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Day of the Dead (Video 2008) Poster

(2008 Video)

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Despite the title most of the movie takes place at night.
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The computer screen and readout in the bunker near the end refer to 'Project Wildfire'. This was the code name used in The Andromeda Strain which deals with a crashed satellite that infects a community with a deadly organism. The zombie virus in The Night of the Living Dead was blamed on a crashed space probe.
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Song playing in the background, about 7 minutes into the movie is the theme tune to iZombie, a TV show where the lead character is a zombie.
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Although the film's plot shares little with the original, many of the scenes and situations from the original are duplicated, such as debating on whether or not a fellow member should be killed even though there's a chance he won't become a zombie and a zombie firing a gun.
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Ving Rhames plays Captain Rhodes, the role that Joseph Pilato played in the original film. Rhames and Pilato both appeared in Pulp Fiction.
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The Radio Station is on the Elm Street. This is a reference to A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).
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Christa Campbell played Mrs. Leitner in Day of the Dead (2008) and was a producer of the later remake Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018).
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Rhames also starred in Dawn of the Dead.
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