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Fido (2006)

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Space radiation turns the dead into Zombies. Zomcon fights zombies and finds ways to pacify and use them. On pre-teen Timmy's (Kesun Loder's) 1950s suburban street, they all have a zombie doing menial chores. Timmy's zombie becomes his pet and friend, and is named Fido (Sir Billy Connolly).

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Andrew Currie
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Kaye ... Narrator (voice)
Jan Skorzewski Jan Skorzewski ... Eating Zombie
Kevin Tyell Kevin Tyell ... Zombie's Victim
Andy Parkin Andy Parkin ... Dr. Hrothgar Geiger
Lynn Pendleton Lynn Pendleton ... 1940's Mother
Gary Slater Gary Slater ... Father Zombie
Taylor Petri Taylor Petri ... Little Girl
Glenn Richards Glenn Richards ... Vicious Zombie
Raphael Kepinski ... Collar Light Zombie
Carl-James Kalbfleisch Carl-James Kalbfleisch ... Child Zombie
Tiffany Lyndall-Knight ... Miss Mills
Kesun Loder ... Timmy Robinson (as K'Sun Ray)
Alexia Fast ... Cindy Bottoms
Henry Czerny ... Mr. Bottoms
Aaron Brown Aaron Brown ... Roy Fraser
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Storyline

In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon has been able to control the zombie population. Zombies can be temporarily neutralized by being shot, but can only be permanently neutralized by their brain being destroyed. Their ultimate disposal is through cremation, or burial, the latter which requires decapitation with the head being buried separately from the body. Conversely, Zomcon has created the domestication collar, when activated and placed on a zombie makes the zombie controllable, and thus an eternally productive creature within society. Because all dead initially become zombies, the elderly are viewed negatively and suspectly. And all people, adult or child, learn to shoot to kill to protect society. Zomcon is the go to organization for all things zombie. In the town of Willard, the Robinsons - father Bill (Dylan Baker), mother Helen (... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Good dead are hard to find See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for zombie-related violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Anagram Pictures

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2007 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Fido See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,203, 17 June 2007

Gross USA:

$304,533

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$426,224
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Black and White (one scene)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Carrie-Anne Moss's mother, Barbara, has a few seconds on-screen playing Carrie-Anne's character's, Helen Robinson's, mom. See more »

Goofs

While washing the car with Fido and Timmy, when Helen first brings out the drinks there is a shot with Fido's eye make-up clearly missing. In the next shot the make-up has been reapplied. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: [with schlocky sensationalism] Zomcon presents A Bright New World. From the darkest depths of outer space came an evil no man could predict. A cloud of radiation engulfed our great planet. Scientists discovered that these space particles caused the reanimation of dead bodies. Zombies. Creature with but one destructive need, to devour the flesh of the living. And so we were forced to defend our homeland. The Zombie Wars. Mankind against legions of the undead.
Narrator: But in our darkest hour,...
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Crazy Credits

Violators will be subject to criminal prosecution by the RCMP, FBI, Interpol, ZomCon and other enforcement agencies and will be sent to the wild zone. See more »


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A joyous flesh munching good time!
5 October 2006 | by guybennett-1See all my reviews

Saw this movie at the Vancouver Film Festival and thought it was deadly smart, stylish, and FUNNY.

The cast was ROCK SOLID. Great work by Carrie Anne Moss, Dylan Baker, Tim Blake Nelson, Billy Connelly and up and comer, Alexia Fast.

Weirdly, I found myself thinking about the movie for days after seeing it.

Writers, Dennis Heaton, Robert Chomiak and Andrew Currie layered in a lot of political subtext - but didn't whack you over the head with it.

The world they created had depth, and made sense. There is a giddy carnivorous spirit to this movie.

FIDO is guaranteed to cure grumpiness.

Loved it!!!


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