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The Dead Don't Die (2019)

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The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

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Jim Jarmusch

Writer:

Jim Jarmusch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Murray ... Chief Cliff Robertson
Adam Driver ... Officer Ronnie Peterson
Tom Waits ... Hermit Bob
Chloë Sevigny ... Officer Mindy Morrison
Steve Buscemi ... Farmer Frank Miller
Eszter Balint ... Fern
Danny Glover ... Hank Thompson
Maya Delmont ... Stella
Taliyah Whitaker ... Olivia
Jahi Di'Allo Winston ... Geronimo (as Jahi Winston)
Kevin McCormick ... Guard One
Sid O'Connell ... Guard Two
Caleb Landry Jones ... Bobby Wiggins
RZA ... Dean
Larry Fessenden ... Danny Perkins
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Storyline

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Greatest Zombie Cast Ever Disassembled See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for zombie violence/gore, and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Sweden

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dead Don't Die See more »

Filming Locations:

Fleischmanns, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,540,240, 16 June 2019

Gross USA:

$6,563,605

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,963,605
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Daniel Craig was originally supposed to have a part in the film, but because his shooting schedule would have overlapped with Adam Driver's, Jim Jarmusch was forced to cut his part prior to the shoot. See more »

Goofs

Although all the smartphones stopped working, when the zombies want wi-fi they are all on. See more »

Quotes

Cliff Robertson: Those are some pretty good cuts. You played some minor league ball didn't you?
Ronnie Peterson: Well, a little class a, it was a long time ago.
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Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 15 May 2019 (2019) See more »

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Surprisingly Unsurprising And Mediocre
29 August 2019 | by TweetienatorSee all my reviews

If you read that Jim Jarmusch made a new movie and you read the list of involved actors/musicians the expectation of course just explodes. And if you like zombie movies with comedy elements your expectations hit the Milky Way. Sadly, The Dead Don't Die just don't delivers. Compared with other zombie comedies of high rank, most of the comical or fun moments of The Dead Don't Die just don't work too good. The horror elements are also just rather mediocre and just feel like necessary additions because of the genre. So what's left!? Some reviewers say that there is some references to other movies or the movie business to detect, and/or there is some commentaries on our today's society. That all may be right, but mostly the movie is just very slow and won't satisfy neither the horror nor the comedy audience. On top, even as an arthouse or artsy whatever movie The Dead Don't Dies is rather a weak endeavor. Of course, the actors are not bad and still there is here and there a little shiny moment. My rate is 5 but that's already the highest rate that I can give - and in my view this movie is a great missed opportunity to make something great, especially for the genre.


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