The Dead the Damned and the Darkness (2014) Movie Review

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The Dead the Damned and the Darkness (2014)

2014 | R | Horror, Thriller, Action
90 minutes / 1h 30min

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The Dead the Damned and the Darkness Plot Synopsis:

In a savage land where zombies roam freely - Lieutenant Colonel Sawyer is armed with machine guns, body armor and courage. He is on a mission to give his family a burial at sea. To reach the coast, he must enter a quarantined infected zone and fight through hordes of bloodthirsty zombies. There he encounters a group of survivors including a young woman who is a target of both the male survivors and the ravenous zombies. To protect the last non-infected humans and complete his mission, Colonel Sawyer must face the Dead, the Damned and the Darkness.

The Dead the Damned and the Darkness (2014) Review

The Dead the Damned and the Darkness (2014) aka The Dead and the Damned 2 (2014) is an action thriller horror movie with zombies . Director and co-writer Rene Perez (Alien Showdown: The Day the Old West Stood Still (2013), The Snow Queen (2013), The Dead and the Damned (2011)) did an okay job executing this movie. The movie contains no sexual content, nudity, gore, violence, a lot of action, suspense and zombies.


The Dead and the Damned 2 takes place in present time unlike the first in its sequel. There was an enormous amount of zombies in this movie, but it flowed so well that it was not overwhelming. The zombies in this movie are called mutants although they are real zombies that love to eat humans. The mutants became the biggest threat to mankind as you might have already guessed - zombie apocalypse on earth. Handsome Army Lt Colonel Sawyer (Robert Tweten) left the zombie apocalypse in North Africa and travelled to Wyoming to save his daughter and wife. Upon arriving and seeing skeletal remains, he assumes that they died. He then cremates them and puts their ashes in a container. Sawyer sets out on a journey to scatter his wife and daughter ashes in the ocean. Sawyer meets attractive deaf and mute Stephanie (Iren Levy) who cannot talk, but can sometimes scream words. Sawyer felt as though he lost his world and did not want to live anymore. He continues his mission to scatter the ashes so he can kill himself after.

I really like that it was explained how the zombies came about and why the zombies slowdown. The zombies/mutants slowed down when they were starving/decomposing - when fully fed; they can become pretty fast. The main characters were explained and introduced nicely. I did not like how the sound kept on changing/was uneven. The characters did a good job with their roles. I would not recommend this movie to fellow zombie movie lovers because it is simply not for everyone.

  • The Dead the Damned and the Darkness Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 5
  • Overall Score: 3.77
  • IMDB: 3.1

About The Dead the Damned and the Darkness 2014

Title: The Dead the Damned and the Darkness
Year: 2014
Runtime: 90 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Action
Reviewer:
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 1.88/5 stars from 282 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 282
MPAA Rating: R
The Dead the Damned and the Darkness Cast Starring: Richard Tyson, Christopher Kriesa, John Scuderi, Nicole Srp, Raven Lexy, Jenny Allford, Elliot Evans, Jaydon Smith, Isaac Evans, Michael Flanagan, Victoria Graham, Sean Story, Robert Tweten, Gerald Gross, Alex Strait, Iren Levy, Sheri Harrai, Ben Van Sickle, John J. Welsh, Lucas Jones, David A. Lockhart, Russell Piette, Antonio Lodi, Dakota Allen, Ted Macklevski, Leia Perez, Jade Armenta, Jason Jay Prado, Kaula Reed, Taylor Arthus
The Dead the Damned and the Darkness Writers: Barry Massoni, Rene Perez
The Dead the Damned and the Darkness Director: Rene Perez
Production: Inception Media Group
Language: English, Indonesian
Country: USA