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Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Kayla Ewell ... Taylor

Richard Kohnke ... David

Ashlee Brian ... Brice

Brittney Alger ... Naomi

Sarah Butler ... Sharley

Michael Welch ... Howard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chris Ashworth ... Military Soldier
Jesse Brooks ... Zombie

Ashleigh Dejon ... Student

Kerry Kelly Gridley ... Zombie
Emmanuel King ... Sean

Joy Kate Lawson ... Little Girl

Alexandra Lucchesi ... Demented Woman #5 (as Catherine Lucchesi)

Kristen Merritt ... Biter

Tien Pham ... College Student
Steve Rally ... Zombie Cop
Jonathon Sarmento ... Man
Willie Weber ... Puking Zombie
Jon Cefalu ... Zombie (uncredited)
Johnny Santiago ... Demented chasing truck (uncredited)

Directed by
Christopher Roosevelt 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Christopher Roosevelt 

Produced by
James T. Bruce IV .... executive producer
Shirley Craig .... producer
Jason Hewitt .... executive producer
Jason Hewitt .... line producer
Christine Holder .... producer
Mark Holder .... producer
Kevin Kasha .... executive producer
Steven R. Monroe .... producer
Nick Risher .... co-producer
Sara Risher .... executive producer
Danny Roth .... producer
Benjamin Sacks .... executive producer
Bryan S. Sexton .... executive producer
Damiano Tucci .... producer
R. Bryan Wright .... executive producer
Original Music by
Gregory De Iulio  (as Greg De Iulio)
Cinematography by
Scott Galinsky 
Film Editing by
John Quinn 
Casting by
Danielle Aufiero 
Production Design by
Robert W. Savina 
Art Direction by
Claire Sanchez 
Costume Design by
Sandra Algood 
Makeup Department
Hailey Authement .... key makeup artist
Caitlin Murphy Miles .... makeup artist
Kat Percy .... hair department head (as Katherine G. Percy)
Production Management
Elizabeth Hutchison .... production supervisor
Lynnette M. Myers .... production director
Nancy Valle .... executive in charge of post production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanton Barrett .... second unit director
Jordan Edwards .... second assistant director
Iran Kuykendall .... first assistant director
Niraj Trivedi .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Billy Bamman .... property master
Michele Bardwell .... set dresser
Corey Lipscomb .... assistant property master
Jonathon Sarmento .... intern
Sound Department
Clay Achee .... boom operator
Cohen Hartman .... boom operator
Erick Jolley .... adr editor
Erick Jolley .... dialogue editor
Erick Jolley .... sound designer
Erick Jolley .... supervising sound editor
Eric M. Klein .... post sound supervisor
Perry Levy .... adr recordist
Peter Mullen .... sound designer
Peter Mullen .... sound effects editor
Martin Quiñones .... adr recordist
Martin Quiñones .... sound editor
Michael Russo .... sound mixer
Avis Stanley .... foley artist
Ryan Villarreal .... foley editor
Ryan Villarreal .... foley recordist
Ryan Villarreal .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
Greg Puga .... special effects foreman
Ken Speed .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Morgan Krutz .... visual effects supervisor
Corey Lipscomb .... rotoscoping
Stanton Barrett .... stunt coordinator
Hunter Baxley .... utility stunts
Sean Paul Braud .... stunts
Chris Bryant .... stunts
Jay Carrado .... stunts
Alvin Chon .... stunts
Ashleigh Dejon .... stunt double: Sarah Butler
Chris J. Fanguy .... utility stunts
Jeff Galpin .... stunt performer
Justin Gant .... stunts
Walter Garcia .... stunts
Lex D. Geddings .... utility stunts
Hevin Hampton .... stunt performer
Regis Harrington .... stunts
Jim Henry .... utility stunts
Kortney Manns .... stunt double: Ashlee Brian
Vanessa Motta .... stunts
Josh Mueller .... stunt double: Michael Welch
Holly O'Quin .... stunt performer
Freddie Poole .... stunts
Greg Rementer .... stunts
Brittany Romatowski .... stunt performer
Eric R Salas .... stunt performer
William Scharpf .... stunt rigger (as Bill Scharpf)
Taryn Terrell .... stunt double: Kayla Ewell
Matt Thompson .... stunts
Eric VanArsdale .... fire stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
David Arroyo .... grip
Robert M. Barr .... first assistant camera
Jesse Goodman .... grip
Matt Hanchey .... data tech
Jae Labat .... camera intern
Loui J. LeRoy .... first assistant camera
Andy Luce .... grip
Gregg Marion .... best boy grip
David McGill .... camera operator
Callie Moore .... second assistant camera
Eliza Morse .... still photographer
Jason Ourso .... digital imaging technician
Nick Pomerleau .... gaffer
Andrew Prescott .... dolly grip
Tyler Russell .... key first assistant camera
Teddy Smith .... camera operator
Jared Wilcox .... key grip
Casting Department
Lisa Marie Dupree .... casting: Louisiana
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hannah Gates .... assistant costume designer
Kelly Gates .... seamstress
Rona Lamont .... costumer
Melissa Naccari .... costumer
Editorial Department
Justin DeLong .... colorist
Justin DeLong .... on-line editor
Matt Hanchey .... assistant editor
Matt Hanchey .... dailies
Matt Hathcox .... assistant editor
Location Management
Aquiles Montalvo .... location manager
Music Department
Kendall Rosenberg .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Cameron Arguelles .... quality control
Judie Boxill .... tax credit consultant
Todd Crockett .... production accountant
Lizzie Guitreau .... production assistant
Matt Hathcox .... epk unit
Deirdre Peterson .... production coordinator
Katie D. Swann .... voice talent
Nicole Tiernan .... set production assistant
Andrew Tight .... assistant to producers
Rebecca Grace Tucci .... script supervisor (as Rebecca Grace Larkin)
Tiziano Tucci .... production coordinator
Alana Wright .... basecamp production assistant
Joseph J. Pearlman .... acting coach (uncredited)
Steven Spielberg .... special thanks

