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War of the Dead (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Horror | 4 May 2012 (Finland)
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 Niemi
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Sergeant Halonen
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Dasha
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David Selzman
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Geoffrey T. Bersey ...
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Teemu Eriksson ...
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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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According to writer/director Marko Makilaakso, the film is a love letter to Action films of the 80s, like "Rambo", "American Ninja", "Terminator" and "Indiana Jones". See more »

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In the middle of movie when the pack is going down the stairs the man in lead has a lighter burning. It is obvious a flashlight is directed at actors to create more light ambiance. See more »

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War of the ... sense?
6 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

This movie does everything a B-movie needs to do, to get your attention. It's pretty trashy, it's pretty out there (who cares about historical accuracy anyway, right? ;o) ) and it does have some extreme ideas and still some decent acting (all judged by the limitations of budget of course, don't compare it to a blockbuster). If that sounds intriguing to you, than do not mind the silly name of the movie (though maybe the silly name prepares you somewhat), but do watch the movie and just enjoy it as it is meant to be.

Having said that, if you can't fathom the idea of mistakes, ridiculous behaviour, OTT acting or OTT special effects at times, plus some explicit scenes of violence, than you might want to stay clear of this. It is not a great movie by any sense, but it will entertain you, if you let it.


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