A group of college students travels to a mysterious island to attend a rave, which is soon taken over by bloodthirsty zombies.

Director:

Uwe Boll

Writers:

Mark A. Altman (story) (as Mark Altman), Dan Bates (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Cherry ... Rudy
Tyron Leitso ... Simon
Clint Howard ... Salish
Ona Grauer ... Alicia
Ellie Cornell ... Casper
Will Sanderson ... Greg
Enuka Okuma ... Karma
Kira Clavell ... Liberty
Sonya Salomaa ... Cynthia (as Sonja Salomaa)
Michael Eklund ... Hugh
David Palffy ... Castillo
Jürgen Prochnow ... Kirk (as Jurgen Prochnow)
Steve Byers ... Matt
Erica Durance ... Johanna (as Erica Parker)
Birgit Stein Birgit Stein ... Lena
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Storyline

This film is a prequel to all of the The House of the Dead video games. Set on an island off the coast, a techno rave party attracts a diverse group of college coeds and a Coast Guard officer. Soon, they discover that their X-laced escapades are to be interrupted by zombies and monsters that attack them on the ground, from the air, and in the sea, ruled by an evil entity in the House of the Dead... Written by Midnight Hunter X

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Are you dead or alive? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The last film to use the turn-table technique for 360° shots. The risk of actors being hurt or killed by the fast-moving camera was too high. See more »

Goofs

(at around 52 mins) In the graveyard shoot-out, one girl shows up with 2 pistols in her hands. When she is about to fire her guns, she has a shotgun. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Victor Kirk: Lady needs to dine on a humble pie every once in a while.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits play over video of the games, from both the arcade and Dreamcast versions, begining with the famous "You must stop Curien!" scene from the game! See more »

Alternate Versions

US version was changed to have an aspect ratio of 1,85:1, while others have a 2,35:1 ratio. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Ring Two (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Zombie Island
Written by Oliver Lieb / Peter Zweier
Performed by Codetrasher
Published by Copyright Control/Edition 2HZ/Warner Chappell
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The House of Crap
17 July 2005 | by ShatteredwolfSee all my reviews

This is by far THE WORST movie i have ever watched. I've seen some pretty awful movies in my time but this ones takes the cake, no, wait, i mean the the whole damn bakery. It is so bad that i believe a word to describe the way you will feel after watching this atrocity has yet to be created. Please just do yourself a favor, if you ever get the urge to watch this and watch thirty minutes of that annoying purple dinosaur Barney, then multiply that thirty times fold and you would still only get a small fraction of the horror you would be in store for. In summation, i guess you really can call it a horror movie, but only if you're willing to be scared senseless by the worst acting in the business and utterly pointless story.

Real Rating, -10 Disgusting


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Country:

Germany | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House of the Dead See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,500,000, 12 October 2003

Gross USA:

$10,249,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,818,181
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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