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Zero Day (2002)

Not Rated | | Drama | 23 January 2004 (Finland)
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Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.

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Ben Coccio
7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Cal Robertson Cal Robertson ... Cal Gabriel
Andre Keuck ... Andre Kreigman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Serataren Adragna Serataren Adragna ... Prom Goer
Melissa Banks ... Victim
Josh Bednarsky Josh Bednarsky ... Josh (as Joshua Bednarsky)
Rachel Benichak Rachel Benichak ... Rachel Lurie
Chelsea Cipolla Chelsea Cipolla ... Victim
Christopher Coccio Christopher Coccio ... Andre's Cousin
Carmine DiBenedetto ... Victim
Joe Falco Joe Falco ... First Poet
David Futernick ... Student
Alyssa Goodin Alyssa Goodin ... Student
Ryan Janowski Ryan Janowski ... Student
Derrick Karg Derrick Karg ... Victim
Gerhard Keuck Gerhard Keuck ... Andre's Parent
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Storyline

High school friends Andre Kriegman and Cal Gabriel declare war on their classmates and plan a terrifying assault on their high school. As they begin the deadly countdown to their final act of revenge, the two start a video diary to explain their feelings and chronicle their mission. Written by Famous Coachman

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Taglines:

Two kids. One School. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Avatar Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2004 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Día cero See more »

Filming Locations:

Stratford, Connecticut, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,148, 7 September 2003

Gross USA:

$8,466

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,466
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Professor Bright Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Many real aspects of Columbine shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were used in the film. Most obviously being that the entire film was shot exclusively as a video diary (excluding the massacre itself), as Harris and Dylan did film many videos (later known as "The Basement Tapes") documenting their plan. As of October 2014, "The Basement Tapes" still have not been made available to the public. See more »

Goofs

In the scene dated July 31, 2000, Cal is shown going to the orthodontist to have his bottom braces removed. However, in the first scene, dated June 23, 2000, you can clearly see that Cal's bottom teeth have no braces when he moves in to speak into the camera. See more »

Quotes

Andre Kriegman: Let's get this shit done. Let's kick the tires and light the fires.
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Crazy Credits

After realizing a friend appeared as a background character during the party scene, he and director Ben Coccio retroactively named his character "Zaxx Dragon IV". See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK DVD was cut by 3m 18secs to remove a detailed description of building explosive devices and avoiding capture. See more »

Connections

References The Birds (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Eliminator Jr.
Written by Sonic Youth
Performed by Sonic Youth
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Not your average movie... a good thing.
30 September 2003 | by matthewmrussellSee all my reviews

I agree with a lot of what is said in this movie about people blaming the media for molding them into who they are. Also, they took a rather taboo topic and did a very good job documenting what 'could' have happened.

I watch a lot of movies, many of them random movies that I end up wanting hours of my life back for, this was not a movie that I regret seeing and believe me, I don't use those words lightly.


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