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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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$12,165 (USA) (4 October 1987)

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$21,905 (USA)
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Film debut of Paul Feig. See more »

Goofs

Three iron supports can be seen in the Ford after the crash. These were not there before in the car. See more »

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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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Can't Stop Now
Written by Kent Richards and Tymm Rocco
Performed by K. Richards, T. Rocco, B. Gabriele
Published by LA Musicworks, ASCAP
Administered by Karyn Engel, LA Musicworks
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Mildly entertaining horror pic.
23 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

"Zombie High" begins badly and the first half is kind of dull. But I was surprised to discover that it actually improves as it goes along, turning into a mildly entertaining little thriller. Its premise may be goofy, and it does require some suspension of disbelief, but so does the premise of the "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" films, which share some common ideas with this one. The female cast is attractive, and Madsen's performance is way above average for this genre. Add a genuinely mad, determined villain and you have a more-than-passable film.


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