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28 Days Later (28 Days Later (Movie))

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In this latest film from director Danny Boyle, a massive epidemic has swept the world, leaving in its wake a host of rabid humans seething with hatred and bent on destroying anyone untouched by the disease. Four seemingly unaffected people?a young man, a young woman, a father, and his daughter?flee London through an apocalyptic landscape as they try to reach the coast, bes
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Published April 17th 2003 by Faber & Faber
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Wendy
Dec 18, 2011 Wendy rated it really liked it
Watched the movie, which counts as reading this script, right?

Yes.
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I bought this thinking it was a book that the film was based on.... well done! It's actually the script of the film, so I think if you haven't seen the film (which is great) you don't want to read this.

The concept of the film was great, taking the zombie genre to a more "realistic" level, and looking at how an epidemic would affect the few survivors left in the country and how they cope with the hopelessness of the situation. So in that way it's a great script. Just more fun to watch rather than
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Andrew Tobias
Jan 31, 2012 Andrew Tobias rated it it was amazing
The story line is great and reading the book was just as good if not better than watching the movie. Watching the movie added a realistic experience to the read. When I read about the military camp and all the discourse that went on, I could just watch the movie over in my head and get a vivid perception of what it would have looked like. It was a book worth reading and I would reccomend this book to zombie book lovers out there.
Matthew Li
Feb 16, 2010 Matthew Li rated it really liked it
Awesome and sick book. Glad that it wasn't really zombies, it was actually a virus that changed people, making them hostile and animals. It's a virus that controls peoples' mind to bite others and spread the virus. It would also suck if I woke up one day and find my self in a deserted city.
Scott
Jan 27, 2008 Scott rated it really liked it
Haven't read the book but have seen the CleanFlix version of the movie. Really well done. Not so much about fighting the zombies, but more about the people dealing with the situation. Refreshing. No hollywood prepackaged ending.
Marts  (Thinker)
Feb 29, 2008 Marts (Thinker) rated it really liked it
A worldwide epidemic occurs and apparntly only four persons ar unaffected the first one highlighted is a young man who wakes up in a hospital. Well they try to flee London but are attacked by everyone infected by this virus that has taken over.
Kathy
Jul 08, 2010 Kathy rated it really liked it
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I would love to see this in novel format, but the screenplay will have to do. The movie is awesome!
Patrick H
Oct 13, 2012 Patrick H rated it it was amazing
Ha, ok never read this "book", but it's one of my favorite movies of all time....
Steven
Jun 08, 2015 Steven rated it it was ok
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Zombiefied, rabid, infected humans try to kill last few living uninfected humans... Been there, done that.
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Alex Garland (born 1970) is a British novelist and screenwriter.

Garland is the son of political cartoonist Nick (Nicholas) Garland. He attended the independent University College School, in Hampstead, London, and the University of Manchester, where he studied art history.

His first novel, The Beach, was published in 1996 and drew on his experiences as a backpacker. The novel quickly became a cult c
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