Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 5, 2016
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies manages to wring a few fun moments out of its premise, but never delivers the thoroughly kooky mashup its title suggests.

James Berardinelli

The bottom line is that Burr Steers' adaptation is unlikely to please any audience regardless of what they're looking for.

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Christy Lemire

Maybe someone else can crack the code to the ultimate Austen mash-up when the inevitable "Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters" adaption comes along.

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Jeanne Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

It's a clever diabolical twist on Austen's foray into the English class system.

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Tim Grierson
The New Republic

This is a perfect film for our mash-up/viral culture in which short, clever, easily digestible bits of entertainment are passed along giddily from friend to friend. But most shareable YouTube videos run a couple minutes. "Zombies" is much, much longer.

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

Both pride and prejudice still play their parts, but now in service to one tediously repeated joke: the sight of a gentleman or a lady, together or alone, playing cards or ballroom dancing, fatally swarmed by devouring zombies.

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David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

The filmmakers of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" were adamant about not creating a spoof, satire or anything that smacked of folly, and they have succeeded.

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Rafer Guzman

An unexpected and off-kilter treat, thanks to a BBC-quality cast and (un)deadpan humor.

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Barry Hertz
Globe and Mail

Like its source material - a loose term if there ever was one - Steers's movie is a failure across multiple fronts.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

It's more droll than drool (though blood and other seepages do occasionally drain from the cavities that pockmark undead faces).

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Jeff Boam
Spiking some - but not enough - punch into the ultimate novel of manners by trying to bring both horror and deadpan humor to the society ball, Pride and… More
Philip Price
Say what you will, but I've never read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. That said, I've clearly become familiar with the story over the years… More