Disclosure: I received a copy of this movie in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own.
There is something about a good old fashion Zombie/human relationship, especially in high school. I wasn’t too sure I would enjoy this as much as I did with my granddaughter. But Em loves Zombie type movies and I felt this one would be fine since it is rated G and from Disney.
I found myself tuned in during the whole movie and didn’t find it amateurish or hokey. Emma said she would tell her friends about it coming out as she thinks they would like it too. It has all of the normal high school goings-on (dances, cheerleaders etc) and a romantic relationship. We both give it two thumbs up!
Three reasons you will want to watch Disney’s Zombies:
- The music is awesome, and the dance moves are not only great by the living but the ‘dead’.
- The characters are fun whether they are dead or undead, and you are sure to find that not only the living will catch your heart.
- ZOMBIES’ themes of celebrating what makes us different and acceptance will resonate with you. Viewers will see that being different is ok and doing what you love is how you can become happy and you have to give everyone a chance, even when you are not sure about them.
You can read more about it below. You can purchase it here on Amazon. (affiliate link).
Who doesn’t like a little Zombies in their life? Well if you are someone that enjoys watching zombies and music, dances and high school happenings, be ready for April 24th!
Disney Channel’s newest original movie is filled with music, dances, and high school woes – plus zombies! Set fifty years after a zombie apocalypse, zombies are finally allowed to enroll in Seabrook High School. The charming zombie Zed, who is determined to play football, meets freshman Addison who dreams of being a cheerleader — the ultimate form of status in the community. Zed and Addison work together to show Seabrook what they can achieve when they embrace their differences and celebrate what makes them a community. It’s a no-brainer, grab ZOMBIES on Disney DVD on April 24th!
At Seabrook High, It’s Zoms vs. Poms in Disney Channel’s Newest Original Movie!
At this School, it takes GUTS to be Yourself!
On Disney DVD April 24th
Featuring Exclusive Bonus Content Including Bloopers,
Deleted Scenes, Zombie Survival Guide to High School and More!
Synopsis: Disney’s “ZOMBIES” is a music- and dance-filled story set in the fictitious world of Seabrook, a cookie-cutter community brimming with perky conformity 50 years after a zombie apocalypse. Today, the zombies pose no threat but are required to live in Zombietown, an isolated, rundown community infused with their unique creative spirit. When zombies are finally allowed to enroll in Seabrook High School, the charming, charismatic zombie Zed, who is determined to play football, meets freshman Addison who dreams of being a cheerleader — the ultimate form of status in Seabrook. Addison takes a lot of flak for befriending Zed and his zombie friends but comes to learn that zombies and cheerleaders aren’t so different after all. Zed and Addison work together to show Seabrook what they can achieve when they embrace their differences and celebrate what makes them a community.
Cast: Milo Manheim as Zed; Meg Donnelly as Addison; Trevor Tordjman as Bucky; Kylee Russell as Eliza; Carla Jeffery as Bree; Kingston Foster as Zoey; and James Godfrey as Bonzo.
Director: Paul Hoen
Executive Producers: Effie Brown and Paul Hoen
Co-Producers/Writers: David Light and Joseph Raso
Bonus Material: Zombie Blooper Reel (DVD Exclusive) – Laugh out loud at the Cast of ZOMBIES in this compilation of the funniest bloopers and outtakes from the making of the film. TRT: 3:53
The Zombie Survival Guide To High School (DVD Exclusive) – This piece uses a visual motif of a Zombie Survival Guide, with styled infographics and hosted by the talent. We go down the list of some of the most important survival tips for Zombies and humans on how to get along and make the best of high school. TRT: 2:24
Dance Tutorial – Join Meg Donnelly (Addison), Kylee Russell (Eliza) and ZOMBIES Choreographer, Christopher Scott, as they show you how to dance along to the ‘BAMM” Music Video. TRT: 3:38
Deleted Scene #1 (DVD Exclusive) – It’s a Cheer-tastrope TRT: :57
Deleted Scene #2 (DVD Exclusive) – New Jacket, New Name TRT: 1:09
Audition Tapes (DVD Exclusive)
Milo Manheim Audition TRT: 1:16
Meg Donnelly Audition TRT :57
Music Video – “BAMM” TRT 3:39
Lyric Video – “BAMM” TRT 3:23
Trailer #1 TRT: 2:20
Trailer #2 TRT 1:50
Release Date: April 24, 2018
Feature Run Time: Approx. 94 minutes (excluding bonus)
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16×9 Televisions)
Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French & Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital
Subtitles: English SDH, French & Spanish
Closed Captions: English
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