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Flight of the Living Dead (2007)
"Plane Dead" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  24 June 2008 (Greece)
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A fellow scientist accidentally escapes containment aboard a plane during a turbulence. After she is gunned down by a security guard, she reanimates as a zombie, killing and infecting ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Judd
Dr. Bennett
Long Shot
Co-Pilot Randy
Capt Banyon (as Raymond Barry)
Cara (as Sarah Laine)
Dr. Kelly


A fellow scientist accidentally escapes containment aboard a plane during a turbulence. After she is gunned down by a security guard, she reanimates as a zombie, killing and infecting several passengers and crew members on board the infamous flight. A U.S. federal air marshal along with a police officer, a flight attendant and a handful of survivors must ride out the horrific flight just long to stay alive.

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If it's in your blood, you're just plane dead! See more »


Action | Horror | Sci-Fi


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Almost every time someone has blood on their clothes, the amount changes from scene to scene. In addition to the co-pilot, one of the more noticeable ones is Cara, the girl who throws up in the bathroom. When she comes in she has a tiny amount of blood on her forehead, but after throwing up, she has a large amount of blood on her face. Also, the guy sitting next to her has splashes on his jacket, but right after he has way more. See more »


Frank: [about the shaking of the plane] Maybe this little diversion will keep my mind of your tasteless cheap suit.
Truman: Would you feel better if I was in a bitch ass orange jumpsuit, like the one you're gonna be wearing for the rest of your life.
Frank: There you go getting nasty again. While I'm nearly offering a criticism on that citorial horrorshow you call a suit. However I do like the shirt, does it come in men style? And for your information, the jumpsuits in France are some sort of burgundy, yeah.
Truman: Well you...
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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Land of the Dead (2013) See more »


Don't Blink
Performed by Bill Grainer
Music and Lyrics by Bill Grainer
Papa Claire Music Publishing, ASCAP
Produced by Johnny Chao, Jr.
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Hands-down best movie ever made
1 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is what "Snakes on a Plane" should have been. It is also what "Citizen Kane" should have been. I'm only halfway kidding.

The story is very predictable and includes every cliché I could ask for, but rather than making me groan, somehow it had me laughing out loud. I'm not sure how much of the humor is intentional, but some of it definitely is, and the film has a feeling overall kind of in between "Army of Darkness" and every PG-13 popcorn horror movie ever made.

The look of the zombies is pretty much the same as all of the other new direct-to-video and made-for-TV zombies films, but somehow it feels just right here. The zombies are neither scary nor hypnotic, but they are very shootable, and when they get shot, it's a good feeling.

Snap. I'm so tired, and I think this review is incoherent. My point is this: "Plane Dead" is a lot of fun, and a breath of fresh air for a genre that's getting suffocated by remakes and sequels that just miss the point.

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