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Dead Heist (2007)

Four friends plan the perfect small town bank heist, but choose the wrong night. Their plans go horribly wrong when vampiric zombies attack the town and trap them in the bank. Can they escape with the money and their lives?

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Hunter
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Ski (as Brandon Hardin)
D.J. Naylor ...
Ackson
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Malcolm
E-40 ...
Hustle
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Kate (as T-Love)
Michael Braxton ...
Trey
Chris Bailey ...
Bone
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Himself (as Bonecrusher)
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Rich
Jon Stafford ...
Sheriff
Bill Ladd ...
Deputy Miller
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Deputy ...
Charlie Lucas ...
Uncle Authur
Joi Heggins ...
Bonecrusher's Girl
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In Miami, four small time thieves leaded by Ski decide to rob a bank in the small town of Maysville. The lord Hustle demands a 10% commission and sends his experienced bodyguard Ackson to help the gang in their plan. He goes to the target bank to check the security system, but Ski decides to anticipate the plan for that afternoon. They succeed in the heist, but Deputy Kate activates the alarm and one of the criminals shoots Deputy Duff. When the bank is under siege of the police force, they are attacked by weird creatures. The former government agent Hunter comes to the bank and tells that the vampire zombies had been contaminated by an experimental virus developed by the government through the subjects that have escaped from the laboratory, attacking people in the New Moon to feed themselves. The group joins force to survive to the massive attack of the creatures. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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bank | heist | trap | chase | undead | See All (34) »

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The perfect heist...the wrong night.

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Action | Horror

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7 August 2007 (USA)  »

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Bank of the Dead  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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The Wrath Of KANE
29 August 2007 | by (Bridgend,Wales) – See all my reviews

O.k so normally I avoid straight to DVD horrors like the plague (I love the old school cheapo video stuff but this shot on video garbage we see today is really nauseating) unless instructed to do otherwise by a trusted source of info. After reading the synopsis I was intrigued I'm a huge fan of zombie cinema (I know there not strictly "stenches" but you've got to take what you get these days) and also a hip-hop head so seeing Big Daddy Kane and E-Fonzarelli in the cast led me to take a risk and watch this film. I must say I was pleasantly surprised, with a little more financial backing and solid acting this could have done the rounds at cinemas everywhere especially after the strong showing of films such as the Dawn remake and more recently 28 weeks later. Big Daddy Kane was a pleasure to watch as the hunter, while Kanes no Brando he glides along on the charisma hes's shown since his rap heyday. The plot is tight and original the blending of genres here mesh well although heist films and zombie films often take on a siege setting so it isn't much of a stretch. The acting is decent and the direction although derivative is of a certain standard. The only real let down of the film is the special effects and make up it's really bog standard and the final scene is really let down by this. The films run time is only around 75 mins so it rarely has the chance to slow down and begin to annoy.

All in all it was a good effort all round maybe 6 is too generous of a rating seeing as some classic films fail to hit that mark on the IMDb but it's early in the A.M i'm tired but happy so what the hell. Long Live The KANE


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