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Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)

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A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.

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John McPhail
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ella Hunt ... Anna Shepherd
Malcolm Cumming ... John
Sarah Swire ... Steph North
Christopher Leveaux ... Chris Wise
Marli Siu ... Lisa
Ben Wiggins ... Nick
Mark Benton ... Tony Shepherd
Paul Kaye ... Arthur Savage
Sean Connor Sean Connor ... Graham
John Winchester John Winchester ... Tibbsy
Euan Bennet ... Jake
Ella Jarvis ... Katie
Myfanwy Morgan Myfanwy Morgan ... Penguin Student 1
John McGeachie John McGeachie ... Penguin Student 2
Janet Lawson Janet Lawson ... Mrs. Hinzmann
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Storyline

When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them. Teaming up with her best friend John, Anna has to fight her way through zombified snowmen, Santas, elves and Christmas shoppers to get across town to the high school, where they'll be safe. But they soon discover that being a teenager is just as difficult as staying alive, even at the end of the world.

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Taglines:

She'll Slash. She'll Stab. She'll Sing. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for zombie violence and gore, language, and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Anna and the Apocalypse See more »

Filming Locations:

Port Glasgow, Scotland, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,588, 2 December 2018

Gross USA:

$545,597

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$670,430
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Festival Cut)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Brian Lonano was at one point considered to direct. See more »

Quotes

Anna Shepherd: On Dasher, on Dancer on... the other ones?
John: Firebolt? No... that's Harry Potter's broom.
Anna Shepherd: Oh no. We can't hang out anymore. You're too sad. You've hit like, peak sad.
John: They were a very popular series of books.
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Barry Waldo, co-author See more »

Connections

References Iron Man (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now
Music and Lyrics by Roddy Hart and Tommy Reilly
Performed by Paul Kaye
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Fun idea, OK execution
5 December 2018 | by cholmes9320See all my reviews

Fun, charming, corny (though not in a bad way) and feeling fresh, this movie also somehow still feels a bit overlong, never fully engaging and not reaching the potential that it should and that you hope (also surprisingly not very Christmassy / lacking spirit). However, it does subvert some cliches and expectations, and the actors have great chemistry. The singing is good, for the most part, but you'll probably forget the songs by the time you get home. If you're curious or already looking forward to it, check it out. Otherwise, wait for Redbox.

6.5/10


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