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House of the Dead 2 (2005)

A virus breaks out at a university and people start to become zombies. After 29 days, a team of AMS scientists and soldiers are sent in to deal with the problem. But while they search, things go wrong.

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Michael Hurst (as Mike Hurst)

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Peter Scheerer (story), Michael Roesch (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmanuelle Vaugier ... Alex
Ed Quinn ... Ellis
Sticky Fingaz ... Dalton
Steve Monroe ... O'Connor
Victoria Pratt ... Henson
James Parks ... Bart (as James Jean Parks)
Dan Southworth ... Nakagawa
Billy Brown ... Griffin
Nadine Velazquez ... Rodriguez
Ellie Cornell ... Jordan Casper
Sid Haig ... Professor Curien
Danielle Burgio ... Alicia / Alicia Zombie
Cam Powell ... Lonny Evans
Mircea Monroe ... Sarah Curtis
Paige Peterson ... Tracy Leibowitz / Tracy Zombie
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Storyline

At Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies at the campus, and the government sends an NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. Alexandra Morgan, a.k.a. Nightingale and lieutenant Ellis, with a special force led by lieutenant Dalton, to try to get the zero sample from the first-generation zombie. The team has a very short time to accomplish their mission and leave the place before missiles are sent to destroy the area. However, the place is crowded with hyper sapiens and the group has to fight to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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It Took Only A Single Zombie To Spawn An Army. It'll Take Everything Humanity Has To Stop It. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong zombie violence/gore, language, nudity and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House of the Dead See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jordan Casper is the only actress from the first movie that appears in this sequel. She is in a wheelchair after her legs were eaten by zombies in the previous film. See more »

Goofs

(at around 36 mins) When O'Conner is looking at his shaking hand, the Sergeant Major turns and lights him up with his weapon-mounted flashlight (which anyone trained with a gun would never do since you are pointing your gun at your comrade). When the Sgt Major turns, O'Conner's face lights up from the flashlight. The camera cuts back to the Sgt Major and he turns to continue walking. When it cuts back to O'Conner, his face is still lit up from the flashlight. See more »

Quotes

Griffin: Fucking zombie geek...
[shoots young zombie after finding it reading a book while wearing blood stained glasses]
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A very short zombie scene follows the closing credits. See more »

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References Alone in the Dark (2005) See more »

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Marginally Better Than The First
12 May 2006 | by BHorrorWriterSee all my reviews

The original HOUSE OF THE DEAD was a joke! An insult to horror fans worldwide. Uwe Boll is and forever will be a hack in the Directors chair. There is no style or merit to his work. It is all plain, dull and over-the-top in a way that does not represent a keen and penetrating eye for Cinema.

With that said...HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 raises the bar...slightly. The story seemed to be put together better and had a focus in mind. Borrowing elements from previous zombie flicks like DAY OF THE DEAD, 28 DAYS LATER and countless others...HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 did not break any new ground. It did, however offer a story that was not painful to watch.


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