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Dead Snow (2009)
"Død snø" (original title)

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A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.

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A Norwegian parody of Kill Bill.

Director: Tommy Wirkola
Stars: Stig Frode Henriksen, Tommy Wirkola, Linda Øverlie Nilsen
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Several friends take to the mountains and shack-up in the wilderness of back-of-beyond to enjoy a little R & R together, their peace is soon interrupted by a mysterious old man, warning them of a local curse that during the German occupation of the local area that these Nazi invaders were brutal and harsh in their methods of control. Telling of the legend of the villager's revolt that drove them up into the cold, dark mountains where they perished, that is until rumour of their return in the form of zombies, evil Nazi zombies. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Ein! Zwei! Die!

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9 January 2009 (Norway)  »

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Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,363 (USA) (19 June 2009)

Gross:

$41,709 (USA) (24 July 2009)
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This film's main trailer shows black-and-white World War II archive footage including battleships, parachuting and a command room featuring Adolf Hitler but this material is not seen in the actual movie. See more »

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Chris claims the movie April Fool's Day was made in 1984, when in fact, she is off by two years. See more »

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Roy: We should have gone to the beach like I told you.
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References Dead Alive (1992) See more »

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Min Dag
Written by Åge Aleksandersen (as Age Alexandersen) (Warner/Chappell Music Scandinavia AB)
Performed by Åge Aleksandersen (as Age Alexandersen)
EMI Music Norway
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Norwegian Nazi-zombies!
11 November 2008 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to be invited to see the Norwegian Nazi-zombie-movie, Død snø , in a private screening in Os International Film Festivalen in Norway. This film has the best tag line ever: Ein! Zwei! Die! So my expectations were pretty high on this one!

The director Tommy Wirkola first got famous in Norway with a movie called Kill Buljo: The Movie, which is a Norwegian parody of Kill Bill. He now continues in the same comedy/homage/genre field and very successfully I may add. The movie really is as good as it sounds and on top of that it is actually unique. I really like Tommy Wirkolas ability to combine homage with something new and interesting; not a very easy thing to do folks!

Død snø is basically a teenager-slasher-horror-comedy with Nazi-zombies. The storyline is pretty basic; it's about these teenagers that go up to a cabin in the mountains in the middle of winter and get ambushed by a punch of zombies. Yeah, you know the drill… But this one really delivers, and all the clichés are used to benefit the film. You can see a lot of influences from past genre movies and it is filled with homage towards them. Everyone who likes these kinds of films will have a blast at the movie theater; I laughed my ass off!

So goo see this film!!! I give it 5 stars!


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