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Detention of the Dead (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 27 April 2012 (USA)
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A group of oddball high school students find themselves trapped in detention with their classmates having turned into a horde of Zombies.

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Alex Craig Mann

Writers:

Alex Craig Mann, Rob Rinow (based on the play by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jacob Zachar ... Eddie
Alexa Nikolas ... Willow
Christa B. Allen ... Janet
Jayson Blair ... Brad
Justin Chon ... Ash
Max Adler ... Jimmy
Joseph Porter ... Mark
Michele Messmer ... Mrs. Rumblethorp
Jonathan Coogan ... Guidance Counselor Zombie
Richard Jewell ... Colonel
Adam DeFilippi ... Jock Zombie
Jennifer Wellbaum Jennifer Wellbaum ... Rich Girl Zombie
Bernie Allemon Bernie Allemon ... Little Person Zombie
Don Richard Don Richard ... Raging Zombie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Fogel Dave Fogel ... Zombie Student
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Storyline

Comedy and Horror unite in this "The Breakfast Club" meets "Shaun of the Dead" tale about a group of oddball high school students who find themselves trapped in detention with their classmates having turned into a horde of Zombies. Can they put their differences aside and work together to survive the night? Fat chance! This is High School after all. Written by Detention of the Dead, LLC

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When there's no more room in Hell, the dead will go to DETENTION!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escuela de zombies See more »

Filming Locations:

Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,332, 30 June 2013

Gross USA:

$1,777

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,777
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Company Credits

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Gala Films See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There is a Return of The Living Dead ad on the back of the magazine Jimmy is reading in the library. See more »

Goofs

During the library scene where the hand breaks through the wall, a battery pack for a mic on the back of the cheerleader can be seen as outline on the back of her uniform as she turns away from the hand. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: It's time for this paladin to cast a 21st level spell of zombie whoop-ass!
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There is a shot of the zombie rat in the vents after the credits end in typical horror film fashion. See more »

Connections

References Gladiator (2000) See more »

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Lay Here
Written by Zach Davis, Jason Pavilanis, Jesse Gurtis and Adam Reiter
Performed by Hello Vegas
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Not that bad but I thought it would have been better
23 June 2013 | by atinderSee all my reviews

This movie mixed of Detention meet Dance of the Dead ,

The movie dose not take to long to get going and there are some very funny moment that made me laugh out loud.

we got normal detention group, Jock guys, hot cheerleader, goth girl, Drug guy and Nerd guy all in Detention.

Also guys come to seem to feel unwell and then hell break lose of cause

There were some silly over the tops here and there and some of the jokes can go on bit long, but it got laughing.

Some part of the movie are little boring for zombie there, Didn't really do much and sit and talk few room, which I could not case less about.

It did start bit gory but as the movie went the zombie deaths seem to less bloody not really really that gory.

I give 4.8 out of 10, It made laugh,, I just round it's off to 4 out of 10


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