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Juan of the Dead (2011)
"Juan de los Muertos" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Comedy, Horror  |  13 January 2012 (Spain)
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A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Juan
Jorge Molina ...
Lazaro
Andros Perugorría ...
Vladi
Andrea Duro ...
Camila
Jazz Vilá ...
La China
Eliecer Ramírez ...
El Primo
Blanca Rosa Blanco ...
Sara
Susana Pous ...
Lucía
Antonio Dechent ...
Father Jones
Eslinda Núñez ...
Berta
Elsa Camp ...
Yiya
Pablo Alexandro González Ramy ...
El Niño
Juan Miguel Mas ...
Mario
Argelio Sosa ...
Rogelio
Marisol Egurrola ...
Abuela Amurrada
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Juan is a slacker trying to reconnect with his daughter, who plans to rejoin her mother in Miami. Lazaro, Juan's friend, is trying to connect with his own son, a persistent womanizer. They begin to notice that locals are "going crazy", killing people and eating their flesh, and the recently deceased are returning to life. The Cuban government and the media claim that the zombies are dissidents revolting against the government. Juan starts a business to profit off of killing the zombies, but the group may soon find their own lives at risk. Written by Anonymous

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50 years after the Cuban Revolution, a new Revolution is about to begin. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Horror

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Opening Weekend:

$12,007 (USA) (16 March 2012)

Gross:

$18,005 (USA) (16 March 2012)
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The testicle scene between Lázaro and his son is not a "natural occurrence". Lázaro's bits are made from plastic. See more »

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We see Juan fighting zombies on the dock, except that it's animated to look like a graphic novel. See more »

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References Scarface (1932) See more »

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Camina Como Un Muerto
Written by Sergio Valdes
Performed by Sergio Valdes and Los Fantasmas de Elevense
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Zombiepocalypse Gold
5 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Burdened only by a cheesy name, Juan of the Dead is zombiepocalpyse gold. When zombies infest Cuba, Juan, Lazaro, and company see a business opportunity. To give you an idea, Juan answers the phone, "Juan of the dead, we kill your loved ones." For squeamish people like me, rest assured that the zombie violence is comically creative instead of gruesome. Two words: flatbed truck. If for no other reason, see the movie for that HILARIOUS scene. The legitimately funny, light social commentary of Cuban lifestyle is unexpected and makes this movie special. Zombie-run public transportation is "no different than usual," and there are constant cracks about rafting to Miami, but "only as a last resort." The lead actor Alexis Diaz de Villegas oozes charisma and charmed me in the first five minutes. If you're a fan of how Dawn of the Dead mixes zombies and politics, definitely check out this movie.


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