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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

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Leslee Bremmer Leslee Bremmer
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Dan O Dan O'Bannon
Helicopter Loudspeaker Officer / Bum Outside Warehouse
Terrence Beasor Terrence Beasor
Narrator
Cherry Davis Cherry Davis
? Lady Corpse
Derrick Brice Derrick Brice
Gunnery Sergeant
Leigh Drake Leigh Drake
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Dan O Dan O'Bannon
(screenplay)


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A total hoot pitched at the right tone

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"I ain't in no mood to die tonight."

1985 was a banner year for zombie films, as two "Dead" flicks hit cinemas within the span of two weeks. George A. Romero's third zombie effort, Day of the Dead, came first, closely followed by The Return of the Living Dead, which was written and directed by Alien scribe Dan O'Bannon. Return is based on the novel of the same name by John Russo, wh... read more

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1985, a bumper year for the horror genre nonetheless, heralded the release of three disparate zombie films: "Day of the Dead", the bleak conclusion to Romero's seminal trilogy, Stuart Gordon's gore-laden "Re-Animator", and "Alien" scribe Dan O'Bannon's directorial debut, "The Return of the Living Dead". In terms of ranking the individualistic merits and themes of each film, "The Return of the Livi... read more
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The Return of the Living Dead is an American zombie comedy horror film that was released in 1984 and was followed by several sequels. The film was written and directed by Dan O'Bannon and starred Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews, Beverly Randolph and Linnea Quigley. The film tells the story of how two men accompanied by a group of teenage punks deal with the accidental release of a horde of brain hungry zombies onto an unsuspecting town.
Release date: 25 April 1985
UPC: 027616878168
Tags: Horror (15), Zombies (11), Comedy (10), 1985 (8), 1980s (7), Black Comedy (6), Warehouse (5), Zombie (4), Usa (3), Female Nudity (3), Gore (3), Exploding Building (3), Stairs (3), Barrel (3), Vulgarity (3), Midget (3), Shot To Death (3), Sci-fi (3), Ambulance (3), Cannibalism (3)
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"Re-watch - Oct. 24th This film tied in nicely with the one above thanks to both films featuring not just a cemetery but one that has resurrection in its name. I still love that this film is born from the idea that Night of the Living Dead was a fictional account of true events, allowing it to put its own spin on the genre. Plus it's fun from start to finish. I still wouldn't go so far as to call it great, but I'll gladly revisit it a few more times in the years ahead."


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