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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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

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Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Redneck County Rape  »

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This film was shot in 32 days on weekends over the course of a year. See more »

Quotes

Billy-Bob/Ellie May: But Pa its gonna take me all night to deliver this!
Jed Clemson: Quit yer bellyachin Ellie May, or else I ain't gonna save any mash for ya. I'm just gonna save it for my self and for your brothers and Ma... and maybe even some for Perky.
Billy-Bob/Ellie May: You shouldn't give any to Ma. You know that stuff makes her crazy!
Jed Clemson: You quit your sassin' boy! I'll pulled you outta yer mother and I'll shove ya right back in!
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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 Dr. Kildare (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Leave Me Alone
Written by Jim Patton
Performed by EDGE CITY
(Jim Patton, Rob Martin, Linda Morris, Jeff Vreeland, Sherry Brokus, Lew Morris)
Used by permission of Independent Alligator Records
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User Reviews

It's supposed to be bad people!!
17 April 2004 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

For some of the people that posted about how bad and stupid this movie was: actually, i'm stumped. I don't know what to tell you. The intention of the producers of Redneck Zombies was to make a really bad movie. In fact, if anyone has the Troma DVD, they should watch the short interview with director, Pericles Lewnes. He basically says they wanted to make a really awful gory horror movie. Knowing that movies shot on video automatically come off as being cheesy, they went all the way with the bad acting, bad jokes, bad special effects, etc. And that is why this movie has become one of the gems of modern day b-movie gore flicks. If this was shot on film, it wouldn't be the same.

I wouldn't laugh in the same way. If the cast included well trained actors- once again, I wouldn't laugh in the way that I do. This movie is the epitemy of being "so bad that it is good",

So for all of you wannabe Siskel and Eberts out there, keep on renting Scream 1-100, I know What You Did Last Spring (or was it Summer?), and any other modern day over produced horror flick with a soundtrack by Creed. I'll keep watching (and loving) all the trash that goes straight to DVD. Of course you can't rent any of the wonderful sleazy trash flicks at Blockbuster or Hollywood, so I am forced to purchase these fine films at conventions and off the internet. Thank God for the internet.

I will say I was happily impressed with the big budget Dawn of the Dead for the most part.


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