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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

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James Karen James Karen
Frank
Don Calfa Don Calfa
Ernie
Thom Mathews Thom Mathews
Freddy
John Philbin John Philbin
Chuck


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Rudy Ricci Rudy Ricci
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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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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: 16 August 1985
UPC: 027616878168
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