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The Dead Don't Die (2019)

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The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Director:

Jim Jarmusch

Writer:

Jim Jarmusch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Murray ... Chief Cliff Robertson
Adam Driver ... Officer Ronnie Peterson
Tom Waits ... Hermit Bob
Chloë Sevigny ... Officer Mindy Morrison
Steve Buscemi ... Farmer Frank Miller
Eszter Balint ... Fern
Danny Glover ... Hank Thompson
Maya Delmont ... Stella
Taliyah Whitaker Taliyah Whitaker ... Olivia
Jahi Di'Allo Winston ... Geronimo (as Jahi Winston)
Kevin McCormick ... Guard One
Sid O'Connell ... Guard Two
Caleb Landry Jones ... Bobby Wiggins
RZA ... Dean
Larry Fessenden ... Danny Perkins
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Storyline

As the warm, bright sun refuses to set, and a series of equally perplexing events start to take place, the world, and the blissfully unsuspecting residents of the sleepy town of Centerville, are about to face the effects of corporate greed. Then, as the stone-faced police officers, Chief Cliff Robertson and Officer Ronnie Peterson, stop for doughnuts and coffee at the town's diner, unusual activity in the moon-lit cemetery and a blood-soaked scene of carnage could only mean one thing: this is the work of flesh-eating zombies. Before long, Officer Mindy Morrison and the glacially beautiful, katana-wielding undertaker, Zelda Winston, join the team of defenders, as hordes of relentless, ravenous undead swarm into the once-peaceful town craving meat. More and more, humans are at risk of becoming an endangered species. What happens when the dead just don't want to die? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

The Greatest Zombie Cast Ever Disassembled See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for zombie violence/gore, and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

One of the headstones in the cemetery (shown twice) is for a "Samuel Fuller." That is a reference to legendary director Sam Fuller...whom director Jim Jarmusch admired, worked for, and collaborated with in the 1994 documentary "Tigrero: A Film that was Never Made." See more »

Goofs

Immediately after Posie's "brutal attacks" report a number of zombies are shown emerging from graves. The engraving on the tombstones is all backwards, showing that this scene was flipped. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Officer Ronnie Peterson: Yuck.
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Crazy Credits

The Focus Features logo is seen glitching once at the start of the movie. See more »

Connections

References Equinox (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

The Dead Don't Die
Composed & Performed by Sturgill Simpson
Courtesy of Low Country Sound/Elektra Records
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I wanted to like it
18 September 2019 | by edwinmontano-77376See all my reviews

I saw the trailer and all the great actors, so I was naturally excited. Then I saw the whole thing and was extremely disappointed. Such wasted talent. The acting of course was phenomenal but the writing was just dead.


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Country:

USA | Sweden | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dead Don't Die See more »

Filming Locations:

Fleischmanns, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,540,240, 16 June 2019

Gross USA:

$6,563,605

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,322,395
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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