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Graveyard Alive (2003)

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A shy nurse is bitten by a zombie and becomes a flesh eating sex kitten.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Day-Jones ...
Patsy Powers
Karl Gerhardt ...
Samantha Slan ...
Goodie Tueschuze
Roland Laroche ...
E. R. Kapotsky
Monik Vincent ...
Head Nurse
Mitchell Wolanski ...
Roger Guetta ...
Hospital Administrator
Eric Kendric ...
Woodcutter (as Eric Kendrick)
Nurse Posse
Cynthia Knight ...
Nurse Posse / Soap Opera Nurse
Caitlin Howden ...
Candy Striper
Brett Taylor ...
Handsome Doctor / Soap Opera Doctor
Martha Brooke ...
Rich Woman Patient
Mario Carrasco ...
Sickly Old Man
Patricia Gomez ...
Club Hostess


A woodsman is up to no good foraging through the grounds of his backyard forest. He shows up at the local hospital with an axe casually stuck in his head, and his face not looking too good either. He is placed under the care of handsome Dr. Dox and homely Nurse Patsy. The woodsman expresses his attraction to Patsy by biting her on the arm, inciting a slowly-spreading zombie contagion in the hospital. In true horror film fashion, Patsy's human to monster transformation comes with a symbolic side effect. Once a perennial black sheep among the cliquish nurses and invisible to the Casanova Dr. Dox, Patsy's makeover includes a severe attitude change that turns her into the hospital sexpot. Written by Anonymous

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She's A Man Eater!


Horror | Comedy


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17 January 2004 (USA)  »

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Graveyard Alive: A Zombie Nurse in Love  »

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

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From Awesome to Awful in a Matter of Minutes
7 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A homely nurse is attracted to the head doctor (who she had previously dated in high school), but he is in love with Nurse Goody Two-Shoes. After getting bit by a zombie, the nurse starts to become more attractive.. but to maintain her youthful skin, she must devour human flesh. Good thing she works in a place with plenty of freshly arriving corpses.

Another reviewer says, "The movie was pretty painful to watch overall and although I kept hoping it would get better, it only got worse." This sums up the problem with this film, I think. It started off actually pretty good. The overacting and soap opera antics were amusing, but these became less apparent as the film went on and the plot just unraveled. I can't even explain how, but all of a sudden it was so bland that nothing could save it.

Granted, the Ukrainian guy was pretty cool. He could have used a bigger role. But that was about it. Everything else just bored me. You'd like to think that after the nurse becomes "hot" that maybe her hotness would hold my interest. Well, no, because she wasn't hot. She had nice shoes and stockings, but she was still just as plain as ever (see movie cover).

The flesh-eating scenes were minor, the gore was decent but nothing special. The nudity was basically not even there (maybe I saw some cleavage, or something). Anything that could cover for a weak plot was absent. How many times can I watch her carve strips of flesh off a corpse? The ending was decent, but I don't know if it made up for the rest of the movie. Actually, I know it didn't. It was so non-shocking. I can't say what it is, of course, and I don't suggest you watch the film to find out. But if you must watch it, just don't hold your breath for the finale, because it's nothing clever at all. Actually, let me beg of you -- please don't watch this film.

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