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Year: 2019
Original Title: The Dead Don't Die
Length: 103 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Studios: Animal Kingdom Inc.
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 12 2019

United States: June 14 2019


Ranking: 1,495 out of 16,356 movies (up 553)


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When the Earth's balance is disturbed by a phenomenon called polar fracking that sends the planet spinning off its axis, night and day start and end at seemingly random hours and life itself begins to operate strangely, with animals going mad and the dead rising. In the quiet and often dull down of Centerville (population 800), police officers Cliff Robertson (Bill Murray, 'Lost in Translation'), Ronnie Peterson (Adam Driver, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi') and Mindy Morrison (Chloë Sevigny, 'Love and Friendship') watch as the dead begin to behave like zombies, going about normal day-to-day activities (playing tennis, shopping, wandering about moaning for "wi-fi" and "Chardonnay") but with a notable added appetite for human flesh. When they realise that the only way these zombies can be killed is by decapitating the creatures, they enlist the help of Zelda Winston (Tilda Swinton, 'Doctor Strange'), an eccentric Scottish mortician who is accomplished at wielding a samurai sword, to start freeing the town from the uncanny undead. 'The Dead Don't Die' is written and directed by Jim Jarmusch ('Broken Flowers'). Joining the cast are Tom Waits ('Seven Psychopaths'), Danny Glover ('Lethal Weapon'), Steve Buscemi ('Fargo'), Austin Butler ('Once Upon a Time in Hollywood') and Selena Gomez ('Hotel Transylvania').


Cast The Dead Don't Die



Trivia The Dead Don't Die

Adam Driver, Steve Buscemi, Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny and Tilda Swinton have already worked in previous Jim Jarmusch's movies. Among the cast there's an Oscar winner, Tilda Swinton, and three nominated, Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny and Rosie Perez. Selena Gomez and Austin Butler have already worked together on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'.