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Return of the Living Dead III (1993)

R  |   |  Horror, Romance  |  25 February 1994 (Brazil)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Colonel John Reynolds
Colonel Sinclair
Julie Walker (as Mindy Clarke)
Abigail Lenz ...
Chief Scientist
Michael Decker ...
Science Technician
Billy Kane ...
Mogo (as Fabio Urena)
Pía Reyes ...
Alicia (as Pia Reyes)
Store Owner
Cop #1 (as Michael S. Deak)


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 <>

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Back from the dead and hungry for more. See more »


Horror | Romance

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Return of the Living Dead 3  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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At one point in pre-production, James Karen and Don Calfa were offered roles in this sequel. Both actors declined. See more »


(at around 7 mins) During one of the early observation room scenes, Colonel Reynolds right (on screen left) epaulet clearly bears the rank of colonel, while his left epaulet (on screen right) bears the rank of lieutenant colonel. In the previous scene as well as those immediately following, both epaulets bear the rank of lieutenant colonel. See more »


Curt Reynolds: How could you... eat that man?
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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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