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Burying the Ex (2014)

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A guy's regrets over moving in with his girlfriend are compounded when she dies and comes back as a zombie.

Director:

Joe Dante

Writer:

Alan Trezza (screenplay by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anton Yelchin ... Max
Ashley Greene ... Evelyn
Alexandra Daddario ... Olivia
Oliver Cooper ... Travis
Dick Miller ... Crusty Old Cop
Archie Hahn ... Chuck
Julia Marchese ... Disgruntled Customer
Wyndoline Landry ... Goth Girl #1 / Demetria
Mary Kate Wiles ... Goth Girl #2
Mark Alan ... Bartender
Ozioma Akagha ... Kat
Stephanie Koenig ... Kendra
Katie Roberts ... FHM Centerfold (as Katie Ross)
John Hora John Hora ... Grumpy Customer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gabrielle Christian ... Coco
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Storyline

When Max (Yelchin) learns that his new live-in girlfriend, Evelyn (Greene) is controlling and manipulative, he is afraid to end the relationship. However, fate occurs and Evelyn is killed in a freak accident. A couple months have passed and Max meets his dream girl, Olivia (Daddario). The new romance gets tricky when Evelyn comes back from the grave and insists on continuing their once relationship by all means. Written by PallasBrenna

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Taglines:

Some relationships just won't die.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, partial nudity, some horror violence, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Burying the Ex See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$668,777
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character name "Evelyn" is most likely a nod to the 1971 Italian horror film "The Night Evelyn Came Out of Her Grave" directed by Emilio Miraglia. See more »

Goofs

At one point early in the movie, Evelyn tells Max he should "replace those incandescent tubes, and get some compact fluorescents". The bulbs shown are in fact fluorescent tubes (not incandescent), and compact fluorescent bulbs would not work in that type of fixture. See more »

Quotes

Olivia: So I took off all of my clothes, and I stood right in front of him, and I said, "you either pick Jesus, or you pick me." He picked Jesus.
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Crazy Credits

A scene is shown after the credits. It shows the use of a special effect. See more »

Connections

References The Monster Maker (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

Globs Give Instructions
From It Came from Outer Space (1953)
Composed by Herman Stein (ASCAP)
Gilead Music Co. (ASCAP)
Courtesy Monstrous Movie Music
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Worth Watching
30 May 2015 | by arfdawg-1See all my reviews

The Plot.

When Max (Yelchin) learns that his new live-in girlfriend, Evelyn (Greene) is controlling and manipulative, he is afraid to end the relationship.

However, fate occurs and Evelyn is killed in a freak accident.

A couple months have passed and Max meets his dream girl, Olivia (Daddario).

The new romance gets tricky when Evelyn comes back from the grave and insists on continuing their once relationship by all means.

This is NOT a train wreck in the slightest. It's easy to watch and entertaining. Not really sure why Dante never caught fire after the Gremlins. Maybe it's because his style is more suited for TV. Who knows?

This film was a good surprise. If you are a fan of really bad B horror/sci fi films like I am and like Dante is, you'll get a bonus by watching this movie.

Too be sure, it's a small film with a limited budget, but you can do a lot worse.


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