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World War Z (2013)

World War Z (2013)
Edit Storyline Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis Taglines: Remember Philly! Motion Picture Rating (MPAA) Rated PG-13 for intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images| See all certifications » Edit Details Release Date: 21 June 2013 (USA) See more » Box Office Budget: $190,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $66,411,834 (USA) (21 June 2013) Gross: $202,351,611 (USA) (4 October 2013) See more » Company Credits Technical Specs Runtime: | (Unrated Edition) Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1 See full technical specs » Edit Did You Know? Trivia Filming took place in several areas of the UK including Cornwall, where the UN control room scene was filmed alongside scenes on the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Primary Casualty Receiving Facility (PCRF), RFA Argus (AS on the flight-deck). Goofs When Gerry and Segen leave the W.H.O center in Wales, Segen is wearing a black hood over her head. Quotes W.H.O. Crazy Credits The opening logos are shown in dark blueish color with intense music in the background. Connections

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