History Film / JuanOfTheDead

14th Jan '18 11:53:53 AM Geoduck
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* AfraidOfBlood: El Primo is immensely strong and willing to fight, but instantly keels over at the sight of blood. He ends up successfully fighting ''blindfolded''.



* GentleGiant: El Primo, sort of. He's immensely strong and willing enough to fight, but instantly [[AfraidOfBlood keels over]] at the sight of blood.
4th Dec '17 5:44:24 AM RedScharlach
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AKA ''Juan de los Muertos'', 2011 horror/comedy film about a ZombieApocalypse, filmed in, of all places, UsefulNotes/{{Cuba}}. The eponymous protagonist is a fortyish slacker who lives in Havana, eking out a living with occasional low-rent fishing expeditions with his friend Lazaro, and attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter. When a zombie contagion starts spreading among the city's populous, he first ignores the problem, then rounds a few of his cohorts and establishes a for-profit zombie-killing service. Until, inevitably, events spiral further out of control, and the gang are forced to find a way to survive or flee the island..

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AKA ''Juan de los Muertos'', 2011 horror/comedy film about a ZombieApocalypse, filmed in, of all places, UsefulNotes/{{Cuba}}. The eponymous protagonist is a fortyish slacker who lives in Havana, eking out a living with occasional low-rent fishing expeditions with his friend Lazaro, and attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter. When a zombie contagion starts spreading among the city's populous, he first ignores the problem, then rounds a few of his cohorts and establishes a for-profit zombie-killing service. Until, inevitably, events spiral further out of control, and the gang are forced to find a way to survive or flee the island..
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* DwindlingParty: Subverted. China takes a bite and makes it back to Juan's building, only to die, turn, and need killing. Then Primo, proud of his great strength, breaks open a shelter, which turns out to have already been full of zom. They drag him in. Then Lazaro reveals he's been bitten, and [[spoiler: it never broke the skin, so he'll live]].

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* DwindlingParty: Subverted. China takes a bite and makes it back to Juan's building, only to die, turn, and need killing. Then Primo, proud of his great strength, breaks open a shelter, which turns out to have already been full of zom.zombies. They drag him in. Then Lazaro reveals he's been bitten, and [[spoiler: bitten [[spoiler:but it never broke the skin, so he'll live]].



** Lázaro accidently kills the zombie that he and Juan find at sea[[spoiler:, the elderly neighbor and the aid-worker]] with a spear-gun.

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** Lázaro accidently accidentally kills the zombie that he and Juan find at sea[[spoiler:, the elderly neighbor and the aid-worker]] with a spear-gun.



* HeadInTheSandManagement: Rather than deal with the zombies, the authorities claim that they are [[BlatantLies dissidents being paid by the U.S. government]] and organise a protest in front of the U.S. embassy. A large group of un-armed people gathering in one place during a zombie outbreak goes about as well as you think it would.

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* HeadInTheSandManagement: Rather than deal with the zombies, the authorities claim that they are [[BlatantLies dissidents being paid by the U.S. government]] and organise a protest in front of the U.S. embassy. A large group of un-armed unarmed people gathering in one place during a zombie outbreak goes about as well as you think it would.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Near the end, Juan rescues a small boy and [[spoiler: puts him on the boat with the other survivors as they flee to America while Juan stays to fight zombies. The end credits show that the survivors come back to fight with Juan but what happened to the boy is not explained. Did they somehow manage to get him to America and get back in time or is he still in the boat?]]

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Near the end, Juan rescues a small boy and [[spoiler: puts [[spoiler:puts him on the boat with the other survivors as they flee to America while Juan stays to fight zombies. The end credits show that the survivors come back to fight with Juan but what happened to the boy is not explained. Did they somehow manage to get him to America and get back in time or is he still in on the boat?]]
20th Apr '17 3:49:23 PM emilin_rose
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* TitleDrop: Jaun sets up a business killing zombies and calls it: "Juan of the Dead, we kill your loved ones".

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* TitleDrop: Jaun Juan sets up a business killing zombies and calls it: "Juan of the Dead, we kill your loved ones".
20th Apr '17 3:47:48 PM emilin_rose
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* SilverBullet: While trying to figure out how to kill the reanimated neighbor, Lazaro suggests that they try shooting it with a silver bullet. Juan points out that they do not have a gun or any silver.



** "How could this be any worse!?" [[spoiler: The lights go out.]] (Jaun is understandably [[YouJustHadToSayIt pissed off]] at this one.)
* SilverBullet: While trying to figure out how to kill the reanimated neighbor, Lazaro suggests that they try shooting it with a silver bullet. Juan points out that they do not have a gun or any silver.

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** "How could this be any worse!?" [[spoiler: The lights go out.]] (Jaun (Juan is understandably [[YouJustHadToSayIt pissed off]] at this one.)
* SilverBullet: While trying to figure out how to kill the reanimated neighbor, Lazaro suggests that they try shooting it with a silver bullet. Juan points out that they do not have a gun or any silver.
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17th Dec '16 11:56:32 AM Xtifr
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AKA '''Juan de los Muertos''', 2011 horror/comedy film about a ZombieApocalypse, filmed in, of all places, UsefulNotes/{{Cuba}}. The eponymous protagonist is a fortyish slacker who lives in Havana, eking out a living with occasional low-rent fishing expeditions with his friend Lazaro, and attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter. When a zombie contagion starts spreading among the city's populous, he first ignores the problem, then rounds a few of his cohorts and establishes a for-profit zombie-killing service. Until, inevitably, events spiral further out of control, and the gang are forced to find a way to survive or flee the island..

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AKA '''Juan ''Juan de los Muertos''', Muertos'', 2011 horror/comedy film about a ZombieApocalypse, filmed in, of all places, UsefulNotes/{{Cuba}}. The eponymous protagonist is a fortyish slacker who lives in Havana, eking out a living with occasional low-rent fishing expeditions with his friend Lazaro, and attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter. When a zombie contagion starts spreading among the city's populous, he first ignores the problem, then rounds a few of his cohorts and establishes a for-profit zombie-killing service. Until, inevitably, events spiral further out of control, and the gang are forced to find a way to survive or flee the island..
23rd Jun '16 8:41:17 PM Geoduck
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** "How could this be any worse!?" [[spoiler: The lights go out.]]

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** "How could this be any worse!?" [[spoiler: The lights go out.]]]] (Jaun is understandably [[YouJustHadToSayIt pissed off]] at this one.)
11th Sep '15 11:25:07 PM Geoduck
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* LostAtSea: Parodied in the film's first scene, when it appears that Juan and Lazaro are in the middle of nowhere on their raft, only for it to be revealed that they are in Havana's harbor barely ten minutes from shore.


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* NotSoRemote: Done in the film's first scene, when it appears that Juan and Lazaro are in the middle of nowhere on their raft, only for it to be revealed that they are in Havana's harbor barely ten minutes from shore.
7th Aug '15 12:23:51 PM Morgenthaler
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10th Apr '15 9:52:48 PM jormis29
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* FightingWithChucks: Juan uses nunchucks as a backup weapon while fighting the zombies.
10th Apr '15 9:43:31 PM jormis29
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* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: La China gets turned into a zombie, thrown off a building and then Juan re-kills him with his oar while El Primo is ripped apart by a horde of zombies in the shelter.]]



* RoomFullOfZombies: The padlocked basement the gang breaks into.

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* RoomFullOfZombies: The padlocked basement shelter the gang breaks into.
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