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I Was a Teenage Zombie (1987)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  July 1987 (USA)
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Six high school buddies accidentally kill a drug pusher and dump his body in toxic waters. When the pusher returns as a zombie and goes on a killing spree, their only recourse is to dump ... See full summary »

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Dan Wake
Steve McCoy ...
Mussolini
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Gordy
Robert C. Sabin ...
Chuckie
Peter Bush ...
Rosencrantz
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Lieberman (as Allen Rickman)
Kevin Nesgoda ...
The Bird
Cassie Madden ...
Cindy Faithful
Ray Stough ...
Lenny
Lynnea Benson ...
Hilda
Gwyn Drischell ...
Margo
Theo Polites ...
Moon (The Dealer)
Steve Reidy ...
1st Policeman
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Miss Lugae
Caren Pane ...
Poetry Teacher
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Six high school buddies accidentally kill a drug pusher and dump his body in toxic waters. When the pusher returns as a zombie and goes on a killing spree, their only recourse is to dump the body of one of their own recently dead, and have him return as a "good" zombie to face off with the "bad" one. The producer's hook for the film was to feature music by groups the likes of The Fleshtones and Los Lobos. Written by M. Gumen

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Comedy | Horror

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July 1987 (USA)  »

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Whenever You're On My Mind
Performed by Marshall Crenshaw
Written by Marshall Crenshaw and Bill Teeley
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Eh, it's not that bad...
12 June 1999 | by (Owensboro, KY) – See all my reviews

Maybe it was because I was a teenager when I rented it, but, I don't think this flick is all that bad. The basic element is dumb, naturally: some sort of toxic, polluted marijuana turns a dealer and a teen into zombies who must, for some reason, battle each other. But, there are some okay moments. The guy who gets his face torn off and then has his face rubbed in... well, his face. And, the odd rape scene on the car hood, with our resident dealer zombie, who tears off her legs, apparently to the victim's delight, is just plain odd enough to make you laugh inquisitively.


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