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Rated R for violence and language
92 min
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Second zombie film that Michael Welch is involved in. The first one being Day of the Dead (2008).See more »
Continuity: As the group leave the Rexall drugstore at around 01:02:00 the body on the welcome mat in the stores doorway disappears.See more »


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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Fast-moving zombie Olympic hopefuls compete for food., 11 August 2013
Author: Boloxxxi from United States

4 friends get together at another friend's house to have fun. Along with his girl, this makes 3 couples. At some point during the course of their get together, they receive news of a terrorist attack via a telephone call from their friend's father who owns the house they're partying in. They are freaked out, naturally, and wonder if they should leave or stay put. They decide to stay (Hmmm...this can't be good).

They later become besieged by zombies of the fast-moving kind who for some reason at one point in the movie can't figure out what to do about a gate that is only a few inches taller than them. Reminds me here of the zombie movie with Dolph Lungren. Steep stairs are a breeze, but apparently this ability is not transferable to going over a gate 2 or 3 inches taller than you. Ah, well, can't have everything.

Let's see now... In this movie there's a lot of running, panicking, screaming, yelling as the zombies try to thin out the herd (the weak, the infirmed, the know how it is). And what would a zombie movie be without some occasional "laying low". Or to put it in less cool terms: "Waiting until the dead stinking things leave". It becomes kind of like a video game. The group (whats left of them), learn that choppers are picking up survivors at strategic locations. Can they get to a rescue point without being the main course at a zombie banquet? If they can they get to fly away and give everything below them the middle finger.

The ending of the movie might be somewhat puzzling. There are 2 possible endings depending on WHEN the woman was dreaming or imagining things. You have to decide for yourself. Oh yeah, before I close, I must tell you that this movie strain of zombies are often in some kind of trance or suspended animation; dormant and "statue-like" until their food unwittingly wakes them by making too much noise. Then they become Olympic material. In a way it's kind of flattering though. You know, that something thinks you're so delicious that they break all kinds of records to get to you. Now that's love. Boloxxxi.

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