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Land of the Dead is an American horror movie of the zombie subgenre. It was written and directed by George Romero and is the fourth installment in his "Living Dead" franchise, which began with 1968's Night of the Living Dead. This film follows 1985's Day of the Dead and is suceeded by the 2007 sequel Diary of the Dead. The film was produced by Universal Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on June 24th, 2005.

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  • Film ratings certificate #41825. [1]
  • Promotional posters for the film have titled it George A. Romero's Land of the Dead.
  • Land of the Dead ranked in at number 5 for film premieres over the June 24th opening weekend grossing a total of $10,221,705. It was screened in 2,249 movie theaters, averaging $4,545 per show. [2]

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  • Director George Romero makes a behind-the-scenes appearance in the film as the voice of a puppeteer. He is uncredited in the movie in this capacity.
  • Actor John Leguizamo is also known for playing the demonic clown called the Violator in the 1997 adaptation of the Spawn comic book movie. In that movie, Leguizamo co-starred with Martin Sheen and in Land of the Dead he co-stars with Dennis Hopper. Both Hopper and Sheen were featured in the epic war drama Apocalypse Now by Francis Ford Coppola.
  • Two special effects masters make cameo appearances in this film, both of whom are known for their work with zombies. Tom Savini, who worked on Romero's previous installments, Dawn of the Dead and Day of the Dead, as well as directing his own remake of Night of the Living Dead, plays a zombie wielding a machete in this film. The other FX maestro is Greg Nictoero who is the man in charge of zombie production on the AMC television series The Walking Dead.

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Other films that were released in 2005 include:

Films that start with L Edit

Film Year Genre Director
Lady Frankenstein 1971 Frankenstein Mel Welles
Laid to Rest 2009 Slasher Robert Hall
Laid to Rest II: ChromeSkull 2011 Slasher Robert Hall
Lake Placid 1999 Predatory animal Steve Miner
Land of the Dead 2005 Zombie George A. Romero
Last Exorcism, The 2010 Exorcism Daniel Stamm
Last House on the Left, The 1972 Psycho-Thriller Wes Craven
Last House on the Left, The 2009 Psycho-Thriller Dennis Iliadis
Le Manoir du diable 1896 Witch/Demon Georges Méliès
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The 2003 Vampire/Invisible Man Stephen Norrington
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III 1990 Slasher Jeff Burr
Left in Darkness 2006 Supernatural Thriller Steven R. Monroe
Legend of Spider Forest, The 1971 Psycho-Thriller Peter Sykes
Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires 1974 Vampire Roy Ward Baker
Legion 2010 Angel/Prophecy Scott Stewart
Leopard Man, The 1943 Psycho-Thriller Jacques Tourneur
Leprechaun 1993 Comedy Mark Jones
Leprechaun 2 1994 Comedy Rodman Flender
Leprechaun 3 1995 Comedy Brian Trenchard-Smith
Leprechaun 4: In Space 1997 Comedy/Sci-fi Brian Trenchard-Smith
Leprechaun 5: In the Hood 2000 Comedy Rob Spera
Leprechaun 6: Back 2 tha Hood 2003 Comedy Steven Ayromlooi
Let Me In 2010 Vampire Matt Reeves
Let the Right One In 2008 Vampire Tomas Alfredson
Leviathan 1989 Sci-fi George P. Cosmatos
Lips of Blood 1975 Vampire Jean Rollin
Lifeforce 1985 Sci-fi/Vampire Tobe Hooper
Little Dead Rotting Hood 2016 Werewolf/Zombie Jared Cohn
Living Dead Girl 1982 Zombie Jean Rollin
Lost Boys, The 1987 Vampire Joel Schumacher
Lost Boys: The Tribe 2008 Vampire P.J. Pesce
Lost Boys: The Thirst 2010 Vampire Dario Piana
Love at First Bite 1979 Vampire/Comedy Stan Dragoti
Lurking Fear 1994 Psycho-Thriller C. Courtney Joiner
Lust for a Vampire 1970 Vampire Jimmy Sangster

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