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The Revenant (2009)

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In Los Angeles, a fallen soldier who has joined the ranks of the living dead reunites with his best friend in order to deal with the city's drug dealers and killers - a perfect way to collect the blood that one of them so desperately needs.

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D. Kerry Prior (as Kerry Prior)

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D. Kerry Prior (as Kerry Prior)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Anders ... Bart Gregory
Chris Wylde ... Joey Luebner
Louise Griffiths ... Janet
Jacy King ... Mathilda
Eric Payne ... Baily
Bernardo Badillo ... Palance
Theda Reichman Theda Reichman ... Bart's Parents
Richard Reichman Richard Reichman ... Bart's Parents
Wally White Wally White ... Minister
Floyd Van Buskirk ... Mourner
Mark Elias ... Mourner
Zoë Simpson Dean ... Mourner (as Zoe Simpson)
David St. James ... Mourner
Frante Foggie Frante Foggie ... Bart's Friend
Kevin Lyons Kevin Lyons ... Bart's Friend
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Storyline

The night after his funeral, Bart, a soldier killed in Iraq gets up out of his grave and seeks out his best friend Joey. At dawn Bart's body falls to the floor, only to reawaken the following dusk. He and his buddy decide that he is a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body. Written by MidnightMadwoman

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The only thing worse than having your best friend die is having him come back See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some drug use, sexual content and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Velečasni See more »

Filming Locations:

Alberta, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Putrefactory See more »
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color | Color (35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The poem that is attributed to "Anonymous Tombstone" at the beginning of the movie is actually the first stanza of a poem entitled "There Is No Death" by J.L. McCreery. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning during the night driving scene, SGT Bong appears to be in command and in fact, orders SSG Gregory orders him to continue driving and not exit the vehicle. The SGT rank (E-5) is one rank beneath a SSG (E-6). See more »

Quotes

Joey: Bart... you gotta kill me. You gotta kill me, man...
Bart: Kill you?
Joey: I can't go through eternity talking with a fuckin' dildo on my throat.
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Alternate Versions

A new cut of the film is being completed in 2011 for international distribution and domestic release in September or November of 2011. Several scenes were consolidated and additional scenes and footage was added or restored. Also music was added and changed in the new cut. The old, (2009) cut is now considered the "Festival Version," and should properly be considered the "alternate" version, the "Official version" will be released theatrically in 2011. See more »

Connections

References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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Little Sister
Written by Eric Balaban
Performed by Second Academy
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Gore and Spills of laughter!
4 January 2010 | by N_SawyerSee all my reviews

I caught The Revenant at a horror film festival in the UK late last year and to my amazement it surprised the living hell out of me.

*To be honest I have to state that for the £15 i spent on going to the festival I would have spent that alone to watch, buy or download a copy of this movie its great...

It's zombie flick meet vampire flick meets cops and robbers! (so to speak) I myself and the audience where in fits of laughter throughout the movie and where still talking about it for days / weeks to come.

I don't want to give any spoilers away but I will just advise people thinking about going to see this to not think, JUST DO! and for the love of god enjoy it! :)

For fans of: Zombies, Vampires, Sex, Blood, Guns and over the top stupidity.

*I just hope this gets an actual screening in the UK and doesn't just go straight to DVD!*


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