A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.

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Alejandro Brugués
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexis Díaz de Villegas ... Juan
Jorge Molina Jorge Molina ... Lázaro
Andros Perugorría Andros Perugorría ... Vladi
Andrea Duro ... Camila
Jazz Vilá ... La China
Eliecer Ramírez Eliecer Ramírez ... El Primo
Blanca Rosa Blanco Blanca Rosa Blanco ... Sara
Susana Pous Susana Pous ... Lucía
Antonio Dechent ... Padre Jones
Eslinda Núñez Eslinda Núñez ... Berta
Elsa Camp Elsa Camp ... Yiya
Pablo Alexandro González Ramy Pablo Alexandro González Ramy ... El Niño
Juan Miguel Mas Juan Miguel Mas ... Mario
Argelio Sosa Argelio Sosa ... Rogelio
Marisol Egurrola Marisol Egurrola ... Abuela Amurrada
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Storyline

Juan is a slacker trying to reconnect with his daughter, who plans to rejoin her mother in Miami. Lazaro, Juan's friend, is trying to connect with his own son, a persistent womanizer. They begin to notice that locals are "going crazy", killing people and eating their flesh, and the recently deceased are returning to life. The Cuban government and the media claim that the zombies are dissidents revolting against the government. Juan starts a business to profit off of killing the zombies, but the group may soon find their own lives at risk. Written by Anonymous

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50 years after the Cuban Revolution, a new Revolution is about to begin. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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The film made with the support of the Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficas - Icaic, Canal Sur, Televisión Española and with the collaboration of Junta de Andalucía, Ibermedia, Cinergia and Universidad De Guadalajara. See more »

Quotes

Juan: [answering phone] Juan of the dead, we kill your beloved ones, how can I help you?
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Crazy Credits

We see Juan fighting zombies on the dock, except that it's animated to look like a graphic novel. See more »

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Spoofs Dawn of the Dead (1978) See more »

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Sigue Tu Camino
Written by Sergio Valdes
Performed by Sergio Valdes and Los Fantasmas de Elevense
Courtesy of Sergio Valdes
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Zombiepocalypse Gold
5 June 2012 | by lizzyshinnSee all my reviews

Burdened only by a cheesy name, Juan of the Dead is zombiepocalpyse gold. When zombies infest Cuba, Juan, Lazaro, and company see a business opportunity. To give you an idea, Juan answers the phone, "Juan of the dead, we kill your loved ones." For squeamish people like me, rest assured that the zombie violence is comically creative instead of gruesome. Two words: flatbed truck. If for no other reason, see the movie for that HILARIOUS scene. The legitimately funny, light social commentary of Cuban lifestyle is unexpected and makes this movie special. Zombie-run public transportation is "no different than usual," and there are constant cracks about rafting to Miami, but "only as a last resort." The lead actor Alexis Diaz de Villegas oozes charisma and charmed me in the first five minutes. If you're a fan of how Dawn of the Dead mixes zombies and politics, definitely check out this movie.


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Country:

Spain | Cuba

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Spanish | English

Release Date:

13 January 2012 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Juan of the Dead See more »

Filming Locations:

Havana, Cuba

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,000, 18 March 2012

Gross USA:

$18,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$324,834
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1.85 : 1
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