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Dead Squad: Temple of the Undead (2018)

A group of young people become lost in the jungle during a river rafting trip and stumble upon a long lost ruin that is home to a host of mysterious monsters.

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Dominik Hauser
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Cast

Credited cast:
Erika Ervin ... Zombie Queen
Conan Stevens ... Z13
Carma Sharon ... Nurse Mary
Bianca Zouppas ... Tiffany
Alina Carson ... Aneesha
Guy Talon ... Ethan
Ryan Sobolski Ryan Sobolski ... John
Réka Gavaldi Réka Gavaldi ... Zombie Wife
Matt Grey Matt Grey ... General
Jonathan Looper Jonathan Looper ... Daniel
Elizabeth Morse Elizabeth Morse ... Jennifer
Peer Metze ... Dr. Baumgartner
Grigoriy Panibratets Grigoriy Panibratets ... Shoe Zombie
Stephen Dixon Stephen Dixon ... Felix
Alin Herlana Alin Herlana ... Zombie extra
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Seven friends stumble upon an abandoned military lab where they're confronted with the undead aftermath of a crazed ex-Nazi doctor's human experiments. While desperately trying to escape, they find themselves face to face with something far more sinister than just zombies.

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Horror

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Goofs

Aneesha takes the gun from John, takes it apart and put it in her back pockets. In a later scene, John suddenly has the gun and it's in one piece. See more »

Crazy Credits

SPOILER: After the first set of credits, there is a short scene with Z13 crawling out from under the rubble. See more »

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References Man vs. Wild (2006) See more »

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A fairly boring and mundane zombie movie...
14 January 2020 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Of course I was compelled to sit down and watch the 2018 movie "Dead Squad: Temple of the Undead" because it is a zombie movie. Anything zombiesque, and I am there.

However, I hadn't even heard about this movie prior to finding it, so I didn't really know what to expect. However, the tendency of such unknown zombie movies tend to be bad. But still, I sat down to watch this movie from writers Dominik Hauser and Nancy Thornhill.

Well, turns out that I might as well just have skipped the movie and found something better to watch. While this was a zombie movie, of sorts, then it was hardly an entertaining movie. And it most definitely wasn't a movie that brought anything new to the zombie genre.

The storyline started out fairly okay and had some interesting enough things to present to the audience. But then as the young protagonists came to the old temple in the forest, everything just fell to the ground and the movie slipped so far down a slippery slope that it never had a snowball's chance in Hell of getting back on track.

The acting in the movie was adequate. Well, you must take into consideration the severe limitations imposed on the acting talents by the lack of a proper script and storyline.

The zombie make-up and special effects were adequate. Sure, this wasn't among the top of the line, but there are far worse special effects seen in zombie movies on the market. So that, at least, counted for something. However, it just wasn't enough to make up for all the other shortcomings that the movie had.

I am rating "Dead Squad: Temple of the Undead" a mere three out of ten stars, because the movie failed to entertain or captivate and hold my attention, despite of it being a zombie movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Z13 Awakening See more »

Filming Locations:

Ubud, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

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16 : 9
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