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Devil's Playground (2010)

As the world succumbs to a zombie apocalypse, Cole, a hardened mercenary, is chasing the one person who can provide a cure. In his way aren't only the flesh-eating, super-athletic cannibals... See full summary »

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Joe
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Angela Mills
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Lavinia
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Geoffrey
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Steve
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Cooper
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Mr. Morgan
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As the world succumbs to a zombie apocalypse, Cole, a hardened mercenary, is chasing the one person who can provide a cure. In his way aren't only the flesh-eating, super-athletic cannibals as humanity's greatest danger, but people themselves! Written by Anonymous

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Sean Pertwee makes his cameo as a favor to producer Jonathan Sothcott after having to drop out of Dead Cert at the last minute. See more »

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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Land of the Dead (2013) See more »

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Bringing London To A Standstill
By James Edward Barker
Performed by James Edward Barker
Copyright 2010
Published by Veneration Music 2010
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A mess with no ideas of its own.
14 October 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A film based on zombies that move quicker than most (but not all) zombies from other movies is not a good premise for a story. It's not even the seed of a story. Even their own blurb says:

"DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND is a cutting edge British horror film that features zombies portrayed by free runners for a terrifyingly authentic representation of the undead."

There are so many things wrong with everything in that sentence, but mainly the word 'authentic', as if the filmmakers spent time documenting those pesky reanimated corpses which litter our streets, sprinting and leaping about everywhere.

This is barely a movie. I could criticize it further, but you can simply choose any word like 'acting' or 'directing' or 'script' and put it next to the word 'terrible'. This will save you time. The two stars is for a good title. If you want to watch free runners pretend to be zombies, you have my sympathy.


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