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  • Summary: This horror film, in the vein of "Night of the Living Dead" and "The Evil Dead," features an overflow of gore and visual effects to make any horror fan squirm with delight. (Lions Gate Films)
  • Director: Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig
  • Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy
  • Rating: R
  • Runtime: 97 min
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 20
  2. Negative: 9 out of 20
  1. 70
    What really grabs your attention about Undead, however, are the effects. For a movie budgeted under $1 million, the Spierigs have done an amazing job putting together believable visuals.
  2. Reviewed by: David Stratton
    60
    Precociously inventive horror pic that combines brain-eating zombies with outer space aliens.
  3. 50
    There's nothing under the goofball gags and gushing gore, and its welcome is worn out well before it's over.
  4. Reviewed by: Laura Kern
    40
    In the end, the film is a stale, derivative mess that borrows heavily from every zombie and alien movie worthy of imitation, to only ho-hum effect.
  5. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    38
    In Undead, sadly, rigor mortis has set in.
  6. However visually striking, this Australian film is ultimately as tedious as it is derivative.
  7. On the level of a no-budget student film in which the shots barely match up into sequences. It's about as much fun as watching blood dry.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 14
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 14
  3. Negative: 5 out of 14
  1. RodrigoW.
    Nov 8, 2005
    10
    Simply the best!
  2. InaraC.
    Nov 8, 2005
    10
    I recommended it for all my friends. Fantastic.
  3. AlineF.
    Nov 27, 2005
    10
    Pehaps the greatest zombie movie ever made. I'm looki' foward a dvd release around here.
  4. MikeE
    Jan 5, 2006
    3
    I'm turning this movie off now after 45 minutes. If you want comedy and horror watch Evil Dead. This movie just doesn't have any I'm turning this movie off now after 45 minutes. If you want comedy and horror watch Evil Dead. This movie just doesn't have any focus and tries to be way too many things at once- and it does them all poorly. The only thing it adds to the genre is some misplaced Hong Kong Action Style/Gun play. Too bad, the gas mask/triple barrel shotgun really gave me high hopes. Collapse
  5. Jul 20, 2013
    2
    All the quality of a crappy straight to DVD zombie film. The performances here are pitiful, and Felicity Mason has the stupidest look on herAll the quality of a crappy straight to DVD zombie film. The performances here are pitiful, and Felicity Mason has the stupidest look on her face throughout this entire thing. It tries to be a horror-comedy, but lacks any horror or comedy of any sort. I'm a zombie fanatic who obsesses over all things zombie related, so when I say a zombie movie is bad that means it's BAD. Avoid this movie like you would avoid getting bit by a zombie. Expand
  6. TylerD.
    Jan 25, 2006
    2
    well..lemme put it this way..i really didnt get scared of the zombie horror..but i did get real scared of the humour..jeesus @#@!$....the well..lemme put it this way..i really didnt get scared of the zombie horror..but i did get real scared of the humour..jeesus @#@!$....the backgrnd score is outrageous..fior chrissakes..this isnt a musical.if thts what ur pointing at...the undead look real happy mumbling away what the ate for lunch...eeeouch!! well filmmakers..its bout time you get serious! Expand
  7. B.Prange
    Nov 12, 2005
    0
    This movie sucked. Big time. 'Nuff said.

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