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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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George A. Romero
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Baker ... Riley Denbo
John Leguizamo ... Cholo DeMora
Dennis Hopper ... Kaufman
Asia Argento ... Slack
Robert Joy ... Charlie
Eugene Clark ... Big Daddy
Joanne Boland ... Pretty Boy
Tony Nappo ... Foxy
Jennifer Baxter ... Number 9
Boyd Banks ... Butcher
Jasmin Geljo ... Tambourine Man
Maxwell McCabe-Lokos ... Mouse
Tony Munch ... Anchor
Shawn Roberts ... Mike
Pedro Miguel Arce ... 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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The dead shall inherit the Earth. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Reckoning See more »

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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Asia Argento (Slack) is the daughter of noted Italian horror filmmaker Dario Argento, who was the co-producer and co-composer of one of the previous entries in George A. Romero's zombie series, Dawn of the Dead (1978). See more »

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Arena Policeman: What the hell is going on here?
Riley: Someone shot the little fat man.
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The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »

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Requiem: Agnus Dei
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Again the master of the Zombies with a exciting and thrilling film.
12 December 2006 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

This film by the master Zombies George A Romero is the key because the producers made it,but he's the icon,he's the hall-of-fame,he's the standard which created the living dead genre.Thematically deals about a bunch of people trying to live as though nothing has changed or at least that's what the administration believes.The protagonists understand that the world has completely changed.There's an administration sort of a self-styled government ruled by a magnate,the big man,Kauffman(Dennis Hooper).A dead-reckoning truck has been stolen by the second-in command(John Leguizano)and Kauffman wants him captured or killed and the $ 2 million piece of equipment returned.He assigns the mission to a group of valiant fighters(Simon Baker,Robert Joy,Asia Argento among others).The picture is reflective about society and I think he elevates the genre in that way .

The movie contains terror,action,scares,irony with some jokes, and lots of blood and gore courtesy of makeup specialists Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger.In the film appear known people and Romero friends in outrage cameos as Asia Argento ,she's known from small girl when Romero worked with her father in ¨Dawn of the dead(1978) and Two evil eyes¨; Tom Savini a master makeup who worked in¨Day of the dead¨among others and Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg director and starring of ¨Shaun of the dead¨the successful English Zombies film. George Romero is a sensational stylist,he's a great craftsman,besides he's a great storyteller.Romero is a master editor that's what makes this movie so great to watch because there's so much detail but he shoots so much coverage.Romero is always trying to hold on to how the story is best told to get his vision across.Night of the living dead is a masterpiece, but here Romero reaches another level another climax in this one. The motion picture will like to Zombies cinema enthusiastic and gore-fans.


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