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World War Z

116 min | 123 min (Unrated Edition)
Action | Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
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Marc Forster
4 wins & 18 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 2013-06-21
Filming Locations: Lulworth Cove, Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK
Budget: $190,000,000
Opening Weekend: $66,411,834 (USA) (23 June 2013)
Gross: $202,359,711 (USA) (15 October 2013)
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
World War Z
Mireille Enos
Karin Lane
Daniella Kertesz
James Badge Dale
Captain Speke
Ludi Boeken
Jurgen Warmbrunn
Matthew Fox
Fana Mokoena
Thierry Umutoni
David Morse
Ex-CIA Agent
Elyes Gabel
Andrew Fassbach
Peter Capaldi
W.H.O. Doctor
Pierfrancesco Favino
W.H.O. Doctor
Ruth Negga
W.H.O. Doctor
Moritz Bleibtreu
W.H.O. Doctor
Sterling Jerins
Constance Lane
Abigail Hargrove
Rachel Lane
Fabrizio Zacharee Guido
David Andrews
Naval Commander
John Gordon Sinclair
Navy SEAL Commander
Jane Perry
UN Delegate (as Jane Elizabeth Perry)
Lucy Russell
UN Delegate
Mark Holden
UN Delegate
Tim Berrington
UN Delegate (as Timothy James Baerrington)
Konstantin Khabenskiy
Russian Fighter
Michiel Huisman
Lee Nicholas Harris
Camp Humphrey's Soldier (as Mustafa Harris)
Ann Ogbomo
Camp Humphrey's Soldier
Jonathan Howard
Camp Humphrey's Soldier
Mike Noble
Camp Humphrey's Soldier
Ernesto Cantu
Tomas' Father
Vicky Araico
Tomas' Mother
Graham Hornsby
Market Attacker (as Graham Anthony Hornsby)
Nick Bartlett
Market Attacker
Kevin Kiely Jnr
Motorcycle Cop (as Kevin Kiely)
Ruari Cannon
Pharmacy Helper
Ryen Perkins-Gangnes
Philadelphian Zombie
Khalid Laith
Thierry's Aide
Noa Bodner
Israeli Camp Soldier (as Noa Paulina Bodner)
Asaf Haim Ben Shimon
Israeli Camp Soldier
Gil Cohen-Alloro
Israeli Camp Soldier
Yaniv Rokah
Israeli Camp Soldier
Shaul Ezer
Israeli Camp Soldier
Linoy Aynesaz
Israeli Camp Singer
Efrat Avni
Israeli Camp Singer
Maisam Masri
Israeli Camp Refugee
Renu Setna
Israeli Camp Refugee
Ori Pfeffer
Israeli Camp Refugee
Julia Levy-Boeken
Israeli Camp Refugee
Imran Mraish
Israeli Camp Refugee
Yousef Hayyan Jubeh
Israeli Camp Refugee
Josh Wingate
Argus Sergeant
Troy Glasgow
Argus Sailor
Richard Thomson
Argus Sailor (as Richard Thompson)
Ewan Ross
Song Xuan Ke
Korean Doctor
Christian Wong
Korean Patient
Denis Ischenko
Airline Pilot
Nikola Djuricko
Airline Pilot
Elen Rhys
Flight Attendant
Paula Videniece
Airline Passenger
Doron Davidson
Airline Passenger
Lee Colley
Airline Passenger
Michael Jenn
W.H.O. Vault Zombie
Sarah Amankwah
W.H.O. Lab Zombie
Anna Biczik
Zombie (Cardiff sequence)
Gábor Czap
Zombie (Cardiff sequence)
Katalin Dombi
Zombie (Cardiff sequence)
Enikö Fülöp
Zombie (Cardiff sequence) (as Aniko Fulop)
Istvan Karikas
Zombie (Cardiff sequence)
Andrea Meszaros
Zombie (Cardiff sequence)
Gergely Mészáros
Zombie (Cardiff sequence) (as Gergely Mezaros)
Peter Molnár
Zombie Cardiff sequence) (as Peter Molnar)
Lambert Tóth
Zombie (Cardiff sequence) (as Lambert Toth)
Roland Tzafetás
Zombie (Cardiff sequence) (as Roland Tzefetas)
Jeno Radi
Zombie (Cardiff sequence)
Adam Zambryzcki
Zombie (Cardiff sequence)
Lucy Aharish
Palestinian Woman (uncredited)
Tim Ahern
Opening Scene Co Pilot (uncredited)
Emmanuel Akintunde
Zombie (uncredited)
Bethany Apedaile
Civilian (uncredited)
Lee Asquith-Coe
U.S Marine Helicopter Soldier
Féodor Atkine
James Ayling
Soldier (uncredited)
Mark Badham
Zombie (uncredited)
Peter Basham
Harrison (uncredited)
Péter Behan
Russian sniper (uncredited)
Ulrika Belogriva
Russian Passenger
Kingsley Ben-Adir
Officer Hawkins
