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FleshEater (1988)

R  |   |  Horror  |  17 August 1988 (USA)
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A group of college students on an overnite hayride come across a group of maneating zombies. They must fight for their lives while trying to escape and warn the authorities.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
S. William Hinzman ...
FleshEater (as Bill Hinzman)
John Mowod ...
Bob
Leslie Ann Wick ...
Sally
Kevin Kindlin ...
Ralph
Charis Kirkpatrik Acuff ...
Lisa
James J. Rutan ...
Eddie
Lisa Smith ...
Kim
Denise Morrone ...
Carrie
Mark Strycula ...
Bill
Kathleen Marie Rupnik ...
Julie
Matthew C. Danilko ...
Tony
David A. Sodergren ...
Farmer Dave
Tom Madden ...
Tractor Driver (as Tom 'Where R.U.' Madden)
David Ashby ...
Harv
Terrie Godfrey ...
Dispatcher (as Theresa Marie)
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Storyline

A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually there are zombies everywhere, and someone needs to stop them, but who? Written by simon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He lived, he died, he's back, and he's hungry!

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17 August 1988 (USA)  »

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Flesh Eater  »

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Budget:

$60,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The title is taken from one of the original titles for Night of the Living Dead (1968), which was "Night of the Flesheaters". See more »

Goofs

When the tractor driver is pulled away from the flesheater's coffin, the wire that pulls him back is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: Well excuse me boss, I must've come up here with the wrong impression, I thought we were here to have fun!
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Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013) See more »

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Working for the Weekend
Written by Danny Fehl
Performed by HEDGG
Guitar leads by David Haywiser
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User Reviews

 
Great Zombie B-Movie
1 June 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Halloween, a group of five teenage couples hires a tractor driver to a hayride to the countryside to party, drinking beer and having sex. Meanwhile, a woodman accidentally unburies FleshEater (Bill Hinzman), a zombie hunger for flesh and blood. Each teenager is attacked and transformed in zombie, spreading the evil and attacking the locals, making a hell night in the area.

"FleshEater" is surprisingly a great zombie B-movie and a gem to be discovered by the fans of the genre. S. William Hinzman (a.k.a. Bill Heinzman), who wrote the story and screenplay, is also is the additional cinematographer, editor, producer, lead actor and director and works with amateurish actors and actresses that undress very easily in front of the camera. The most important is that he is aware that his movie is trash, and he uses all the possible elements of this genre, associated a great special effects. The result is an underrated zombie movie, with a funny and entertaining story. Last but not the least; Bill Heinzman is the cemetery zombie of "Night of the Living Dead". My vote is seven.

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