Sam and Jenny enter into a quiet town overrun by flesh eating zombies.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Mills
Joe Thackery ...
Sam Mills
Nick Mills
Stephen Lee ...
Jack Hays
Karim Irteimeh ...
Oliver Luke ...
Audrey Davis ...
Chris' Mom
Lucy Glockzin ...
Robert Works ...
Leila Talbot ...
Anne Mills
Coked Up Zombie
Sadicus ...
Zombie at Party
Blake Clifton ...
Dr. Heinrich (Mortician)
Gordon Collier ...


Sam and Jenny Mills drop off their daughter at Grandma's house hoping for a quiet evening alone. Instead, Sam's brother Nick shows up shattering their quiet evening. Their time alone goes from bad to worse the next day as an apocalypse of the undead erupts to tear the city apart. Now they must risk their lives fighting through a city overrun by the flesh eating walking dead to find their daughter. When the dead rise, some things are more important that your own survival. Written by David Talbot

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When the dead have risen, some things are more important than your own survival.

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Release Date:

21 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Armageddon of the Dead  »

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Box Office


$750,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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Risen won Best Picture and Best Make-up Effects at the 2007 Chicago Horror Film Festival. See more »

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No zombies, living or dead, were harmed in the making of this motion picture. See more »

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I'd rather watch 27 Dresses...
5 May 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

...then ever watch Risen again.

I'm fairly unbiased when it comes to zombie flicks. I mean, I even own the Zombie King series so that says quite a bit. But disappointment can't even begin to explain the dirty feeling that Risen left in my brainpan.

Plot synopsis? Sure! Outbreak occurs, family loses child, must find child. I hope they didn't pay their writer.

Acting? Nah, hope they didn't pay their actors either.

Special effects? Whoa, also no; very much on par with Day of the Dead: Contagion in that everything just looks like fake blood, and a point that would seem so crucial to a zombie movie was missed entirely: the zombies don't look dead at all.

I drove a long way to Chicago, as I do every year, to see this and a few other flicks. Before driving back next year I'll be sure to check IMDb and ensure that no-one from Risen was involved with any of the films so I know to save myself a 10 hour drive.

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