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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.

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Burr Steers

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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

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To survive 19th century England, they'll need beauty, wealth and a killer instinct. 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

Was released in 168 theaters in Spain. The film was shown in a dubbed version and a subtitled version (20 theaters). 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

At the very end of the end titles, children sing snippets of English nursery rhymes in zombie versions. See more »

Connections

Version of Pride and Prejudice (1940) 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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5.8 at the time of this writing. Really? Why all the hate?
12 March 2017 | by aphrodisiaciixSee all my reviews

Don't understand the haters and critics. The film is well directed, well acted, with a very fresh twist of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". The costumes and scenery are top notch and very believable of the period. Even the zombies are done just right and not over the top gore. All the actors and actresses are very convincing in their characters and that keeps the audience engaging to the end. Even the color tones are just perfect through out the movie.

Just for the entertainment value alone, this film should be rated much higher than 5.8. To be fair, it should be in the 7.5 to 8.5 range. I give it a solid 8.


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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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