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La horde (2009)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror | 10 February 2010 (France)
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An end of the world battle between gangsters, cops and zombies.

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Ouessem
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Adewale
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Jimenez
Doudou Masta ...
Bola
Antoine Oppenheim ...
Tony
Jo Prestia ...
José
Yves Pignot ...
René
Adam Pengsawang ...
Le Tchèque
Sébastien Peres ...
Séb
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Kim
Alain Figlarz ...
Le concièrge
Stéphane Orsolani ...
Guetteur
Ali Karamoko ...
Ali
Maud Heywang ...
Quadra
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A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise block, these two opposing gangs find that they are not alone in the lair of bloodthirsty corridors of death. Joining forces to survive, they must reach ground level together or perish. Loaded with a bad ass attitude, guns, axes and extremely creative hand-to-hand combat sequences that project the fears and paranoia that are the fighting forces behind the need to survive, when caught up in the wrong place at the wrong time. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Shown as the closing film at Leeds International Film Festival's "Day Of The Dead" horror film marathon on 7th November, 2009. See more »

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After one of the cops was executed by a gangster you can see him still breathing in a later shot. See more »

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Featured in Phelous & the Movies: La Horde (2011) See more »

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Lyrics by Doudou Masta & Despo Rutti
Music by Franck Kodjo Kpanku (as Franck Kpanku D Kodjo)
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Fairly rockin' zombie flick
13 November 2010 | by (Silver Lake, Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

A crew of cops and gangsters fight their way through a zombie apocalypse while interacting warily and sometimes violently with each other.

This is one of the best zombie movies I've seen in a while, it's surprising that I hadn't heard of it before. The zombies are the usual Romero type, although they do run instead of lurch at times. The usual zombie rules apply; shoot it in the head, and all that. The difference here is that several of the living engage in fist fights with zombies when a gun isn't handy, you don't see that very much. The fights tend to be quick, realistic and brutal. That was interesting.

The tension between cops and gangsters goes on until the very end, adding a bit of a twist to the plot. The acting is good, the production values high, and the special effects are good and gory. This isn't the backyard zombie movie your brother-in-law Cletus made with his camcorder and five drunken friends; it's a decently budgeted, well acted and somewhat original zombie movie with atmosphere.

I recommend this film to any zombie flick fan. It's in French, but there isn't that much dialog so the subtitles aren't obtrusive.


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