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Planet Terror (2007)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Horror | 13 June 2008 (Mexico)
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After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release.

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Robert Rodriguez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rose McGowan ... Cherry Darling
Freddy Rodríguez ... Wray (as Freddy Rodriguez)
Josh Brolin ... Dr. William Block
Marley Shelton ... Dr. Dakota Block
Jeff Fahey ... J.T.
Michael Biehn ... Sheriff Hague
Rebel Rodriguez ... Tony Block
Bruce Willis ... Lt. Muldoon
Naveen Andrews ... Abby
Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Romy
Fergie ... Tammy (as Stacy Ferguson)
Nicky Katt ... Joe
Hung Nguyen Hung Nguyen ... Dr. Crane
Cecilia Conti ... Paramedic Cecil
Tommy Nix Tommy Nix ... Paramedic Nixer
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After an experimental bio-nerve gas is accidentally released at a remote U.S. military base in Texas, those exposed to the gas turn into flesh-eating, mutating zombies out to kill. An assortment of various people who include stripper Cherry, her shady mechanic ex-boyfriend Wray, a strong-willed doctor, the local sheriff, and an assortment of various people must join forces to survive the night as the so-called "sickos" threaten to take over the whole town and the world. Written by Anonymous

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Humanity's last hope... rests on a high power machine gun! See more »


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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2008 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Project Terror See more »

Filming Locations:

Texas, USA See more »

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$11,446,172
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The "machine-gun leg" effect was pulled off by putting a cast on Rose McGowan's leg to keep it stiff and wrapping green first aid tape around it. A gray wrap was sometimes used. See more »

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After the group arrive at the group of zombies on the bridge, in the first shot of them you can see one of the zombies on the left adjusting a squib pack on his right shoulder. Seconds later the squib explode as he is shot. See more »

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[first lines]
Skip: Real pretty tonight, Holly.
[two girls are kissing]
Skip: Goddammit, girls - if you're gonna do that shit, do it onstage!
[walks away]
Skip: Smokin' hot. Whew!
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A 91 minute version was part of the "Grindhouse" (2007) double feature. A 105 minute single feature version was prepared as an international version. The longer international version was used for the single feature DVD release in the United States. See more »

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You Belong To Me
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Entertaining Grindhouse , plenty of action, horror, zombies and guts
22 December 2008 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

At an US military base, when appear convoy led by an official(Bruce Willis), a black-market dealer named Abby(Naven Andrews) accidentally releases an experimental and highly contagious gas. Those exposed suffer a complete transformation, turning into meat-eating zombies. A stripper named Cherrie(Rose McGowan, extraordinaries scenes with a leg machine gun), her mechanic ex-lover Wray(a valiant Freddy Rodriguez),Dr. Dakota(Marley Shelton)who's fleeing her sadist husband Dr. Block (a nasty Josh Brolin), the sheriff( Michael Bhien) stay stranded into a inn called 'The Bone Shack' whose owner is an astute vet(a sympathetic Jeff Fahey) and surrounded by zombies starving of flesh human.They take on the zombies sickos, and become only survivors facing the world destruction by deadly epidemic.

This exciting film packs tension, chills, thrills, terror, sadism, tongue in check and lots of blood and gore- including stabbing,slicing,stabbing,quartering- courtesy of Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger; they create a truly creepy make-up of horrible zombies cannibals.The flesh-eating mutants appearance deliver the goods with hair raising thrills and plenty of scares and eerie murders.The astonishing killings are gruesomely executed and grisly graphic. This movie is better than Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof, as contains more action and amusing, both tales form a diptych titled 'Grindhouse'. Various players repeat acting, as Marley Shelton as Dr Dakota, Michael Sacks as McGraw and the Avellan twins as the babysitters, they're nice-in law of Robert Rodriguez and wife, Elizabet Avellan(film's producer). Besides appear Tom Savini, prestigious maker-up of Romero films and Carlos Gallardo, El Mariachi's starring , both playing two deputies.The motion picture is lavishly produced by Harvey and Bob Weinstein(Dimension films), Rodriguez's usual producers. Moving musical score, special cinematography and nice direction by Robert Rodriguez. Rating : Above average, the film will like to terror fans with some humor and irony.


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