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3 November 2004 (USA) See more »
A family that preys together, stays together.
A couple purchases a house in the country only to find out a family was murdered. They uncover a curse which brings the dead back to life. It's "Dawn of the Dead" meets "28 Days Later". Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

David Heavener ... Michael Richards

Amanda Bauman ... Renee Summers

Joe Estevez ... Jeffrey Morgan

Todd Bridges ... Ruben Herardo
Steven Bracy ... Daniel
Carrie Gonzalez ... Trisha

Robert Bustamante ... Hector
Alfredo Hernandez ... Jose
Andrew Crandall ... Mayan Father
Lauren Aguas ... Mother

Robert Aceves ... Teenage Boy
Elizabeth Webster ... Zombie Daughter
Victoria Libertie ... Little Girl
Ardena Francis ... Amanda
Maui Vang ... Mrs. Collins

Directed by
David Heavener 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Heavener 

Produced by
Whit Hauprich .... executive producer
David Heavener .... producer
Barry Strudwick .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Joseph Rubinstein 
Film Editing by
Christopher Roth 
Casting by
Andrew Crandall 
Production Design by
Sally Sherwood 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steven Bakos .... first assistant director (as István Bakos)
Art Department
Jody Del Giorno .... set designer
Sound Department
Brett Hinton .... sound
Special Effects by
Ben Bornstein .... special effects
Josh Cameron .... special effects
Jeff Scott .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Pierre Chemaly .... camera operator: second unit
Richard Hama .... camera loader
Julia Hernandez .... still photographer
Dean Mongan .... first assistant camera
Meredith Rose .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Eugene Gordon .... additional editor (as Eugene W. Gordon)
Other crew
Andrew Crandall .... production coordinator
Debbie McAlister .... script supervisor
Bethany Rigazio .... script consultant

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Also Known As:
"Curse of the Maya" - USA (original title)
"Dawn of the Living Dead" - UK (DVD box title), USA (DVD box title)
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90 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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The Zombies ARE FAMILY !!!, 27 December 2006
Author: Chris Mackey (guestar57) from United States

EVIL GRAVE: Curse Of The Maya(Dawn Of The Living Dead/UK title) Released thru ACTION CAT Enetrtainment. Starring David Heavener,Todd Bridges and Joe Estevez. DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS, That's what hold this movie together. Never thought someone could explain what that line meant to me,Heavener takes us on a journey of explaining ,"We need to let loved ones lie in peace". The make-up is great, The acting is mostly there. Todd Bridges is over the top as the comic aspect,with some interesting to say the least costume thoughts and under-used. Joe Estevez is really going that extra thespian mile, For once.David Heavener is getting away from his macho, I'M THE HERO shtick, And making us believe he has many colors. The most eerie aspect is that it's a mayan family of zombies, Great poster art has a vivid depiction of the familia. This film should do well for the fledgling ACTION CAT VOD !

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