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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

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Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.

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Christopher Landon

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Carrie Lee Wilson (screenplay) (as Carrie Evans), Emi Mochizuki (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tye Sheridan ... Ben Goudy
Logan Miller ... Carter Grant
Joey Morgan ... Augie Foster
Sarah Dumont ... Denise Russo
David Koechner ... Scout Leader Rogers
Halston Sage ... Kendall Grant
Cloris Leachman ... Miss Fielder
Niki Koss ... Chloe
Hiram A. Murray ... Corporal Reeves
Lukas Gage ... Travis
Drew Droege ... Drunk Man
Patrick Schwarzenegger ... Jeff
Blake Anderson ... Ron the Janitor
Elle Evans ... Amber the Zombie Stripper
Matty Cardarople ... Jawless Zombie
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Storyline

A reckless janitor accidentally releases a zombie from a laboratory of research. Meanwhile, the teenagers scouts Ben Goudy and Carter Grant decide to camp for the last time since they are too old to be scouts. The problem is that they do not want to harm the feelings of their friend Augie Foster and the Scout Leader Rogers. They have a flat tire after hitting a deer on the road and Carter's sister Kendall Grant, her boyfriend and her friend Chloe stop their Jeep to see whether they need a ride. They invite Ben and Carter to go to a party in the night. The two scouts leave the camping during the night to go to the party. When they drive through the town, they do not see a living soul and they decide to visit a night-club since the bouncer is not at the door. They discover that people have turned into zombies and they team-up with Ben's recent acquaintance Denise Russo, who is bartender in the nightclub, and Augie that was left alone at the camp and came to the town. Soon they discover ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Always Bring Protection

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for zombie violence and gore, sexual material, graphic nudity, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scouts vs. Zombies See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,841,007, 1 November 2015

Gross USA:

$3,703,046

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,137,046
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The use of a trampoline to escape the Zombies is from the classic Super Nintendo game "Zombies Ate My Neighbors," where the main characters use trampolines to jump from garden to garden. See more »

Goofs

When the next door neighbor Miss Fielder, taps on the window of the car to give out to Carter about the garbage cans, she is not wearing a hat. As she walks away, we can see she still has no hat on, but when she opens the door to her house a sun hat is now on her head. See more »

Quotes

Carter: [Posing in the jail cell trying to take a selfie, one of the zombies grabs his shoulder] Dude, what the fuck? Haven't you had enough to eat? Jesus
Ben: Carter, stop agitating them.
Carter: What? I need a new profile pic.
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Crazy Credits

The Paramount logo turns into a Boy Scout merit badge. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2015) See more »

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Dee Oh U Gee Eye E
Written by Andre Lamar Bell, Lashawn Payne & Pat Kelly
Courtesy of Megatrax Production Music
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I Could Be Drunk or Something
13 December 2015 | by billygoat1071See all my reviews

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse lacks any sort of novelty and it doesn't quite flourish its ultimate conceit. But isn't this the most enjoyable zombie movie I've seen in a while? There hasn't been much zombie movie in a while that's as brutal and deliciously violent as this one. And zombie cats! Why not? Maybe it's just my hangover from last Halloween. Either way, it's somewhat like a relic from the 80's, specifically from its tropes to its aesthetics (albeit some lens flares and digital blood.) It won't change your life or anything, but if you seek for some dumb adventurous schlock (with some teen comedy vulgarity,) then this movie knows how to deliver that kind of pleasure.


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