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Deadlands: The Rising (2006)

Unrated | | Action, Horror, Thriller | 23 October 2006 (USA)
In October 2008, a biochemical weapon explosion causes a freak chain of events and brings the dead back to life. It is up to five people to make a stand for survival against an ever growing army of the Living Dead.

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Credited cast:
Dave Cooperman ... Dave
Gary Ugarek ... Gary
Michelle Wright ... Michelle
Brian Wright ... Brian
Connor Brandt ... Connor
... Evacuee Woman
... Josh
Jeremy Paris ... Arguing Man #2
Chris L. Clark ... Suit Zombie (as Chris Clark)
Nathan Rosen ... #11 Zombie
Brian Marinelli ... Private Marinelli
Bruce Morgan ... Commanding Military Officer
... Shelter Director (FEMA)
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William Abel ... National Guardsmen #3
Patty Aiello ... Evacuee / Zombie
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In October 2008, a biochemical weapon explosion causes a freak chain of events and brings the dead back to life. It is up to five people to make a stand for survival against an ever growing army of the Living Dead.

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The world as we know it... Is coming to an end!


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Unrated

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$10,847 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,064, 14 April 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,025, 3 May 2007
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The film takes place in October 2008. See more »

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#11 baseball Jersey wearing zombie appears inside the shelter attacking humans and outside the shelter at the same time. See more »

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Michelle: [narration] Six Months, that's how long it took for the world as we knew it to come to an end. The bible preached the world would end in fire and war. It ended in plauges and hunger. All brought on by the technology built to protect us. Conventional Weapons weren't enough, we built more powerful weapons. Weapons capable of spreading disease, plagues or hunger, weapons designed to do the un-imaginable... and in the end, it took one man with one weapon.
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Actor's Lonnie Martin and Cindy Marie Martin appear in a scene at the end of the films credits. Also below the copyright notice, a statement that "No Animals or Zombies were harmed during the making of this film" appears as the last item. See more »

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Followed by Deadlands III: The Last Stand See more »

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Mystic Shadows
Performed by MereEdge
©2001 MereEdge Entertainment
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A brief, fair review...
5 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

At a bare minimum, Gary Ugarak's film stands out as an example of innovation trumping limitation. It's brisk (a little over an hour), and the production deficiencies are more than obvious (note the different video quality from shot to shot during some of the large scale scenes). But the fundamental story of a zombie apocalypse is so nicely rendered that one can't help but smile. The performances aren't particularly natural, but the film doesn't waste a moment of screen time.

There's not a whole lot of original content, but Ugarak's execution makes up for it. Deadlands is a worthy addition to the genre of the undead.

Flamers need to lighten up and give credit where due.


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