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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

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Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.

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Christopher Landon

Writers:

Carrie Lee Wilson (screenplay) (as Carrie Evans), Emi Mochizuki (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tye Sheridan ... Ben Goudy
Logan Miller ... Carter Grant
Joey Morgan ... Augie Foster
Sarah Dumont ... Denise Russo
David Koechner ... Scout Leader Rogers
Halston Sage ... Kendall Grant
Cloris Leachman ... Miss Fielder
Niki Koss ... Chloe
Hiram A. Murray ... Corporal Reeves
Lukas Gage ... Travis
Drew Droege ... Drunk Man
Patrick Schwarzenegger ... Jeff
Blake Anderson ... Ron the Janitor
Elle Evans ... Amber the Zombie Stripper
Matty Cardarople ... Jawless Zombie
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A reckless janitor accidentally releases a zombie from a laboratory of research. Meanwhile, the teenagers scouts Ben Goudy and Carter Grant decide to camp for the last time since they are too old to be scouts. The problem is that they do not want to harm the feelings of their friend Augie Foster and the Scout Leader Rogers. They have a flat tire after hitting a deer on the road and Carter's sister Kendall Grant, her boyfriend and her friend Chloe stop their Jeep to see whether they need a ride. They invite Ben and Carter to go to a party in the night. The two scouts leave the camping during the night to go to the party. When they drive through the town, they do not see a living soul and they decide to visit a night-club since the bouncer is not at the door. They discover that people have turned into zombies and they team-up with Ben's recent acquaintance Denise Russo, who is bartender in the nightclub, and Augie that was left alone at the camp and came to the town. Soon they discover ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Always Bring Protection

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Action | Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for zombie violence and gore, sexual material, graphic nudity, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Originally titled, Scouts VS Zombies See more »

Goofs

When the janitor is trying to revive the flat lining guy by doing chest compressions, his hands change position. When he started he was on his chest but when he broke through he was on his belly then the next scene his hands were in the proper place. See more »

Quotes

Carter: [Freaking out after being attacked by zombie, his face covered in blood] Fuck!
Denise: Calm the fuck down!
Ben: Calm down? Are you crazy? We almost just got killed in there!
Denise: [Points to Ben's car] Is that your ride?
Ben: Can you please just tell us what the hell is going on?
Carter: Anyone? I really need to wash off my face right now!
Denise: [Looks back at Ben] Keys, now!
Ben: Not until you tell us what's happening.
Carter: A wet nap! Anyone got a wet nap?
[Pulls a bandana from pocket and uses that]
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The first set of the end credits are superimposed over the various selfies that Carter took throughout the film. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Burial (feat. Pusha T)
Written by Deleon Blake, Constantios Nicoladaides, Ayak Thiik, Pusha T (as Terrence Thornton), Yogesh Tulsiani & Steven Victor
Performed by Yogi
Courtesy of OWSLA
By arrangement with Hidden Track Music
Pusha T appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Confidently treading a well trod path
28 January 2016 | by thekarmicnomadSee all my reviews

This is a typical boy's comedy-horror romp. Expect nob gags, cheesy sound tracks, high-fives, innuendos and tall women in tight tops.

I have seen a few of these in my time so I am a little fatigued and jaded with the genre. But as they go this is a pretty good one.

There is a period of build up where the characters are given a bit of depth. The production, acting and effects are all pretty good. The plot is OK but pretty much irrelevant.

There is no real horror, no real nudity (except a few jiggling zombie boobs), and no real violence. This is all pretty tame, good natured fun.

It makes me very sad to admit perhaps I have just grown out of this type of thing (I am outside the target demographic for sure)

This could be a pretty solid watch for a younger audience who is new to the genre.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scouts vs. Zombies See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,841,007, 1 November 2015

Gross USA:

$3,703,046

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,137,046
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2.35 : 1
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