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The Dead -- When the last flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, Lt. Brian Murphy is the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living. When he crosses paths with local solider Daniel Dembele (Prince David Osei), a man frantically searching for his son, they join forces.
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An American mercenary, the sole survivor of a plane crash, has to run the gauntlet across Africa, battling with the living dead. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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The Dead 2 Q&A with Meenu Mishra
 (From DailyDead. 28 September 2014, 6:09 PM, PDT)

The Dead 2 Interview with The Ford Brothers
 (From DailyDead. 23 September 2014, 3:12 PM, PDT)

Interview: The Ford Brothers talk ‘The Dead’ and its sequel
 (From Blogomatic3000. 23 September 2014, 12:10 PM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Rob Freeman ... Lieutenant Brian Murphy
Prince David Oseia ... Sergeant Daniel Dembele (as Prince David Osei)
David Dontoh ... The Chief
Ben Crowe ... Dan Ryder - Mercenary Leader
Glenn Salvage ... Suicide Mercenary
Dan Morgan ... James
Julia Scott-Russell ... James' Fiancé
Laura Jane Stephens ... Drowning Woman
John Dunton-Downer ... Lieutenant Frank Greaves
Nelson E. Ward ... Captain Edward Roy Cottridge Parker
Mark Chapman ... Co-Pilot Collins
Anne Davaud ... Doctor
Gaal Hama ... Daniel's Son
Leala Tall ... Daniel's Wife
Tolu Ajayi ... Major Mayhem
Garard Ouadraogo ... Lead Soldier
Josaphine Kabora ... Dying Woman
Halimata Nikiama ... Woman with Baby
Reine Pauline Tangolo ... Baby
Katy Richardson ... Murphy's Wife
Fae Ford-Brister ... Murphy's Daughter
Sergho Dak Jean Gustaphe ... Military Base Leader
Kerry Moallemi ... Mother on Plane
Amir Moallemi ... Father on Plane
Kian Moallemi ... Baby on Plane
Amanda Ford ... Woman on Plane
Alicia Reilly ... Woman on Plane
John Reilly ... Excecutive on Plane
Benjamin James Elliot ... Mercenary
Mark Loberg ... Mercenary
Michael Kuper ... Mercenary
Mark Van De Banks ... Dead Father
Lucy Harding ... Daughter
Dan Rickard ... Son

Howard J. Ford ... Dying Mercenary on Beach (as Howard Ford)
Jonathan Ford ... Shotgun Mercenary (as Jon Ford)
Kwesi Asmah ... The Dead - Ghana
Frank Owusu Darko ... The Dead - Ghana
Joseph Sakey ... The Dead - Ghana
Edward Bruce ... The Dead - Ghana
Stephen Asare Amaning ... The Dead - Ghana
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elizabeth Akingbade ... Survivor
Benjamin C. Akpa ... Survivor
Anthony Arinze ... Survivor
Genardo Campbell ... Survivor
Chamberlain Dembele ... The Dead
Ofuya Elias ... Survivor
Daniel Gomme ... Sergeant
Baiden Kweku ... Survivor
Basil Senior ... Survivor

Directed by
Howard J. Ford 
Jonathan Ford (co-director) (as Jon Ford)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Howard J. Ford 
Jonathan Ford 

Produced by
Howard J. Ford .... producer
Amir S. Moallemi .... executive producer
Amir S. Moallemi .... producer
Nader Taghan .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Imran Ahmad 
 
Cinematography by
Jonathan Ford  (as Jon Ford)
 
Film Editing by
Howard J. Ford 
 
Production Design by
Daniel Gomme 
 
Costume Design by
Daniel Gomme 
 
Makeup Department
Max Van De Banks .... makeup artist
Max Van De Banks .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Marie Laure Babouram .... unit production manager
Fadul Wahab Dembele .... unit production manager
Barbara Tettey .... unit production manager
 
Art Department
Louise Abbott .... art department runner: UK
Sami Goddard .... art department runner: UK
Linda Gonzales .... art department runner
 
Sound Department
Antony Bayman .... adr mixer
Paul Brooker .... sound recordist
Adam Daniel .... sound mixer
Graham Daniel .... sound mixer
Peter Dobson .... additional sound
Francis Ward Lindsay .... sound designer
Terry Tu .... foley editor
Terry Tu .... foley supervisor
Andrew Wilkinson .... sound designer
 
Special Effects by
Dan Rickard .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lucy Harding .... focus puller
Leke Ibadu .... gaffer
 
Music Department
Jeremy Biggs .... additional music effects
Paul Golding .... music scoring engineer
Paul Golding .... score mixer
Sass Hoory .... musician: percussion
Alex Teymour Housego .... musician: flute
Jally Kebba Susso .... musician: kora
Saba Tewelde .... musician: vocalist
 
Transportation Department
Amudu Salifu .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Simon Bennett-Leyh .... production assistant
Lauri Blue .... publicist
Ashley Drakeford .... production assistant
Patrick Gatov .... distribution assistant
Marjolaine Gout .... distribution coordinator
Omid Moallemi .... production assistant
Shahram Moallemi .... production accountant
Sarah Rasmusson .... marketing assistant
Liz Rodriguez .... publicist
Melissa Suncin .... marketing assistant
Ellie Taplin .... production assistant: UK unit
Andrew Walton .... construction manager
Matt Wiles .... production assistant
Thomas Yardley .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

MPAA:
Rated R for bloody zombie violence and gore
Runtime:
105 min
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Trivia:
The opening scene in the desert was filmed on one of the last days of shooting.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: When Lieutenant Brian Murphy is carrying the swaddled baby after first rescuing it, The baby is clearly lay on its back facing upwards in his arms. Yet there is a leg dangling and facing completely the wrong direction.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013)See more »

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54 out of 75 people found the following review useful.
Fantastic, 18 September 2011
Author: slipitontravascus from South Korea

If your regular zombie movie is coca-cola, this is french Champagne. Being from Africa myself, I could come across as somewhat biased. Do not expect your regular advancing hordes or big titted blonds. It was well filmed, awesomely cast, contained enough gore/horror to satisfy most, and although it was considerably slow moving, it was captivating the whole way through. For an apparent new director/producer, this was a phenomenal first attempt. Perhaps I am wrong here as I don't recall where I read this information but nonetheless, this was one of those rare occasions where a film with a B-Grade budget pulled of something amazing. I will repeat that I am a huge fan of this genre and extremely proud to be African, but those facts aside, this was a UK made movie and one I would recommend to anyone with a taste for horror and gore as well as sentiment and a great and moving story on its own.

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