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Wild Zero (1999)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Music | 28 August 1999 (Japan)
Only legendary Japanese garage rock band Guitar Wolf can stand between a race of aliens from destroying earth with an army of zombies.

Director:

Tetsuro Takeuchi
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Guitar Wolf ... Self
Drum Wolf Drum Wolf ... Self
Bass Wolf Bass Wolf ... Self
Masashi Endô Masashi Endô ... Ace
Kwancharu Shitichai Kwancharu Shitichai ... Tobio
Makoto Inamiya Makoto Inamiya ... Captain
Haruka Nakajo Haruka Nakajo ... Yamazaki
Shirô Namiki Shirô Namiki ... Kondo
Taneko Taneko ... Hanako
Yoshiyuki Morishita ... Toshi
Masao Masao ... Masao
Tawaki Fusamori Tawaki Fusamori ... Mori
Akihiko Murata Akihiko Murata ... Toshio
Enami Esako Enami Esako ... Idle Girl
Kae Egawa Kae Egawa ... Hagoromo Tennyo / Junky Lady
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Aliens are invading the planet and turning humans into zombies. After saving his heros, Guitar Wolf, from their manager, and having the honour of becoming their blood brother, wannabe rocker Ace finds himself caught up in the carnage. He didn't think he'd need Guitar Wolf's help quite so soon. Written by The_Void

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Trash and chaossss!!!!


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Did You Know?

Trivia

The riff that Seiji (Guitar Wolf) plays before heading into action is from "Rumble" by Link Wray, one of the band's main musical influences. See more »

Quotes

Toshi: [to Masaou] You're fucking me off!
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Connections

References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Cyber God
Performed by S.D.S.
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The Most Stunning Japanese Rock Zombie Flick Ever
11 October 2004 | by elysiumjoeSee all my reviews

I was told by some friends of mine, "You have to see this movie. It will rock your face off." They were right.

Wild Zero is without a doubt the most amazing Japanese Rock Zombie flick ever.

If you believe that rock and roll is here to stay, that greasers should roam the streets of Japan, and that extraneous characters should be disposed of as quickly as possible and turned into zombies, then this film is for you.

The exploding zombie head budget is high in this film, but the writing budget seems to have suffered as a result. With zombie flicks, though, you pay your money and you take your chances.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

28 August 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

WiLD ZERO See more »

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1.85 : 1
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