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Teenage Zombies (1960)

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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Cast overview:
Don Sullivan ...
Regg
Katherine Victor ...
Dr. Myra
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Whorf
Paul Pepper ...
Skip
Brianne Murphy ...
Pam (as Bri Murphy)
Mitzie Albertson ...
Julie (as Mitzi Alpertson)
Jay Hawk ...
Morrie
Nan Green ...
Dotty
J.L.D. Morrison ...
Brandt
Mike Concannon ...
Sheriff
Chuck Niles ...
Ivan
Don Neeley ...
Major Coleman (as Don Neely)
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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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The title score, and much of the total score, was taken (uncredited) from Kronos (1957) by Bert Shefter and Paul Sawtell. 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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