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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

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Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies.

Director:

Burr Steers

Writers:

Burr Steers (screenplay), Jane Austen (Quirk Books novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lily James ... Elizabeth Bennet
Sam Riley ... Mr. Darcy
Bella Heathcote ... Jane Bennet
Ellie Bamber ... Lydia Bennet
Millie Brady ... Mary Bennet
Suki Waterhouse ... Kitty Bennet
Douglas Booth ... Mr. Bingley
Sally Phillips ... Mrs. Bennet
Charles Dance ... Mr. Bennet
Jack Huston ... George Wickham
Lena Headey ... Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Matt Smith ... Parson Collins
Emma Greenwell ... Caroline Bingley
Eva Bell Eva Bell ... Louisa
Aisling Loftus ... Charlotte
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Storyline

The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitors, and save the country before it's too late. Written by Deborah Falconer

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Slay with pride. Kill with prejudice. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for zombie violence and action, and brief suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Lily James knew she wanted to make the film after reading just seven pages of Burr Steers' screenplay. See more »

Goofs

When the sisters are dressing for the dance at the beginning of the film, they are shown sheathing several styles of daggers which were not manufactured until the 20th century. This includes an Applegate-Fairbairn fighting knife which was designed by Rex Applegate and William Fairbairn in 1941. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Elizabeth Bennet: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains. Never was this truth more plain than in the recents attacks at Netherfield Park, in which an entire household was slaughtered by a horde of the living dead during a whist party.
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Crazy Credits

After the first set of credits, a horde of zombies led by Wickham can be seen storming the house. See more »

Connections

Version of Lost in Austen (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Rondo in A Major, D. 438
Written by Franz Schubert
Performed by James Buswell and Carpe Diem String Quartet
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A very unexpected and entertaining movie.
20 March 2016 | by Phazed-101See all my reviews

Genreally, I like zombie movies a lot because of their post- apocalyptic vibe.

Normally though, I find the genre comes in 2 distinct flavours; serious stuff like "28 Days/Weeks Later" or campy B flavoured offerings like "The Scouts Guide To The Apocalypse".

This movie however defies the genre. The closest comparisons I could make would be "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" or "Penny Dreadful" but with more humour. It follows the story of Pride and Prejudice so closely I kept looking for Keira Knightly to appear.

The production quality however is what surprised me the most; it's incredibly high with great sets, realistic costumes, lighting and cinematography. There was a lot of attention to detail.

This is a very unique and interesting mash-up which I quite enjoyed. I am surprised it's not rated higher on IMDb but I believe it deserves a watch regardless.


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English | Japanese | Chinese

Release Date:

5 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,324,240, 7 February 2016

Gross USA:

$10,938,134

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,457,494
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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