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Goal of the Dead (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 27 February 2014 (France)
Returning to his hometown for the first time since his big money move to the professional leagues, Sam Lorit expects a joyful homecoming and a routine cup-game victory. But with the zombie ... See full summary »

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Tristan Schulmann (scenario), Nicolas Peufaillit (original story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alban Lenoir ... Sam Lorit
Charlie Bruneau Charlie Bruneau ... Solène
Tiphaine Daviot Tiphaine Daviot ... Cléo
Ahmed Sylla Ahmed Sylla ... Idriss Diago
Bruno Salomone Bruno Salomone ... Marco, l'agent d'Idriss
Patrick Ligardes Patrick Ligardes ... Coubert
Xavier Laurent ... Manu Litrac
Sebastien Vandenberghe ... Jeannot
Alexandre Philip Alexandre Philip ... Pitt
Vincent Debost Vincent Debost ... Nounours
Benoît Moret Benoît Moret ... Michel
Renaud Rutten Renaud Rutten ... Pierre
Jean-François Cayrey ... Cuillère
Philippe du Janerand ... Dr. Belvaux
Philippe Rebbot Philippe Rebbot ... Fred
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Storyline

Returning to his hometown for the first time since his big money move to the professional leagues, Sam Lorit expects a joyful homecoming and a routine cup-game victory. But with the zombie outbreak fueling bitter rivalries, the players and their entourage are dragged into a brutal game for their lives. Written by Anonymous

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zombie | france | death | weapon | woman | See All (28) »

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soccer is a team sport, not the survival

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 February 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Гол живых мертвецов See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A worthy addition to the zombie comedy genre...
20 December 2015 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

If you enjoyed "Shaun of the Dead" then you will also like "Goal of the Dead". Don't let the fact that it is a French movie scare you off. The French have already placed themselves on the zombie map with previous zombie movies, for example "The Horde".

There is a good amount of subtle comedy in "Goal of the Dead" which was nicely executed and brought to the screen. Luckily it was not to the point of being comedy to make you laugh, as that would have spoiled the movie.

"Goal of the Dead" also has a good amount of action, and the scenes with a gun and shotgun fired in slow motion were really amazing, and the movie is worth watching for that alone.

Normally I detest zombie movies with running zombies, but for some reason it worked out nicely in "Goal of the Dead".

The zombie make-up was great and there were some interesting effects and scenes throughout the movie. So the special effects team really deserves a big thumbs up.

"Goal of the Dead" is a well-worthy addition to any zombie movie collection. And I must applaud directors Thierry Poiraud and Benjamin Rocher for their fine work on this movie.


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