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Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
"Le notti del terrore" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  10 December 1985 (USA)
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A professor opens a crypt and reanimates rotten zombies. The zombies attack a jet-set-group which is celebrating a party in a villa nearby...

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Karin Well ...
Janet
Gianluigi Chirizzi ...
Mark (as Gian Luigi Chirizzi)
Simone Mattioli ...
James
Antonella Antinori ...
Leslie (as Antonietta Antinori)
Roberto Caporali ...
George
Peter Bark ...
Michael
Claudio Zucchet ...
Nicholas (as Claudio Zucchett)
Anna Valente ...
Kathryn
Raimondo Barbieri ...
Professor (as Renato Barbieri)
Mariangela Giordano ...
Evelyn (as Maria Angela Giordan)
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Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the professor. Out of the blue, the zombies attack them and they seek shelter in the mansion. The creatures put the manor under siege while they protect themselves trying to survive to the horde of zombies. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The earth shall tremble.... graves shall open.... they shall come among the living as messengers of death and there shall be the nights of terror.... "Profecy of the Black Spider" See more »

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Filmed on location at a real castle. See more »

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After Evelyn has "killed" the zombie in the bathroom that is eating her son, she leaves the zombie body leaning on the bathtub, its mouth and eyes wide open. When after Evelyn has told the others about it, when one examines the bodies again later, the zombie's mouth is completely shut. See more »

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Mark: You're getting a raise out of me alright, but it has nothing to do with money.
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"The earth shall tremble, graves shall open, they shall come among the living as messengers of death and there shall be the nights of terror." 'Prophecy of the Black Spider' See more »

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Actually not too bad
24 July 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

"Burial Ground" has perhaps the BEST zombie make-up I've ever seen in any film ( somewhere right inbetween Fulci's "Zombie", Michael Jackson's "Thriller", and maybe even Dan o' Bannon's zombie parody classic "Return of the Living Dead" ). But to be honest besides some really creepy looking zombies and a couple of nasty gore bits the movie is lacking in most every other department. "Burial Ground" suffers from horrendous acting, some pretty dark night scenes ( almost to the point where you couldn't even see what was happening ), a complete lack of logic or story, and...even sometimes in a horror movie....this one was TOO downbeat and depressing for it's own good. But to be honest this is Italian horror and the one thing it does best - the gore - delivers. All in all not too bad, surprisingly, as it sounds that I've completely trashed the film. A good companion piece to lesser known zombie films like "City of the Walking Dead" and "Dawn of the Mummy".


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