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Return of the Living Dead II (1988)

Return of the Living Dead: Part II (original title)
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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Aerobics Instructor (as Suzan Stadner)
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Colonel (as Jonathon Terry)
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Don Maxwell ...
Billy's Dad
Reynold Cindrich ...
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Storyline

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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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 | Sci-Fi

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15 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$6,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,205,924 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The street where Jesse and his family live was in fact a tract housing development still under construction. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Zombie: BRRRAAAAAINNNNSSSS!
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Connections

References Dr. Strange (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Case of Lovin You
Performed and Produced by Robert Palmer
Written by John Moon Martin
Rockslam Music
Recording courtesy of Island Records
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Not nearly as good as the first film.
3 February 1999 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

Honestly, this is a very bad movie. The first Return of the Living Dead was a great movie, and highly entertaining. This second part, however, was just plain stupid! The acting was poor, the script was poor, and there is virtually NO GORE! I think there are only three or four deaths in this film, and they are all incredibly LAME. The zombies in this film are supposed to be funny, but I never laughed once. Stay away from this one, watch the first one instead.


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