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Zombie Holocaust (1980)

Zombi Holocaust (original title)
R | | Horror | 7 May 1982 (USA)
The members of an expedition in search for the last faithful of Kito, the cannibal god, land on a small island in the Moluccas (East Indies) and are soon hunted by cannibals and zombies, ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Ian McCulloch ...
Dr. Peter Chandler
Alexandra Delli Colli ...
Lori Ridgeway
Sherry Buchanan ...
Susan Kelly
Peter O'Neal ...
George Happer
Donald O'Brien ...
Dr. Obrero / Dr. Butcher (US version)
Dakar ...
Molotto
Walter Patriarca ...
Dr. Drydock
Linda Fumis ...
Med Student #1
Roberto Resta
Franco Ukmar ...
Zombie #1
Giovanni Ukmar ...
Driver
Angelo Ragusa ...
Zombie #3
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The members of an expedition in search for the last faithful of Kito, the cannibal god, land on a small island in the Moluccas (East Indies) and are soon hunted by cannibals and zombies, these being created by a sinister Doctor O'Brien who is experimenting with corpses. Suzan, a sexy lady in the expedition team, eventually takes a hold on things, as she is accepted as queen of the cannibals, and direct them against the mad scientist and his army of zombies. Written by Artemis-9

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Although never listed in the UK as an official video nasty the pre-cert video was seized by Cambridgeshire Police and the dealer was tried under Section 2 of the Obscene Publications Act 1977, though eventually found not guilty. The film was released fully uncut in 2000. See more »

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When they are in the boat going to Keto, crewmembers are reflected in Peter's binoculars. See more »

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Med Student 1: I bet it was you who chopped that hand off!
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Too much monkey business
14 November 2005 | by (Bear, Delaware) – See all my reviews

Zombie Holocaust is an entertaining diversion. If you regularly comb the drecks of Italian horror garbage, you've seen much worse. This is a spliced-together film, like Mattei's Hell of The Living Dead, only this one cobbles two dumb gory b-movies together. There's a heavy dip in the fondue pot in store for this stink-ridden pile of sleazy excrement, and by that I mean I like it. Not only does this s hit sizzle but its got recognizable faces in it: Ian McCulloch from Zombie; Alexandra Delli Colli from The New York Ripper; Donald O'Brien from Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals, and a black guy who was in Zombie. I'm not racist, I just don't remember his name.

Like I said, there's two movies here (at least!)-- one involving a psychotic doctor and the other being a cannibal/zombie film. So you'd think there would be a lot going on here. But there isn't. It's just an onslaught of cheap gore scenes. One scene has Ian McCulloch defending himself with an outboard motor to an attacking zombie's face. HIS FACE. And if that ain't enough, Delli Colli has the camera pointed at her bush for the last fifteen minutes of the movie. Based on that alone, you should be scrambling to get to the video store. But seriously, there's dozens more treats in this movie including disembowelings, throat gashings, and skull-sawing autopsies.

If you love films like Hell of The Living Dead, Virus, or City of The Walking Dead, you'll probably enjoy this one so give it a shot. It's brain taffy.


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