Zombie Girl: The Movie
Zombie Girl: The Movie (2009)

Youthful passion merges with adult ambition as twelve year old Emily Hagins attempts to fulfill her childhood dreams of directing a feature-length zombie movie. Every director knows that making a movie is no simple task, and fortunately… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 16, 2009
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James Rocchi
L.A. Weekly

[Zombie Girl] has rough edges, raw passion and real spirit.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media

The three directors behind this remarkable documentary plant themselves like flies-on-the-wall and capture a very intimate atmosphere.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

The crew deserve most of the credit turning this seemingly mundane topic in to one of pure fascination...

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Dennis Harvey

While subject Emily Hagins' precocious pluck is admirable and endearing, what lends the docu its dramatic edge is the way in which her mother goes from supportive to meddlesome over the course of the no-budget horror pic's production.

Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

It's an inspirational story, of course, and also an illustrative tale for would-be filmmakers of any age.

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Scott Weinberg

As a breezy behind-the-scenes peek at how micro-budget movies get made, Zombie Girl could be shown in high school film classes ... and probably should.

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Josh Bell

Triumphant and joyful.

Brian Orndorf

Watching Emily perfect shots, arrange her schoolmate extras (often dripping with fake blood), and emotionally react to the roller coaster ride of filmmaking is where the true heart of this engaging documentary lies.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Jason Spencer
Your basic doc. The story is simple and the people involved are interesting. There is a point where I got tired of hearing the Mom complaining about all the… More
William Goss
Pretty effortlessly compelling stuff for the most part.