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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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Dance 'Til You Drop... Dead. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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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 »

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Skeet: Listen, if you can't trust your drug dealer, who can you trust? Huh?
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References The Return of the Living Dead (1985) See more »

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Kiss My Galaxy
Written by Atom Smith and Brad Cooper
Performed by Hydraulic Clown Head
Courtesy of Back-O-Beyond Music
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A great piece of s***
27 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is a horrible, horrible movie. Do not watch this if you're looking for quality. If however, you are looking for something to laugh at, this might be a good pick. There are some genuinely ridiculous elements, some quotably bad lines, and some comically low-budget special effects. And there are breasts. It is 86 minutes of brain-hungry lab rats, cheerleaders getting bitten in the butt, and ambiguously foreign bad guys that end up dressed like female vikings. The fact that the climax takes place at a rave, and that the movie came out about five years after rave culture effectively died out, makes it even more campy and off-target. I had a hard time deciding whether to give this movie just one star, or all 10. I believe it is a success because it does actually achieve something. It's easy to make a film that is mediocre, say, four or five stars, but you know there's something special when it's really this bad.


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