• Fido (2007)


Release Date: June 15th, 2007

DVD Release Date: October 23rd, 2007

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

When a cloud of space dust causes the dead to rise as ravenous zombies, the ZomCon Corp. emerges to conquer the creatures and domesticate them to become menial workers and pets for humans. Now, in an idyllic town, a skeptical boy (K'Sun Ray) finds a best friend in his family's new fiend, which he promptly names Fido (Billy Connolly). But Fido's control collar malfunctions, and the neighbors wind up on the menu.

Cast: Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Kesun Loder, Henry Czerny, Dylan Baker, Tim Blake Nelson, Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, Alexia Fast

Director: Andrew Currie

Genres: Comedy , Horror

Production Co: Anagram Pictures

Keywords: Office, Friendship, Rescue, Mother, Family, Offbeat, Best friend

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  • 100

    With its use of aggressively cheerful hues that are equal parts Technicolor and Tim Burton Candyland, Fido is a "boy and his dog" movie thrown into a horror movie blender. This is perfectly realized in a jaw-droppingly funny "Timmy's trapped in the well" sequence that almost seems like it could have been made in the 50s had George Romero ever worked on "Lassie." show more

  • 75
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    It's just a clever, pointed little fable about the price of complacent conformity, slavish worship of the status quo, and trading freedom for the illusion of safety, wrapped in a sugary-sweet, Jordan-almond-colored coating that looks good enough to eat. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    It's definitely the most fun you'll have with the undead this week. show more

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