Kristopher James Blair
Civilian (uncredited)
Katia Bokor
Lobo Worker Aleftyina (uncredited)
Jerome Boyle
SWAT Officer (uncredited)
Michael Anthony Brown
Briefing Room Person 5 (uncredited)
Paul Burt
Extra (uncredited)
Ian James Cameron
Cpl. Butler (uncredited)
Martin Carroll
U N Refugee (uncredited)
Raun Carswell
Russian Refugee (uncredited)
Christian Contreras
Medic (uncredited)
Joe Corrigall
Officer 1 (uncredited)
James Cotter
Soldier (uncredited)
Graham Curry
Plane Passenger (uncredited)
Alan Del Castillo
Zombie (Glasgow sequence) (uncredited)
Aren Devlin
Kemi (uncredited)
Philippe Durand
Henri (uncredited)
Katinka Egres
Journalist (uncredited)
John Grady
Zombie (uncredited)
Roman Green
Troop Ship Freedom Fighter Amputee (uncredited)
Jason Gregg
Deck Crew (uncredited)
Mark Hampton
Technician (uncredited)
Salem Hanna
Plane passenger (uncredited)
John Harding
Russian Troopship (uncredited)
Daniel Harland
Zombie (uncredited)
Mustafa Harris
Lincoln (uncredited)
Shane Hart
Navy Officer Lt Matthews (uncredited)
Ryan Hartwig
Teen Zombie Bait (uncredited)
Pete Buzzsaw Holland
Special Ops Soldier (uncredited)
Alex Humes
Russian Soldier #1 (uncredited)
Jeremy Hurst
Petty Officer USN (uncredited)
Lewis James
U.S Soldier (uncredited)
Maddox Jolie-Pitt
Zombie (uncredited)
Michio Kaku
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Oleg Kalninsh
Alexey (uncredited)
Iván Kamarás
Gambling Soldier (uncredited)
Julia Kay
Woman on airliner (uncredited)
Darren Kendrick
Zombie (uncredited)
Hrvoje Klecz
Zombie (uncredited)
Aggy Kukawka
Russian Girl (uncredited)
Michael Lanchbury
Ship Trooper (uncredited)
John Macmillan
Officer (uncredited)
Jim Main
USN ChPO Pearson (uncredited)
Colin Matthews
U.N. Representative (uncredited)
Joseph Andrew Mclean
Office Worker (uncredited)
Vander McLeod
American Soldier (uncredited)
Eric Michels
Staff Sargeant James (uncredited)
Alastair Thomson Mills
Wiles - Journalist / Zombie (uncredited)
Jeremiah Molina
Boy Running for Supplies (uncredited)
Alex Moore
U.S. Soldier (uncredited)
Kiera Morgan
Gerry Lane's Recruit (uncredited)
David Morrison
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Okezie Morro
Putnam (uncredited)
Stuart Mower
National Guard Soldier (uncredited)
Cristian Nicolae
Sean (uncredited)
Leroy Osei-Bonsu
Refugee 3 (uncredited)
Freddie Lee Peterkin
Looter (uncredited)
Gino Picciano
Zombie (uncredited)
Faruk Pruti
Garry's Recruit (uncredited)
Evelyn Rei
Person in Briefing Room (uncredited)
Geoffrey Robe
Flight Deck Crew (uncredited)
Barnabás Réti
Specnaz (uncredited)
Basher Savage
Vityok (uncredited)
Jurgen Schwarz
Columbian Refugee (uncredited)
Santi Scinelli
Looter (uncredited)
Julian Seager
Russian Zombie Killer (uncredited)
Sarah Sharman
Zombie (uncredited)
Sharon Sheehan
United Nations Security Council (uncredited)
Marcus Sinclair
U.S. Soldier (uncredited)
Frank Soldato
Military Prisoner (uncredited)
Aaron Tavaler
Person in Briefing Room 1 (uncredited)
Hugh Terry
Cookie Cotter (uncredited)
Sami Tesfay
Thug (uncredited)
Katrina Vasilieva
Valentina (uncredited)
Paul Warren
Russian Zombie (uncredited)
Eric West
Jason (uncredited)
Daniel Westwood
Zombie (uncredited)
Trevor White
C-17 Pilot (uncredited)
Gillean Young
Family Man's Wife in Car (uncredited)
Did you know?
In the book, 'Patient Zero' was originally from China not South Korea as it was in the film.
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Is the highest-grossing film of Brad Pitt's career.
