• Warm Bodies (2013)

Warm Bodies

Release Date: February 1st, 2013

DVD Release Date: June 4th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

A terrible plague has left the planet's population divided between zombies and humans. An unusual zombie named R (Nicholas Hoult) sees his walking-dead brethren attacking a living woman named Julie (Teresa Palmer) and rescues her. Julie sees that R is different from the other zombies, and the pair embark on an unusual relationship. As their bond grows and R becomes more and more human, a chain of events unfolds that could transform the entire lifeless world.

Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Rob Corddry, Dave Franco, Analeigh Tipton, Cory Hardrict, Daniel Rindress-Kay

Director: Jonathan Levine

Genres: Horror , Romantic comedy

Production Co: Make Movies, Mandeville Pictures

Distributors: Summit Entertainment

Keywords: Amusing , Survival , New York City , Transformation , Offbeat , Rescue , Forbidden love , 2010s , Friend , Father ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    An enjoyably clever and cartoonishly gory rom-zom-com. show more

  • 50
    Dana StevensSlate

    Though it's about a pair of lovers whose passion is strong enough to break down the barriers between life and death, this mildly amusing, sort-of-sweet comedy is strangely sexless and passion-free-these bodies, whether human or zombie, feel room-temperature at best. show more

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The low gore quotient and emphasis on young love might disappoint genre purists, but for those open to the idea of a gently goofy mash-up, the film is strong on atmosphere and offers likably low-key, if somewhat bland, charms. show more

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