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Children of the Living Dead (2001)

In 1987 serial murderer and rapist Abbot Hayes disappeared from the morgue. Shortly afterwards, a zombie plague swept his hometown and many lost their lives in the ensuing battle. Now, ... See full summary »

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In 1987 serial murderer and rapist Abbot Hayes disappeared from the morgue. Shortly afterwards, a zombie plague swept his hometown and many lost their lives in the ensuing battle. Now, fourteen years later, the aging residents of the town are trying to erase all traces of their past. But the arrival of a businessman who relocates the bodies of the local cemetery into a mass grave so he can build a car dealership riles up Abbot, who sets out to create his own army of the undead and take over. Written by Jack

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Thirty years later and they're walking again ... See more »

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

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Los hijos de los muertos vivientes  »

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Tom Savini has been dismissive of the film. In an interview, he said that it was originally meant to be a serious horror film but turned out horrible. See more »

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Laurie fills Matthews coffee cup in the diner three times in a matter of seconds without him ever taking a drink. See more »

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Deputy Randolph: Let's roll! Let's be careful out there, or you'll join the ranks of the living dead!
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After the credits roll a construction worker/posse member ices two zombies and rummages through their pockets and finds some cash. See more »

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You have to see this to believe it
19 September 2004 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

This film is the most hideous thing you can imagine. To give you an example of how bad this is, one of the reasons given why the dead are coming back to life is that the zombie king (?) was forced to cross dress as a child.

Yes, forget radiation, disease or nanotech, this time it's transvestitism that brings the dead out of their graves.

There is a scene where a car goes over a cliff. The FX brings to mind that old TV show where marionettes pilot a spaceship. The actors (?) say their line "No ahhh" while they die. This scene pretty well sums up the film.

This is a horrible, horrible film. There are not enough bad adjectives to describe it. You should see it simply because it is so horrible.


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