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Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005)

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.

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While illegally selling one canister of Trioxyin-5, Charlie Garrison is murdered by a zombie. His nephew Julian Garrison finds two canisters hidden in the attic of his house with his girlfriend Jenny and they ask their friend Cody to analyze and research the chemical product. Cody finds that the composition of the product is very similar to ecstasy and he processes the chemical, making a large quantity of a drug that he called "Z" to make money. Using the services of the local drug dealer, they sell "Z" in the college campus. In the Halloween, the DJ and Jenny's brother Jeremy organizes a rave party. Meanwhile, Julian, Jenny and Cody disclose that the drug transform the users in zombies, and with the support of two weird agents, they try to stop the distribution of "Z". Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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They will Eat your Brains Out! See more »

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Rated R for strong violence/gore, sexuality, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Return of the Living Dead 5: Rave to the Grave  »

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Trivia

Both this film and the previous entry Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (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 »

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(at around 5 mins) In the first scene, the male "corpse" can clearly be seen breathing. See more »

Quotes

Julian Garrison: [shows Cody a radioactive container the size of a beer keg] Well, do you have any idea what the hell is this?
Cody: Maybe it's candy? Like a big metallic pinata?
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Follows The Return of the Living Dead (1985) See more »

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La donna e mobile
[from the opera 'Rigoletto']
Composed by Giuseppe Verdi
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music & Promusic, Inc.
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Director and writers: What did I ever do to you?
18 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Why..........why............why..........were these two movies made? Why did you get Fangoria to write an article that made these movies seem worth watching? The article was better than the movies. What were you thinking being somewhat reputable as B-movie writers, directors, and actors claiming in Fangoria that "Bill (Butler) wrote the Rave script dealing with the fans directly." What fans? We zombie fans aren't such a hard-to-please bunch, but I think that "the fans" would be offended to be in any way linked with this piece of crap and that other Necropolis disaster. These two movies made me saddened in general, but fortunately, Land of the Dead was being re-released in an unrated director's cut a couple of days later and the interview with Mr.Romero reaffirmed my love for good directors committed to bringing us, the fans, quality zombie film entertainment. Thank-you for listening.


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