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Return of the Living Dead III (1993)

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Having recently witnessed the horrific results of a top secret project to bring the dead back to life, a distraught youth performs the operation on his girlfriend after she's killed in a motorcycle accident.

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Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt and his girlfriend Julie use Dad's security pass to sneak in and watch the proceedings. Later when father and son have a disagreement, Curt and Julie take off on a motorcycle and Julie is killed in an accident. Grief-stricken, Curt takes her body to the lab and brings her back to life. Curt must help Julie deal with her new existence as military agents and local gang members try to find them. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Horror | Romance | Sci-Fi

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

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25 February 1994 (Brazil)  »

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Return of the Living Dead 3  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Director Brian Yuzna on the DVD commentary regrets not coming up with a more proper name for the film as "Return of the Living Dead III" is too long. He suggests the title "Kurt and Julie" and admits that the title "Mortal Zombie" (which it was called in some places in Europe) is a nice name. See more »

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After the 'canister' zombie tears its head away from its shoulder, there are several scenes where the wire connecting its eye socket with its skeletal left wrist are plainly visible. See more »

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Julie: The pain... The pain keeps the hunger away...
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Follows Return of the Living Dead II (1988) See more »

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A surprisingly good and (somewhat) original horror film
6 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Return of the Living Dead III is the type of horror film you can watch with your friends, or your girlfriend. It is a film with a romantic (yet tragic) edge to it that saves it from the muck of sequel overkill. The story follows a young man who, after seeing his girlfriend die who he loves so much, brings her back to life in a top secret facility with the gas that brings back the dead from part 1 (without them being able to get electricuted), but then strange things happen. Clever horror with a edge, with it's only problem not stopping too often and of course the sequel overkill. Still worth a look, especially for horror enthusaists who don't believe there's life after part 2. A-


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