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Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
"Return of the Living Dead: Part II" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  15 January 1988 (USA)
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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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$6,200,000 (estimated)

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$9,205,924 (USA)
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Despite having directed several horror pictures, director Ken Wiederhorn was not a fan of the horror genre. Many cast and crew members expressed in interviews that they were displeased with his lack of enthusiasm towards the project. See more »

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(at around 44 mins) During the "Severed Hand" sequence, person's arm attached to hand-prop visible. See more »

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Zombie: BRRRAAAAAINNNNSSSS!
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Followed by Return of the Living Dead III (1993) See more »

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High Priest of Love
Performed and Written by Zodiac Mindwarp and the Love Reaction
Zoo/Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
Recording courtesy of Phonogram Records, Ltd.
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Zombie massacre!
27 August 2006 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

I still remember how I got into this movie. The VHS cover was very cheesy but at the same time it was intriguing. I remember avoiding this one until it was the last VHS on my local video store Horror shelf. When I rented it in the early 90's, I wasn't a bit disappointed but I forgot about it pretty soon.

Years after, I watched it on DVD and the memories are still fresh! This movie isn't better than the original but still has it's own good moments. Thom Matthews reprises his lead role and delivers a great performance. The direction is pretty good for the movie's standards and I must admit that this is a visually stunning low budgeter.

The ending is among the best of any zombie flicks for it's unique cheesiness and non-stop action.

Watch this sequel only for fun purposes, do not watch it as a straight Horror movie because it might disappoint you.


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