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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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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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English | Spanish | Italian | Polish | French

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

George A. Romero was so impressed with Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead (2004), that he asked them to appear in this, the fourth part of his "Dead" series, and they appear as the photo-booth zombies in the carnival and barroom sequence. They also feature prominently in the artwork for the Unrated Director's Cut. See more »

Goofs

After Riley lowers the drawbridge, a zombie comes out of the same control room. See more »

Quotes

Kaufman: [Kaufman gets in his private underground limo, while his driver opens the garage door] Careful when you open that door.
[Big Daddy appears, and attempts to get into the limo. His driver sees this, and runs out the garage door, leaving Kaufman in the limo]
Kaufman: Get back here, you son of a bitch! You've got the fucking keys!
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

The Unrated Director's Cut has a scene missing from the UK cinema release. Just before Cholo visits Kauffman for the final time he intervenes in a disturbance at Kauffman's neighbor's' house where we see that a man has hanged himself and his son tries to cut him down only to be bitten in the neck when his father reanimates as a zombie. Cholo destroys the zombie by bashing its head in while the distraught widow shrieks in the background. See more »

Connections

Follows Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Requiem: Agnus Dei
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of Point Classics LLC
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George returns with something a little different and scores!
22 June 2005 | by traviskramerSee all my reviews

I was able to catch an advance screening with friends last night, and maybe it was just the mood we were in, but we had a blast. It took me a few minutes to get the direction George was going with this one, but once I did, it cranked on almost every cylinder.

The first thing to note is this is not a serious, somber, scare you out of your pants zombie movie. What it actually plays out as instead is a social commentary on class, politics, and stereo types, while having a good time doing it. Think more Evil Dead meets Mad Max meets Night of the Living Dead, and you'll get a clearer picture of the movie George has made here.

Yes, it is very violent, and yes, there are plenty of "feedings." Highly recommended for those whose take zombie movies as seriously as they should.


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