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Rise of the Zombies (2012)

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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 »

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Nick Lyon

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Keith Allan (screenplay), Delondra Mesa-Williams (screenplay) (as Delondra Williams)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mariel Hemingway ... Lynn Snyder
Ethan Suplee ... Marshall
LeVar Burton ... Dr. Halpern
Danny Trejo ... Captain Caspian
Heather Hemmens ... Ashley
French Stewart ... Doctor Arnold
Chad Lindberg ... Kyle
Madonna Magee Madonna Magee ... Vivian
Andy Clemence ... Bob
Peter Ngo Peter Ngo ... Jud Nagase
Lilan Bowden ... Jun Nagase
Kim Little ... Pauline
Lorenzo Eduardo ... Park Ranger Sanchez
Kerisse Hutchinson Kerisse Hutchinson ... Julie
Jon Kondelik ... Jason
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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 discovered a cure, they leave the island to seek him out. Written by G.N.

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Their Time Has Come!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Walking See more »

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The Asylum See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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It is stated that the zombies act independently of the central nervous system. Given this, there is no explanation for why head shots kill the zombies. See more »

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Referenced in Break-Up Nightmare (2016) See more »

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SyFy Channel actually surprises in a good way...
19 January 2013 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

When I saw the SyFy logo I must admit that my hopes and excitement went tumbling down fast, but still I wanted to watch this as it is a zombie movie - and I am a sucker for anything zombie. So I mustered up and sat through this movie, which actually turned out to be a rather nice surprise for a SyFy Channel original movie. So don't let the SyFy logo scare you away from watching the movie.

Sure, this movie borrows heavily, and I emphasize heavily, from the hit series from AMC "The Walking Dead", to the point where it almost becomes embarrassing to watch. But still, for a SyFy movie, then they really went all in with the production of this movie and managed to muster something that is rarely seen from their production line.

The zombies actually looked quite good and had interesting make-up, so it was a nice to see that they had spent some money on make-up and special effects.

There is a handful of semi-famous actor and actresses in the movie, but despite this, then the movie, acting-wise, was nothing impressive, and didn't really manage to rise over mediocrity.

I didn't fully understand the concept of why the zombies in this movie felt pain, it just didn't really work well on any account.

However, in overall, then "Rise of the Zombies" is actually a good enough movie to watch for any zombie fans. It is nothing extraordinary or exceptional, but still worth a watch.


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