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The Grave Bandits (2012)

Romy and Peewee are teenage orphans in the Philippines with an unusual job; they loot the cemeteries and steal precious belongings left for the dead. The townspeople are fed up with their ... See full summary »

Director:

T.A. Acierto

Writer:

T.A. Acierto
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Credited cast:
Lorenz Abay Lorenz Abay ... Pirate
Reynard Abay Reynard Abay ... Pirate
Rosillo Abay Rosillo Abay ... Pirate
Anthony Arce Anthony Arce ... Pirate
Dexter Arce Dexter Arce ... Tikoy
Jopet Arce Jopet Arce ... Pirate
Lester Arce Lester Arce ... Pirate
Mark Philip Arce Mark Philip Arce ... Pirate
Sammy Arce Sammy Arce ... Pirate
Paul Anthony Cabrera Paul Anthony Cabrera ... Jake
John Vincent Donato John Vincent Donato ... Pirate
Brezhnev Escusa Brezhnev Escusa ... Bert
J.R. Estigoy J.R. Estigoy ... Pirate
Jack Falcis Jack Falcis ... Jack (as Jack Love Falsis)
Ian Roy Gregorio Ian Roy Gregorio ... Pirate
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Romy and Peewee are teenage orphans in the Philippines with an unusual job; they loot the cemeteries and steal precious belongings left for the dead. The townspeople are fed up with their disrespect for the dead that a hefty reward awaits for their capture. Desperate to flee the town, the sail to a desolated island only to encounter a greater foe - THE UNDEAD, victims of contagious alien virus that were unleashed from an ancient meteorite discovered by the obsessed American Scientist named William Seabrook. Trapped on an island and left with nothing to defend themselves, the grave bandits must use their wits to battle the swarm of flesh eating ghouls! Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino

Release Date:

6 November 2013 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Zombie Island See more »

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Paper Boat Pictures See more »
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Weak zombie flick shot on 5D.
21 May 2013 | by bentonat3See all my reviews

If you're at Cannes film market... take a pass. This little "gem" of a film is the same tired old zombie flick other indies have made before.

There is an added twist... its in Tagalog. I was hoping for something more along the lines of Shaolin Soccer but sadly it does not deliver.

Pity because I like sub movies and the ones which get popular are usually top notch, they have to be in a worldwide market.

The post and effects leave much to be desired, reminiscent of a monarch butterfly smashed on your wind-shield.

Whatever hopes and Dreams the creators had must have surely been smashed when the final cut was made.

Only other review being from one of the staff is very telling.

-MK Ulta


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