MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,793 this week

Hard Rock Zombies (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Music  |  September 1985 (USA)
4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 944 users  
Reviews: 57 user | 33 critic

A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes, werewolves, murderous dwarves, sex perverts, and Hitler, the town is a strange ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(as David Ball) ,
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 29 Dec 2010
 
a list of 47 titles
created 16 Oct 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
 
a list of 263 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hard Rock Zombies (1985)

Hard Rock Zombies (1985) on IMDb 4.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hard Rock Zombies.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fantasy | Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler
Stars: Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons
Matango (1963)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Shipwrecked survivors slowly transform into mushrooms.

Director: Ishirô Honda
Stars: Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno, Hiroshi Koizumi
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Researching a book that takes her to Bali and the black magic cult of Leák, Cathy meets an evil witch which promises to train her in the dark arts. Tricked, Cathy is turned into a ... See full summary »

Director: H. Tjut Djalil
Stars: Ilona Agathe Bastian, Yos Santo, Sofia W.D.
Crime | Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A rock band called "The Clowns" comes under suspicion of murder when several prostitutes are killed by individuals made up like members of the band.

Director: Don Edmonds
Stars: Rick Styles, Chip Greenman, Rich Pemberton
Rockula (1990)
Comedy | Horror | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young vampire cannot lose his virginity because of a curse imposed upon him centuries ago.

Director: Luca Bercovici
Stars: Dean Cameron, Toni Basil, Thomas Dolby
Horror | Thriller | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Martin is a total loser who makes a deal with the devil to become the greatest rock star in the world.

Director: Mark Freed
Stars: Traci Lords, Troy Donahue, Aldo Ray
Screamplay (1985)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A detective investigating a series of murders discovers that they are similar to the murders that occur in the new script of a Hollywood screenwriter.

Director: Rufus Butler Seder
Stars: Rufus Butler Seder, Eugene Seder, Cheryl Hirshman
Dreamaniac (1986)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A heavy-metal musician makes a deal with a satanic succubus to make him successful with women, in return for the succubus being able to feed on the girls.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Thomas Bern, Ashlyn Gere, Sylvia Summers
Blood Sisters (1987)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Seven girls must spend the night in an old house, which once was a brothel, as part of an initiation.

Director: Roberta Findlay
Stars: Amy Brentano, Shannon McMahon, Dan Erickson
Comedy | Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Sammi Curr was a famous, devil-worshiping rock star who died under mysterious circumstances. Now he wants to come back to life. Doing so requires possessing radio wave & automobiles and making a few human sacrifices.

Director: Charles Martin Smith
Stars: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The goings-on at a typical drive-in on a summer night.

Director: Krishna Shah
Stars: Emily Longstreth, Patrick Kirton, Rhonda Selesnow
Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A crazed rock singer returns from the dead to murder members of his former band.

Director: Beverly Sebastian
Stars: Tray Loren, Donna Scoggins, Cana Cockrell
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jessie (as E.J. Curcio)
Sam Mann ...
Bobby
Mick McMains ...
(as Mick Manz)
Lisa Toothman ...
Elsa
Jennifer Coe ...
Cassie
Ted Wells ...
Ron
Jack Bliesener ...
Richard Vidan ...
Sheriff
...
Mickey (as H.G. Golas)
Crystal Shaw ...
Mrs. Buff
Vincent De Stefano ...
Olaf
Gary Friedkin ...
Buckey
Christopher Perkins ...
Christian
Michael David Simms ...
Don Matson
Edit

Storyline

A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes, werewolves, murderous dwarves, sex perverts, and Hitler, the town is a strange place but that doesn't stop the band's lead singer from falling in love with a local girl named Cassie. After Nazi sex perverts kill the band to satisfy their lusts, Cassie calls the rockers back from the grave to save her, the town, and maybe the world. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Their farewell concert is to die for! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Music

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rock Zombies  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally, this was only meant to be about 20 minutes long and solely used as the feature movie in American Drive-In (1985). At some point during production, the decision was made to invest a little bit more money and come out with two full length feature films instead of just one. See more »

Goofs

After the Band get electrocuted while performing, the blonde woman says "we must get it fixed before someone gets hurt" a mic is visible on top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Chuck: You guys ready for the show? The loud show? Loud music show? ROCK AND ROLL?
See more »

Crazy Credits

Soon after the end credits start rolling, director Krishna Shah's first name is misspelled as 'Written By Kirshna Shah.' See more »

Connections

References Love Story (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake It Out
Written by Paul Sabu
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Worst Rock n Roll Zombie Moovie Ever?? Prob'ly!! ;=8)
28 November 2006 | by (Mooport Moos, VA) – See all my reviews

The tepid, dreadful zombie flick scrapes the bottom of the barrel, in a way that is truly insulting to barrels. Every possible cliché is driven home with all the subtlety of a steam hammer; every aspect of professional production is gleefully shredded by the intense non-talent in this film. BUT... You simply have to see it. A mess beyond all messes.

Oh, and stink-fans, your boy Sam Mann, from the equally-wretched "Roller Blade", is in this too (as the 'drummer'). In fact, our boy Mann was in several Donald G. Jaclson stinkers, moostly of the Roller Blade variety. Now he's in this pile of cow pooo too - isn't life sweet???

;=8)


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Worst movie I've ever seen jamesus-1
The music!!!!!????? a_drugstore_cowboy
My New Hard Rock Zombies Site! edgeofterror
Cassie's Eyebrows Horraholics_Anonymous
New Updates On My Hard Rock Zombies Site! edgeofterror
Oh My Frickin' Crap! DorkusMaximus77
Discuss Hard Rock Zombies (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?