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The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)

Video  -  Horror | Comedy  -  26 July 2000 (Japan)
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When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They ... See full summary »

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Brett Beardslee ...
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Benjamin P. Morris ...
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David Douglas ...
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Nina Poe
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When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that releases dozens of other zombies, then struggle for their lives in a desperate attempt to flee from the creatures who apparently have them hopelessly trapped in the hospital. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for horror violence/gore, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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26 July 2000 (Japan)  »

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Les morts haïssent les vivants  »

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The hospital set at the beginning of the film is re-used from End of Days. See more »

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Paul: You want me to throw a TV at them?!
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References Day of the Dead (1985) See more »

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Party in the Graveyard
Written by Johnny Ho, Gaby Godhead, King Dinosaur, and Dukey Flyswatter
Performed by Haunted Garage
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A surprisingly good horror flick!
21 February 2000 | by (Niagara Falls, Ny) – See all my reviews

This is a surprisingly good horror flick which can be sort of viewed as an updated version of the Evil Dead. While the film doesn't really hold a candle to the Evil Dead it's a fairly good time. The Dead Hate the Living does have many flaws such as cheap visual effects, a not so threatening Rob Zombie - like clone villain, and the background plot of the film isn't completely clear, but remember this is a low budget horror film. An attractive cast, decent acting, and unendless references towards various horror films and celebrities keep the momentum going. It's quite clear that the film makers are huge horror buffs (The end is an obvious ode to Fulci's The Beyond) and any serious horror guru should at least appreciate the film for that.


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