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Fido (2006)

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Jan Skorzewski ...
Eating Zombie
Kevin Tyell ...
Andy Parkin ...
Lynn Pendleton ...
1940's Mother
Gary Slater ...
Father Zombie
Taylor Petri ...
Glenn Richards ...
Vicious Zombie
Raphael Kepinski ...
Collar Light Zombie
Carl-James Kalbfleisch ...
Child Zombie
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Timmy Robinson (as K'Sun Ray)
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Aaron Brown ...
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In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon has been able to control the zombie population. Zombies can be temporarily neutralized by being shot, but can only be permanently neutralized by their brain being destroyed. Their ultimate disposal is through cremation, or burial, the latter which requires decapitation with the head being buried separately from the body. Conversely, Zomcon has created the domestication collar, when activated and placed on a zombie makes the zombie controllable and thus an eternally productive creature within society. Because all dead initially become zombies, the elderly are viewed negatively and suspectly. And all people, adult or child, learn to shoot to kill to protect society. Zomcon is the go to organization for all things zombie. In the town of Willard, the Robinsons - father Bill, mother Helen, and adolescent ... Written by Huggo

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He'll steal your heart... or eat it! See more »


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Rated R for zombie-related violence | See all certifications »

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16 March 2007 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Ena zombi anamesa mas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,203 (USA) (15 June 2007)

Gross:

$298,110 (USA) (6 July 2007)
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The pregnancy subplot involving Carrie-Anne Moss' character Helen Robinson was only added because Moss was really pregnant during filming, and they added the pregnancy scenes to keep the continuity through the movie as she grew larger. See more »

Goofs

When Zombie Paperboy throws the paper at Mr. Theopolis's porch he clearly misses, but then Theopolis's zombie, Tammy, picks it up from the porch. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: [with schlocky sensationalism] Zomcon presents A Bright New World. From the darkest depths of outer space came an evil no man could predict. A cloud of radiation engulfed our great planet. Scientists discovered that these space particles caused the reanimation of dead bodies. Zombies. Creature with but one destructive need, to devour the flesh of the living. And so we were forced to defend our homeland. The Zombie Wars. Mankind against legions of the undead.
Narrator: But in our darkest hour,...
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No zombies were hurt in the making of this motion picture. See more »


Soundtracks

Compulsion Opening & Theme
Written by Trevor Duncan
Licensed Courtesy of The Music People Ltd. and Boosey & Hawkes (SOCAN)
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Amazing must-see movie of 2007!!!
3 June 2007 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

My goodness. This movie really really shows the talents of actors. Billy Connelly flexes his acting muscle. Truly an amazing man, if you look at him in Absolution as a rebel, Boondock Saints as a madman/killer, and then finally in Fido as a zombie! His character in Fido looks from cute to frightening, absolutely fabulous! Cariie Ann Moss is no hack either! Jumping in career from Matrix and Momento as a darker character, to a heart warming conservative 1950's housewife! Rare these days to see actors being able to not be so type-casted.

Now onto the storyline (No Spoilers, don't worry). This movie would make Max Brooks (Author of Zombie Survival Guide & World War Z) happy with joy! Finally a well done twist of zombies and comedy.

If you like zombies, if you don't like zombies, if you are just bored, or if you are too busy, go see this movie!


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