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Questions tagged [world-war-z]

2013 movie starring Brad Pitt, directed by Marc Forster, and produced by Plan B Entertainment.

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How did a zombie get onto the plane in World War Z?

In the movie World War Z it's established that it takes a person around a minute to turn into a zombie if bitten. (Inferring this from the scene where Brad Pitt chops off the hand of the lady ...
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In World War Z what is the name of this camera technique that switches between the protagonist and what they see?

The camera in this shot sweeps towards the protagonist as it centres on him (Pitt), and away from the zombies as it switches back to them, giving the impression of speed and approach as the camera ...
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Initial scene at the World Health Organization

When Gerry wakes up in the WHO the two guys grill him about who he is and what he is doing there as he's tied down. They make the comment "you know what we are don't you" or something to that affect. ...
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Why is 'Segen' reluctant to provide her real name?

In World War Z, the Israeli soldier that Gerry rescues introduces herself as Segen, which I see is simply Hebrew for the rank of lieutenant. Why is she reluctant to provide her real name? Is she ...
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When are we first informed about Gerry Lane's profession?

In World War Z, Brad Pitt plays the role of a former UN investigator named Gerry Lane. When are we first informed of this fact? When I watched the film, I spent half the movie wondering who he was ...
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Is the 10th man rule purely fictional, or is it based in fact?

In World War Z, one of the characters described something called "the tenth man rule." After several disasters that NO ONE thought could happen, the Council decided that if a vote was unanimous ...