Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Synopsis: The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitors, and save the country before it's too late.
Director(s): Burr Steers
Production: Sony Pictures
  1 win & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
108 min

Tis a truth universally acknowledged.

That a zombie in possession of

brains must be in want of more brains.

Never was this truth more plain

than in the recent attacks at Netherfield Park.

In which an entire household was slaughtered

by a horde of the living dead during a whist party.

Who goes there?

Who goes there?

Darcy. Colonel Darcy.

No zombie bite marks on this pristine young body.


How are you able to discern that the

wound from my rib was from fencing?

Been a bit a long time my son.

I have no wound.

More sherry for Mr. Kingston please.


Carry on, we've absolutely nothing to hide.

Please, everyone enjoy.

Mr. Darcy.

Colonel Darcy, Mrs. Featherstone

I'm here on official business.

There's been a report that

somebody here has been bitten.

Surely not.

There hasn't been a zombie

incident in over two years.

I assure you we've taken every precaution.

A newly infected zombie is

almost impossible to detect.

Until they've ingested their

first human brains, at which point

the transformation accelerates

with every subsequent kill.

Yes, we are all well aware

of how it works Col. Darcy.

Well? Are you quite satisfied?


- Might I play a hand?

- Of course.

Good evening.

So shall we?

- A potion?

- Flies, madam.

I beg your pardon?

Carrion flies.

They're in possession of

but one truly, enviable talent.

The ability to detect dead flesh.

I've won the trick!

A very crafty play Mr. Kingston.

I dare say, but the

buzzing is frightfully loud

It's not the buzzing that

should concern you madam.

But rather when the buzzing stops.

Oh dear.

Is there anyone else present?

Whom he would've had the

opportunity to infect?

A family member perhaps.

Good evening.

Mr. Kingston's niece is here!

There is no need to put that

girl through Mr. Darcy's interrogation.

Cassandra come back!


Where are you?


It wasn't always like this my dear daughters.

As the century began

Britannia was rich with the

fruits of world wide trade.

From the colonies there came

not just silks and spices

but a virulent and abominable plague.

Naturally many suspected the French were to blame.

Are you surprised?

Once bitten, the newly infected were filled

with an insatiable hunger

for the brains of the living.

Millions perished, only to rise again.

As legions of undead.

So certain it would seem

the end of days had come.

But even the four horsemen of the apocalypse

are said to have ascended from hell.

To protect the living, the Grand Barrier was built.

A one hundred foot wall,

encircling London.

Then excavation began on the royal canal.

A vast mote thirty fathoms deep

surrounding both the city and its walls.

The land twixt the two fortifications

became known as The Inbetween.

At this time it became fashionable

to study the deadly arts of the orient.

Japan for the wealthy.

China for the wise.

In the second battle of Kent. One of the bridges

that cross the royal canal was breached.

Ravenous zombie hordes massacred

every villager of The Inbetween.

It was said the sight of this slaughter

drove young King George mad.

When the battle was finally won, he ordered

the destruction of all the bridges, save one.

Hingham Bridge.

Which to this day remains the only means

by which to cross the royal canal.

Many believed the enemy was finally vanquished.

The gentry began to leave the safe confines

of London's defenses.

For their newly fortified country estates.

But vigilance is still every essence.

Remember this.

Keep your swords as sharp as your wit.

For the ultimate battle between the living

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Burr Steers

Burr Gore Steers (born October 8, 1965) is an American actor, screenwriter, and director; notable films include Igby Goes Down (2002) and 17 Again (2009). He is also the nephew of writer Gore Vidal. more…

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