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Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)

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A group of teenagers, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up inadvertently releasing a horde of bloodthirsty zombies.





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The scientist of the powerful and evil corporation Hybra-Tech Charles goes to Chernobyl to buy some gallons of toxic waste to perform experiments with zombies. When a teenager has an accident with his motorcycle and vanishes, his teenager's friends, leaded by Charles' nephew, find that he was moved to Hybra-Tech. They break in the facility trying to find their friend and accidentally release a group of zombies starving for brains. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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You cannot kill what is already dead. See more »


Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

23 March 2006 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

Return of the Living Dead 4: Necropolis  »

Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

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Filmed back-to-back with Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005). See more »


(at around 16 mins) When Garrison pumps the gas into the container to re-animate the severed arm, you can see the gas leaking out into the room. That should, but doesn't, turn him into a zombie. See more »


Zeke Bordon: Do you ever feel like taking a drill and boring a fricking hole in your head so you can let the screams out?
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Crazy Credits

Behind-the-scenes takes are shown during the end credits. See more »


Referenced in Silence, ça tue! (2008) See more »


Written by Anthony Hamera and John Cross
Performed by Firewerk
Courtesy of Analog Terror Music
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User Reviews

Skilfully Realized Horror Film
11 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Veteran director Ellory Elkayem is at the top of his game with this dark but comedic entry in the Dead series. Starring a cast of exciting and talented young people, the action never lets up and the thrills keep coming without let-up. From the discomforting opening scenes, filmed in the haunting locale of Chernobyl itself, to the darkly hilarious zombie battles, this is a motion picture made to please both the fans and casual audiences of the zombie genre. Especially effective is superb actor Peter Coyotee who gives a memorably inspired performance as a scientist bent on world domination. Coyotee is deeply menacing with a touch of humor in a portrayal that breathes new life into the mad scientist cliché. Most refreshing are the strong female characters in this film, very able to hold there own or more while facing the horror unflinchingly. The dialog is sharp and witty as the script incisively explores metaphorically the threat of the giant corporate mentality permeating American society. While not for the squeamish, Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis is a thoughtfully produced and at times brilliant film that is well worth the time of the most discriminating student of cinema and genre fan alike.

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