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Redneck Zombies (1989)

A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Sooy ...
Mental Patient One
Anthony M. Carr ...
Attendant One
Ken Davis ...
Mental Patient Two
Stan Morrow ...
Dr. Kildare
Brent Thurston-Rogers ...
Dr. Casey (as Brent Thurston Rogers)
Lisa M. DeHaven ...
Lisa Dubois
Tyrone Taylor ...
Tyrone Robinson (The Soldier)
Anthony Burlington-Smith ...
Bob (as Anthony Burlington Smith)
James H. Housely ...
Wilbur
Martin J. Wolfman ...
Andy
Boo Teasedale ...
Sally
Darla Deans ...
Theresa
Joe Benson ...
Hoss (The Dog) (as Joe Bensen)
Bucky Santini ...
Ferd Mertz
P. Floyd Piranha ...
Junior Clemson
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Storyline

In the back-woods of America live a very special kind of people. Friendly, decent, hard-working dirt farmers. When they accidentally drink a barrel of nuclear waste they turn into tobacco chewing, flesh eating, cannibal kinfolk from hell. Meanwhile, seven sophisticated city slickers on vacation get lost in the woods and encounter a nightmare world of these illiterate, and extremely insensitive, undead. While the tourists hikers use all their wits and courage to stay alive, more and more "down-home" types imbibe the nasty brew until Redneck Zombies are everywhere. What started as a scenic nature-hike turns into a bloodbath of dismemberment and cannibalism. Written by Wouter Nederlof <toksie@dds.nl>

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They're Tobacco Chewin', Gut Chompin', Cannibal Kinfolk from Hell!

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15 February 1989 (USA)  »

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Redneck County Rape  »

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$10,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

It was so cold on several days of shooting that the fake blood Lisa M. DeHaven was covered with froze on her. See more »

Quotes

Wilbur: It's party time!
[pulls out a stash of weed]
Lisa Dubois: What is that?
Andy: Colombian?
Bob: Jamaican?
Lisa Dubois: Swiss?
Wilbur: Only the best... New Jersey.
Bob: What exit?
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Crazy Credits

Redneck Zombies is a work of fiction. Any similarity to events or persons living, dead or undead is totally coincidental. See more »

Connections

References The A-Team (1983) See more »

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My Sweet Cadaver
Written by Dana Simson, Keith McIntyre & John Orth
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C'mon, people!
3 February 2003 | by (Nowhere Interesting) – See all my reviews

Reading these reviews, my mind is truly blown. People throwing around terms like "bad acting" and "cheap effects"...saying there's no plot and it looks like it was shot with a VHS camcorder. Who cares? Lighten up. The people who seriously berate this movie obviously have little to no knowledge of Full Moon or Troma films. Here's a hint. When you pick up a video and the box says "TROMA" on it, you are 100% guaranteed to find the following:

Appalling acting, Ludicrous dialogue, Poor production values, Thin plot, Outrageous effects, Copious nudity.

And nine time out of ten, you'll also find gore galore.

For what it is (a Full Moon film, distributed by Troma, Inc.), Redneck Zombies is pure gold. When I first watched it, I kicked back on my couch, cracked open a bottle of fine Belgian ale, and laughed all the way through. This movie is SUPPOSED to be cheesy...it's supposed to be bad...it's supposed to be stupid and cheap and lame. That is its purpose. Deal with it, or don't watch.

There's plenty here for fans of the horror genre (including some hilarious Texas Chainsaw Massacre parody scenes), and (of course) fans of Full Moon and/or Troma won't be disappointed. My personal favorite scene involves the genuinely creepy Tobacco Man. To this day, at work or in social gatherings, I'll occasionally pull out the line "Dark times is comin'." And when everyone looks at me like I've just vomited human excrement onto the rug, I know deep down that I am the coolest person in the room. But I digress.

At any rate, if you're a Troma fan like me, definitely give this one a watch. It's way up there with the original Toxie and Class of Nuke 'Em High. And don't let these negative reviewers steer you wrong. They wouldn't know CLASSIC cult horror comedy cheese if it was gnawing on their small intestine.


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