Anna and the Apocalypse is a 2017 Scottish Christmas zombie musical film directed by John McPhail.

Official trailers

Orion Pictures on Wednesday, September 05, 2018 released the trailer:
ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE Official Trailer (2018).

Story intro

Anna, a soon-to-be secondary school graduate, plans to go traveling for a year before attending university, much to the displeasure of her father Tony. Her friends are dealing with their own issues: her best friend John is secretly in love with her, Chris is struggling with a class assignment, and Steph is trying to get her social justice reporting past the tyrannical vice principal Mr. Savage ("Break Away"). Nick, Anna's macho ex-boyfriend, is also making her life difficult ("Hollywood Ending"). The night of the school Christmas show, in which Chris's girlfriend Lisa is performing ("It's That Time of Year"), Anna and John are working in the local bowling alley and Chris and Steph have gone to film for Steph's story. During this time, a zombie infection starts spreading and Lisa, Tony, Savage, and Chris's grandmother are stranded in the school. Anna and John bond over her post-graduation plans on their ways home from work. The next morning, Anna and John leave for the school, completely oblivious to the zombie chaos around them ("Turning My Life Around"). When they encounter a zombie dressed as a snowman, Anna decapitates him with a seesaw. Figuring it will be too dangerous to go home or to the school, they go to the bowling alley where they meet Steph and Chris, who had taken shelter there. Steph finds out that an army evacuation is coming to the school, so the group plans to go there once it is safe. Anna and Steph find the zombified cleaner and Steph kills her, alerting a group of zombified bowlers to break in. The group kills them all after a bloody fight and realise that getting to their loved ones will be difficult ("Human Voice").


Ella Hunt
Anna Shepherd
Malcolm Cumming
John, Anna's best friend
Sarah Swire
Christopher Leveaux
Ben Wiggins
Marli Siu
Mark Benton
Tony Shepherd
Paul Kaye
Arthur Savage
Calum Cormack
Santa Claus
Euan Bennet
Sean Connor
Janet Lawson
Mrs. Hinzmann
Kirsty Strain
Ms. Wright
Ella Jarvis
David Friel


The film Anna and the Apocalypse was scheduled to be released on September 22, 2017 (Fantastic Fest), on November 30, 2018 (United States & United Kingdom, United Kingdom, United States) and on December 6, 2018 (Germany) by Orion Pictures, AMP International, Vertigo Releasing, Icon Film Distribution, Odeon, Pony Canyon, Shaw Organisation, Splendid Film, VVS Films, Alambique Destilaria de Ideias and Front Row Filmed Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 92 minutes. The film grossed over $756,473.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Anna and the Apocalypse got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film.

External links

Official website:

Wikipedia: Anna and the Apocalypse

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