Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, ... See full summary »
Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
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
In the jail cell scene where Wray (Freddy Rodriguez) asks J.T. (Jeff Fahey) if he's alright, he holds his gun upside down while he fakes handing it to the guard, he then shoots the guard. He is holding the gun by the frame. The gun is a 1911 style pistol. A 1911 style pistol can only be fired by squeezing the grip safety on the back of the pistols grip. The gun would never have fired in this case. However, not all 1911 style pistols have the grip safety. More than one manufacturer has made a 1911 style pistol without the grip safety and there are plenty of people capable of pinning this feature on an original or replacing the frame for one without a grip safety. See more »
Real pretty tonight, Holly.
[two girls are kissing]
Goddammit, girls - if you're gonna do that shit, do it onstage!
Smokin' hot. Whew!
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As the credits play, the film's reel is shown malfunctioning. See more »
If you read my review for "Grindhouse" you would know that I loved it. But this is the first time that I've ever reviewed the two movies separately.
Anyway, "Planet Terror" is the first section of "Grindhouse" about a group of people who have to face a hoard of people who've been turned into zombies because of a gas called DC-2.
This was a really fun movie to watch. I love how Robert Rodriguez makes it look like a movie from the 70s with all of the aging effects in it. Plus, I like the gun in Rose McGowan's leg. It's so cool. You almost wonder how Rodriguez comes up with the stuff. Is he like Sam Raimi, who created the chainsaw in the hand for Ash in "Evil Dead 2" and "Army of Darkness?" Who knows.
Plus, the DVD extras are fantastic. As a DVD fan, I enjoyed watching all of them, because they really give you an inside look on how they made "Planet Terror." It's awesome.
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