History Film / HouseOfTheDead

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.
29th Jul '15 7:47:16 AM erforce
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* ShoutOut: The scene with Matt and Johanna on the beach is a reference to ''Film/{{Jaws}}''.

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* ShoutOut: The scene with Matt and Johanna on the beach is a reference to ''Film/{{Jaws}}''.''Film/{{Jaws}}'', but the twist is that it's passed out guy who dies first.
11th Jun '15 9:41:52 AM erforce
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A {{Prequel}} movie to the video games, the movie 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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A {{Prequel}} movie to the video games, the movie 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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* ActorAllusion: Given when the protagonists meet Kirk:
-->'''Simon''': Oh great, here comes the [[Film/DasBoot u-boat captain]].



* [[AttackOfTheTownFestival Attack Of The Rave Held On A Seemingly Deserted Island]]
* BaldOfEvil: Castillo.
* BareYourMidriff: Alicia.
* BigDamnHeroes: Casper appears to blow away zombified Cynthia when she is attacking our protagonists.
* BlackBestFriend: Karma.

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* [[AttackOfTheTownFestival Attack Of The Rave Held On A Seemingly Deserted Island]]
* BaldOfEvil: Castillo.
Castillo was bald even before becoming an undead alchemist.
* BareYourMidriff: Alicia.
Alicia. It becomes more pronounced once she loses her jacket.
* BigBad: Castillo, the former priest who became an undead alchemist in search for eternal life.
* BigDamnHeroes: Casper appears suddenly to blow away zombified Cynthia when she is attacking our the protagonists.
* BlackBestFriend: Karma.Karma to Alicia.



* BloodFromTheMouth

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* %%* BloodFromTheMouth



* BottomlessMagazines: Runs rampant during the graveyard fight until our protagonists reach the house, and ''then'' they run out of bullets.

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* BottomlessMagazines: Runs rampant during the graveyard fight until our protagonists reach the house, and ''then'' they run out of bullets.



* ChekhovsSkill: Alicia's fencing studies.
* ClosedCircle: The island.
* ContinuityNod: Rudy's last name? [[spoiler: Curien, after BigBad Roy Curien from the first game.]] What does this mean? [[spoiler: Who the hell knows?]]
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The flashback scenes around Castillo.

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* ChekhovsSkill: Rudy's narration mentions Alicia's fencing studies.
studies. In the climax, she puts them to use in a SwordFight against Castillo, and defeats him.
* ClosedCircle: The island.
* ContinuityNod: Rudy's last name? [[spoiler: Curien, after BigBad Roy Curien from
island, as even the first game.]] What does this mean? [[spoiler: Who the hell knows?]]
waters surrounding it is filled with zombies.
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The flashback scenes around Castillo.Castillo are shown in black and white.



--> '''Rudy:''' "You created it all so you could become immortal. Why?"
--> '''Castillo:''' "To live forever!"
* DevelopingDoomedCharacters
* DoubleTap: Casper is savvy enough to do it.

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--> '''Rudy:''' "You You created it all so you could become immortal. Why?"
Why?
--> '''Castillo:''' "To To live forever!"
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forever!
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DevelopingDoomedCharacters
* DoubleTap: Casper is savvy enough to do it.it, as evidenced by the scene where she finishes off the zombified Cynthia.



* DumbBlonde: Cynthia.
* ExplodingBarrels: Gunpowder barrels in mint condition from the XIV century.
* {{Fanservice}}: Some nudity is shown, as usual with these kind of movies. But notably from Erica Durance, who'd later play [[{{Superman}} Lois Lane]] in ''{{Smallville}}''.

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* %%* DumbBlonde: Cynthia.
* ExplodingBarrels: Gunpowder The gunpowder barrels in (in mint condition from the XIV century.
century) inside the shack that our protagonist take shelter in. One bullet causes them to explode.
* {{Fanservice}}: Some nudity is shown, as usual with these kind of movies. But notably from Erica Durance, who'd later play [[{{Superman}} [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Lois Lane]] in ''{{Smallville}}''.''Series/{{Smallville}}''.



* GirlishPigtails: Liberty.

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* %%* GirlishPigtails: Liberty.



* HeroicSacrifice: Kirk and later Simon make one.

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* HeroicSacrifice: Kirk and later Simon make one.exploding ones.



* {{Immortality}}: Castillo has found it. Now he is searching for fresh body parts to keep himself that way.
* ImpaledPalm: When our protagonists are attacked on a walkway over a swamp, Rudy manages to impale his hand on the sole huge nail on it.

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* {{Immortality}}: Castillo has found it. Now he is searching for [[AppendageAssimilation fresh body parts parts]] to keep himself that way.
-->'''Castillo:''' I simply want your flesh.
* ImpaledPalm: When our protagonists are attacked on a walkway bridge over a swamp, Rudy manages to impale his hand on the sole huge nail on sticking out of it.



* InformedAbility: According to the opening narration, Karma thinks she's FoxyBrown, Simon is BrainlessBeauty, and there's a LoveTriangle between Karma, Simon, and Alicia. Evidence on any of these descriptions isn't really shown.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Kirk.

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* InformedAbility: According to the Rudy's opening narration, Karma thinks she's FoxyBrown, Film/FoxyBrown, Simon is a BrainlessBeauty, and there's a LoveTriangle between Karma, Simon, and Alicia. Evidence on any of these descriptions isn't really shown.
* %%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Kirk.



* LatexPerfection: Castillo wearing Greg's face.
* LockAndLoadMontage: Before the TheWarSequence.
* LosingYourHead: After Rudy cuts off Castillo's head, he still has life in it to operate his body in an attempt to kill Rudy.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: According to the ending, Rudy will cause a zombie outbreak because he tried to bring back Alicia.

