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Corpse Eaters (1974)

R  |   |  Horror  |  16 August 1974 (Canada)
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A story of zombies eating freshly killed humans.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Hopkins
Ed LeBreton
Terry London
Michael Krizanc
Helina Carson
Douglas Deering
Gary Stevens
Bill Sharen
Louise Parr
Bill Costello
Cathy Hicky
Ted Majkot
Peter Travaglini
Doris Costello
Chris Kemp
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A story of zombies eating freshly killed humans.

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You will be warned of scenes that could initiate INTENSE SHOCK during this film! See more »

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Produced in 1973 by Lawrence Zazelenchuk, who owned "The 69 Drive-In" on Rt. 69 outside of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He had saved $36,000 from working at a nickel mine and decided to write and produce a horror film to screen at his own drive-in. Director Donald R. Passmore was hired, then fired after four days and replaced by Klaus Vetter. Once finished, Zazalenchuk found he could not afford the lab costs to have the film developed, but finally saved enough in drive-in proceeds to get it processed. It premiered at "The 69 Drive-In" in 1974 and went on to a long local run before it was bought by a New York distributor in the market for a tax write-off. See more »

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Featured in Nightmare in Canada: Canadian Horror on Film (2004) See more »

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This movie is a classic example of stinky cheese...I loved it!
31 October 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie has everything that makes a bad movie worth watching - sloppy editing, little to no continuity, insane dialog, bad (you might even say non-existent) acting, pointless story lines, shots that go on FAR too long...and it's perfect for MST3K-style riffing, not to mention the "Corpse Eaters Drinking Game": Scribble on forms...take a shot - Sign your name...take a shot - Catch a bad Foley edit...take many, many shots.

The only reason I didn't rate it higher than 8 is because there's not enough gratuitous nudity and because despite its insane badness, it's only an hour long - hell, a movie like this should have been at least 20-30 minutes longer!


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