love to wear something like that. The movie didn't really seem to end so i'm not sure whether sequels are planned,or if it is a pilot for a new series. Either way I liked it and the effects were good.The cinematography was nice and I liked how it was effective without gore and bad CGI effects. I look forward to seeing more movies about these character's if any more are planned and would like to read the comic now also.


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