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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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1 June 1980 (USA)  »

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It Fell from the Sky  »

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$12,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Final screen appearance of Buster Crabbe. See more »

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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Featured in You Won't Stop Screaming (1998) See more »

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If are looking for a movie real bad, this is a real bad movie
2 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

I bought this movie on Ebay for $5 and watch it about once every 6 months or so. If I would have paid more than $5 for it, I would have felt cheated. This is a movie that you would watch just for the cheesy laughs you get out of it. There is gratuitous nudity and Buster Crabbe which was pretty much the reason why I bought this movie. This is a movie that cant be taken serious. Rent it or buy it purely for the lame "effects" and the terrible acting. It would not surprise me to find out that this film was made on a budget in par with some 10 year old kids milk money.


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