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* LatexPerfection: Castillo wearing wears Greg's face.
face as a disguise, with none of the problems that would come with wearing dead skin.
* LockAndLoadMontage: Before Shown before the TheWarSequence.
TheWarSequence, when the cast arms themselves with Kirk's smuggleing merchandise.
* LosingYourHead: After Rudy cuts off Castillo's head, he still has life in it to [[WhoNeedsTheirWholeBody operate his body body]] in an attempt to kill Rudy.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: According to the ending, Rudy will cause a zombie outbreak because he tried tries to bring back Alicia.



* MadScientist: Castillo.
* TheManTheyCouldntHang: One of the flashbacks shows Castillo surviving a hanging.
* MixAndMatchMan: Castillo.
* TheNarrator: Rudy.
* NeckSnap: Zombified Cynthia kills Hugh by snapping his neck.

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* MadScientist: Castillo.
Castillo, whose experiments hundreds years ago resulted in zombies today.
* TheManTheyCouldntHang: One of the flashbacks shows Castillo surviving a hanging.
hanging and procaliming himself to be immortal.
* MixAndMatchMan: Castillo.
Castillo, who keeps himself alive by harvested bodyparts.
* TheNarrator: Rudy.
Rudy, [[spoiler:the sole survivor of the film's events]].
* NeckSnap: Zombified Cynthia kills the camera-using Hugh by snapping his neck.



* NotUsingTheZWord: When the cast wonder about the things that are attacking them, Alicia points out that they are zombies and they better accept it.

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* NotUsingTheZWord: Averted. When the cast wonder about the things that are attacking them, Alicia points out that they are zombies and they better accept it.



* OurZombiesAreDifferent: These zombies are a combination of types C and F.
* OutrunTheFireball: Rudy and Alicia do it when they blow up Castillo's lair.

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* OurZombiesAreDifferent: These zombies are a combination of types C [[ArtificialZombie artificial]] and F.
[[FleshEatingZombie flesh-eating]] types.
* OutrunTheFireball: Rudy and Alicia do it when they blow up Castillo's lair.lair with a grenade.



* ProtectiveCharm: Salish gives Cynthia a crucifix necklace for protection. She never wears it.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Zombies are shown to have red eyes early in the film when they kill Matt and Johanna.
* TheReveal: In the ending, [[WhamLine dialogue reveals]] Rudy's last name as Curien, the same as the villain of the first and the third game.

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* ProtectiveCharm: Salish gives Cynthia a crucifix necklace for protection. She never wears it.
it, and ends up as a zombie.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Zombies are shown to have glowing red eyes early in the film when they kill Matt and Johanna.
* TheReveal: In [[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.game, making this film a StealthPrequel]].



* SinisterMinister: Castillo was one when he was alive.

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* ShoutOut: The scene with Matt and Johanna on the beach is a reference to ''Film/{{Jaws}}''.
* SinisterMinister: Castillo was one a priest when he was alive.



* TeamDad: Kirk.
* TitleOfTheDead

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* %%* TeamDad: Kirk.
* TitleOfTheDeadTitleOfTheDead: Like the game the film is based on.



* WearingAFlagOnYourHead: Liberty wears stars and stripes themed outfit.

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* WearingAFlagOnYourHead: Liberty wears stars and stripes themed onesie outfit.



* DontExplainTheJoke

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* %%* DontExplainTheJoke



* NegativeContinuity
* RuleOfFunny

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* %%* NegativeContinuity
* %%* RuleOfFunny



* ThrowItIn
* ToiletHumor

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* %%* ThrowItIn
* %%* ToiletHumor
24th May '15 4:35:10 PM nombretomado
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'''''House of the Dead''''' is a film adaptation of a popular light-gun game [[HouseOfTheDead of the same name]] directed by the infamous Uwe Boll in 2003. It flung his name into [[VideoGameMoviesSuck video game movie]] [[EstablishingCharacterMoment infamy]].

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'''''House of the Dead''''' is a film adaptation of a popular light-gun game [[HouseOfTheDead [[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]].
28th Oct '14 11:30:18 AM TheVoiceOfTreason
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: This gem of an exchange...
--> '''Rudy:''' "You created it all so you could become immortal. Why?"
--> '''Castillo:''' "To live forever!"
17th Aug '14 9:21:08 PM BadSplice
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'''''House of the Dead''''' is a film adaptation of a popular light-gun game [[HouseOfTheDead of the same name]] directed by the infamous Uwe Boll in 2003. It flung his name into [[VideoGameMoviesSuck video game movie]] [[{{Hatedom}} infamy]].

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'''''House of the Dead''''' is a film adaptation of a popular light-gun game [[HouseOfTheDead of the same name]] directed by the infamous Uwe Boll in 2003. It flung his name into [[VideoGameMoviesSuck video game movie]] [[{{Hatedom}} [[EstablishingCharacterMoment infamy]].
19th Feb '14 3:29:53 PM erforce
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[[caption-width-right:304:Damn those pesky peeping zombies, they have no understanding of privacy!]]

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[[caption-width-right:304:Damn those pesky peeping zombies, they have no understanding of privacy!]]
[[caption-width-right:304:Shooting their heads is the key to everything.]]
30th Nov '13 7:57:47 PM SuperLlama
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* ContinuityNod: Rudy's last name? [[spoiler: Curien, after BigBad Roy Curien from the first game.]] What does this mean? [[spoiler: Who the hell knows?]]
7th Oct '13 12:23:40 PM JIKTV
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* DoNotExplainTheJoke

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* DoNotExplainTheJokeDontExplainTheJoke
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