World War Z Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

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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

Babylon, Lost City of D  

... Karin Lane

Miranda’s Victim, If I Stay  

... Capt. Speke

Iron Man 3, On Our Way  

... Parajumper

Alex Cross, We Are Marshall  


... Segen


... Jurgen Warmbrunn


... Ex-CIA Agent

Cabrini, Drive Angry  

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 White Bird and A Man Called Otto. The film's writer J. Michael Straczynski last wrote Babylon 5: The Road Home and Underworld: Awakening.


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. 2013 - April: The film was set to Completed  status.

    MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

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

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

World War Z was a Nationwide release in 2013 on Friday, June 21, 2013. There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Monsters University, Compulsion and Unfinished Song.

World War Z DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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World War Z was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 .

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