Shadow: Dead Riot
Shadow: Dead Riot (2005)

A supernaturally-charged serial killer rises from his prison grave to seek out the sacrifice that eluded him in life in Hong Kong cinematographer-turned-director Derek Wan's exploitive mash-up of women's prison films and zombie… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: August 19, 2005
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2006
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nathan Lee
New York Times

Written by Michael Gingold and directed by Derek Wan, this berserk little B-movie is obviously the greatest zombie flick ever set in an experimental women's prison.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

It's by no stretch of the imagination a good film, but it delivers what it promises: naked girls whaling on each other, flesh-ripping zombies and genre stalwart Todd growling and glowering satanically.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

[The film] contains third-rate acting, anemic special effects, an unexceptional story and sickening violence. If it is to be seen at all, it should be for the kinetic martial-arts finale.

Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Director Derek Wan's Z-grade aesthetic is so sad and unpretentious its almost endearing.

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Drew Tillman
Village Voice

A horror movie set in an experimental women's rehabilitation facility has so much inherent promise that it's hard to watch as the makers of Shadow: Dead Riot squander their sublime setup.

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
Nicky Mo
Low budget badness. Bad acting. Lots of naked women lol.