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Die and Let Live (2006)

When Benny tries to impress his crush Stephanie by throwing a party (with the help of his friend Smalls), he finds himself in quite a dilemma: a nearby medical testing facility has had an ... See full summary »


Justin Channell




Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Lively Josh Lively ... Benny Rodriguez (as Joshua Lively)
Zane Crosby Zane Crosby ... Scotty Smalls / Paul
Sarah Bauer Sarah Bauer ... Stephanie
Ashley Goddard Ashley Goddard ... Liz
Jonas Dixon Jonas Dixon ... Andrew Kaegan
Jordan Hess Jordan Hess ... Squints
Zack Boyce Zack Boyce ... Todd Hamilton
Henrique Couto Henrique Couto ... Adam
Matt Coffmann Matt Coffmann ... Greg
Heather Lucas Heather Lucas ... Julie
Trent Haaga ... Emmanuel Frum
Lloyd Kaufman ... Floyd Faukman
Houston McIntyre Houston McIntyre ... Samuel
Justin Channell Justin Channell ... Todd / Gargamel
Michael Stewart Michael Stewart ... Open Mic Musician


When Benny tries to impress his crush Stephanie by throwing a party (with the help of his friend Smalls), he finds himself in quite a dilemma: a nearby medical testing facility has had an outbreak of test subjects for an experimental virus that revives the dead. When the infected undead show up to the party, it's up to Benny and Smalls to try to save the day. Written by Justin Channell

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Comedy | Horror | Romance







Release Date:

1 December 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zombi 9 See more »

Filming Locations:

Fairmont, West Virginia, USA

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Did You Know?


The opening scene was shot at a parking garage at Fairmont State University in Fairmont, WV. Justin Channell picked it specifically because of the glass-backed elevator to reveal zombies at ground level. When the scenes were finished shooting, Channell and the crew realized they didn't have a way to clean up any fake blood and instead just left the location. The fake blood stains were visible in the garage for several years. See more »

Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, the homemade cage at the television station collapses, freeing zombie Adam (Henrique Couto). He looks around suspiciously, then walks out of the cage whistling. See more »


References Raising the Stakes (2005) See more »


Performed by David Bello and His God Given Right
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A Great Piece of Entertainment
13 May 2008 | by tcoll32See all my reviews

This is a movie that will just make you enjoy watching it. It won't make you think too hard and it won't turn the horror world on it's ear, but it will make you laugh. If you are like me you will laugh a lot in this film. A basic synopsis without giving anything away is that there is a zombie outbreak and a pair of slackers throwing a party are caught in the middle of it. Now you would think the most important thing would be to find a way to survive but no... they have to get the pizzas from Bambino's because they are the best pizzas in the entire town's history. Forget the fact that it is the apocalypse just get the pizzas and everything will be okay. The film is shot in typical guerrilla fashion with just a couple locations and a lot of friends willing to be torn up and become zombies. They even got Henry Couto and Debbie Rochon to do cameos (Debbie is just a voice over but still it is Debbie). Like all independent horror films you have to look past the films flaws due to lacking anything looking like a budget to spend on cinematography, actors, and special effects and just enjoy the story. So if you want to just turn off the brain for a couple of hours and enjoy a fun film then this is the film for you.

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