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When a small Colorado town is overrun by the flesh hungry dead a small group of survivors try to escape in a last ditch effort to stay alive.

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Trevor Bowman
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Nina (as AnnaLyne McCord)
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Bud Crain
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Doctor Logan
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Local Girl
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Mrs. Leitner
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Mr. Leitner
Michael McCoy ...
Mr. Noble
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Storyline

In Leadville, Colorado, Captain Rhodes and his army seals off the town to contain an influenza-type epidemic. The locals are not allowed to leave the town and the Pine Valley Medical Center is crowded with sick people. Corporal Sarah Bowman was born and raised in Leadville and goes to her home with Private Bud Crain to visit her mother. Sarah finds that her mother is ill and takes her to the local hospital. However, the sick people suddenly transform in flesh eating, fast moving zombies which attack the non-infected humans. Sarah, Bud and Private Salazar get a jeep and head to the town exit to escape from the dead. But Sarah hears the voice of her brother, Trevor, on the radio and is compelled to go to the radio station where Trevor is hidden with his girlfriend Nina. The group of survivors drives to the isolated Nike missile site seeking shelter, where they discover an underground army base. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

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8 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Day of the Dead: The Need to Feed  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The Radio Station is on the Elm Street. This is a reference to A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). See more »

Goofs

At the time of the film's release, the Army had already replaced its green camouflage Battle Dress Uniform with the pixel-gray Army Combat Uniform. Even if for some reason their unit hadn't gotten ACUs, the BDU is still worn improperly by every soldier in the film. They should have unit patches on the left shoulder, and an American flag on the right shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Sarah Bowman: You don't have to worry. Nothing happens in this town anyway.
Bud Crain: Yeah, it seems like a real shit hole. Where are we going anyway?
Sarah Bowman: My house.
Bud Crain: Oh, so you're from here?
Sarah Bowman: Born and raised.
Bud Crain: Well, it's kind of a charming shit hole.
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Connections

Remake of Day of the Dead (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Stop, I'm Already Dead
Written by Dax Riggs
Performed by Deadboy & The Elephantmen
Published by Blebaby(BMI) administered by Wixen Music Publishing, Inc.
Courtesy of Fat Possum Records, LLC
By Arrangement with Music For The Masses
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Not the worst Zombie movie - but not the best.
17 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What's with the running? And now with the jumping and wall crawling? Okay so everyone says it's bad, but it's not that bad. It's just a zombie movie. I laughed a couple of times, and rolled my eyes a couple of times. Wasn't really scared though. There's no real looming claustrophobic terror there. It's more like the shock violence of 28 days later and 28 weeks later, that mixed some Aliens knock off, and strangely enough Scary Movie. The zombie effects are OK, bit like an episode of Buffy, and then there's the film effects like the beginning of Dawn of the Dead. It's no way as good as the new Dawn of the Dead, and is a bit of a let down, but it's just a zombie movie. It's strait to DVD, but I'd wait for the sales.


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