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Zombie Holocaust (1980)

Zombi Holocaust (original title)
R | | Horror | 28 March 1980 (Italy)
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An expedition in the East Indies, encounters not only the cannibals they were looking for, but also an evil scientist and his zombie army.

Director:

Marino Girolami (as Frank Martin)

Writers:

Fabrizio De Angelis (story), Romano Scandariato (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Dr. Peter Chandler
Alexandra Delli Colli ... Lori Ridgeway
Sherry Buchanan ... Susan Kelly
Peter O'Neal Peter O'Neal ... George Harper
Donald O'Brien ... Dr. Obrero / Dr. Butcher (US version)
Dakar Dakar ... Molotto
Walter Patriarca Walter Patriarca ... Dr. Drydock
Linda Fumis Linda Fumis ... Nurse
Roberto Resta Roberto Resta
Franco Ukmar Franco Ukmar ... Zombie #1
Giovanni Ukmar Giovanni Ukmar ... Driver
Angelo Ragusa ... Zombie #3
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Storyline

The members of an expedition in search for the last faithful of Kito, the cannibal god, land on a small island in the Moluccas (East Indies) and are soon hunted by cannibals and zombies, these being created by a sinister Doctor O'Brien who is experimenting with corpses. Suzan, a sexy lady in the expedition team, eventually takes a hold on things, as she is accepted as queen of the cannibals, and direct them against the mad scientist and his army of zombies. Written by Artemis-9

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Taglines:

He is a depraved, sadistic rapist; A bloodthirsty homicidal killer...and He Makes House Calls! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | Vietnamese

Release Date:

28 March 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Doctor Butcher See more »

Filming Locations:

Latina, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Although never listed in the UK as an official video nasty the pre-cert video was seized by Cambridgeshire Police and the dealer was tried under Section 2 of the Obscene Publications Act 1977, though eventually found not guilty. The film was released fully uncut in 2000. See more »

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When Dr. Obreo / Dr. Butcher is using the medical saw on the girl you can hear it spinning very fast but when you look at the blood stains around the edge of the saw you can see that it is not moving and only moves (very slowly) when he traces around the top of her head. See more »

Quotes

Med Student 1: I bet it was you who chopped that hand off!
Med Student 2: Why would you say that?
Med Student 1: Well, didn't you say you needed "a hand" to help you study?
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wonderfully tacky gore fest
18 September 2005 | by Tarkin-the-otterSee all my reviews

One of those 'so bad it's good' productions, Zombie holocaust has to be seen to be believed. (And even then you still won't believe it). The only thing the film has going for it are it's tragically inept gore 'effects' so make sure you see an uncut version. Not so much a zombie movie as a cannibal movie, the film 'stars' Italian exploitation fave Ian Mcculloch as some kind of doctor sent to investigate a strange tropical island, where he finds the requisite mad doctor performing experiments on the locals. He is pleased to see mcculloch though, as he is "anxious to experiment on a white male brain". If you want serious horror look elsewhere, but if you love cheesy movies go ahead and jump right on in.


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