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Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988)

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Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time's an undead charm.

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In this first sequel to The Return of the Living Dead, a group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxen gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains. Written by Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>

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army | living dead | sequel | undead | gore | See more »

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If "A Nightmare On Elm Street" made you scream and "Creepshow" split your sides, then... "Return Of The Living Dead Part II" will scare your brain out! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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15 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Revenge of the Living Dead  »

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$6,200,000 (estimated)

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$9,205,924 (USA)
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Trivia

At the end of the original VHS tape, there is a commercial for a number that you can call to order clothing from the movie. This was a limited time offer from the company Movie Tees. You could order a white tank top, a black or white t-shirt, and a black and white sweatshirt with 3-4 different designs. See more »

Goofs

When the movie opens and the two barrels containing dead bodies fall out of the cargo trucks there are no military vehicles following the cargo trucks to maintain the transfer. See more »

Quotes

Jesse Wilson: Hello? Hello, is there anybody out there? Come in, come in. Can you hear me? Is anybody out there? Hello? Can you tell us where to go?
Special Zombie: Come to the hospital.
Jesse Wilson: Sure, we'll be right there!
Doc Mandel: Hold it, hold it! Uh, pardon me, but would you mind telling me who the President of the United States is?
Special Zombie: Um, Harry Truman.
Jesse Wilson: Who's Harry Truman?
Tom Essex: They want brains, we'll give them brains.
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Followed by Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005) See more »

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Looking For Clues
Performed, Written and Produced by Robert Palmer
Bungalow Music N.V./Ackee Music Inc.
Recording courtesy of Island Records
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Excellent sequel done in the same fashion as the first.
15 January 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let's just put it this way. If you liked the first, I don't see any reason why you wouldn't find the second one entertaining. It has a little more comedy but still keeps its horror label in my opinion. I would liken it to Chud 2 but with more gore and violence. I highly recommend it if you are a sucker for a good 80's horror flick and not someone who demands a powerful movie that withstands the test of time.


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