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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)

Writers:

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 2: All Guts, No Glory 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

Billy Brown and Theo Rossi also worked together in Sons of Anarchy (2008) and Cloverfield (2008). See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 1 min) When Morgan and Ellis enter the room where the first zombie is locked for research, during close-ups the actress's own right cheek can be seen through the mouth opening behind the fake teeth. See more »

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Griffin: Fucking zombie geek...
[shoots young zombie after finding it reading a book while wearing blood stained glasses]
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References Child's Play 2 (1990) See more »

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Amazing Sequel
23 May 2007 | by springsunnywinterSee all my reviews

I just can't believe that a sequel to an absolute rubbish film would turn out to be so good. After watching the first crappy House of the Dead I thought this one will also be the same, I rented it because I couldn't find another movie that looks good. Uwe Boll did not direct it so I was saying to myself "It shouldn't be bad as the first one". The film was much better than I expected and I have only 2 words for the make-up effects; awesome & mind-blowing definitely the best make-up for any zombie film. The story is really good about a mad scientist in a university campus whose dream is to bring the dead back to life but the virus broke out after an experiment on a dead girl so it took only one zombie to spawn an army, the special forces are sent to find the patient zero which is the original zombie from where the infection started and create an antidote to stop the plague. This is the third video game movie I've liked the other two are Resident Evil & Resident Evil: Apocalypse. I've seen it twice in my 2-day hire although I usually watch rented films only once. Do not mistake that the sequel is crap just because the first one was, House of the Dead fans won't be disappointed. Thank goodness Uwe Boll did not direct it and thank you Mike Hurst!


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