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Shock Waves (1977)

Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers.

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SS Commander
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Captain Ben Morris
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Rose
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Chuck
Jack Davidson ...
Norman
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Keith
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Beverly
Don Stout ...
Dobbs
Clarence Thomas ...
Fisherman
Sammy Graham ...
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Preston White ...
Zombie
Reid Finger ...
Zombie
Mike Kennedy ...
Zombie
Donahue Guillory ...
Zombie
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Zombie
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This horror movie concerns a shipwrecked yachting party. Rose and her fellow yacht-mates, including the captain run aground on an island when they hit an odd-looking freighter. Once beached, they meet up with an aging SS Commander who had been in charge of a crew of zombies. Written by Ørnås

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Once They Were Almost Human! Beneath the living... Beyond the dead... From the depths of Hell's Ocean! The Deep End of Horror!

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Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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15 July 1977 (USA)  »

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Almost Human  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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On the title track of his album "Amused to Death", Roger Waters used a dialogue sample from the movie where two characters fight over a flashlight. See more »

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When Chuck and Rose discover Beverly's body in the fish tank, the position of the green plants in relation to her body change. See more »

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The perfect "B" movie??
23 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is a prime example of what all "B" movie producers in the horror genre should strive for.Excellent storyline/camera-work/character development and a great eerie soundtrack..all of these things that are so great in this movie don't really cost a thing and are usually missing in most of todays big budget horror films.I saw this back in the 70s when I was a kid on the late late late show and it is still 1 of my favorite "B" horror movies of all time.As usual, Peter Cushing is extraordinary and I will always argue that he was 1 of the most under rated actors in the history of film.The setting for the movie is just outstanding and even though I don't like John Carradine as an actor..this is one of his better performances {fortunatley he gets killed early in the movie so he doesn't have a chance to spoil his rare/good performance or the movie ..This is a must see...


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