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Land of the Dead (2005)

The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation.

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Now that zombies have taken over the world, the living have built a walled-in city to keep the dead out. But all's not well where it's most safe, as a revolution plans to overthrow the city leadership, and the zombies are turning into more advanced creatures. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for pervasive strong violence and gore, language, brief sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »

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24 June 2005 (USA)  »

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Dead Reckoning  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,221,705 (USA) (26 June 2005)

Gross:

$20,700,082 (USA) (5 January 2006)
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2.35 : 1
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"Fiddler's Green" is a song about the place where cavalrymen go when they die, located "Halfway down the trail to Hell", and, in the end, advocates suicide by pistol when death is certain, and the hostiles are closing in. "Fiddler's Green" possibly originated in England at least to the nineteenth century, and is still sung today. The song speaks of a place where fisherman go, if they don't go to Hell. It found its way to the U.S. with the help of Cornish settlers. The fictional place of Fiddler's Green is also the final resting place for pirates. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the film when Big Daddy pours the gas in Kaufman's car, the gas pump is never cut on and is visible with the lever 'off' in all shots. See more »

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Manolete: [about the rapidly adapting zombies] Do you really think they can cross the river?
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The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »


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En El Camino
Written by Antonio Hernández, Raul Chapa Elizalde, Mario Alvarado, Jorge Alejandro Campos,
Daniel del Río, Felipe del Río, Sergio Arturo Valdez
Performed by Control Machete with Los Caballeros del Plan G and Sekreto
Courtesy of Universal Music Mexico
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A true George Romero movie
22 June 2005 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at a preview screening here. I thought it was great fun and a return to what Romero does well - zombies. It does not pretend to be anything but what it is and that's why I think it's better than one of the earlier reviewers on this site did. I thought the characters were well drawn - I'd especially like to see Charlie's back story - and the set-up for a possible sequel (and a possible show-down between Riley and the Big Daddy zombie) intriguing. Dennis Hopper was a fairly clichéd villain but I always like seeing him on screen. The movie may be seen by some to have way too few shocks (I only jumped and clutched my companion a couple of times but then I may be jaded) and too many "merely amusing" moments. The audience I saw it with all seemed to enjoy it, applauding at the end.


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