Day Of The Dead

Synopsis: In Leadville, Colorado, Captain Rhodes and his army seals off the town to contain an influenza-type epidemic. The locals are not allowed to leave the town and the Pine Valley Medical Center is crowded with sick people. Corporal Sarah Bowman was born and raised in Leadville and goes to her home with Private Bud Crain to visit her mother. Sarah finds that her mother is ill and takes her to the local hospital. However, the sick people suddenly transform in flesh eating, fast moving zombies which attack the non-infected humans. Sarah, Bud and Private Salazar get a jeep and head to the town exit to escape from the dead. But Sarah hears the voice of her brother, Trevor, on the radio and is compelled to go to the radio station where Trevor is hidden with his girlfriend Nina. The group of survivors drives to the isolated Nike missile site seeking shelter, where they discover an underground army base.
Director(s): Steve Miner
Production: First Look International
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min


Sh*t. Sh*t.

I'm sorry.

I'm sorry.

It's okay.

I have another one.

All right.

Slow down.

Just follow me.

You like that?


Tell me you like it.

I just did.

Please don't tell me you're taking

lessons from that Neanderthal.

No. No.


I want us to be special.


That's disgusting.

Hey, let's explore.


Hey, what's the holdup?

This sucks.

Why is there traffic?

What is going on?

What is that?

This is crazy.

A spokesman released a statement

ten minutes ago

saying that the quarantine exercise

will be for 24 hours...

Charlie 1-4, this is Charlie...

We have visual contact.

We got reservations at 7.

You mean to tell me we can't get through?

This is bullshit. Bullshit.

You can't do this.

We're in America.

Who gave the order

for this exercise?

Sir, my orders are to keep

this road sealed off

for the next 24 hours.

You can take your son

to the hospital in town.

Those guys don't know their asses

from a hole in the ground.

I want to go to a real hospital.

Sir, I understand.

Not unless you have kids,

you don't f***ing understand.


you're not helping.

We're going to Boulder.

Corporal Cross? Platoon up.

You heard the man.

Let's go. Let's go.

Sir, I'm asking you politely.

Please turn

your car around. Please.

Mrs. Leitner?


Sarah, what are you

doing here?

Your mom told me

you were never coming back.

Well, you know

how she exaggerates.

Besides, I'm needed here.

Look, I'm sorry

that I yelled,

but can you

get us out of here?

Cody is really sick.

Mr. Leitner, I understand

that you're upset,

but the best thing that

you can do for Cody right now

is to get him

to the medical center.

The Army's

brought in specialists.

They're already there

at the hospital.

That'll be much quicker

than driving to Boulder.

She's right.

Thank you.

All right, get the rest

of these cars turned around.

Okay, you heard the captain.

Let's get all of the cars turned around.

Excuse me, sir.


Did I just

tell them the truth?

Corporal, your orders are

to keep this sh*t hole town--

Excuse me.

Your sh*t hole town sealed off.

Now do it.

Yes, sir.

Yeah, where the hell

are those med 'chines?

They were supposed to

be here three hours ago.

They haven't reported in, sir.

We've got teams searching now.

No. Both of them?






I got you.

Not really.

Yeah, right.

What'd you find?

I don't know.

You want to check it out?

Find a cool little spot?

In a dark hole?

I don't think so.

Hey, didn't you

say something

about your mother

being sick with the flu?

Yeah, she's in bed.

You think she'd know

if we were on your couch?

Zip it up, Kyle.


We're out of here.

Come on.

I'm not really done here.

You want a ride? You're done.

Your friend's

a real buzz kill.

Tell me about it.

Oh, God.

Jesus, you okay, man?

Chill. It stopped.

Are you my mom?

Okay, okay, come on. We gotta go.

Nina and I have, you know, plans.

My parents aren't getting home

for a couple of hours.

Want to come over?

Are you nuts?

If you got me sick,

I'll kill you.


Come on, Kyle!

Bus is leaving!

Let's go!


This is KSWT,

broadcasting live

from downtown

Leadville, Colorado.

So I have some travel news

for all of you trying to get out of town.

Route 40 will be closed

until 7:
30 tomorrow night.

Still, they keep saying

this is just an exercise.

Now, Uncle Sam wouldn't be

trying to lie to us, would he?

No. Stay tuned for further bulletins.

In the meantime, when the man

gives them to me,

I'll give them to you.

And now, some more

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Jeffrey Reddick

Jeffrey Reddick (born July 12, 1969) is an American screenwriter and film director, best known for creating the Final Destination franchise. more…

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