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War of the Dead (I) (2011)

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A platoon of American and Finnish soldiers is driven deep into a Russian forest where its Captain discovers a terrifying secret.

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Captain Martin Stone
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Captain Niemi
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Mikko Leppilampi ...
Lieutenant Laakso
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Assistant
Antti Reini ...
Sergeant Halonen
Magdalena Górska ...
Dasha
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David Selzman
Andrius Paulavicius ...
Russian soldier
Geoffrey T. Bersey ...
Old man
Tomas Ereminas ...
Nazi zombie soldier
Teemu Eriksson ...
Medic
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This is a movie set during WWII and involves Captain Stone and a platoon of American and Finnish soldiers on a mission to find a bunker held by the Germans. On the way there they come under fire and at the same time run in to some German soldiers that seem to be "undead". How is this possible? Their platoon is almost completely killed off apart from a few of them, including Capt. Stone. They move on and run in to another survivor, a Russian soldier. They all try to survive and end up at the bunker they were meant to take out. But once inside they find out just how the German soldiers became the "undead". Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Stone's War  »

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€1,000,000 (estimated)
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James Van Der Beek was originally casted to play Captain Stone. See more »

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In World War II Finland only collaborated with Germany in 1941 after Finland had already been attacked by the Soviet Union in 1939. Finland only retook the land ceded at the end of the Winter War. US citizens did assist Finland in the Winter War against Soviet Union (as ambulance drivers) and UK and USA both supported Finland at this time. See more »

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Good fun schlock
20 May 2012 | by (The Sahrar desert) – See all my reviews

I watched the UK premier of this title at Fright fest Scotland.

It's your basic mystery story at the start. Bad things are happening behind enemy lines. What is the cause, well with a title like War of the Dead it is easy to say its Zombies.

What I liked about this movie was that it told the same old story of dodgy dealings behind enemy lines. It does it pretty good.

The effects whilst good are below par. The movie itself looks like its a low to medium budget movie.

This is not top of the class but it is good fun for what it is.Its better than zombies of war and Armageddon of the dead.


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