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Planet Terror (2007)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Comedy, Horror  |  21 June 2007 (Israel)
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After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release.


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After an experimental bio-nerve gas is accidentally released at a remote U.S. military base in Texas, those exposed to the gas turn into flesh-eating, mutating zombies out to kill. An assortment of various people who include stripper Cherry, her shady mechanic ex-boyfriend Wray, a strong-willed doctor, the local sheriff, and an assortment of various people must join forces to survive the night as the so-called "sickos" threaten to take over the whole town and the world. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

21 June 2007 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

Grindhouse Presents: Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror  »

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Opening Weekend:

£80,894 (UK) (9 November 2007)


£80,894 (UK) (9 November 2007)

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Did You Know?


Skip Reissig, who plays strip-club owner Skip, isn't an actor but is actually director Robert Rodriguez real-estate agent. Rodriguez thought he'd be perfect for the part of the brusque, no-nonsense, tough-talking strip-club owner because, as Rodriguez says, "that's the way he really is". See more »


When the uninfected are escaping to the helicopters, the walls have wheels at the bottom of them, this is noticeable when one of the actors pushes back against them. See more »


[first lines]
Skip: Real pretty tonight, Holly.
[two girls are kissing]
Skip: Goddammit, girls - if you're gonna do that shit, do it onstage!
[walks away]
Skip: Smokin' hot. Whew!
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Crazy Credits

Mr Rodriguez's Chef is listed as Robert Rodriguez....himself! See more »


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User Reviews

Better than Death Proof
18 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Everyone I know loves this movie, including my Girlfriend. Yes, it has it's gross-out moments, but they are all so over the top that they aren't all that disturbing. The whole movie is supposed to be grimy and cheesy so if you expect a slick Hollywood blockbuster you might be disappointed. If you are a fan of MST3K movies then check this one out. It's an amazing recreation of a movie they'd watch! I mean that as a compliment. I found Death Proof to be slightly Borning until the last 20 minutes. But, in this movie, it's almost all non-stop action! There are also some really funny cuts, dialog and special effects. This movie is not to be taken seriously. Turn down the lights, get some popcorn and enjoy the ride!

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