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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

The Return of the Living Dead
7.3 Rating
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7.3 IMDB rating

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Don Calfa

Don Calfa

Ernie
Thom Mathews

Thom Mathews

Freddy


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Rudy Ricci

Rudy Ricci

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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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Description: 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 ... (more)
Release date: 16 August 1985
UPC: 027616878168
Horror (16), Zombies (11), Comedy (9), 1980s (8), 1985 (7), Warehouse (5), Black Comedy (5), Zombie (4), Gore (3), Sci-fi (3), Exploding Building (3), Ambulance (3), Stairs (3), Cannibalism (3), Barrel (3), Siege (3), Vulgarity (3), Midget (3), Shot To Death (3), Attic (2)
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A total hoot pitched at the right tone

“"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, who worked with Romero on Night of the Living Dead in 1968 before the pair parted ways, leading Russo to desire a franchise of his own. Tobe Hooper was initially slated to direct the adaptation of Russo's book, but was replaced with O'Bannon, who in turn rewrote the script to change the tone to comedy-horror and retool the story to avoid similarities to Romero's flicks. It's hard to dislike the resultant” read more

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