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Dawn of the Dead (2004) 15 years after the outbreak...

IIRC the helicopter with the two newscasters and two cops left from Philly and made at least one fuel stop.

Was it ever said where the mall they holed up in was located? It's quite possible it could be somewhere near DC, maybe Maryland?
 
IIRC the helicopter with the two newscasters and two cops left from Philly and made at least one fuel stop.

Was it ever said where the mall they holed up in was located? It's quite possible it could be somewhere near DC, maybe Maryland?
There was a short scene in the remake where CH-53 flew over the Milwaukee mall. It was never stated but it's great fanfiction material.
 
I remember a jet fighter flying near the mall in the remake, probably too far away to see anyone. Don't remember a helicopter but it's been a while since I watched the remake...
 
I remember a jet fighter flying near the mall in the remake, probably too far away to see anyone. Don't remember a helicopter but it's been a while since I watched the remake...
Planes were heard on the day of the outbreak. Plus the WGON-TV news chopper makes an Easter Egg cameo at the time when Anna leaves her suburban Milwaukee home. The military CH-53 was seen in the first time they see Andy cross the mall. It's even mentioned in the Andy's Lost Tape special feature.
 
I remember the WGON helicoptor.

Need to rewatch the remake including all the special features...
I believe the full movie is on Netflix while the Special Features are on YouTube. Once you watch it, then we can talk about the world of this movie. I believe it's AH component needs to be discussed. A May 2004 POD would introduce an interesting amount of butterflies.
 
To understand how the world was like prior to the POD.

According to the U.S. Census for 2004, the population for the United States as of May 1, 2004 (a week before the POD) stood at 293,164,734 people. When the outbreak hit and in just 24 hours, 10 million Americans were already dead or turned.
 
That is interesting.

ETA: Wow, 26 years between the two films. IIRC the original DAWN was one of the last films I saw in a theater first run (Ralph Bakshi's COOL WORLD was the last, boy am I dating myself!).
 
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