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Day of the Dead

  • Rated R
  • HD and SD formats available

independent, special interest

A mysterious virus that turns people into the walking dead has infected a town, and only a few survivors immune to the disease must find a way to escape.

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Top Critic Reviews

Rotten: It's a pageant of stupidity that hopes gushing wounds and deliberate fanboy-catnip slices of ultraviolent cheese will mask the reality that it's a worthless offering in an increasingly abused genre.

- Brian Orndorf,, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rotten: A chaotic mess of violence and gore...

- David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Fresh: It's such a fun zombie movie, I'm amazed it didn't get a full theatrical release.

- Lucius Gore, ESplatter, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

0 star

If I were George Romero I would have sued to keep the name "Day Of The Dead" off this movie so that my name wasn't attached to it after I screened this junker. Romero has done some pretty bad movies recently, trying to stay creative with the zombie genre, but to allow this "remake" of his 1985 movie (when he was doing some REALLY good stuff) is just horrible. Everything from writing to directing to cinematography is terrible. It's not even scary. Between the director and cinematographer, they couldn't develop one scare. In Jaws, Spielberg spent $100,000 of his own money reshooting a single scene because he didn't get the reaction he wanted when they were screening it. Day Of The Dead just flounders through what is supposed to be a scary, yet turns out sad, movie. They did get some decent actors when someone thought this garbage was going to be released in theaters. They didn't, however, get an actor whom could carry a mess of a movie like this. Mena Suvari is decent at acting, Nick Cannon is by no means a good actor, but he is entertaining, and Ving Rhames is a guy I like to see in film. He has a smaller part here, but this would have blown even if he had a more prominent role. There are a few other actors who would look familiar, but you wouldn't remember their names. This Day Of The Dead remake is horrible. Even if you see it airing on TV for free I'd recommend you keep clicking.

- cenzano38, Thursday, November 11, 2010

1 star

Well what can i say about this remake........hmm. Crap and shit.Some nice ideals but put into a complete mess i a fillm. What a shame.

- briandeguelle, Friday, February 29, 2008

2 stars

It has some pretty good bloody FX but other than that it's a piss poor, half assed excuse for a zombie movie that has only a tiny bit of resemblance to Romero's far superior film. I have to admit though I laughed quite a bit but that's not really a good thing considering it was during the high drama moments.

- thefog1331, Saturday, April 12, 2008