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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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Trivia

For years after Zombi 3 (1988) was released, fans from the UK had been hoping that Lucio Fulci would make a true sequel to Zombie Flesh Eaters - the UK title for Zombie (1979) - and Fulci expressed a great interest in making a "Zombie Flesh Eaters Part 2" to atone for Zombi 3 (1988), but sadly the project never came to light. See more »

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When Commander Bryant is explaining to Professor Holder that not even the military were aware of the potency of Death One (after Holder's line, "You should have told us about the risks involved!") the shadow of a camera is visible on the wall behind the General. See more »

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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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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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Referenced in Scoundrels: Yes, Sir, Yes, Sir, Three Bags Full (2010) See more »

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Slow Think
Written by Mario Zaccagnini (as Zac) - Stefano Mainetti (as S. Mainetti)
Performed by Clue in the Crew
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underrated film
17 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Yeah sure it's cheesy, it's not Zombie, but it's not that bad either. It has Beatrice Ring which is a huge bonus, and it's entertaining. I had the good fortune to meet Fulci later in his career and he remained philosophical about the experience, as he was never completely satisfied with it. It is well worth a search out, especially for genre and Fulci fans. It is a film that is far too often dismissed out of hand.


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