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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

By Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Gory teen zomcom doesn't have many fresh scares or laughs.

Movie R 2015 93 minutes
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age 16+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 18+


The graphic and gratuitous nudity, sexual content, oral sex, female and male nudity of very young adults, strip clubs, toplessness and bottomlessness - IS OVER THE TOP! This movie is DISGUSTING. No story line and extreme objectification of women.
age 15+

Zombie, zombie

Tasty zombie movie junk to stream for teens. Classic zombie tropes, but now with scouts.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Though it's spirited and centers on some likable-enough characters, this zom-com isn't terribly inventive with its zombie attacks and gore, and it offers very few surprises or fresh laughs. SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE borrows ideas from dozens of other movies, ranging from Dead-Alive and Zombie Strippers to Zombieland, but it passes them off as fresh to viewers who might not know any earlier zombie films.

The movie also goes for quick, easy (lazy?) shocks via nudity, blood spatters, and foul language. It's a choice that tends to spoil the goodwill built by the main characters, who are all innocent goofballs. The "scout" angle is the only new idea here, but even that isn't used well. Everything leads up to a "stockpiling artillery" montage of the kind already used in many other movies; the boys' scout skills don't necessarily contribute anything. This movie should "be prepared" to be forgotten.

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