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The Demented (2013)

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Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kayla Ewell ... Taylor
Richard Kohnke ... David
Ashlee Brian ... Brice
Brittney Alger ... Naomi
Sarah Butler ... Sharley
Michael Welch ... Howard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Ashworth ... Military Soldier
Jesse Brooks Jesse Brooks ... Zombie
Ashleigh Dejon Ashleigh Dejon ... Student
Kerry Kelly Gridley ... Zombie
Emmanuel King Emmanuel King ... Sean
Joy Kate Lawson ... Little Girl
Alexandra Lucchesi ... Demented Woman #5 (as Catherine Lucchesi)
Kristen Merritt Kristen Merritt ... Biter
Tien Pham ... College Student
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In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Taylor, her boyfriend David and their friends Brice and his girlfriend Naomi travel together on vacation to spend a couple of days with their friends Sharley and her boyfriend Howard in the house of his family. On the next day, they see a missile exploding near the house and soon they learn that the USA is under a biological terrorist attack. Out of the blue, a hostile dog comes to the real estate and they decide to lock the door and go sleep. On the next morning, the dog is still stalking them and Brice kills it with a baseball bat. David decides to take the dog to the CDC and he discovers that the locals have transformed in sort of zombies. The friends are attacked by these zombies and have to find a means to escape and survive the hordes of zombies. Will they survive? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 2013 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Demente See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Second zombie film that Michael Welch is involved in. The first one being Day of the Dead (2008). See more »

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As the group leave the Rexall drugstore at around 01:02:00 the body on the welcome mat in the stores doorway disappears. See more »

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Fast-moving zombie Olympic hopefuls compete for food.
11 August 2013 | by BoloxxxiSee all my reviews

4 friends get together at another friend's house to have fun. Along with his girl, this makes 3 couples. At some point during the course of their get together, they receive news of a terrorist attack via a telephone call from their friend's father who owns the house they're partying in. They are freaked out, naturally, and wonder if they should leave or stay put. They decide to stay (Hmmm...this can't be good).

They later become besieged by zombies of the fast-moving kind who for some reason at one point in the movie can't figure out what to do about a gate that is only a few inches taller than them. Reminds me here of the zombie movie with Dolph Lungren. Steep stairs are a breeze, but apparently this ability is not transferable to going over a gate 2 or 3 inches taller than you. Ah, well, can't have everything.

Let's see now... In this movie there's a lot of running, panicking, screaming, yelling as the zombies try to thin out the herd (the weak, the infirmed, the stupid...you know how it is). And what would a zombie movie be without some occasional "laying low". Or to put it in less cool terms: "Waiting until the dead stinking things leave". It becomes kind of like a video game. The group (whats left of them), learn that choppers are picking up survivors at strategic locations. Can they get to a rescue point without being the main course at a zombie banquet? If they can they get to fly away and give everything below them the middle finger.

The ending of the movie might be somewhat puzzling. There are 2 possible endings depending on WHEN the woman was dreaming or imagining things. You have to decide for yourself. Oh yeah, before I close, I must tell you that this movie strain of zombies are often in some kind of trance or suspended animation; dormant and "statue-like" until their food unwittingly wakes them by making too much noise. Then they become Olympic material. In a way it's kind of flattering though. You know, that something thinks you're so delicious that they break all kinds of records to get to you. Now that's love. Boloxxxi.


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