World War Z 3D Synopsis
A former U.N. investigator is forced back into service to find the source of a zombie pandemic.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's scary good fun.
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
World War Z towers above every other alleged summer blockbuster. It’s the real deal.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
It’s entertaining as hell.
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By William Goss
An efficient and effectively exciting globe-spanning zombie thriller.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
World War Z is still as smart, shifty and scary as a starving zombie ready to chow down on you, baby, you.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The first 25 minutes or so of this “Contagion” meets “28 Days Later” thriller will leave you breathless. And the rest of it serves up novel...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Exciting, truly harrowing and smartly directed apocalyptic thriller from Marc Forster ("Monster's Ball"). It's the scariest zombie movie in...
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By Scott Foundas
Emerges as a surprisingly smart, gripping and imaginative addition to the zombie-movie canon, owing as much to scientific disaster movies...
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Forster's meticulousness—coupled with ample excuses to blow stuff up—isn't enough to turn World War Z into one of those class-A...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Essentially, it boils down to familiar fare: a well-paced, entertaining, conventional action thriller where a reluctant hero saves the day.
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Zombies Done Right

By MedRed
World War Z does zombie movies the way they should be done. The acting and directing really make this movie come together. Marc Forster deserves major kudos for his execution. The character...

More War-Like than Zombie-Like

By MuBlover
I can give a go rate if only focusing at special effects at chaos situation during the film. But I give a so-so rate because , it's just another american war-like movie. Good work on special effects...


By ebnajjar
Fun fun fun! It was a ridiculous premise, really well thought out and executed; with no satisfactory final explanation. The zombie why & how remains a mystery; the solution is original but...

World War Z - Fandango Review ...Good Movie!

By craveyrt616
It was a very good movie but I think they held back a little to set up a sequel. I'm not a big Brad Pitt fan and I got through this movie with out vomiting! So, I don't feel like I wasted my money. I...

wasnt sure what to expect

By dcandyman1
I did not check it out well before i went. Didnt know it was a zombie movie, but all in all it was an ok movie....

world warZ

By bethsimpson
This was the last movie my son and I will see before he leaves for the Navy. He wanted to see something good and I am NOT a Brad Pitt fan but being a good mom (and a zombie fan) we went anyway. It...

The worst most depressing movie you will regret seeing

By moviegoerallthetime
Run from this as fast as you can. You will regret it. There was very ittle dialogue, unrelenting depressing scene after scene, with a completely convoluded story line. It is dreary and offensive. ...

Let's rush straight to zombies and killing

By kenwebster
Though I like a movie that 'gets on with it already' I think this suffered from zero character development. Half way through the movie, I was still asking 'who is brad pitt's character??' Is he...


By zombieMark
just re-watch the trailer. it basically captures all the best scenes from the movie. the second half of this movie is nothing like the first half. More like world war zzz. the movie is almost 2...

Go see WW Z

By Pharaoh_NYC
It was a pretty good flick. I enjoyed it. I'd skip the 3D part though. There were only a few scenes where it was worth while....

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Violence, Intense Frightening Zombie Seq and Disturbing Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Brad Pitt zombie thriller is dull, despite intense moments.
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