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House of the Dead 2 (2005)

A virus breaks out at a university and people start to become zombies. After 29 days, a team of AMS scientists and soldiers are sent in to deal with the problem. But while they search, things go wrong.

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Michael Hurst (as Mike Hurst)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmanuelle Vaugier ... Alex
Ed Quinn ... Ellis
Sticky Fingaz ... Dalton
Steve Monroe ... O'Connor
Victoria Pratt ... Henson
James Parks ... Bart (as James Jean Parks)
Dan Southworth ... Nakagawa
Billy Brown ... Griffin
Nadine Velazquez ... Rodriguez
Ellie Cornell ... Jordan Casper
Sid Haig ... Professor Curien
Danielle Burgio ... Alicia / Alicia Zombie
Cam Powell ... Lonny Evans
Mircea Monroe ... Sarah Curtis
Paige Peterson ... Tracy Leibowitz / Tracy Zombie
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At Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies at the campus, and the government sends an NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. Alexandra Morgan, a.k.a. Nightingale and lieutenant Ellis, with a special force led by lieutenant Dalton, to try to get the zero sample from the first-generation zombie. The team has a very short time to accomplish their mission and leave the place before missiles are sent to destroy the area. However, the place is crowded with hyper sapiens and the group has to fight to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong zombie violence/gore, language, nudity and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

While the soldiers are at the firing range they have taped zombie faces on the targets. One of the heads is just Paris Hilton. See more »

Goofs

(at around 36 mins) When O'Conner is looking at his shaking hand, the Sergeant Major turns and lights him up with his weapon-mounted flashlight (which anyone trained with a gun would never do since you are pointing your gun at your comrade). When the Sgt Major turns, O'Conner's face lights up from the flashlight. The camera cuts back to the Sgt Major and he turns to continue walking. When it cuts back to O'Conner, his face is still lit up from the flashlight. See more »

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Cpt. Gerald O'Conner: [after seeing Sergeant Dalton killed] Oh god, they got the Sarge, man. Not the Sarge! They got the sarge!
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No identification with actual persons living, dead or undead, places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. See more »

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Better Than Expected
4 June 2006 | by anthonyscullionSee all my reviews

Didn't hope for much when I sat down to watch this but, as said, it was a better than expected.

Expect low budget, but not too bad - i've seen much worse in special effects and overall production.

Some of the scenes have been lifted completely from Resident Evil so on the whole its not too original -

And with both of those things in mind its okay - I jumped a few times and the build up of tension when trapped by hordes of the undead was pretty good (although very Res Evil).

There's some good humour too, with more than one nod to films it owes something to (which is good as opposed to just outright plagiarism), again particularly Res Evil.

I wouldn't run out and buy a copy, but I would watch it again sometime, there's worse ways to spend an hour and a half.


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11 February 2006 (USA) See more »

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House of the Dead 2: All Guts, No Glory See more »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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