History Film / HouseOfTheDead

6th Aug '17 5:37:05 AM jormis29
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* {{Fanservice}}: Some nudity is shown, as usual with these kind of movies. But notably from Erica Durance, who'd later play [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Lois Lane]] in ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.

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* {{Fanservice}}: Some nudity is shown, as usual with these kind of movies. But notably from Erica Durance, Creator/EricaDurance, who'd later play [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Lois Lane]] in ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.
11th Jul '17 9:32:42 AM erforce
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* CanonForeigner: All characters, [[spoiler:except Rudy, who is revealed to be Curien, the instigator of the original game's events, of which this movie is a prequel to]].

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* CanonForeigner: All characters, [[spoiler:except Rudy, who is [[CanonCharacterAllAlong revealed to be Curien, Curien]], the instigator of the original game's events, of which this movie is a prequel to]].



* TheReveal: [[spoiler:In the ending, [[WhamLine dialogue reveals]] Rudy's last name as Curien, the same as the villain of the first and the third game, making this film a StealthPrequel]].

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler:In the ending, [[WhamLine dialogue reveals]] Rudy's last name as Curien, the same as [[CanonCharacterAllAlong the main villain of the first and the third game, game]], making this film a StealthPrequel]].[[StealthSequel Stealth Prequel]]]].
1st Jun '17 8:30:38 PM jormis29
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A "captain Kirk" joke early on and an explicit reference to George Romero indicate that the film may actually be a subtle and deliberate SelfParody. Later a "Funny Version" of the film was released, which is a {{Recut}} consisting of [[HilariousOuttakes goofy outtakes]] and sarcastic pop-up commentary.

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A "captain Kirk" joke early on and an explicit reference to George Romero Creator/GeorgeARomero indicate that the film may actually be a subtle and deliberate SelfParody. Later a "Funny Version" of the film was released, which is a {{Recut}} consisting of [[HilariousOuttakes goofy outtakes]] and sarcastic pop-up commentary.
29th Mar '17 10:24:19 AM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:304:Shooting their heads is the key to everything.]]

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9th Dec '16 11:46:06 AM erforce
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* CanonForeigner: All characters, [[spoiler:except Rudy, who is revealed to be Curien, the instigator of the original game's events, of which this movie is a prequel to]].
9th Oct '16 9:23:43 AM erforce
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'''''House of the Dead''''' is a film adaptation of a popular light-gun game [[VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead of the same name]] directed by the infamous Uwe Boll in 2003. It flung his name into [[VideoGameMoviesSuck video game movie]] [[EstablishingCharacterMoment infamy]].

It follows a group of people going to a daylight rave held in [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace ominiously named]] Isla Del Muerte ([[GratuitousSpanish Spanish]] for "Island of the Dead", no relation to [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean that one]], or [[VideoGame/DeadIsland that other one]]), who are then attacked by hordes of zombies. Gun smugglers, cops, and a [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld hundreds-of-years-old]] undead MadScientist ex-priest are also involved.

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'''''House ''House of the Dead''''' Dead'' is a film adaptation of a popular light-gun game [[VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead of the same name]] directed by the infamous Uwe Boll in 2003. It flung his name into [[VideoGameMoviesSuck video game movie]] [[EstablishingCharacterMoment infamy]].

It follows a group of people going to a daylight rave held in [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace ominiously named]] Isla Del Muerte ([[GratuitousSpanish Spanish]] for "Island of the Dead", no relation to [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl that one]], or [[VideoGame/DeadIsland that other one]]), who are then attacked by hordes of zombies. Gun smugglers, cops, and a [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld hundreds-of-years-old]] undead MadScientist ex-priest are also involved.
10th Aug '16 2:48:56 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GenreSavvy: When Kirk encounter zombies, he simply starts shooting them without further questions. He doesn't look even ''mildly surprised.''
14th May '16 11:28:06 PM erforce
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* {{Gainaxing}}: Alicia does it while she's running away from the exploding house. In slow motion.



* SeeYouInHell: Said by Kirk when blows himself up.

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* SeeYouInHell: Said by Kirk to the zombies when he blows himself up.
17th Apr '16 4:56:52 AM Az_Tech341
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* MoralDissonance: When Liberty is caught by zombies, Rudy and everyone else just stare at them from a short distance and don't move a muscle to help her.
** Somewhat justifiable, as by that time, even more zombies were storming the area and they had just run out of ammunition.



* WhatTheHellHero: When Liberty is caught by zombies, Rudy and everyone else just stare at them from a short distance and don't move a muscle to help her.
** Somewhat justifiable, as by that time, even more zombies were storming the area and they had just run out of ammunition.
14th Nov '15 1:33:40 AM spoonofevil
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** The AMS agents who rescue Rudy and Alicia don't even bother quarantining them despite knowing that there was a zombie outbreak on the island.
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