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Movie review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

Posted: 1:16 PM, Feb 03, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-03 18:16:44Z

   

"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"

Release Date: Feb. 5, 2016

MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for zombie violence and action, and brief suggestive material)

Director: Burr Steers

Writer: Burr Steers

Stars: Lily James, Sam Riley, Lena Headey

Our Grade: ???½ (out of 5)

This bizarre adaptation of Jane Austen's 1813 novel "Pride and Prejudice" adds the threat of a zombie plague to the human drama in 19th century England. It's a different take on a February date movie — but does it work?

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Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.