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Dance of the Dead (2008)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 9 March 2008 (USA)
On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance.

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Jimmy Dunn
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Lindsey
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Steven
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Gwen
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Jules Reiner
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George (as Michael V. Mammoliti)
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Rod
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Kyle Grubbin
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Nash Rambler
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Jensen
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Dave The Drummer
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Frank Hammond
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Principal Castlemoody
J. Jacob Adelman ...
Mitch (as Jeff Adelman)
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It is prom night in middle America. Tuxes have been rented and dresses have been bought. But when the dead unexpectedly rise from their graves to eat the living, it's up to the geeks, the nerds, the outcast and the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance to save the town from the undead. Unlikely heroes will rise to the challenge as they are forced to put aside their differences and band together to fight for their lives. Armed with bats, sledgehammers, garden tools and guitars, this rag-tag group of high-school teens are in for a prom night they will never forget. Written by LG

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It's their night to come alive.

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Dance of the dead: El baile de los muertos  »

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Trivia

Unlike most zombie films, aside from the sound of sirens in a very early scene, there are no police officers or military soldiers present or seen at anytime in the film. See more »

Goofs

At the start of movie, the "tryouts" sign board put in front of judges tables changes its position from the corner table to the center one, all by itself. See more »

Quotes

Coach Keel: I dropped the damn remote.
Jimmy: The remote?
Coach Keel: The remote to set off the explosives. It landed right in the damn plate of potato chips.
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Connections

Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Land of the Dead (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight
Performed by We The Its
Written by J. Spencer
Published by Crosstown Songs America, LLC
Courtesy of Joshua Chambers
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Worth a Look
20 November 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Definitely worth a look. Good laughs (good cheesy one liners), good horror, good gore. I was pleased to see a lower budget come out high on my list of zombie picks. Zombie films are a hit and a miss. This one with the humor was a hit. More flicks like this need to be made. I don't want to explain the plot except its a Prom Dance with Zombies. How do you survive? From beginning to end the film keeps you involved. There wasn't a dull moment or too heavy of a character build up. It was a film that doesn't go out for shock value yet creating the B style horror. The CGI was fantastic with ample amounts of gore to please any horror fan.


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