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Rise of the Undead (2005)

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The apocalypse has arrived. Seven strangers escape a fiery blast that has engulfed the city. Refuge is found in an abandoned government building. Trapped with nowhere to go, they soon ... See full summary »

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J. Horton (as Jason Horton), Shannon Hubbell

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J. Horton (as Jason Horton), Shannon Hubbell
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Credited cast:
Chrystal Skye Jordan Chrystal Skye Jordan ... Buffy
Mark Karem Mark Karem ... Wound
Chantal Koerner Chantal Koerner ... Screaming Woman
Blaine Cade ... Naked Zombie
Sunshine Bond Sunshine Bond ... Thrice Zombie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Whitney Getz Whitney Getz ... Lylah
J. Horton ... Survivor
Kyle Jemison Kyle Jemison ... Lam
Robert Valentino Kitchen Robert Valentino Kitchen ... Tall Zombie (as Robert Kitchen)
J. Brandon Maughon J. Brandon Maughon ... Jim
Christian Recile ... J.
Leonard Zanders Leonard Zanders ... Judge
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The apocalypse has arrived. Seven strangers escape a fiery blast that has engulfed the city. Refuge is found in an abandoned government building. Trapped with nowhere to go, they soon realize they are not alone. Something sinister, hidden in the shadows, is slowly killing them off one by one. A game of survival has begun. Become the hunter or become the hunted. Written by Anonymous

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apocalypse | siege | salad | monster | See All (4) »

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Flee or face the creature inside.

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Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rising Undead See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Budget:

$1,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Jim: "When there's no more room in hell..."
Judge: What?
Jim: Zombies, man. Walking dead, shoot-em-in-the-head, flesh-eating zombies. Just like in the movies.
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References Dawn of the Dead (1978) See more »

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It's a siege not a zombie movie
13 June 2005 | by barb1999-1See all my reviews

Rio Bravo, From Dusk Til Dawn, Assault on P.13, Feast, Dual at Diablo, Princess of Darkness, Rise of the Undead. They are siege movies, several characters trapped together in a singular location, besieged by the forces of darkness. Rise of the Undead is a siege picture at it's most basic. Neither the characters or the monster are given faces. Sure there's several characters running around yelling at each other, but they remain mostly nameless. It's a bold move on the part of the filmmakers to strip the genre to it's essentials. And it's a move that doesn't always work. Leaving out characterization leaves the audiences feeling nothing for the characters, and as a result the movie loses a much needed sense of urgency. What's left however, is a hell of a story. Strangers trapped in a building during an apocalypse, hunted down by an unseen menace. There is also a very off beat and assured sense of humor working here. The awkward pauses aren't bad editing. They are deliberate and often gut busting funny digs at the characters and the genre itself. Anyone expecting a walking dead movie is going to be sorely disappointed, although the middle (and most exciting) section of the movie does feature some zombies. The performance are all handle delicately, the directors tone down the performances to almost non-existent. There are no great thespians here. It's a wise move to underplay.


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