3 Hours till Dead

Synopsis: An AWOL soldier with PTSD goes into hiding. Along with his brother and a few friends they retreat into a rural farm area unaware that the outside world has stopped functioning. On their way back to civilization, his brother is attacked and bitten by an infected farmer. The brother quickly turns into a rabid animal and lives for exactly three hours. Realizing that they are in grave danger, they head back to the forest trying to outlive the legions of the infected.
Genre: Horror
80 min



Somebody help.

My wife needs help.

Somebody help.

I don't wanna die.

My wife--


Well, that was righteous.

How's my hair?

Uh... yeah, it's a mess.


They won't know what we just did.

I guess so.

Might've heard what we just did.

We weren't that loud.

We gotta get back.

I don't wanna go home.

It's just so nice out here.

Yeah, you wanna live in the woods now?

Bit of a Tarzan and Jane?

- Yeah.

- Well, you know what...

...would make things better?

- What?

- If Stew wasn't here.

That's mean.

Yeah, well he hates me

and I hate him, so--

He's not that bad.

Well, I'm here for Joe.

- Just Joe?

- Yeah? Who else is there?

- Oh, and you of course.

- Jerk.

It's just when Joe was in the army,

I never saw him.

Aww, you've got a man crush.

I have not got a man crush.

- Yes, you do.

- No, I do not.

Ugh, you call this relaxing?

Bro, this is relaxing for me.

You know, mom always said...

...running from your problems

is a race you can't win.

Are you ever gonna tell

the truth to Mikey or Sonya?

Do you even care about her?

Of course I do, man.

What's wrong with you?

Yeah, I'm gonna tell her.

I'm just waiting for the right time.

Look, I don't wanna freak her out...

...before I get to know her

a little bit better.

What's wrong with you?

Okay, not that I care

about the douchebag.

But are you going to tell Mikey?

Yes, I'm gonna tell him, okay?

I'll tell him tonight.

Do me a favor though,

don't tell him before I do.



Is he okay?


Are you okay?

Yeah. Yeah, yeah. Yeah.

No. I don't know.

What's up?

I don't know, I just wanna

have some fun, but--

I've been really stressed out lately.

It was kinda fun.

Yeah. Yeah, kind of.

He can be an ass sometimes, can't he?

Well, don't let him get you down.


You know I used to be

in the army, right?


Okay, well there's something

I need to tell you about that, but--

Look, you don't need to

talk about it right now.

We're on vacation.

We should be relaxing,...

...not stressing out.

Hey, what was that?

Probably Mikey and Kyly.

Mikey! Hey, hey, buddy, is that you?

Guys, come on. Hey.

- Boo!

- Oh, my God.

Very funny, guys.

We all packed, then?

Yeah, yeah. Finally.

No thanks to you.

Oh, something I had to do.

Someone you mean?

Okay, let's go.

So, what were you guys up to?

We're leaving.

Stew, let's go, man. Come on.

There's gotta be some gas around here.

Well, we're in the middle of nowhere,...

...so, Joe, use that training.


- Are you done?

- Yeah.

- So?

- So what?

What's going on with you two?

You've had two weeks with him.

Nothing. His brother's really annoying.

Mommy issues for sure.

What about you and Mikey?

Have you guys--

What? I don't kiss and tell.

I'm not asking about the kiss.

Two weeks without a phone though sucks.

It's not that bad.

Just being out here--

Uh-huh, shut up.

You're exactly like I am.

I totally miss it.

We are lost, aren't we?

We're not lost, Stew.

We're just outta gas.

We're not out of gas.

We will be very soon.

Oh, great job, brother.

So what's the plan, guys?

Oh, we're lost and out of gas.


We're not lost, all right?

But we do need gas.

How long till we run out completely?

A couple Miles if we're lucky.

Are we here?

Um, around here.

Okay, so why don't we head for there?

Looks like somebody or

something might be there.

Maybe a farm?

Actually, I don't see any

other options, so, yeah.

- All right.

- Let's move out.

On the road again.

I'm really sorry you're having

a shitty trip, bro.

I mean, I'm trying here.

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Jason Mills

Jason Mills (born 12 August 1969) is a New Zealand former cricketer. He played 27 first-class and 30 List A matches for Auckland between 1991 and 1999. more…

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