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

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  9 January 2009 (Norway)
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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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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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Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$41,709 (USA) (24 July 2009)
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The English translation of the town Øksfjord is Axefjord. See more »

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The skull badge on Colonel Herzog's hat changes from crooked to straight throughout the movie. See more »

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Martin: [talking on his cell phone] Hello, 9-1-1? We've been attacked by what look like German zombies from the Second World War! And we set our cabin on fire by accident!
[Jerks phone away from ear]
Martin: *The bitch hung up on me!*
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Dovregubbens Hall
Written by Edvard Grieg (Public domain)
Performed by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Jerzy Maksymiuk
Courtesy of Naxos Norway AS o/b/o HNH International Holdings Ltd.
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My high expectations were met
12 January 2009 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Død Snø, which should have had the name "Red Snow" or "Rød Snø", but could not because there already is a film with such a name, and from where.. jepp Norway that one too. We got a thing for snow, and man did it turn out good in this one. I think they somehow got to combine the mayhem and fun from some of the classics, at the same time as they capture a bit of Norwegian fun with the music and scenery.

I definitely recommend the movie, for those who are fans of Zoombies and gore.

It's been fun reading the comments and what people think of the movie, and seeing such an attention for a zombie film from Norway.


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