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Zombie High (1987)

A woman goes to previously all-male boarding school on a scholarship. She begins to separate herself from her boyfriend in order to devote more time to her new environment. Over a course of... See full summary »

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A woman goes to previously all-male boarding school on a scholarship. She begins to separate herself from her boyfriend in order to devote more time to her new environment. Over a course of time she notices that more and more students have lost their individuality, and approach their activities in a lifeless and automatic manner. Eventually a diabolical plot fostered by the faculty begins to emerge. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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2 October 1987 (USA)  »

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The School That Ate My Brain  »

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Scream Factory released Blu Ray DVD combo edition in 2015. See more »

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Referenced in iZombie: Astroburger (2015) See more »

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Let's Go Crazy
Written by Kent Richards and Tymm Rocco
Performed by Kent Richards, Tymm Rocco, Bobby Gabriele
Published by LA Musicworks, ASCAP
Administered by Karyn Engel, LA Musicworks
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It was a student film
24 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you read the biography of Aziz Ghazal (writer/director) you'll glean that a lot of the work and equipment on this low budget film was provided by and done by USC film students.

Editors put in temporary music (they could not afford to pay royalties for) but fell in love with it and insisted on sound-a-likes instead of original music. The songwriters Richards & Rocco, did a brilliant job of being musical chameleons at the behest of their employers. (Of note, the first two words of the seminal track "Kiss My Butt" are "Kiss It" - not "kick it" as another reviewer opined.

The film wasn't ever intended to be campy but came out that way due to the poor production values, bad writing and acting.


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