MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 15,630 this week

Return of the Living Dead: Designing the Dead (2002)

Not Rated  |  Video  |   |  Documentary, Short  |  27 August 2002 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 33 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Return of the Living Dead: Designing the Dead (Video 2002)

Return of the Living Dead: Designing the Dead (Video 2002) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Return of the Living Dead: Designing the Dead.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies.

Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.

Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Kathleen Munroe
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Marine biologist Skylar Shane hires an expat charter boat captain, Jack Bowman, to help her find prehistoric life form samples in the north Sumatran Sea. During the expedition, they run ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: Verdi Solaiman, Mohammad Aditya, Steven Baray
Rottweiler (2004)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Dante travels across a desolate, futuristic Spain in search of his girlfriend, Ula. He is pursued by a bloodthirsty, cybernetic Rottweiler.

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: William Miller, Irene Montalà, Paulina Gálvez
Comedy | Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

This horror story involves a woman hiding out with four pastel colored poodles in a desert gas station with the loot from a heist while her boy friend does prison time. A meteorite crashes ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Sciamma
Stars: Melinda Clarke, Jason Durr, Mapi Galán
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Doctors Herbert West and Dan Cain discover the secret to creating human life and proceed to create a perfect woman from dead tissue.

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Charlie Brewster and Peter Vincent from the original Fright Night must face more vampires out for revenge.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall, Traci Lind
The Crazies (1973)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity in those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town.

Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Lane Carroll, Will MacMillan, Harold Wayne Jones
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from the grave.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Director: Fred Dekker
Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Four young campers, Craig, Peter, Ingrid and Joanie, back-pack through the mountains for a relaxing weekend in the wilderness. They are out camping in broad daylight, while someone else is ... See full summary »

Director: James Bryan
Stars: Jack McClelland, Mary Gail Artz, James P. Hayden
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

When a small Colorado town is overrun by the flesh hungry dead a small group of survivors try to escape in a last ditch effort to stay alive.

Director: Steve Miner
Stars: Mena Suvari, Nick Cannon, Michael Welch
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Himself
William Stout ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Short

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 August 2002 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Somewhat Pointless
27 January 2012 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Designing the Dead (2002)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

When MGM announced that they were finally releasing THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD fans were finally getting what they wanted. It was followed by even better news that it was going to be a Special Edition release and that we were going to get a featurette. Sadly, when the disc was finally released there wasn't anything too special about it and this featurette didn't include any of the cast members and only features writer-director Dan O'Bannon and production designer William Stout. O'Bannon talks about coming out to Hollywood, going into film school and talks about the various bits of advice he was given. He talks about how he got involved with the film and how he thought the final product came out. Stout talks about his influences (the EC comic) and what type of designs he wanted to do and how he pulled them off with such a low budget. I'll be honest and say that the stories told are quite interesting and these two men are fun to listen to but there's still no denying that you actually learn very little about the film itself. There are so many topics that aren't discussed you really wonder if the person doing the interviews has really ever seen the film. This featurette is even weaker today since MORE BRAIN! A RETURN TO THE LIVING DEAD, a full two-hour documentary, has came out and made this here pretty much pointless.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
what the hell is it? horrorhag

Contribute to This Page