Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.


Zack Snyder


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Bautista ... Scott Ward
Ella Purnell ... Kate Ward
Omari Hardwick ... Vanderohe
Ana de la Reguera ... Maria Cruz
Theo Rossi ... Burt Cummings
Matthias Schweighöfer ... Dieter
Nora Arnezeder ... Lilly (The Coyote)
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Bly Tanaka
Garret Dillahunt ... Martin
Tig Notaro ... Marianne Peters
Raúl Castillo ... Mikey Guzman
Huma Qureshi ... Geeta
Samantha Win ... Chambers
Richard Cetrone ... Zeus
Michael Cassidy ... Sgt. Kelly


With the abandoned, walled city of Las Vegas overrun with zombies, after a disastrous government fault, the billionaire casino magnate, Bly Tanaka, realises that he has left something in Sin City: $200 million to be more precise. For the time being, his mountains of cash are safe behind his impenetrable casino vault; however, the US President plans to nuke the entire city in less than 96 hours. Now, Tanaka is willing to pay $50 million to the decorated former mercenary, Scott Ward, and his hand-picked team to retrieve the money before the bomb obliterates the city. Indeed, this is a life-changing offer Scott cannot refuse; nevertheless, the rules have changed, and the horde of the walking undead seems to be more organised than they might have expected. But, time is running out. Can they return from Vegas in one piece and rich? Written by Nick Riganas

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, gore and language throughout, some sexual content and brief nudity/graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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The use of Siegfried's Funeral March from Richard Wagner's opera Gotterdammerung is yet another homage from Snyder to his favorite film, John Boorman's Excalibur, which used it as well. See more »


Tanakas bodyguard locks Chambers in a kitchen to betray her, she sees him doing this so knows he is dangerous and untrustworthy. She somehow escapes through a window to join her colleagues. She says nothing about the betrayal to her boyfriend and the others to warn them before dying when anyone would have called out to warn them. See more »


Scott Ward: If it's a choice between dying on the Strip and spending another day flipping patties at the Lucky Boy, I'll gamble on a few million.
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Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Written by Mikey Craig, Roy Hay, Jon Moss & Boy George (as George O'Dowd
Performed by Culture Club
Courtesy of Virgin Records LTD./Republic Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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Empty,shallow flick thats an hour too long
23 May 2021 | by d_bellewSee all my reviews

For a movie with a run time of 2hrs 28mins its amazing that you care so little for all of these characters.there is litterally zero character building going on here.

The plot takes more than a few pointers from 'Aliens' (corperate guy after the 'creature') but everytime the movie gains some momentum it kills it again with a long drawn out scene.

All in all a vastly disappointing movie that is more style than substance which seems to be a regular theme with zack synders movies.

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Release Date:

21 May 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Army of the Dead See more »


Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)
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The Stone Quarry See more »
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Dolby Atmos



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1.78 : 1
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