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Based on 46 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 77 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    World War Z is still as smart, shifty and scary as a starving zombie ready to chow down on you, baby, you. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Exciting, truly harrowing and smartly directed apocalyptic thriller from Marc Forster ("Monster's Ball"). It's the scariest zombie movie in many years. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Essentially, it boils down to familiar fare: a well-paced, entertaining, conventional action thriller where a reluctant hero saves the day. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This enjoyable shambles of a sci-fi thriller, directed by Marc Forster in impressive 3-D, stands on its own as a powerful vision of planetary chaos. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Forster and his team have also mastered the discreet edit, leaving a lot of the blood, gore, and zombie slime to the imagination. (It's still a pretty convincingly creepy affair.) show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    It is no summer thriller. It’s an anemic actioner that fosters excitement like dead limbs as it lumbers toward a conclusion. show more

  • 60
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    Brad Pitt delivers a capable performance in an immersive apocalyptic spectacle about a global zombie uprising. show more

  • 70
    Bob Mondello NPR

    The movie has made it to theaters not dead on arrival, but walking dead, running dead, and — when it's really working — swarming dead. show more

  • 78
    William Goss

    An efficient and effectively exciting globe-spanning zombie thriller. show more

  • 88
    Richard Roeper Chicago Sun-Times

    It’s entertaining as hell. show more

  • December 14, 2013 tq00000000175613
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    \"Really?\" I found myself repeating that quite often through the show. As a straight up action movie, I guess it was \"OK\" but I wouldn\'t call it great. If you apply any rational thought to the movie, it\'s plot is pretty weak, even for a zombie movie.

  • October 19, 2013 um00000000168746
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    Good movie with clever ideas

  • October 19, 2013 mdigregori422
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    Loved it! Brad is back and better than ever!

  • September 24, 2013 kittyhawkgrl
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    very spin on the zombies and it made them much more exciting. Go see it!!

  • September 21, 2013 Sir Raymond
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    A solid movie. Acting was really believable.... story leaves one wanting more.

  • September 19, 2013 rk00000000165434
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    Loved it!

  • September 18, 2013 xt00000000164741
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    Amazing! I loved this movie, despite how fast the zombies ran (I could never out run them)!

  • September 16, 2013 Stephanie
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    Great movie! Loved it!

  • August 04, 2013 fm00000000127618
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    Not overly impressed by this movie. I feel the original Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 (I say this cause the rest of the series sucks) have this beat any day. They left many unanswered questions as if they plan to make a sequel to continue the story. I hope that sequel never happens.

  • August 03, 2013 oi00000000159822
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    went during a matinee, but this was worth full price.


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