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Dead Snow (2009)

Død snø (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 9 January 2009 (Norway)
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A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.

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Tommy Wirkola
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Vegar Hoel ... Martin
Stig Frode Henriksen ... Roy
Charlotte Frogner ... Hanna
Lasse Valdal ... Vegard
Evy Kasseth Røsten Evy Kasseth Røsten ... Liv
Jeppe Beck Laursen ... Erlend
Jenny Skavlan ... Chris
Ane Dahl Torp ... Sara
Bjørn Sundquist Bjørn Sundquist ... Turgåer
Ørjan Gamst ... Oberst Herzog
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Storyline

Several friends take to the mountains and shack-up in the wilderness of back-of-beyond to enjoy a little R and R together. Their peace is soon interrupted by a mysterious old man who informs them that during WWII, Nazi invaders of the area were brutal and harsh in their methods of control until, according to a legend, a villager's revolt drove the invaders up into the cold, dark mountains, where they perished. But now there's the rumor that they returned in the form of zombies --evil Nazi zombies. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Taglines:

Ein! Zwei! Die!

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

9 January 2009 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Snow See more »

Filming Locations:

Norway See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,363, 21 June 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$41,709, 26 July 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,984,662
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally it was going to be called "Rød Snø" (or Red Snow in English), as an homage to the Swedish/Norwegian mini-series with the same name. See more »

Goofs

When zombies rip one of the men apart, it's very obvious that the legs they are holding are from a mannequin. See more »

Quotes

Erlend: [In English, quoting Indiana Jones] Fortune and glory, kid... Fortune and glory.
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Alternate Versions

DEAD SNOW 1+2 [Fan-Edit] - The Final Redemption (2014) is a Fan-Edited back-2-back double feature [Runtime 03:05:45]. As detailed here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2832470/alternateversions?ref_=tttrv_ql_5 Using all-original audio [no dubbing] and subtitled throughout (for the English-speaking audience) only where needed - ie; Norwegian parts. The films meet at the point when Herzog smashes Martin's car window. See more »


Soundtracks

Fire! Fire! Fire!
Written by Christian Wibe, Kjølsrud and Bidtnes
Performed by Animal Alpha (as Animal Alpha)
Racing Junior
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Uber Zombie Madness!
9 January 2009 | by lillerottaSee all my reviews

first of let me just say i am a huge zombie/gore/horror fan and there are few known movies i haven't seen during my years on this planet. with that said i have to say that "Dead Snow" is by far the best Zombie movie i have ever seen. everything clicked perfectly together. the humor was spot on and the gore was just priceless beyond belief. this film is just eye candy for the hordes of horror fans out there. i loved the theme music in the opening sequence, very appropriate and perfect for troll like Zombies. the countless references to classic movies like "Evil Dead", "friday the 13th", "april fools day", "braindead" and of course various Zombie movies was just phenomenal. The filmmakers make no attempt what so ever to hide the fact that this film is almost purely based on these movies, and that my friends is a golden ticket to a inexplicable gore-fest of uber Zombies, a Chainsaw and a lot of intestines being ripped out in the best of entertaining ways. WATCH this film and you wont regret it! i'll give you my word as a true horror fan.


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