MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,029 this week

Night of the Living Dorks (2004)
"Die Nacht der lebenden Loser" (original title)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 2,132 users  
Reviews: 18 user | 45 critic

Three not-so-cool school friends decide to try a old voodoo ritual. Later, they die in a car accident, but live on as zombies. But being a zombie has advantages, too...

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 09 Feb 2011
 
a list of 47 titles
created 22 Oct 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 05 Nov 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 08 Apr 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Night of the Living Dorks (2004)

Night of the Living Dorks (2004) on IMDb 5.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Night of the Living Dorks.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A contagious virus is turning everyone into zombies, and the only hope for survival lies in the hands of three couch potatoes.

Director: Logan McMillan
Stars: Morgan Williams, Robert Faith, Ashleigh Southam
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Pic documents the daily lives of a small community of the living deceased who make their home in Los Angeles.

Director: Grace Lee
Stars: Austin Basis, Jane Edith Wilson, Al Vicente
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Zombie Honeymoon is a gore-soaked exploration of how far the boundaries of true love can be pushed without reaching a breaking point.

Director: David Gebroe
Stars: Tracy Coogan, Graham Sibley, Tonya Cornelisse
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Angela has been shot point blank by her boyfriend and lives in a world where the living and dead co-exist. Zombie Anonymous meetings, look alive face creams and all-meat diners help them ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Fratto
Stars: Jenny Greeman, Joseph DeVito, Yarusha Jimenez
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A neurological pandemic has consumed the population. April, a secretive young girl, and Daniel, a man desperate and bereaved, come together on an isolated farm. When a mysterious stranger ... See full summary »

Director: Kerry Anne Mullaney
Stars: Alton Milne, Sandra Louise Douglas, Vivienne Harvey
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A mysterious disease overtakes the world, and the infected develop a hankering for human flesh. Jim and his fellow Cheapskate Car Rental clerks are oblivious to the changes going on right ... See full summary »

Director: Mark E. Poole
Stars: Jason Crowe, Mike Seely, Erica Goldsmith
Comedy | Horror | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A night at a local bed and breakfast turns into a bloody supernatural fight to the death.

Director: Matthew Leutwyler
Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Erik Palladino, Bianca Lawson
Colin (2008)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Our hero Colin is bitten by a Zombie; he dies and returns from the dead. We follow him as he wanders through suburbia during the throes of a cadaverous apocalypse.

Director: Marc Price
Stars: Alastair Kirton, Daisy Aitkens, Leanne Pammen
Wasting Away (2007)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Turning the zombie film on its head, this film is an oddball comedy from the perspective of the brain munching monsters themselves.

Director: Matthew Kohnen
Stars: Matthew Davis, Julianna Robinson, Michael Grant Terry
Comedy | Horror | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Elmer Winslow is a soldier on the run from the Union Army, and Luke Budd is a cowboy with a broken heart. When the two misfits rob the corrupt sheriff of an old west town, they have no idea that a plague of zombies is sweeping the country, or that Geronimo's sexy niece may be their only hope of survival.

Director: Glasgow Phillips
Stars: Lew Alexander, Todd Anderson, Richard Barela
Bled White (2011)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The dead feast on human flesh and stop at nothing for it. The living, confined to the dark corners of the world, must do what it takes to survive. Dying is the only thing left to do at the ... See full summary »

Director: Jose Carlos Gomez
Stars: North Roberts, Matthew E. Prochazka, Colleen Boag
Comedy | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

When son, Billy, becomes a zombie the family chooses to take care of him in the home much to the chagrin of the neighbors and the local crime boss.

Director: Bing Bailey
Stars: Patrick Murphy, Geraldine McAlinden, Rory Mullen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tino Mewes ...
Manuel Cortez ...
...
Collien Ulmen-Fernandes ...
Rebecca (as Collien Fernandes)
Hendrik Borgmann ...
Nadine Germann ...
Sissi Perlinger ...
Henry Gründler ...
Patricia Thielemann ...
Oliver Grober ...
...
Tim Wilde ...
...
Zivi 1
Sebastian Kroehnert ...
Zivi 2
Walter Gontermann ...
Direktor
Edit

Storyline

The school friends Philip, Wurst and Konrad are high-school losers: Philip desires the sexy Uschi, an easy girl for successful boys; the complex Konrad lists all the humiliations he has been submitted in school; and Wurst only cares to dope himself and smoke pot. Philip's next door gothic neighbor Rebecca has a non-corresponded crush on Philip. When Rebecca performs an ancient voodoo ritual in the cemetery with her friends, Philip and his friends arrive, mocking the ceremony and are accidentally blasted with zombie ashes from Haiti. Then, while driving his van, Wurst smokes marijuana but he has a car accident and the trio dies. However, they awake in the morgue and sooner they realize that they have become zombies. While seeking an antidote in the Necronomicon, Konrad, Wurst and Philip find the advantages of being zombies, becoming successful due to their recently acquired strength. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 November 2004 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Night of the Living Dorks  »

Box Office

Budget:

€3,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The last twenty minutes were cut from the movie and re-shot half a year after the original shoot. Several new endings were discussed closely with Producer Bernd Eichinger, including an ending in which Konrad, now a bad-ass zombie, joins a biker gang. The original ending can be found both on the german and the English DVD. See more »

Goofs

When the three wake up in the morgue as zombies they are wearing hospital gowns. They were all DOA from the car accident. Dead bodies would not be dressed in hospital gowns to go to the morgue. See more »

Connections

References Porky's (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Definitely funny if a little too much like an American teen flick
13 February 2008 | by (Denver, Colorado and Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

As others have said this is kind "Revenge of the Nerds" meets "Night of the Living Dead". It's also kind of sweet and romantic in a way. It kind of reminded me of Bob Balaban's underrated horror/comedy "My Boyfriend's Back" released about ten years ago or "Idle Hands" a little more recently. After participating in a hilariously screwed-up graveyard ritual with some half-assed satanists, three nerdy losers are killed in car accident (which results from a hilarious bong-related mishap), and come back to life as zombies. They decide to use their undead abilities to get revenge on their enemies and chase after the girls of their dreams.

To this movie's credit it's very funny, and all the characters, especially the three protagonists, are well-drawn and likable. There's also some subtle jokes like the characters attending "Friedrich Nietzsche High School" (which actually might not be a joke in Germany) and the homosexual gym teacher named "Mr. Stalin". The downside though is it's a little too much like a modern-day American teen movie (which makes it pretty ironic that Hollywood is apparently going to remake this). The teens are ridiculously horny even by teenage standards and there is no end to the gross-out, sexually related humor, yet there is also very little (female) nudity. The main protagonist is in love with an icy Aryan blonde, but in typical Hollywood teen movie fashion doesn't seem to notice that the "goth" girl-next-door who taught him how to kiss is absolutely gorgeous. I also wish it were even more "politically incorrect"--the funniest scenes are the ones Hollywood would have been too leery to put in a teen movie, like the irresponsible dope smoking while driving or the scene where the dim-witted satanists accidentally draw a Star of David instead of a pentagram ("The only thing you're going to summon with that is the Jewish Council!").

If you are going to watch a modern-day teenage movie though, you could certainly do worse than this (a lot worse).


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is it just me... appleflavoured
dialoge bryceaugustine
Hey, where is the hype? This sounds awesome! gswarriors8185
Alternate ending jwwalrath
Must I watch it? rain7z
ORDER DVD ericyabut-3
Discuss Night of the Living Dorks (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?