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A total of 85 prop machine guns, rifles and pistols to be used for scenes filmed in Hungary, were confiscated by counter-terrorism customs officers in Budapest, Hungary after being flown in from London. Hungarian authorities said the guns could be activated by removing the screws filling the end of the barrels. Hungarian law requires weapons to be deactivated only if the process is irreversible. The movie's weapons supervisor, 'Bela Gajdos', commented that a permit for the weapons had been issued by Hungarian police. Reports claimed that main actor Brad Pitt was "furious" at the seizure but producers said it had not delayed filming.
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When the Lane family's Volvo is hit by the ambulance at the beginning of the movie, the car is then shown from the driver's side. It is clear that there is no one in the Volvo, and the person driving the ambulance is wearing stunt gear, complete with helmet.
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The distance from Korea to Israel is 5000 miles, way outside the maximum operating range of either an AN-12 or C-130.
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Just before the infected come over the wall in Jerusalem, Gerry says, "If I could get into India, where would I start?" "India's a black hole." The lines originally named Russia, not India, and you can still read Russia on his lips. The editing of the scene fails to completely conceal the second overdub as well.
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Gerry Lane: You're letting people in!
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Televangelist: Whatever goes to hell, stays in hell! 3 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No | Share this Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink Hide options Thierry Umutoni: The president is dead. Four of six joint chiefs, VP missing. Reports of gunbattles in the streets of the capital.
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Gerry Lane: If you can fight, fight. Be prepared for anything. Our war has just begun.
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Where was the origin of the outbreak?
In the film, nobody knows where the origin of the infectious outbreak started, so it remains a mystery to the audience. It is suggested that the origin was in India. In the book and in a deleted scene,it is suggested that the origin was in China.
How is the pandemic finally halted? What happens to the infected around the world?
The movie's protagonist, Gerry, remembers a couple of key moments when he was fleeing with his family & when he was behind the wall in Jerusalem: he saw a wino on the street whom the infected did not attack. In Israel, he saw a boy whom the infected did not attack and even ran around. What Gerry correctly theorizes is that those individuals were stricken with some sort of serious illness themselves and were not desirable victims for infected people; the infected were somehow able to detect the illnesses in them. The story's epilogue explains how the plague was finally turned in humanity's favor: a vaccine was developed from samples of diseases and distributed to the world's population. Other countries like Russia fought back with military force and were able to halt the pandemic within their own borders.
What is 'World War Z' about?
A fast-moving, unidentifiable virus whips around the world, turning people into bloodthirsty zombies and slamming the world to the brink of ruin. Retired United Nations agent Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) gets the job of piecing together what happened and where it started.
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Photos from cast
Brad Pitt Grégory Fitoussi