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The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (1964)

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Jerry falls in love with a stripper he meets at a carnival. Little does he know that she is the sister of a gypsy fortune teller whose predictions he had scoffed at earlier. The gypsy turns him into a zombie and he goes on a killing spree.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Dennis Steckler ...
Jerry (as Cash Flagg)
Carolyn Brandt ...
Brett O'Hara ...
Atlas King ...
Harold
Sharon Walsh ...
Angela
Pat Kirkwood ...
Madison (as Madison Clarke)
Erina Enyo ...
Carmelita
Don Russell ...
Ortega (as Jack Brady)
Toni Camel ...
Stella
Joan Howard ...
Angela's Mother
Neil Stillman ...
Barker
William Turner ...
Himself (as Bill Ward)
Gene Pollock ...
Night Club Manager
James Bowie ...
Night Club Comedian / Creature
Son Hooker ...
1st Policeman
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Storyline

Beatnick Jerry takes his girl, Angie to the carnival. Angie wants to go see the gypsy fortune teller, Jerry does not but relents. After visiting the fortune teller and hearing bad news, Jerry goes alone to see Carmelita, the dancer (the fortune teller's sister). He is invited backstage and is mesmerized into becoming a psychotic killer. Angie, and Jerry's best friend Harold realize something is amiss when Jerry tries to kill Angie. Written by Buxx Banner <buxx572aol.com>

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We Dare You to Remain Seated when Monsters Invade Audience! Who'll Chicken Out First--Boys or Girls? Girls! Learn if Your Boy Friend Can Take It! See more »


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Release Date:

10 February 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Incredibly Strange Creature: Or Why I Stopped Living and Became a Mixed-up Zombie  »

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Budget:

$38,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When this movie was released, employees of the theaters would dress as monsters and run through the theaters. See more »

Goofs

The climax begins at night, then immediately switches to broad daylight. See more »

Quotes

Jerry: How's college?
Madison: Fine.
[pauses]
Madison: You should try it sometime
Jerry: No thanks.
[chuckling]
Jerry: The world's my college.
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Connections

Featured in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Artist's Life (Künstlerleben, Op. 316)
(uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauß
Heard in the background during footage of the carnival.
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Hey, where's your sense of humor, folks?
12 June 2000 | by (the lower depths) – See all my reviews

I admit I first saw this on MST3K, and in that venue it was almost brilliant

  • no skit on the original Saturday Nite Live ever topped it. The awful


make-up, the comically inept sidekick (wild & crazy guys come to life!), the riotous night club dancers, the super-cheesy zombies...It's hard to believe this movie was so deliberately inept without having some other (admittedly pretty subtle) agenda of humor. And, as someone has pointed out, the cinematography is pretty damn good. Well, however it came about, it's still a very watchable movie. Hey, have you sat through Con Air or The Rock (both with a lead who looks a lot like Cash Flagg to me).


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