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Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | 6 July 2012 (USA)
Zombified chickens attempt to kill the fast-food workers that cook them in a restaurant built on an ancient burial ground.

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Wendy
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Micki
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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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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$23,000 (USA) (15 June 2008)
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All of the lead characters are named after famous Fast Food Restaurants. Arbie (Arby's), Wendy (Wendy's), Micki (McDonald's), Denny (Denny's), Carl Jr. (Carl's Jr.) and Paco Bell (Taco Bell). See more »

Goofs

As the drunken Chief Whats-His-Face was bought out to the front, in which he soon vomited; that vomit disappears shortly when Arbie pulls out a song and dance number. See more »

Quotes

Arbie: [after seeing his exact same tattoo on Old Arbie and ominous lightning goes off] That's strange. Nobody said anything about thunderstorms in windowless basements.
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References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Drop Kick The Punks
Performed by The Faint
From the album "Wet From Birth"
Courtesy of Saddle Creek Records
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Shocked, Offended, Grossed Out...And It Was Hilarious!
27 July 2008 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This was my first Troma film and the most outrageous thing I've ever seen. It is not for the faint of heart or straight laced ignoramuses. This is gonzo cinema all the way. It contains lots of blood, slime, low ball humor, nudity, singing, more blood, more slime, some more blood, and even more disgusting low ball humor. This movie gets really really disgusting and silly in case you haven't guessed. So, get some friends together, grab some brews, and laugh till you drop. The talented and beautiful Kate Graham does some fine acting as well as the lead Jason Yachanin. The movie couldn't have been cast better. The plot may be a little silly but it works well for this genre (comedy horror exploitation.) A must see!


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