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Zombie (1979)

Zombi 2 (original title)
R | | Horror | 18 July 1980 (USA)
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Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Anne Bowles
... Peter West (as Ian Mc Culloch)
... Dr. Menard
... Brian Hull
... Susan Barrett
... Nurse Clara - Menard's Assistant
Olga Karlatos ... Mrs. Menard
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A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to do a famous scientist. Peter West, a journalist, travels to the Antilles with Ann, the daughter of the scientist. On the way, they meet with with Brian, a ethnologist, and Susan. When they arrive at Matul Island, they find Dr. Menard, and discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying zombies which devour human flesh and seem indestructible.... Written by Si Elliott <se1@ukc.ac.uk>

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Rated R for horror violence/gore and nudity | See all certifications »

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ITL 410,000,000 (estimated)
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Despite being called "Zombi 2", the film is not a sequel to anything. When Dawn of the Dead (1978) was released under the title "Zombi" in Italy, this film was retitled "Zombi 2" to cash in on the success of the American film. This was done by the studio without Director Lucio Fulci's permission or knowledge, and he often told fans this wasn't a sequel, and that it is it's own film. He was relieved to find out the film's actual title "Zombie" was kept in the American release. See more »

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When heroes escape from Menard's cottage, one of the crew is reflected in the window of the jeep. See more »

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[first lines]
[repeated line]
Dr. Menard: The boat can leave now. Tell the crew.
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There's No Matter
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Composed by Fabio Frizzi, Franco Bixio, Vince Tempera, Vittorio Pezzolla
Performed by Linda Lee
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Zombi 2
15 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

Zombi 2 (Zombie, Zombie Flesh Eaters) is a classic gore filled zombie film, in Italy it's classed as a sequel to George A Romero's Dawn of The Dead since in Italy it's called Zombi. But in other parts of the world they classed it as a separate film and named it something else like Zombie and Zombie Flesh Eaters.

But sequel or not this film has some of the most realistic gore effects going for a zombie film, the infamous eye in the wood scene is one example. The zombie VS shark is another interesting scene.

The music is good and sets the tone, the dubbing is kind of bad but that isn't a problem.

A Classic Zombie film that zombie fans or gore fans would love to see but make sure it's the Un Rated version. 10/10


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