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Teenage Zombies (1959)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 15 April 1960 (USA)
A crazed female scientist uses nerve gas to turn local teenagers into her unquestioning slaves.

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Regg
Katherine Victor ...
Dr. Myra
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Whorf
J.L.D. Morrison ...
Brandt
Brianne Murphy ...
Pam (as Bri Murphy)
Paul Pepper ...
Skip
Mitzie Albertson ...
Julie (as Mitzi Alpertson)
Jay Hawk ...
Morrie
Mike Concannon ...
Sheriff
Nan Green ...
Dotty
Don Neeley ...
Major Coleman
Chuck Niles ...
Ivan
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Teenagers Reg, Skip, Julie and Pam go out for an afternoon of water skiing on a nice day. They come ashore on an island that is being used as a testing center for a scientist and agents from "an eastern power." They seek to turn the people of the United States into easily controlled zombie like creatures. The agents steal Reg's boat, stranding the teens on the island. The four friends are then held captive in cages able only to speculate on their fate. Though they have already been testing the formula on convicts and drunks, the enemy scientist and agents plan to conduct final tests on the teens before they use it on the rest of America. Meanwhile, two of their friends, whom the captives had planned to meet later, search for their missing friends. After a series of suspicious encounters, they urge the corrupt sheriff to search the island where their friends are trapped. Written by Jim Cobb <gymcobb@azstarnet.com>

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Young pawns thrust into pulsating cages of horror in a sadistic experiment! See more »

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Teenage Torture  »

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Filmed took place in California's Larchmont Studios in late 1956, but not released for over two years. See more »

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Featured in Film Breaks: Zombies (1999) See more »

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teenage zombies
11 February 2004 | by (washington, usa) – See all my reviews

i saw this at a friends house and i absolutely had to have it. it's a great b-flick. if you love them too, pick this one up and check it out.

drawbacks: the movie has a slow start and the 'teenagers' are only zombified for maybe 4 minutes... this movie really should've been called zombie island, zombie island resort, adventure to zombie island, zombie lab #12 or something like that.


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