28 Weeks Later

The inhabitants of the British Isles have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to set foot on the isles, convinced the danger has come and gone. But it soon becomes all too clear that the scourge continues to live, waiting to pounce on its next victims.

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Tamana Bleasdale Marinella Setti Toby Ford
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction,
Production Company: DNA Films, Figment Films, Sociedad General de Cine S.A., UK Film Council, Fox Atomic, Koan Films,

28 Weeks Later - When days turn to weeks... the horror returns. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 26-04-2007
  • Runtime: 100 Minutes
  • Popularity: 40.86
  • Vote Count: 2,877
  • IMDB Rating: 6.6
  • Budget: USD 15,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 65,048,678
  • Region: Spain ( ES ), United Kingdom ( GB ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Robert Carlyle - Azwaad Movie Database Robert Carlyle Don
Rose Byrne - Azwaad Movie Database Rose Byrne Scarlet
Jeremy Renner - Azwaad Movie Database Jeremy Renner Sergeant Doyle
Harold Perrineau - Azwaad Movie Database Harold Perrineau Flynn
Catherine McCormack - Azwaad Movie Database Catherine McCormack Alice
Imogen Poots - Azwaad Movie Database Imogen Poots Tammy Harris
Idris Elba - Azwaad Movie Database Idris Elba General Stone
Mackintosh Muggleton - Azwaad Movie Database Mackintosh Muggleton Andy
Amanda Walker - Azwaad Movie Database Amanda Walker Sally
Shahid Ahmed - Azwaad Movie Database Shahid Ahmed Jacob
Photo Name Department
Chris Gill-Editing Chris Gill Editing (Editor)
John Murphy-Sound John Murphy Sound (Music)
Shaheen Baig-Production Shaheen Baig Production (Casting)
Danny Boyle-Production Danny Boyle Production (Executive Producer)
Andrew Macdonald-Production Andrew Macdonald Production (Producer)
Alex Garland-Production Alex Garland Production (Executive Producer)
Mark Tildesley-Art Mark Tildesley Art (Production Design)
Adam Kirley-Crew Adam Kirley Crew (Stunts)
Eunice Huthart-Crew Eunice Huthart Crew (Stunts)
James O'Donnell-Crew James O'Donnell Crew (Stunts)

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Andres Gomez

Much worse than the original. It loses quite of the continuous tension. Many of the FX are bad quality. The script is really predictable and some scenes and conversations are too much of a cliche.

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This was a very good sequel to a fine zombie work (my favourite zombie film is STILL Jean Rollin's remarkable and extremely aesthetically-pleasing 'The Grapes of Death'), and I was very pleasantly surprised. Pardon the pun, but you would think that by this time, everything in the land of zombie movies would have been done to death, but I remain consistently admiring of just where the best and most thought-out renditions of the template can go. In THIS case, the most intriguing dynamic is a cowardly husband choosing his life rather than helping his wife out of a horrible crisis, then infanticide (or worse) of his own children, rather than face their wrath over the poor decision he had made. It's interestingly hilarious that when you think about it, humanity is doomed because a 12-year-old had to go back and get a picture of his mother, because he was afraid that without it, he would forget what she looked like...A surprisingly satisfying work, that for horror fans, is worth a purchase and rewatching. I'm admittedly more for classic films, from the 20's to 60's, but for contemporary horror cinema, I liked this a lot, especially Jeremy Renner and Imogen Poots. It's no surprise to me that they soon became superstars.

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John Chard

We have an outbreak of the infection in medical center. All units; safeties off. 28 Weeks Later is directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo who also co-writes with Rowan Joffe, Jesus Olmo and E. L. Lavigne. It stars Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau, Catherine McCormack, Mackintosh Muggleton and Imogen Poots. Music is by John Murphy and cinematography by Enrique Chediak. Six months have passed since the Rage Virus decimated the UK, but now people are returning to London's District 1 with the U.S. Military overseeing the project. However, the Rage Virus can be carried in people with no outward symptoms. After the monster success of "28 Days Later" it was inevitable that a sequel would follow. With director/writer combo Danny Boyle and Alex Garland off making "Sunshine" with Cillian Murphy, the big players from the first film were missing (Boyle and Garland were Executive Producers here). There was reasonable cause for some concern that this would be the latest in a long line of horror sequels that, quite frankly, suck the big one. How great to find that not only is "Weeks" an excellent sequel, it also doesn't sit idle and copy Boyle's winning formula. The blood and ick factor is considerably amped up, as is the action (there's running, lots of running, guns, lots of guns, panic, lots of panic), but the writers have put intelligence into the writing by expanding on the Rage Virus victims as not just being an outwardly ferocious beast, and some topical smarts are spliced into the narrative with the presence of the American military "enforcing" the reconstruction of London. Also, with the film's central focus being on a splintered family, brilliantly set up by the breathtaking/horrifying opening 10 minutes, there's a mighty heft of humanism flowing in between the blood vomit and body shredding. Cast are mostly terrific, with Carlyle and the impressive young actors, Poots and Muggleton, leading the way. The American lads playing military men have to make do with slender written stock roles, but Byrne provides spunk and McCormack leaves an indelible mark in a small, but key, role. Fresnadillo (Intacto) ensures Boyle isn't missed in the director's chair, with a keen eye for action construction and an awareness of pacing for such a horror movie. While Murphy again scores with that knack for doom mongering beats. There's some missteps, logic at times goes out the window and in the case of Renner's character, outcome is a bit too much of a bitter pill to swallow. While dialogue at times shops at "Clichés "R" Us". But this is still a mighty fine thrill ride, often scary and stomach turning, and even flecked with emotional worth. On this evidence a part 3 would be most welcome. 8/10

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The story is not quite up to snuff in comparison to _Days_, but the visual quality is **way** better. _Final rating:★★★½ - I really liked it. Would strongly recommend you give it your time._

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