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

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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...

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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

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ritual | zombie | voodoo | cemetery | morgue | See more »

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4 November 2004 (Germany)  »

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Night of the Living Dorks  »

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€3,500,000 (estimated)
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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 »

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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 »

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Totally worth watching!!!!
4 October 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Even though its in German it is dubbed English and is amazing!!

its SO funny XD The actors were fantastic and the special effects were hilarious and with the make up it really ,makes this awesome film even better :D!!! A very good teen flick ( and much better than the average American XD) its a certificate 15 and contains strong language, comic horror, and loads of sex drugs and rock and roll!!!!! If your a fan of zombie movies like Shaun of the dead then this is totally the film for you!! i really enjoyed it!! Its not really that scary but it is really really really funny and enjoyable. I would totally advise you to watch this film and see for yourself how funny and amazing this film is XD.


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