Tossing all notions of sublety aside, Anchor Bay's Battle of the Damned is betting on its shotgun approach to survival horror flicks with a slaughterhouse of zombies, assassin robots and crazed plague victims, all shredded in a hellacious red hailstorm of bullets. Here's the first death-drenched clip with Dolph Lundgren as tough-guy mercenary Max Gatling (yes, Max Gatling), heading up an elite squad of soldiers with murder on their mortal minds. Here's the official synopsis:
When a deadly virus is accidentally released into a major city, its population is quarantined by military blockade. And for a wealthy industrialist desperate to rescue his daughter from inside the rabid chaos, his only hope is former commando Max Gatling (Lundgren). Now Gatling has one day to bust in, blast through hordes of the undead, find the girl, and hunt for a way to get them both out alive. But will a small band of survivors and an army of killer robots turn his mission into maximum slaughter?
Robots, plague, zombies and Dolph Lundgren? Where do we sign up? Written and directed by Christopher Hatton, Battle of the Damned storms onto Blu-ray and DVD on Feb. 18, 2014.
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