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World War Z (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Horror | 21 June 2013 (USA)
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Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

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Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG-13 for intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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$190,000,000 (estimated)

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PHP 88,905,177 (Philippines) (23 June 2013)

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$202,359,711 (USA) (15 October 2013)
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A total of 85 prop machine guns, rifles and pistols to be used for scenes filmed in Hungary, were confiscated by counter-terrorism customs officers in Budapest, Hungary after being flown in from London. Hungarian authorities said the guns could be activated by removing the screws filling the end of the barrels. Hungarian law requires weapons to be deactivated only if the process is irreversible. The movie's weapons supervisor, 'Bela Gajdos', commented that a permit for the weapons had been issued by Hungarian police. Reports claimed that main actor Brad Pitt was "furious" at the seizure but producers said it had not delayed filming. See more »

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Jerusalem Atarot Airport has long been closed and not used for commercial airline traffic. The only major airport used often for commercial airline traffic, is Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport. See more »

Quotes

Gerry Lane: You're letting people in!
Jurgen Warmbrunn: Every person we save is one less zombie to fight.
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The opening logos are shown in dark blueish color with intense music in the background. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: World War Z/Monsters University (2013) See more »

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A good and solid 1 out of 10.
3 July 2013 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

OK, i just finished watching. No WW Z is not good at all. I gave it on IMDb a (1/10).

Maybe the worst expensive movie ever made. No character development, no suspense, implausible action sequences, no horror, not a single drop of blood, lot of useless scenes with the best scenes already spoiled in the trailer and the worst is a complete out of sync 30min ending sequence.

From minute 76 on you believe you are in a different B zombie movie that a high school kid could produce for $10,000. It's just crazy bad and the person responsible for this remake should be shoot himself because he ruined whatever was left of this movie at this time. Hope that there will be a directors cut to see what the original ending looked like.

And they really talking abut a follow-up to this?


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