Cockneys vs Zombies

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"The undead are brown bread."
  • NR
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 5.9  (20,137)
  • 52

Cockneys vs Zombies is a horror-comedy film directed by Matthias Hoene and released in 2012. The movie follows a group of young adults from the East End of London who try to save their granddad Ray's care home from being demolished. Terry (Rasmus Hardiker), Andy (Harry Treadaway), and Katy (Michelle Ryan) decide to rob a bank in order to raise the money needed to save their grandfather's home. However, during the robbery, an unknown chemical spill occurs that turns the bank robbers, customers and police officers into zombies.

The story unfolds in a typical East End setting with the hilarious and quirky characters of the area. As the three siblings and a few of their friends (who unfortunately get turned into zombies on the way) try to escape the situation, they run smack into a horde of the undead. What follows is a chaotic yet hilarious adventure to safety. The characters are relatable, and the depth of their relationships makes their banter feel that much more natural.

The movie balances humorous situations and gore equally well. The zombies are absolutely disgusting and genuinely terrifying, which adds to the sense of fear as the characters try to outmaneuver them. The humor is not distasteful, but comes in the form of clever one-liners and the characters' idiosyncrasies. For example, Terry's classic cockney attitude towards authority and Andy's struggle to find courage when he is faced with situations beyond his control, serve as a constant source of amusement.

The film doesn't shy away from character development either. As the group navigates through the zombie-infested East End, they begin to evolve and become more resilient. Along the way, they make heartbreaking decisions in order to ensure their loved ones' safety. Cockneys vs Zombies allows the audience to become invested in the fate of the characters, ultimately connecting them on a more intimate level.

The visual effects were expertly executed, the gory scenes were not overdone, and the zombie make-up was genuinely disturbing. Additionally, the sound effects added to the atmosphere of the movie, allowing the audience to experience it fully. The editing tied everything together perfectly, ensuring that the pacing remained steady and the audience never became bored.

Cockneys vs Zombies does not try to be anything more than it is: a fun and entertaining horror-comedy. The movie is an expert blend of the two genres, offering viewers a thrilling and laugh-out-loud experience.

In conclusion, the movie is an exemplary work of art that portrays the horror genre in a fun and captivating way. The film's witty characters, good-natured humor, and superb special effects help make it one of the most enjoyable horror-comedies of the modern era. Whether you're a fan of zombies, comedy, or both, Cockneys vs Zombies is definitely worth watching.

Cockneys vs Zombies is a 2013 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9 and a MetaScore of 52.

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    5.9  (20,137)
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