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Zombie (1979)
"Zombi 2" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror  |  18 July 1980 (USA)
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Strangers looking for a woman's father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.

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Ian McCulloch ...
Peter West (as Ian Mc Culloch)
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Al Cliver ...
Brian Hull
Auretta Gay ...
Susan Barrett
Stefania D'Amario ...
Menard's Nurse
Olga Karlatos ...
Mrs. Menard
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A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to do a famous scientist. Peter West, a journalist, travels to the Antilles with Ann, the daughter of the scientist. On the way, they meet with with Brian, a ethnologist, and Susan. When they arrive at Matul Island, they find Dr. Menard, and discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying zombies which devour human flesh and seem indestructible.... Written by Si Elliott <se1@ukc.ac.uk>

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Rated R for horror violence/gore and nudity | See all certifications »

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ITL 410,000,000 (estimated)
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According to Ian McCulloch on the DVD commentary, the harbor patrol cops were actually off-duty policemen. The advantage was that no costumes were required as they brought their own uniforms. See more »

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When the homicide detective is questioning Tisa Farrow's character on the boat he says a member of the "coast guard" was killed. The man who was killed on the boat at the beginning was clearly a member of the New York City Police Department. See more »

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Dr. Menard: The boat can leave now. Tell the crew.
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Zombi 2
15 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Zombi 2 (Zombie, Zombie Flesh Eaters) is a classic gore filled zombie film, in Italy it's classed as a sequel to George A Romero's Dawn of The Dead since in Italy it's called Zombi. But in other parts of the world they classed it as a separate film and named it something else like Zombie and Zombie Flesh Eaters.

But sequel or not this film has some of the most realistic gore effects going for a zombie film, the infamous eye in the wood scene is one example. The zombie VS shark is another interesting scene.

The music is good and sets the tone, the dubbing is kind of bad but that isn't a problem.

A Classic Zombie film that zombie fans or gore fans would love to see but make sure it's the Un Rated version. 10/10


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