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Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Musical  -  6 July 2012 (USA)
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When the American Chicken Bunker, a military-themed fried-chicken chain, builds a restaurant on the site of an ancient Indian burial ground, local protesters aren't the only ones crying ... See full summary »

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Denny
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Carl Jr.
Rose Ghavami ...
Humus / ACB Dancer
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Jose Paco Bell
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Jared (as Mega Herz)
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Mature Arbie
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Faith Sheehan ...
The Little Girl (as Faith Sheenan Gallivan)
John Karyus ...
Graveyard Peeper
Tessa Lew ...
The Little Girl's Mother
Brian Cheverie ...
Father O'Houlihan
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When the American Chicken Bunker, a military-themed fried-chicken chain, builds a restaurant on the site of an ancient Indian burial ground, local protesters aren't the only ones crying fowl! The previous tenants, fueled by a supernatural force, take "possession" of the food and those who eat it, and the survivors discover that they must band together before they themselves become the other white meat! Film lovers have been starved for sustenance. The relentless diet of predictability and pretense Hollywood has been serving up just doesn't cut it. Poultrygeist is hearty food for thought. In Poultrygeist, Troma takes on the the fast-food industry-skewering the soulless restaurateurs-in the world's first horror-comedy film to feature zombie chickens, American Indians and a bit of singing and dancing! It's Poultrygeist! Written by Troma Entertainment

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Humans... the other white meat... Unless you're black, then it's dark meat... Or if you are Asian, then it's yellow meat... Or if you are Native American, it's red meat... See more »


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6 July 2012 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,700 (USA) (9 May 2008)

Gross:

$23,000 (USA) (13 June 2008)
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Trivia

All of the lead characters are named after famous Fast Food Restaurants. Arbie (Arby's), Wendy (Wendy's), Micki (McDonalds), Denny (Denny's), Carl Jr. (Carl Jr.) and Paco Bell (Taco Bell). See more »

Goofs

After Jared leaves the bathroom a hideous mess, Arbie calls it to Denny's attention. When Denny hands to mop to Arbie to clean it up, the mop is really dirty. When Arbie begins to clean, the mop is spotless. See more »

Quotes

Humus: The chicken... the chicken has declared jihad on us all.
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Poultrygeist
Written by Smokey Miles (as Count Smokula)
Performed by Smokey Miles (as Count Smokula)
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Loved Every Minute Of It
4 April 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Oh joy of joys,why aren't there more movies like this around.From the opening scene in the cemetery,the songs,"Fast Food Love",is no.1 on my hit parade"MY MEAT IN YOUR BUNS MAKES A SPECIAL SAUCE",LOL,and should be on everybody's,funny as hell yet somehow,bizarrely,touching.The chemistry between the two leads is obvious,and is why this movie works so well for me,apart from the hundreds of other crazy scenes and dialouge.Troma somehow melds all this craziness and disgustingly hilarious anarchy into an almost perfect piece of z-grade pap,but as with almost all Troma film's,there always seems to be an underlying "eco" message in there somewhere,where i'm not exactly,sure but you just know it's in there somewhere.But hey don't take my word for it,buy it,rent it,watch it at a drive-in,(perfect drive-in fare),but whatever you do ,indulge.8/10.


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