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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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Taglines:

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

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Comedy | Horror

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15 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Redneck County Rape  »

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

"What film has the tagline:They're Tobacco Chewin, Gut Chompin', Cannibal Kinfolk from Hell" was a question in a early 90's version of the game Trivial Pursuit. See more »

Quotes

[barrel of hazardous waste has rolled down a hill]
Tyrone Robinson: Oh, shit on a toadstool!
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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

Spoofs The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

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My Sweet Cadaver
Written by Dana Simson, Keith McIntyre & John Orth
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What a great cult-horror film!!
27 November 1999 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I lowered all of my horror standards when I picked this up at Hollywood Video, knowing that it was a Troma production, though, for some reason, it said it was made by Full Moon Production, too. Even better, it was the new director's cut, so I knew I wasn't going to be spared.

And by the end, I must say, I was amazed.

The storyline is quite weird (but then again, this is Troma and/or Full Moon) but very cool. An army soldier is taking a bin of radioactive material through the redneck south, and loses it while driving. A redneck takes it, forcing the army guy to leave without it, and is then robbed of it by more hicks making a new alcohol still. Yet, the infamous Ellie May--if you've seen this, you know who it is--drops the barrel and the radioactive stuff goes into their still. They leave it, though, and are impressed with the new stuff they've made.

Meanwhile, a group of campers are out looking for their campsite ("And it has a pond to piss in!"), unaware of the carnage about to unfold.

I think we can all guess what happens next. The alcohol is distributed around town, turning everyone who drinks it into a flesheating zombie. No one's safe--especially not the campers, who find themselves attacked and killed off with no mercy, all leading up to the bloody climax.

This is truly a great movie. Especially for big fans of zombies and "Texas Chainsaw Massacre." (Like I am.) Fans of TCM are sure to notice the great spoofing, even in the end, with the gory showdown at the house between Lisa and the zombie family.

For anyone looking for a fun horror movie, this is it. It has plenty of gore, plenty of comedy, and plenty of fun for anyone. But if you're looking for the next "Silence of the Lambs," avoid this film at all costs. You will hate it. But anyone else, you'll love this like I do.


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