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The Revenant (I) (2009)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  24 August 2012 (USA)
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In Los Angeles, a fallen soldier who has joined the ranks of the living dead reunites with his best friend in order to deal with the city's drug dealers and killers - a perfect way to collect the blood that one of them so desperately needs.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bart Gregory
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Joey Luebner
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Janet
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Mathilda
Eric Payne ...
Baily
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Palance
Theda Reichman ...
Bart's Parents
Richard Reichman ...
Bart's Parents
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Minister
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Mourner
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Mourner
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Mourner (as Zoe Simpson)
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Mourner
Frante Foggie ...
Bart's Friend
Kevin Lyons ...
Bart's Friend
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Storyline

The night after his funeral, Bart, a soldier killed in Iraq gets up out of his grave and seeks out his best friend Joey. At dawn Bart's body falls to the floor, only to reawaken the following dusk. He and his buddy decide that he is a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body. Written by MidnightMadwoman

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What could be worse than having your best friend die? See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some drug use, sexual content and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Joey runs into a liquor store called Samsa's in order to help Bart. Gregor Samsa is the name of the main character in Franz Kafka's novella Metamorphosis; he awakes one morning to find that he has transformed into a monstrous creature and is subsequently forced to reassess his life. See more »

Goofs

After Bart comes back from the dead, his body clearly shows the incisions and sutures from an autopsy. With battle deaths and other cases in which the cause of death is obvious and undisputed, autopsies are not necessary nor performed. See more »

Quotes

Joey: Bart... you gotta kill me. You gotta kill me, man...
Bart: Kill you?
Joey: I can't go through eternity talking with a fuckin' dildo on my throat.
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This is a film that deserves more credit than it gets
28 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My son found this film & recommended that I watch, having been a fan of David Anders from Heros as Adam Monroe & being a fan of the Zombie genre I had high hopes.

I wasn't let down, this film was brilliantly entertaining & the ending totally unexpected! Anders & Wylde work brilliantly together & D. Kerry Prior's script is a great new take on the zombie genre which other film makers should take note of. This film is up there with Shaun Of The Dead, The Vagrant & a host of other films, most of which never get the credit they deserve.

A true future classic


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