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The Revenant -- This horror comedy centers around a fallen soldier who finds he has joined the ranks of the living dead. Bart Gregory has just recently been laid to rest, so why is he still up and walking around? The only way he can keep himself from diminishing to dust is to supply himself with a constant supply of blood. He decides to do law enforcement a favor by cleaning up the streets.
The Revenant -- A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.


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24 August 2012 (USA) See more »
What could be worse than having your best friend die? See more »
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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David Anders ... Bart Gregory

Chris Wylde ... Joey Luebner

Louise Griffiths ... Janet

Jacy King ... Mathilda
Eric Payne ... Baily

Bernardo Badillo ... Palance
Theda Reichman ... Bart's Parents
Richard Reichman ... Bart's Parents

Wally White ... Minister

Floyd Van Buskirk ... Mourner

Mark Elias ... Mourner

Zoe Dean ... Mourner (as Zoe Simpson)

David St. James ... Mourner
Frante Foggie ... Bart's Friend
Kevin Lyons ... Bart's Friend
Aaron Kahn ... Bart's Friend
Ken Martin ... Bart's Friend
Scott Hoover ... Bart's Friend
Ashley-Elizabeth Green ... Bart's Friend

Joe Dioletto ... Bart's Friend
Matthew Serrano ... Bart's Friend
Felina Britton ... Bart's Friend
Jensen Liu ... Bart's Friend
Alberto Santillán ... Bart's Friend
Stacy Glassgold ... E.R. Nurse (as Stacy Michelle Gold)

Yvette Freeman ... Scientological Nurse

Ralph Richeson ... Overworked Homeless Man

Robert Axelrod ... Racially Confused Veteran

Mike Rad ... Homophobic Shopping Cart Man

Emiliano Torres ... Miguel

Mike G. ... Miguel's Friend (as Michael J. Gonzalez)
Ruben Ferrer ... Miguel's Friend
Vinni Ali'l Mesa ... Miguel's Friend

Sammy Aaron ... Gang-Banging Racial Anarchist (as Senyo Amoaku)

Clint Jung ... Marty Kim

Cathy Shim ... Anita Chung

Twain Taylor ... ATM Patron

David Ury ... ATM Robber
Beau Clark ... The Hood
Tina-Elena Martinez ... Victim of Skinheads

Jennifer Holloway ... Newscaster

Andre Alexsen ... Newscaster

Jonathan Mangum ... Newscaster
Kristyn Burtt ... Newscaster

Jennifer Costa ... Newscaster

David Ross Paterson ... Coroner (as David Ross Patterson)

Amy Correa ... Latina Nurse (as Amy Correa Bell)
Ciro Suarez ... Blue Collar Leader

Colin Follenweider ... LAPD Officer

Braxton Davis ... SWAT Captain (as Braxton Davis Honeycutt)
Bobby King ... SWAT Officer

Marque Ohmes ... SWAT Officer

Annie Abbott ... Tour Guide

Ben Lin ... Military Guest
John Maynard ... Military Guest

Don Pugsley ... Military Guest

Philippe Durand ... Translator
Marcia Loring ... Blonde Woman

Jeff Rector ... Military Guy
Codaway King ... Chimaera Baby
William Conboy ... Color Guard
Jay Hausman ... Color Guard
Grant Sholders ... Color Guard
Jerry Pennington ... Cemetary Worker
Ron Smith ... Cemetary Worker
Catalina Filip ... Mother in ER Waiting Room
Martha Beaver ... Woman in ER Waiting Room
Darius Gutridge ... Man Not on Crutches
Buakai Tonyala ... Hospital Worker
Johnny Surinarinte ... Hospital Worker
Stephen Dewindt ... Hospital Worker
George Beavers ... Hospital Worker
Dorothy Chechi ... Hospital Patient
Zettie Ronistal ... Hospital Patient
Leticia Vazquez ... Hospital Patient
Anwar Junied ... Hospital Patient
Luz Landeros ... Nurse
June Avilez ... Nurse
Jorge Aguirre ... Technician
Kraig Smith ... Male Nurse
Raffi Rapelian ... Male Nurse
Harold Land ... Orderly
Demetrios Prevezanos ... Homeless Person
Terry Sartin ... Homeless Person
Jackson Dowd ... Burglar
Jamieson Dowd ... Burglar
Arthur Ocull ... Prison Guard
Dale Hendon ... Prison Officer
Michael Rosanova ... Prison Officer

Brice Harris ... Prison Officer
Katie Horning ... Smitten Victim

Ryan Harrison ... Graffiti Artist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anne Arles ... Ms. Rahmanov (uncredited)

Suzan Averitt ... Wiccan Dancer (uncredited)

Brooke Bickford ... Hollywood Girl (uncredited)

Don Dunn ... Frightened Orderly (uncredited)

Directed by
D. Kerry Prior  (as Kerry Prior)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
D. Kerry Prior  written by (as Kerry Prior)

