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The Chilling (1989)

R | | Horror | 11 March 1992 (USA)
The bodies at a cryogenic centre are defrosted by accident and turn into cannibalistic zombies.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Hampton
Sergeant Vince Marlow
Dr. Miller
Jack De Rieux ...
Joseph Davenport Sr. (as Jack De Ruiex)
Ron Vincent ...
Joe Davenport, Jr.
Michael Jacobs ...
Mark Evans
John Flanagan ...
Steve Carson
Jerry Kardell
Peggy Duncan ...
Lisa Burton
Jack A. Sunseri ...
Thug #1
Tony Rizzo, Thug #2
Jim Thrasher ...
Thug #3
Roger Wallace ...
Thug #4
Dr. Nevin
Robert Clark ...
KC Power Man #1


Universal Cryogenics is doing a booming business in freezing the bodies of the recently dead in the hopes of defrosting them later when science has discovered a way to cure what ails them. Things are going well until the storage facility loses its power during a storm, threatening their frozen clients. To make matters worse, a lightning strike causes the bodies to revive as homicidal zombies. What has the cryogenic lab been doing to its customers to cause this kind of change, and can they stop the zombies before their rampage goes out of control? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Sergeant Vince Marlow: Die you green bag of snot!
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Great example of summer movie...
28 July 2005 | by (Spring, TX) – See all my reviews

So, it was corny... extremely corny. I loved this movie, though. It has been given horrible reviews by pretty much everyone who has seen it. This, however, has been one of my favorite corny horror movies for many years. It is worth many laughs.

The zombies in it are the most creative I have seen in any horror movie, and I have seen a lot of them. The whole idea and plot are trite, but I think that it embodies the B movie... right down to Linda Blair playing a main character.

In short, and I know this was already short... watch this movie or I'll make you watch it.

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