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After he's bitten by a scorpion carrying a zombie virus, a tough soldier survives the infection, becoming only half zombie. Once back in the US, he finds himself fighting his former comrades in arms, all of whom are turning into zombies!
Did You Know?
Several characters were named for various famous people: Pvt. Connery and Pvt. Lazenby, the two soldiers in the truck transporting one of the infected, were named after Sean Connery
and George Lazenby
, who both played James Bond ("The best James Bond" was the topic of conversation between the two). Officer Raimi is named for Sam Raimi
, director of the "Evil Dead" series of movies. Officer Campbell is named for Bruce Campbell
, star of the "Evil Dead" series. Additionally, the character Armin Shimerman
, plays is named Coroner Flutie. Previously, Shimerman had a recurring role on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" as Principal Snyder. The character he replaced on that show (after he was murdered by students) was Principal Flutie. See more
As the zombie enters the kitchen where Hieronymous Judson is working, the shot cuts between a view from the doorway and a view from the other side of the room looking back to the door. As it does, the heavy-duty meat cleaver alternates between the blade being horizontal to the cutting board and up at a 45-degree angle. The entire time, Judson's hands are busy with a dead chicken he has already cut. See more
Dead or alive, men are all the same.
References Dawn of the Dead