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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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When Andrea crashes with the car, she can not be seen sitting in the driver's seat as the car comes to a stop after the collision. In the other car, the driver was visible before the crash. After the crash, nobody is behind the wheel. 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 K. Richards, T. Rocco, B. Gabriele, N. Roché
Published by LA Musicworks, ASCAP
Administered by Karyn Engel, LA Musicworks
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"So when did you become an expert on prep schools?"
26 December 2004 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Zombie High is a movie that is absolutely all over the place. It can never decide if it's going to play it straight or play it for laughs. It never finds an even tone and it's a disaster of a horror film. The plot should sound familiar: A new student at a prep school finds that her fellow classmates are being brainwashed to be the perfect students. Ever hear of Disturbing Behavior? Well, it stole Zombie High's storyline...and vastly improved upon it. So, yes, the title is misleading. Very misleading. There are no actual zombies and they aren't even in high school. Virginia Madsen proves that she can carry a movie, but she can't compensate for the horrible music choices in the film and car chases that come out of nowhere. Go watch Disturbing Behavior instead.


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