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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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Kate Graham ...
Wendy
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Micki
Robin L. Watkins ...
Joshua Olatunde ...
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) (13 June 2008)
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Trivia

The character of Arbie can be seen wearing a yellow T-shirt with Troma's iconic mascot; the Toxic Avenger on it that says "I *heart* the monster hero". See more »

Goofs

Obvious dummy head used when a customer gets attacked by chicken nuggets and they dig into his face. See more »

Quotes

Humus: [Looks at the blood covered walls] That reminds me. I need a tampon.
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Connections

Spoofs Jerry Maguire (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Longing To Live/Waiting To Die
Lyrics by Gabriel Friedman (as G. Friedman), D. Banas and Jason Kozun
Music by D. Banas
Performed by Lloyd Kaufman and Jason Yachanin
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You'll laugh, you'll scream, you'll wish you hadn't eaten
24 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

By offending absolutely everyone, POULTRYGEIST can offend no one ... and even if it did, they would be laughing too hard to do anything about it. Nothing is safe from ridicule in this gory TROMA comedy -- fast food people, lesbian people, fat people, Middle Eastern people, Latino people, zombie people, middle-aged male people in scout skirts and thongs ... they all get Tromatized! In addition to buckets of chocolate pudding, chicken guts and lime gelatin, this movie also contains singing and dancing, which sends an over-the-top film right over the edge. Bring a strong stomach, a sense of humor ... and any friends who don't take themselves too seriously.


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