MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,281 this week

Night of the Zombies (1981)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  January 1981 (USA)
2.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.2/10 from 475 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 14 critic

Investigators search for soldiers' missing bodies, and hear unbelievable rumors about zombies. Dismissing those rumors they set out to investigate. After two men are found dead, CIA ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Shock Stock 2013: First Guests Announced!
| Fangoria
Shock Stock 2013: First Guests Announced!
| Fangoria
Shock Stock 2013: First Guests Announced!
| Fangoria

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 16 Oct 2011
 
a list of 961 titles
created 23 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 168 titles
created 07 May 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 36 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Night of the Zombies (1981)

Night of the Zombies (1981) on IMDb 2.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Night of the Zombies.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Bloodeaters (1980)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

After drug crops are sprayed with a chemical by a passing airplane, the growers of the crop are poisoned by the chemical and turn into zombie-like mutants.

Director: Charles McCrann
Stars: Charles McCrann, Beverly Shapiro, Dennis Helfend
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

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...

Director: Andrea Bianchi
Stars: Karin Well, Gianluigi Chirizzi, Simone Mattioli
Adventure | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely
Stars: Robert Lowery, John Carradine, Gale Storm
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The Knight Templars return in this fourth installment of the Blind Dead series. On this outing, the Templars haunt a fishing village, where they rise seven nights every seven years to claim... See full summary »

Director: Amando de Ossorio
Stars: Víctor Petit, María Kosty, Sandra Mozarowsky
Snuff (1976)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A so-called "snuff" movie involving the exploits of a cult leader leading a gang of bikers in a series of supposedly real killings on film.

Directors: Michael Findlay, Horacio Fredriksson, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Margarita Amuchástegui, Ana Carro, Liliana Fernández Blanco
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

HORRORS OF WAR derives from the "B" movie, Grindhouse tradition, made to play like a like a midnight movie. It is an independently-produced film made in a B-movie style, yet with a dramatic... See full summary »

Directors: Peter John Ross, John Whitney
Stars: Jon Osbeck, Joe Lorenzo, Daniel Alan Kiely
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young man, Marco, working as a butcher, accidentally kills a taxi driver. His girlfriend Paula wants to go to the police so he has to kill her too. He then has to kill his brother, his ... See full summary »

Director: Eloy de la Iglesia
Stars: Vicente Parra, Emma Cohen, Eusebio Poncela
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The members of an expedition in search for the last faithful of Kito, the cannibal god, land on a small island in the Moluccas (East Indies) and are soon hunted by cannibals and zombies, ... See full summary »

Director: Marino Girolami
Stars: Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A homicidal maniac is accidentally released from a hospital because of a computer error and heads to the site (a sorority) of his past murders to continue his penchant for mayhem. Dr. Joan ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Nuchtern
Stars: Belinda Montgomery, Viveca Lindfors, Solly Marx
Deranged (1987)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A woman kills a burglar in self-defense. The experience so unnerves her she begins to imagine that everyone is trying to harm her and begins to kill anybody who comes near her.

Director: Chuck Vincent
Stars: Veronica Hart, Jerry Butler, Jennifer Delora
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A guy kills his wife because she's a bad cook.

Director: Wayne Berwick
Stars: Jackie Vernon, Loren Schein, Al Troupe
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Valeria D'Obici, Leonardo Treviglio, Paolo Malco
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Nick Monroe
Ryan Hilliard ...
Dr. Clarence Proud
Ron Armstrong ...
Police Capt. Fleck
Shoshana Ascher ...
Prostitute
John Barilla
Dick Carballo ...
Bearded Man at Bar
Michael Casconi
Richard deFaut ...
Sgt. Freedman
Alphonso DeNoble ...
Krieg - Camera-store Proprietor
Gordon C. Dixon
Samantha Grey ...
Susan Proud
Juni Kulis ...
GRO Officer Schuller
...
(as Bob Laconi)
Charlene Matus
Lee Moore
Edit

Storyline

Investigators search for soldiers' missing bodies, and hear unbelievable rumors about zombies. Dismissing those rumors they set out to investigate. After two men are found dead, CIA special-agent Nick Monroe is sent to flush out what are suspected to be deserters from the old U.S. Army Chemical Corps unit. Nick's ruthless investigation uncovers a ghoulish plot of world domination, but first he must escape the horror that does not want to be known... yet! Written by Chris Mayo <cmayo@thezone.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

No one can survive this outpost from hell. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

January 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Night of the Zombies II  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Many scenes shot in the home and on the property of porn director Shaun Costello. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Found (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Twists And Turns Abound In This Chiller!
26 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

A letter is discovered by a game warden investigating a double homicide in the Alps. He mails it. As it turns out the letter is from a man who has been dead for years.

Jamie Gillis, one of the porn stars spoofed in Boogie Nights, plays a sort of James Bond type who treks up into the Alps with a team of researchers and soon discovers a group of long-deceased American World War II soldiers hiding out. The soldiers have found a special fountain-of-youth chemical called Gamma 693 which enables them to live forever, but at a cost.

The film is filled with twists and turns, especially the ending which I still watch over and over.

Gillis is another porn star who has tried to go legit and probably could have as he is very talented. He decides to under-play his character and not in that annoying Roger Moore kind of way. He coolly lets everyone else yell and scream while he remains calm even in the important final scene when confronted by the soldiers and must make a choice.

The special effects aren't all that bad either. A great viewing experience.




3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
where to find on DVD, VHS, d/l, etc winter_spell
Discuss Night of the Zombies (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?