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The Horde (2009) More at IMDbPro »La horde (original title)

The Horde -- North of Paris, cops and mobsters form an unlikely alliance when they're attacked by rage-fueled zombies.


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Release Date:
10 February 2010 (Belgium) See more »
An end of the world battle between gangsters, cops and zombies. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Claude Perron ... Aurore

Jean-Pierre Martins ... Ouessem

Eriq Ebouaney ... Adewale

Aurélien Recoing ... Jimenez
Doudou Masta ... Bola
Antoine Oppenheim ... Tony
Jo Prestia ... José
Yves Pignot ... René
Adam Pengsawang ... Le Tchèque
Sébastien Peres ... Séb
Laurent Demianoff ... Kim
Alain Figlarz ... Le concièrge
Stéphane Orsolani ... Guetteur
Ali Karamoko ... Ali
Maud Heywang ... Quadra
Marie Vincent ... Hélène
Mohamed Kerriche ... Halim
Vincent Haquin ... Homme massif
Laurent Segall ... Rivoallan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Maximilien Poullein ... Zombie
Cédric Boyer ... Zombie (uncredited)
Yannick Dahan ... Zombie (uncredited)
Bruce Henrionnet ... Zombie (uncredited)
Gauthier Lamothe ... Zombie (uncredited)
Jimmy Philémond-Montout ... Zombie (uncredited)
Benjamin Rocher ... Teacher's head (uncredited)
Pierre Zéni ... Mourner at funeral (uncredited)
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Directed by
Yannick Dahan 
Benjamin Rocher 
Writing credits
Arnaud Bordas (scenario) &
Yannick Dahan (scenario) &
Stéphane Moïssakis (scenario) &
Benjamin Rocher (scenario)

Nicolas Peufaillit (scenario consultant)

Produced by
Thomas Cappeau .... assistant producer
Bambou Nguyen .... assistant producer
Raphaël Rocher .... producer
Original Music by
Christopher Lennertz 
Cinematography by
Julien Meurice 
Film Editing by
Dimitri Amar 
Casting by
Michael Laguens 
Production Design by
Jérémy Streliski 
Makeup Department
Olivier Afonso .... special makeup effects artist
Oriane Cattiaux .... makeup artist
Amèlie Grossier .... special makeup effects artist
Laetitia Hillion .... makeup supervisor
Cyril Hipaux .... special makeup effects artist
Frédéric Lainé .... special makeup effects artist
Pascal Larue .... special makeup effects artist
Flore Masson .... special makeup effects artist
Milou Sanner .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Raphaël Alexandre .... unit manager
Clauss Gigli .... unit production manager
Alexandre Isidoro .... post-production manager
Marie-Laure Merriaux .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul-Henri Belin .... first assistant director
Julien Gardet .... third assistant director
Johana Katz .... second assistant director
Ludovic Ory .... second second assistant director
David Paté .... additional assistant director
Art Department
Anne Delepoulle .... assistant art director
Lionel Dijoux .... construction coordinator
Nicolas Flipo .... property master
Laura Kantke .... assistant art director
Ingrid Marcille .... painter
Damien Masson .... assistant decorator
Damien Masson .... set dresser
Clemence Rafin .... assistant art director
Ambrogio Sarfati .... storyboard artist
Bruno Vitti .... metal worker
Sound Department
Benjamin Alves .... assistant sound editor
Gurwal Coïc-Gallas .... supervising sound editor
Roland Duboué .... sound editor
Daniel Gries .... foley artist
Christophe Joly .... boom operator
Christophe Joly .... foley recordist
Guillaume Limberger .... adr mixer
François Loubeyre .... dialogue editor
François Loubeyre .... sound mixer
François Loubeyre .... sound re-recording mixer
Benjamin Lécuyer .... recorder
Benoit Maerens .... sound assistant
Ric Schnupp .... adr recordist
Special Effects by
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
Guillaume Castagné .... pyrotechnician
Nicolas Herlin .... pyrotechnician
Laetitia Hillion .... special effects makeup
Olivier Junquet .... special effects supervisor
Stéphane Soubiran .... special effects crew
Visual Effects by
Maris Abolins .... visual effects artist: Cyberpunk VFX
Santo Alex M. .... technical director / software developer
Laurent Bernier .... digital effects artist
Lucie Bories .... digital compositor
Reine Bourgault .... digital compositor
Marc-Andre Carbonneau .... visual effects artist
Thiago Costa .... technical director: visual effects
Guillaume Crampette .... digital compositor
Sebastien Dostie .... visual effects supervisor
Christophe Duflaut .... digital compositor
Crampette Guillaume .... digital compositor
Gwen Heliou .... visual effects lead
Sébastien Jacob .... digital compositor
Jerome Kerzerho .... visual effects
Benoit Ladouceur .... digital matte artist
Stephane Mitonneau .... flame artist
Marie-Josée Ouellet .... visual effects coordinator
Andris Pakalns .... digital compositor: Cyberpunk VFX
Patrick Parenteau .... visual effects artist
Benoit Pelchat .... digital matte artist
Raminta Poskute .... visual effects coordinator
Julien Rousseau .... digital compositor
Jean-Sébastien Savard .... digital compositor
Antonin Seydoux .... compositor
Hubert Zapalowicz .... digital artist
Frédéric Alhinho .... stunt performer: zombies
Virginie Arnaud .... stunt performer: zombies
Malki Attar .... stunt performer: zombies
Alain Barbier .... stunt performer: zombies
Cristina Da Silva .... stunt performer: zombies (as Christiana Becquet Da Silva)
Laurent Demianoff .... stunt performer
Frédéric Dessains .... stunt performer: zombies
Cullet Eric .... stunt performer: zombies
Alain Figlarz .... stunt choreographer
David Genty .... stunt performer: zombies
Vincent Haquin .... stunt performer
Sébastien Labie .... stunt performer: zombies
Emmanuel Lanzi .... stunt coordinator
Emmanuel Lanzi .... stunt performer: zombies
Jean-François Lenogue .... stunt performer: zombies
Stéphane Orsolani .... stunt performer
Adam Pengsawang .... stunt performer
Sébastien Peres .... stunt performer
Olivier Sa .... stunt performer: zombies
Thierry Saelens .... stunt performer: zombies
Dan Schwarz .... stunt performer: zombies
Sebastien Soudais .... stunt performer: zombies
Michaël Troude .... stunt performer: zombies
Patrick Vo .... stunt coordinator
Patrick Vo .... stunt performer: zombies
Camera and Electrical Department
Timothée Anciaux .... additional electrician
Maxime Beauquesne .... assistant video
Bruno Bimbard .... generator operator
Virginie Chaillou .... electrician
Philippe Derobert .... generator operator
Julien Gallois .... gaffer
Joël Germaneau .... additional electrician
Jean Baptiste Gerthoffert .... electrician
Paul Ghafoorian .... grip
Sébastien Grasso .... key grip
Joachim Imbard .... additional electrician
Aurélien Landreau .... best boy
Guillaume Lemerle .... grip
Mahdi Lepart .... camera operator
Romain Léo .... grip
Nicolas Martin-Beuchet .... additional electrician
Gary Pachany .... focus puller
Pierre Palle .... additional electrician
Mathieu Pasdeloup .... electrician
Maguelonne Pochon .... second assistant camera
Vincent Scotet .... second assistant camera
Sylvain Séchet .... additional electrician
Aurélien Thibault .... additional electrician
Vincent Toubel .... first assistant camera
Editorial Department
Chrystèle Barbarat .... digital intermediate producer
Olivier Galliano .... first assistant editor
Le Guen Jean-Baptiste .... digital film supervisor
Christine Szymkowiak .... colorist
Music Department
Mikael Carlsson .... soundtrack producer
Gary Liu .... music preparation
Drew Silverstein .... music preparation
Jeff Vaughn .... scoring mixer
Philip White .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Juliette Baumard .... script supervisor
Stéphane Boulay .... travelling car
Bernard Brun .... set photography
Alex Emanuel .... dubbed voice
Kook Ewo .... opening title sequence by
Juliette Farout .... production secretary
Michel Flaesh .... dog trainer
Franck Fuchs .... production administrator
Chrystelle Garcia .... script supervisor
Maud Heywang .... zombie coach
Joan Daniel Lillo .... production assistant: Hybride
Maratier .... weapons advisor
Xavier Sayanoff .... making-of
Tristan Schulmann .... making-of
Mat Troi Day .... production manager: preparation (uncredited)
Rafik Benhammou .... the producers wish to thank
Martin Caraux .... thanks
Xavier Gens .... very special thanks
Fabien Giraud .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La horde" - France (original title)
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90 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Australia:R (2010) | Canada:18A (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (self applied) | France:12 (with warning) | Germany:18 (cut) | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R15+ | New Zealand:R18 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:18 | USA:Not Rated