Produced by
Don Dunn .... line producer
Liam Finn .... co-producer
Sarah-Raquel Jimenez .... associate producer: post-production
D. Kerry Prior .... producer (as Kerry Prior)
Jacques Thelemaque .... co-producer
Cinematography by
Peter Hawkins (director of photography)
Film Editing by
D. Kerry Prior  (as Walter Montague Urch)
Casting by
Leah Stanko Mangum 
Production Design by
Thomas William Hallbauer 
Art Direction by
Jasmine Garnet 
Set Decoration by
Jennifer Fulmer 
Costume Design by
Charlotte Kruse 
Makeup Department
Michelle Chung .... makeup department head
Jason Collins .... special makeup effects artist
Elvis Jones .... special makeup effects designer: Autonomous F/X
Tara Loren .... assistant makeup artist
Abby Lyle .... assistant makeup artist
Abby Lyle .... hair stylist
Chris Mills III .... special makeup effects artist
Amy Mills .... makeup supervisor (as Amy Peckham)
Production Management
Don Dunn .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claudia Antonucci .... second assistant director
Kenneth August .... second second assistant director
Greg Webb .... first assistant director
Art Department
James Eubank .... construction coordinator
Scott Frazelle .... set dresser
Casey B. Garrett .... construction coordinator
Justin Gavejian .... leadman
Nick Lisica .... property master
Melissa Merritt .... on-set dresser
Chris Mills III .... propmaker
Sound Department
Cole Bluma .... boom operator
Sean Byrne .... audio post-conform
Rommel Molina .... sound re-recording mixer
Rommel Molina .... supervising sound editor
Juan Nunez .... additional sound mixer
Brian Seagrave .... audio post-conform
Neil Spritz .... sound mixer
David Tarango .... sound recordist: second unit
Special Effects by
Paul Staples .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Amber Bansak .... compositor
Adam Benson .... visual effects
Sarah Chenault .... compositor
Ryan Harrison .... lead digital compositor
Benjamin Locke .... compositor
D. Kerry Prior .... visual effects supervisor (as Kerry Prior)
George Tesoro .... compositor
John Zachary .... compositor
McJoel Hamilton .... stunt driver
Kim Robert Koscki .... stunt coordinator
Harry Wowchuk .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Arturo Elizondo .... rigging gaffer
Arturo Elizondo .... set lighting technician
Satir Gonzalez .... still photographer (as Satir González)
Nick Huizing .... lighting technician
Kaoru Ishizuka .... additional second camera assistant
Jean-Baptiste LeConte .... lighting technician
Terry Meadows .... gaffer
Mike Mickens .... b camera operator
Maritza Murillo .... best girl electric
James Rydings .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Austin Lee Smoak .... second assistant camera
Matt Sohn .... b camera operator
Sebastian Sokolowski .... first assistant camera
Mike Mickens .... additional photography (uncredited)
Casting Department
Pam Bouvier .... additional casting (as Pam Gilles)
Janice Maiorana .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chase Jezowski .... assistant costume designer
Amanda Williams .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Toby J. Brown .... digital intermediate colorist
Frank Openchowski .... assistant editor
George Tesoro .... colorist
Shane Mario Ruggieri .... colorist (uncredited, co-colorist) (as Shane Ruggieri)
Transportation Department
Melissa Michaels .... driver: crew van
Richard 'Bongo' Mitchell .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Chris Apodaca .... production assistant
Guy Chapman .... internet promotion
Craig Holt .... script supervisor
Helena Kincaid .... production assistant
Corey Lubak .... production assistant
Narbeh Nazarian .... production assistant
David Payne .... assistant location manager
Eduardo Ricketts Jr. .... location manager
Daniel R. Suhart .... production coordinator
Mike Tristano .... master armorer
Niraj Trivedi .... assistant production coordinator
Clay Van Sickle .... key armorer
Grant Waters .... production assistant
Jesse Wolfe .... production assistant

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some drug use, sexual content and graphic nudity
117 min | Argentina:118 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
Color | Color (35 mm version)
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Did You Know?

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 »
Continuity: Bart goes from being a Staff Sergeant in Iraq to being a 2nd Lieutenant when he comes back to life in uniform.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "ALF" (1986)See more »
Fac Ut Portem Christi MortemSee more »


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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Just saw this and loved it!!, 23 December 2012
Author: LadyBeth10 from United States

What fun for any horror lover. I must say I am truly surprised! Most other horror/comedy flicks are absolute dreck and not worth the time. But this brought back memories of An American Werewolf in London, and Evil Dead II without being a ripoff. Not bad company for this writer/director/producer. I can't wait to see what he does next, as well as the two male leads who were absolutely, hilariously brilliant! And I've seen some comments here that some thought the ending was probably not the smartest thing to do, but when has the military thoroughly thought out the ramifications of their tactics such as invading Iraq, which turned out not to have WMDs, just being the first blunder and the ingenious setup for the plot. I personally thought the ending was perfect. A soldier who at the beginning is so morally conscientious it gets him killed, becomes the perfect killing machine at the end which comes full circle. The anti war/gun mentality is deftly embedded. The script is witty, ironic, and very, very funny with a balanced dose of pathos thrown in for good measure which made the characters much more believable and human. Overall great entertainment for those of us who love this deliciously twisted genre when it's done right. Two thumbs way up!!

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