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Night Life (1989)

 -  Horror  -  9 January 1991 (USA)
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Archie is a "brain" at a small town high school who works part-time at his uncle's mortuary and is harassed by a few of the popular kids because of it. His harassers die in an automobile ... See full summary »

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Archie Melville
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Verlin Flanders
Cheryl Pollak ...
Charly Dorn
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John Devlin
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Frank
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Rog Davis
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Roberta Woods
Lisa Fuller ...
Joanie Snowland
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Allen Patumbo
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Randolph Whitlock
Warwick Deeping ...
Dwyer
John De Bello ...
Policeman #1 (as John DeBello)
G.E. Miller ...
Policeman #2
Ed White ...
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Paramedic #1
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Archie is a "brain" at a small town high school who works part-time at his uncle's mortuary and is harassed by a few of the popular kids because of it. His harassers die in an automobile accident, and the bodies are taken to his uncle's mortuary. Archie is pulling a late night at the mortuary when he sees a storm brewing. Lighting strikes! They're alive! The preppie bullies continue to torment him - as zombies. Written by David McHale <60mchale@cua.edu>

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There's good reason to be afraid of the dark.

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9 January 1991 (USA)  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Scott Grimes performed a fair share of his own stunts. See more »

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Darn, These Bloody Nerds
5 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This probably got better as it went on but it so filled with obnoxious, profane bully-type high school morons that I had a hard time finishing this...and I didn't.

Typically-stupid modern-day Hollywood teen dialog (see "Scream" for better examples) turns me off, big-time, and this movie is filled with them. Four of the punks turn into zombies. Well, good for them. Do they get what's coming to them by the nerdy good guys? Of course, with a few twists but too many similarities to the theme of "Revenge Of The Nerds." The big difference is all the blood in here in this horror-comedy.

This is definitely for young adults, not for discerning, older farts like me.


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