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Dead Men Walking (2005)

R  |   |  Horror  |  25 October 2005 (USA)
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Travis
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Johnny (as Brick Firestone)
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Sweeney
Bay Bruner ...
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Mahler
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Jenkins
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Dr. Goring
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Reverend
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Caesar
Lazzarus Gomez ...
Drake
Raul Perez ...
Spooky
Spencer Jones ...
Warwick
David Shick ...
Cole
Roman Vigdorov ...
Keith
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Betty (as Bernadette Perez)
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After killing four persons in his home with a shotgun, Dee Travis claims that he had accidentally ingested an experimental biotoxin that the company Blackthorn where he worked was researching. Travis is sent visibly ill to the Harwood Maximum Security Prison and the Security Officer Sweeny sends the inmate to the infirmary. Meanwhile the CDC Agent Samantha Beckett comes to the prison to interview Travis and is received by Warden Mahler. While they are having a conversation, they are informed that Travis has been transferred to the solitary confinement and his infected blood has caused an outbreak among the prisoners and guards. Samantha calls the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the responsible advises the warden that the prison is in quarantine. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A Maximum Security Prison - Thousands of Infected Inmates - Only One Way Out!

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Rated R for strong pervasive violence and gore, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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25 October 2005 (USA)  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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At about 68 minutes into the movie, when Sweeny is killing zombies right and left through the prison bars, his shotgun turns semi-automatic. He keeps firing without pumping the action. See more »

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Sweeny: Somebody want to tell me why I had to do that? I do NOT enjoy shooting staff members!
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We suggest moving, and/or staying away from prisons infected with zombies. See more »

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References Frankenstein Reborn (2005) See more »

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Written and Performed by Substance D
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©1997 (ASCAP)
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Better than so many of the recent efforts.
7 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Dead Men Walking...

Nope, not the Sean Penn film where he plays a killer with hair so fantastic it deserved it's own billing, but a play on the prison term used when someone walks the 'Green Mile'. (Oh gosh, I watch too many films). Y'see, after a 'bio-toxin' (YAWN!) infects a guy who gets sent down, he unintentionally spreads it, and before you know it, the whole place is crammed with zombies in denim.

I speak as someone who had a passion for zombie films a long time before 28 days later and Dawn Of The Dead 04 re-fired the collective film going interest in them, but for fuggs sake, it's getting a little tedious now. It seems that everyone with a camcorder and a pot of latex is trying to make their own un-dead classic.

Me included. Bugger.

The difference between most of them and this film, is that the script, at times, struggles bravely to throw in the odd good, or believable line. The gore is pretty fun, and the whole thing almost over comes its obvious budgetary restraints to turn into something quite worthy.

Well, I liked it.


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