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Zombi 3 (1988)

When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated by the US military, a virus is unintentionally released into the atmosphere over a small island.

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When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into flesh-hungry zombies, and a trio of soldiers on leave must team up with a group of tourists and board themselves up in an abandoned hotel as they try to fend off the agile and aggressive living dead. Written by Scott Lister

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, and brief language | See all certifications »

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29 July 1988 (Italy)  »

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Trivia

Second Director Bruno Mattei and writer Claudio Fragasso have brief cameos as soldiers in the crematorium scene. See more »

Goofs

15 minutes into the film, a room service boy enters the infected mans bedroom to bring him water. After he leaves, he asks a female colleague to clean the room. When she enters, it is clearly a completely different room. See more »

Quotes

Roger: [Spotting a helicopter sitting in a nearby field] Look! Do you believe it?
Patricia: Can you... can you fly one of those things?
Ken: Till yesterday it was my job!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits appear over footage of three separate groups of characters travelling to the same destination (the helipad outside the chemical plant). All three groups converge once the credits end. See more »

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References The Crazies (1973) See more »

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Written by Mario Zaccagnini (as Zac) - Stefano Mainetti (as S. Mainetti)
Performed by Clue in the Crew
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Utter garabage...
6 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't even began to write a review on this movie as my i.q. has dropped so sharply after watching it. Everything about it, from the atrocious acting to the recycled theme played throughout spoke of utter garbage. It's a miracle we made it all the way through the movie. Weapons are randomly placed throughout the town such as a crate of machine guns in the basement of a motel or a grenade under a jeep that had the blast radius of an atomic bomb. Don't even get me started on the dialog. It was garbage, garbage, garbage!!! For some reason the characters felt they had to spell out everything for us. Like when their car would break down they would say "Looks like our car broke down. I'm going to go to that abandoned gas station right over there and see if i can find some water" - this brings me to my next point - the director's obsession with water. At least three times the characters would wander off alone in search of water as if it was a miracle cure for the zombie disease. It's killing me to write this so i have to stop now. A warning for all those planning to see this movie: don't. You will walk away a mindless, babbling zombie yourself.


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