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War of the Dead (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Horror | 4 May 2012 (Finland)
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A platoon of American and Finnish soldiers is driven deep into a Russian forest where its Captain discovers a terrifying secret.

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(as Marko Makilaakso)

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Cast overview:
... Captain Martin Stone
... Captain Niemi
... Kolya
Mikko Leppilampi ... Lieutenant Laakso
... Assistant
Antti Reini ... Sergeant Halonen
Magdalena Górska ... Dasha
... David Selzman
... Russian soldier
Geoffrey T. Bersey ... Old man
Tomas Ereminas ... Nazi zombie soldier
Teemu Eriksson ... Medic
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This is a movie set during WWII and involves Captain Stone and a platoon of American and Finnish soldiers on a mission to find a bunker held by the Germans. On the way there they come under fire and at the same time run in to some German soldiers that seem to be "undead". How is this possible? Their platoon is almost completely killed off apart from a few of them, including Capt. Stone. They move on and run in to another survivor, a Russian soldier. They all try to survive and end up at the bunker they were meant to take out. But once inside they find out just how the German soldiers became the "undead". Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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4 May 2012 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Stone's War  »

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€1,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The film's original title was Stone's War, but was changed to War of the Dead, after Stan Lee had suggested it. See more »

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In the middle of movie when the pack is going down the stairs the man in lead has a lighter burning. It is obvious a flashlight is directed at actors to create more light ambiance. See more »

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War of the Dead
10 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

This movie started out having a score of 5.9 and went down all the way to 4 sadly. Believe it or not, I did like it. The set up and the atmosphere are great. Acting is OK. And the movie has some good action scenes to keep the audience interested. And it's one of those ''Nazi zombie'' or ''War horror'' movies that I really love. But the downfall of this movie is it's story. I think this movie would have been much better if it had bigger work put into the story. Explain more about the experiments, show some flashbacks, etc. the one thing I didn't like was that the movie is VERY fast phased.

You can see that movie does not leave out character development, but it's just not enough. Needs more character development and more dialogue and more suspense.

the movie is not bad especially if you're a fan of the genre. 6/10


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