World War Z Movie

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Who's Involved:

Marc Forster, Brad Pitt, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Mireille Enos, David Morse, J. Michael Straczynski, Matthew Fox, Damon Lindelof, James Badge Dale, Dede Gardner, Julia Levy-Boeken, Daniella Kertesz, Ludi Boeken

Release Date:

Friday, June 21, 2013 (Nationwide)

intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images
Runtime: 1 hr, 56 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The story revolves around United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself

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Who stars in World War Z: Cast List

... Gerard Lane

Bullet Train, The Lost City  

... Karin Lane

If I Stay, My Dinner With Herve (TV Movie)  

... Capt. Speke

Shame, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi  

... Parajumper

Emperor, Vantage Point  


... Segen


... Jurgen Warmbrunn


... Ex-CIA Agent

Concussion, Passengers  

Who's making World War Z: Crew List

A look at the World War Z behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Marc Forster last directed Disney's Christopher Robin and All I See Is You. The film's writer J. Michael Straczynski last wrote Underworld: Awakening and Ninja Assassin.


David Ellison (Rumored)
Dede Gardner
Brad Pitt

Production: What we know about World War Z?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the novel by Max Brooks. Additional shooting is scheduled for the fall of 2012 (06/12/2012).

Filming Timeline

  1. April 2013: The film was in Completed status.

    MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

  2. March 2012: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. June 2011: The film was in Production status.
  4. March 2011: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. January 2009: The film was in Development status.

World War Z Release Date: When was the film released?

World War Z was released in 2013 on Friday, June 21, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Monsters University, The Haunting of Helena and As Cool as I Am.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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