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Land of the Dead (2005)

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The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Riley Denbo
... Cholo DeMora
... Kaufman
... Slack
... Charlie
... Big Daddy
... Pretty Boy
... Foxy
... Number 9
... Butcher
... Tambourine Man
... Mouse
... Anchor
... Mike
... Pillsbury
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Storyline

Now that zombies have taken over the world, the living have built a walled-in city to keep the dead out. But all's not well where it's most safe, as a revolution plans to overthrow the city leadership, and the zombies are turning into more advanced creatures. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for pervasive strong violence and gore, language, brief sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dead Reckoning  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,221,705, 26 June 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,700,082, 5 January 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,070,520
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Alan Van Sprang and Shawn Roberts are the only two Land actors to carry over to another "Dead" movie by playing different characters. Alan Van Sprang was in Land of the Dead (2005) as a soldier named Brubaker, who died and became a zombie, and he was Sarge in Diary of the Dead (2007), and Survival of the Dead (2009). Whereas Shawn Roberts played a rookie called Mike, in Land of the Dead (2005), and one of the students named "Tony Ravello" in Diary of the Dead (2007). See more »

Goofs

When Riley makes a run for "Dead Reckoning" after lowering the drawbridge, he is clearly aiming far left of the first zombie he "shoots". See more »

Quotes

Cholo: Still workin' for the man. Kaufman send you to kill me, huh?
Riley: Yes.
Cholo: Takes a true friend to stab you right in the front, doesn't it.
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Crazy Credits

The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Land of the Dead: Bringing the Dead to Life (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Requiem: Agnus Dei
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of Point Classics LLC
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Land of the Dead - not too bad.
24 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I went in to this movie expecting the worst and couldn't have been more wrong. Romero did a good job keeping to what he does best- zombie and social commentary. The special effects and gore were really good and "Dead Reckoning" doesn't look as much like a DAWN OF THE DEAD (remake) parking shuttle, as it does in the trailers. I did feel that they introduced "Big Daddy" way to early in the film and overused him. I would have enjoyed the movie more if he was just another zombie. Cameo's by Simon Pegg, Tom Savini, and Edgar Wright were barely noticeable. I would have liked to see more "daytime" scenes but I don't think that is what Romero had in mind. Overall, it was a fun movie that had a few sudden scares and some good humor.


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