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

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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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undead | army | sequel | living dead | 1980s | See more »

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They're Back, And They're Not Happy! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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15 January 1988 (USA)  »

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$6,200,000 (estimated)

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$9,205,924 (USA)
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The fictional town the film is set in is called Westvale. 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

[Last Lines]
Zombie Head: Oh, come on, guy. Back off with that thing. I got gas! Blergh! Don't hit a girl when she's down! Oh! Oh! AAH!
[a soldier with a flamethrower burns the head]
Zombie Head: Okay. No more brains. You win. For now!
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References Dawn of the Dead (1978) See more »

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The Dead Return
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by J. Peter Robinson
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munch,munch...mmmm human brains!!
14 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film is Awesome!!! the zombies are creepy, and the film maintains that "night of the living dead" feel to it....not too campy, just right....and the electrocuted zombies is a classic scene!!!

I Really enjoy this film, this gorefest seems to hold its own with horror fans, and although it has a (part 2) attached,...it isnt really a sequel per se, its more of another telling of zombies attacking people!

this film is horror at its best! its campy, its fun, its Zombie time!


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