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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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He's a depraved, homicidal killer...and he makes house calls! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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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

Covered in Red Letter Media's Best of the Worst Plinketto #1 See more »

Goofs

In the catch the mutilator hospital scene, the corpse that has just had its heart ripped out blinks. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Obrero: I've been anxious to experiment with a male Caucasian brain!
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Alternate Versions

The UK DVD release on the Stonevision label is the fully uncut Italian version. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Jungle Holocaust (2015) See more »

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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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