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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.

Director:

Marko Mäkilaakso (as Marko Makilaakso)

Writers:

Marko Mäkilaakso (screenplay), Marko Mäkilaakso (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Andrew Tiernan ... Captain Martin Stone
Jouko Ahola ... Captain Niemi
Samuel Vauramo ... Kolya
Mikko Leppilampi ... Lieutenant Laakso
Andreas Wilson ... Assistant
Antti Reini ... Sergeant Halonen
Magdalena Górska Magdalena Górska ... Dasha
Mark Wingett ... David Selzman
Andrius Paulavicius ... Russian soldier
Geoffrey T. Bersey Geoffrey T. Bersey ... Old man
Tomas Ereminas Tomas Ereminas ... Nazi zombie soldier
Teemu Eriksson Teemu Eriksson ... Medic
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Storyline

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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In World War II Finland only collaborated with Germany in 1941 after Finland had already been attacked by the Soviet Union in 1939. Finland only retook the land ceded at the end of the Winter War. US citizens did assist Finland in the Winter War against Soviet Union (as ambulance drivers) and UK and USA both supported Finland at this time. See more »

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War Of The Dead
5 September 2016 | by dukeakasmudgeSee all my reviews

I prefer zombie movies where the zombies are walkers & HATE the movies where they're runners.I was hoping the zombies in War Of The Dead were going to be walkers but I guess I should've known.I know I probably would've been more into the movie if they were.Hopefully someday, somebody will make a zombie war movie where the zombies are walkers.If it's been done recently I know nothing about it.Surprisingly though, it worked in War Of The Dead.I couldn't imagine the zombies being any other way.War Of The Dead was a non stop action/horror flick.Something was always happening here & there & the zombies being like they were, just added to it.I was into it right from the start till the very end.Still it's not something I'd ever watch again or want to add to my movie collection but if somebody was thinking about watching it I wouldn't tell them not to.If they were thinking about buying it, I'd tell them not to unless they got it super cheap or at least watched it 1st


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English

Release Date:

4 May 2012 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Stone's War See more »

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Budget:

EUR1,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,285
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