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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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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:

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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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The rifle carried by Charlie (Robert Joy) is an M-1 Carbine, a weapon developed during World War II. It was noted for its superb accuracy (for a carbine), and also hated by the Marines for its puny stopping power. See more »

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

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Cholo: [to Mouse] There are three things a man must do alone - be born, die and, well, we all know the other one.
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En El Camino
Written by Antonio Hernández, Raul Chapa Elizalde, Mario Alvarado, Jorge Alejandro Campos,
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Romero's latest Zombie flick is a winner
20 January 2007 | by mjw2305See all my reviews

Zombies have taken over the world in Land of the Dead, the remaining survivors live within a walled city to keep the dead out. A revolution is brewing in a plan to overthrow the city. but outside the walls the zombies are developing their intelligence.

The plot kind of sounds a bit lame, but it really does work well and this is a zombie flick that can be taken quite seriously. Romero has again created something great on a tight budget, and he has done well to make it look good, with some great make up effects. The cast are all pretty good, there are some good characters and the dialogue is effective.

Overall Land of the Dead delivers all out zombie action that's great for fans of the genre, good work George.

8/10


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