5.2/10
8,179
55 user 43 critic

Dead Rising: Watchtower (2015)

Dead Rising (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Horror | 27 March 2015 (USA)
Trailer
2:02 | Trailer
A group of people fight to survive in a zombie-infested town.

Director:

Zach Lipovsky

Writer:

Tim Carter
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Metcalfe ... Chase Carter
Meghan Ory ... Crystal
Virginia Madsen ... Maggie
Keegan Connor Tracy ... Jordan
Aleks Paunovic ... Logan
Dennis Haysbert ... General Lyons
Gary Jones ... Norton
Carrie Genzel ... Susan
Rob Riggle ... Frank West
Reese Alexander ... Shearson
Harley Morenstein ... Pyro Biker
Julia Benson ... Amy
Peter Benson ... Bruce
Darren Dolynski ... Sergeant
Patrick Sabongui ... Hippie Zombrex Doctor
Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In a zombie-infested quarantined zone of East Mission City, investigative reporter Chase Carter must stop a secret government conspiracy.

Director: Pat Williams
Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Marie Avgeropoulos, Ian Tracey
Action | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Following an outbreak that turned most of mankind into vampire-zombie-like creatures, the few survivors have to fight the creatures and marauders.

Director: William Kaufman
Stars: Johnny Strong, Lance Henriksen, Louis Mandylor
Adventure | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A group of college kids accidentally create, and then unleash, a curse that makes anyone they come into contact with kill themselves and then turn into zombie demons.

Director: April Mullen
Stars: Devon Bostick, Martha MacIsaac, Christopher Lloyd
Zombie Apocalypse (TV Movie 2011)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.

Director: Nick Lyon
Stars: Ving Rhames, Taryn Manning, Johnny Pacar
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

During a zombie apocalypse ,a group of survivors hide on Alcatraz Island to escape from rising zombie hordes. When their refuge is overrun, and upon hearing that a scientist may have ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Lyon
Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Ethan Suplee, LeVar Burton
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

2 brothers break into a warehouse to escape zombies. They are beaten by thugs and a nurse rescues one brother but they are both bitten by zombies...they must find a cure in time to prevent themselves from becoming zombies.

Directors: Keiji Inafune, William Winckler
Stars: Taiki Yoshida, Hiroshi Yazaki, Sei Andô
The Rezort (2015)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The ReZort, a safari park, offers paying guests the opportunity to kill as many zombies as they please following an outbreak.

Director: Steve Barker
Stars: Dougray Scott, Jessica De Gouw, Martin McCann
Comedy | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After a girls' night out, endearingly awkward Deb wakes up in the apartment of the most attractive guy in Portland, Maine. She's thrilled, but she can't remember much of what got her there.... See full summary »

Director: Kyle Rankin
Stars: Maria Thayer, Michael Cassidy, Julie Brister
Extinction (2015)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.

Director: Miguel Ángel Vivas
Stars: Matthew Fox, Jeffrey Donovan, Quinn McColgan
Antisocial I (2013)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world.

Director: Cody Calahan
Stars: Michelle Mylett, Cody Ray Thompson, Adam Christie
The Hive (2014)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A young man suffering from amnesia must dig deep into the far reaches of his mind to remember who he is and save the love of his life before a virus that has infected him takes over.

Director: David Yarovesky
Stars: Gabriel Basso, Sean Gunn, Kathryn Prescott
The Dorm (TV Movie 2014)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Vivian, a shy self-conscious college freshman, transforms into a new person after she rooms with a popular coed.

Director: Rachel Talalay
Stars: Alexis Knapp, Cassie Steele, Max Lloyd-Jones
Edit

Storyline

In East Mission, Oregon, the Hit Point reporter Chase Carter and the camerawoman Jordan are covering stories from the people in quarantine of a zombie outbreak. The FEZA is using the vaccine Zombrex to inoculate the victims and Chase tries to interview Crystal LaRourke that is on the location. Out of the blue, the patients turn into zombies and Jordan flees with the Hit Point car, leaving Chase behind. He follows Crystal chased by zombies and she stumbles upon Maggie, a woman in shock that has just lost her daughter. They seek shelter in a loan store while Jordan arrives in the border but is sent to quarantine. While the military under the command of General Lyons want to bomb the city since Zombrex is ineffective, Chase, Crystal and Maggie fight to reach the border. Chase discovers a secret about Crystal while Jordan discloses the real intention of General Lyons. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There Is No Way Out See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

WHILHELM SCREAM: Near the beginning of the movie, people start screaming and running when the people become zombies. In a scene with the hectic chaos, the scream can be heard. See more »

Goofs

During general Lyons' first press conference under the rain, he says he has "authorization from the White House to destroy the threat through military action", Later on, he talks about a "great American city". Several aerial views show a great city indeed, but it is Vancouver, in Canada... The White House has no authority over Canadian territory. See more »

Quotes

Frank West: You're basically fucked.
See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Dead Rising (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Blow by Blow
Written by Traz Damji
Performed by Traz Damji feat. Troy Reid
© Traz Music
See more »

User Reviews

 
Outside the mall
14 August 2015 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

It would've been difficult to place a whole movie inside a mall and make it interesting enough ... oh wait: Dawn of the Dead already did that and succeeded! Which might have been one if not the main inspiration for the video game "Dead Rising" (there have been a couple of "sequels" to the original game up to this moment).

Like the games you can assume that there will be more movies. Especially if they are successful. The two main characters here are very good looking, which is "dealt" with very early on. A nice touch even if an obvious one. The action is more than decent and the story moves along nicely. Aspects from the game (building weapons McGuyver style) are also present ...


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 55 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Rising: Watchtower See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed