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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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Cast overview:
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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Trivia

The workshop seen in the film's climax was also used in Dario Argento's Inferno. See more »

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At one point both groups of survivors gather in a long camera shot in front of the castle with three zombies visible. A woman is heard asking "where do we go now?" and the closest in frame zombie clearly raises his left hand and excitedly points in the direction and they all run that way. See more »

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Prof. Ayres: [to an attacking zombie] No, stay back! I'm your friend!
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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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Peter Bark saved my life.
2 May 2007 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

OK, for those who don't know who Peter Bark is, but have seen this film, he is the strange little boy who looks like a man (and actually was an adult too- we hope). Every time I get down and depressed and want to end it all, I put this movie in and I am reminded of how good life is when films like "Burial Ground: Nights of Terror" are available to me. So Peter Bark, if you are out there and are reading this...thank you. Watching you suckle the breast of your on screen mother is absolutely divine...

Come on everyone, together..."Peter Bark, Peter Bark, Peter Bark...!" There are those who will totally get it, and all others can go rent "The Grudge: Part 10". Me, I'm just a "Burial Ground" kind of guy...


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