Did You Know?

Shown as the closing film at Leeds International Film Festival's "Day Of The Dead" horror film marathon on 7th November, 2009.See more »
Revealing mistakes: After one of the cops was executed by a gangster you can see him still breathing in a later shot.See more »


What are the differences between the French DVD/BD Version and the International Version?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Routine but enjoyable., 10 February 2013
Author: Scott LeBrun (Hey_Sweden) from Canada

The French film "La Horde" doesn't exactly bring a fresh approach to the over saturated zombie genre, yet is still entertaining enough for what it is. It benefits from its breakneck pace and intensity, and is just as much about character as it is bloodshed. (Not that it skimps in the gore department at all, though, far from it.) A quartet of detectives - Aurore (Claude Perron), Ouessem (Jean-Pierre Martins), Jimenez (Aurelien Recoing), and Tony (Antoine Oppenheim), find the dead body of a colleague and turn rogue, vowing to avenge his death. Unfortunately, things don't go as planned: first, their quarry, gangster Adewale (Eriq Ebouaney), is able to get the drop on them, and start torturing them, then this big mess becomes an even bigger one when scores upon scores of the living dead start to overwhelm humanity, as the apocalypse seems to have begun. While this is all pretty predictable in terms of the script, "La Horde" does manage to entertain by ensuring that its audience never gets bored. It starts quietly enough, but soon it's kicked itself into a high gear and has stayed there. Some zombie cinema lovers may take exception to the fact that these are very FAST zombies, as well as to the generous array of digital rather than practical carnage, but if you don't concern yourself too much with those elements, you may find this a reasonable viewing experience. The characters, by and large, are NOT sympathetic, including the cops, so the lack of rooting interest may make this hard for some people to follow. Still, as in any film with a similar premise, there is a certain amusement in seeing cops and crooks alike being forced to team up in order to survive - and, as we can see, the crooks aren't completely one- dimensional. The acting is good for this sort of thing. Both Martins and Ebouaney have a formidable screen presence, and Martins has one hell of a great exit where he truly goes down fighting. While "La Horde" may not be among the most stimulating films of its kind - at least in an intellectual way - one could definitely do far worse, as it manages to maintain a fever pitch for much of its duration. Seven out of 10.

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