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War of the Dead [Blu-ray]
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The movie starts out on a high note with a chilling teaser scene that hints at the horrors yet to unfold. After this promising introduction, the story settles into its primary groove. An American squad is advancing upon an underground bunker with the intention of destroying it. After dispatching a group of enemy soldiers, it appears that the foes simply won't die. They meet a Russian soldier along the way who may know more than he's telling. Can the living band against the dead? And what atrocities await the survivors once they reach their final destination? Most of the battle scenes are handled capably, there are plenty of armed confrontations. Things are lively throughout, and I found the experience entertaining enough.Read more ›
These are not your ordinary zombies. When we first see them they leap 10-20 ft out of trees to attack. I thought I was watching "Planet of the Apes" for a moment. They seem to have superhuman strength and stamina, although the film was not consistent in their portrayal of zombie abilities. Other times they get beat up in a fight like an ordinary human.
This is a fusion war and zombie movie that doesn't work like its counterparts. The ones that worked well were zombie movies with a war background. This one is more of a war movie that has zombie soldiers, not too unlike regular soldiers. Shot almost entirely at night.
Parental Guide: F-bomb. No sex or nudity.
One might be tempted to think this is a formula that you simply can't get wrong...
Boils and ghouls, I give you War of the Dead, billed as the most expensive movie ever to be made in Lithuania.
The film comes with the following synopsis:
"In 1939 `anti-death' medical experiments were performed on captured Russian soldiers by Gestapo officers in the opening salvos of World War II. Two years later allied Finnish and American forces are on a mission to seize an underground enemy bunker on the Soviet border - but they must face attack by a far deadlier force - the flesh-hungry victims of those SS experiments."
The trailer and the poster look tremendous and the inclusion of former World's Strongest Man Jouko Ahola, who can clearly be seen on the poster, ramped up my anticipation of this movie.
Despite being a Lithuanian movie helmed by Lithuanian director Marko Makilaasko, War of the Dead is shot in English and features Andrew Tiernan (Dead Cert, 300, Bathory, The Bunker) in a leading role alongside a largely Finnish cast.
The inclusion of English actors taking on the roles of Americans left me cringing somewhat and I find myself curious as to what our American cousins will make of this aspect of the film.
It was commented on that many of the undead aren't actually German/ nazis. This is explained in the opening introduction to the movie and ought not to give the viewer too much cause for concern.Read more ›
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Good Weird WWII story line. The ending was a little bit predictable in a way, but a nice combination of characters. Very much along the lines of the Outpost series of movies.Published 23 hours ago by Terry Webb
Ok what is the deal with zombie Nazis? Do Nazi’s really need to be demonized anymore beyond the fact that they are Nazis? Read morePublished 6 months ago by Tim Janson
dumb...in 1941 the u.s. wasn't in the war, and finland was a german ally. I just cant get past that. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kurt Wolff
My opinion is that I did like this movie and if you try to pin me down as to why...I don['t think I can. Must be a zombie thing.Published 24 months ago by Russell S
War of the Dead (Marko Mäkilaasko, 2011)
I was all set to love this movie—a Finnish knock-off of Norway's first, and best, Nazi zombie flick, Død Snø, that also... Read more
less darkness and more zombies. George romero you are not. but then, there's nothing better than a dead Nazi!!!!! amen.Published on October 10, 2013 by David H. Halleck
the us army experiments on Obama followers from the grave. they are dug up and reanimated from hell in Compton caPublished on August 20, 2013 by westernmusic
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