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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

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Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies.

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(screenplay), (Quirk Books novel) | 1 more credit »
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1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitors, and save the country before it's too late. Written by Deborah Falconer

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Slay with pride. Kill with prejudice. See more »

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Action | Horror | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for zombie violence and action, and brief suggestive material | See all certifications »

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5 February 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Orgullo, prejuicio y zombies  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,324,240 (USA) (5 February 2016)

Gross:

$10,907,291 (USA) (26 February 2016)
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Suki Waterhouse badly bruised her shoulder while filming the first fight scene between the Bennet sisters and the zombies. See more »

Goofs

When the sisters are dressing for the dance at the beginning of the film, they are shown sheathing several styles of daggers which were not manufactured until the 20th century. This includes an Applegate-Fairbairn fighting knife which was designed by Rex Applegate and William Fairbairn in 1941. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Elizabeth Bennet: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.
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Crazy Credits

After the first set of credits, a horde of zombies led by Wickham can be seen storming the house. See more »

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Version of Pride and Prejudice (1958) See more »

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Rondo in A Major, D. 438
Written by Franz Schubert
Performed by James Buswell and Carpe Diem String Quartet
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A very unexpected and entertaining movie.
20 March 2016 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Genreally, I like zombie movies a lot because of their post- apocalyptic vibe.

Normally though, I find the genre comes in 2 distinct flavours; serious stuff like "28 Days/Weeks Later" or campy B flavoured offerings like "The Scouts Guide To The Apocalypse".

This movie however defies the genre. The closest comparisons I could make would be "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" or "Penny Dreadful" but with more humour. It follows the story of Pride and Prejudice so closely I kept looking for Keira Knightly to appear.

The production quality however is what surprised me the most; it's incredibly high with great sets, realistic costumes, lighting and cinematography. There was a lot of attention to detail.

This is a very unique and interesting mash-up which I quite enjoyed. I am surprised it's not rated higher on IMDb but I believe it deserves a watch regardless.


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