3.2/10
3,981
91 user 34 critic

Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)

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

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A college student creates a drug called "Z" and sells it on campus, inadvertently resurrecting the living dead, who wreak havoc at a Halloween rave.

Director: Ellory Elkayem
Stars: Peter Coyote, Aimee-Lynn Chadwick, Cory Hardrict
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Having recently witnessed the horrific results of a top secret project to bring the dead back to life, a distraught youth performs the operation on his girlfriend after she's killed in a motorcycle accident.

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: Kent McCord, James T. Callahan, Sarah Douglas
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time's an undead charm.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: James Karen, Thom Mathews, Michael Kenworthy
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.

Director: Dan O'Bannon
Stars: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa
Comedy | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Everyone's favorite mad scientist Herbert West is currently in jail after having state's evidence turned against him by his former assistant, Dan Cain. While being led away, some re-agent ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Tommy Dean Musset, Jason Barry
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 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 | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A fellow scientist accidentally escapes containment aboard a plane during turbulence. After she is gunned down by a security guard, she reanimates as a zombie, killing and infecting several... See full summary »

Director: Scott Thomas
Stars: David Chisum, Kristen Kerr, Kevin J. O'Connor
House of the Dead 2 (TV Movie 2005)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A virus breaks out at a university and people start to become zombies. After 29 days, a team of AMS scientists and soldiers are sent in to deal with the problem. But while they search, things go wrong.

Director: Michael Hurst
Stars: Emmanuelle Vaugier, Ed Quinn, Sticky Fingaz
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims.

Director: Tom Savini
Stars: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.

Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Michelle Morgan, Joshua Close, Shawn Roberts
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

More people are turned into vampires as they go around spreading their evil satanic hate.

Director: Scott Spiegel
Stars: Robert Patrick, Bo Hopkins, Duane Whitaker
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The Crypt Keeper returns to tell the story of a funeral parlor that moonlights as a vampire bordello.

Director: Gilbert Adler
Stars: Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Alexandru Geoana ...
Toma Danila ...
Diana Munteanu ...
Serban Georgevici ...
Gelu Nitu ...
...
Boris Petroff ...
Constantin Barbulescu ...
Razvan Oprea ...
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They Will Leave you Brainless! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 March 2006 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

Return of the Living Dead 4: Necropolis  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Both this film and the next entry Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005) stray away from the series' rules that the Trioxin zombies are no longer the indestructible juggernauts of the first movie three movies, but instead much weaker and sometimes are seen to be dispatched with no more than a few body gun shots. Prior to this film, nothing short of incineration or electrocution with extreme high voltage would destroy a Trioxin zombie. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where they kill the first two homeless zombies, The second one gets shot in the head twice but only one gun shot is heard. See more »

Quotes

Cody: Shoot her man!
Julian Garrison: I can't shoot her! She's my friend! I lost my virginity to her.
Cody: Man, everyone knows your first time sucks! Split her damn head open!
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References The Return of the Living Dead (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Freak It Wit Me
Written by Coolio
Co-Written by Shawny
Performed by Coolio and Shawny
Courtesy of Replacement Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
I thought this one held true to the "Return..." franchise.
22 June 2009 | by (michigan,USA) – See all my reviews

I expected the worst when I heard this movie was premiering on the Sci-Fi channel. I am a huge fan of campy horror films and this one was really good. Initially, I thought this was a made-for-TV movie. After I noticed it was released on DVD I figured, I liked the other ones, "Why not at least give this one a shot?" It was definitely not shot with TV in mind. It met my expectations for a film like this, yeah, it's bad, but in a good way. Yeah, it has bad acting, but who are we kidding? We aren't looking for Oscar-winning performances in a film like this. While it doesn't have the same charm as Return Of The Living Dead or the sequel. It still made me chuckle more than a couple times and had enough gore to please gore fans.

I give it 5 out of 10.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page