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The Alien Dead (1980)

A meteor strikes a houseboat in the swamps near a southern town populated by Yankees with fake accents. The people on the houseboat become zombies who feed on the alligators in the swamp. ... See full summary »

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Sheriff Kowalski
Ray Roberts ...
Tom Corman (as Raymond Roberts)
Linda Lewis ...
George Kelsey ...
Emmet Michaels
Mike Bonavia ...
Miller Haze
Dennis Underwood ...
Deputy Campbell
John Leirier ...
Paisley
Rich Vogan ...
Krelboin
Martin Nicholas ...
Doc Ellerbe (as Martin Alan Nicholas)
Norman Riggins ...
Mr. Griffith
Nancy Kranz ...
Mrs. Griffith (as Nancy Karnz)
Ellena Contello ...
Mae Hawkins (as Ellena Contella)
Shelley Youngren ...
Angry Wife
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Pool Player
Chuck Sumner ...
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A meteor strikes a houseboat in the swamps near a southern town populated by Yankees with fake accents. The people on the houseboat become zombies who feed on the alligators in the swamp. Once they run out of alligators, they start going for the citizens. A local scientist tries to figure out what's happening to people once they start disappearing. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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They're consuming every living creature in sight! See more »

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1 June 1980 (USA)  »

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It Fell from the Sky  »

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$12,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

When the blonde woman is coming around her car towards her house, she trips over a cable or wire from the equipment See more »

Quotes

Tom Corman: What do you think about, Shawn?
Shawn Michaels: I don't know. Growing up. Getting out of the swamp. Eating hamburgers. Stuff like that.
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References Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959) See more »

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pretty good bad zombie movie
27 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

if you like crappy zombie movies like "zombie lake" or "zombie death house" or "revenge of the dead" then you're an idiot because those movies suck. this movie is one of those movies, but much much better. there's a good amount off zombies and gore, and it doesn't stay boring for very long. oh, and there's nudity. which is always good.

now i'm not saying this movie is on par with "dawn of the dead" or "zombi 2" or any zombie movies of that caliber, but it's a fun watch and good if you love zombies.

so if you want a crappy zombie movie with lots of gore and some boobies, don't get "zombie lake" or the other movies i mentioned at the top, get this one. worth the watch.


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