In a nameless European city, a local reporter and his doctor wife try to escape from hordes of blood thirsty zombies, undead people exposed to nuclear radioactivity, while the military leaders fight a losing war of attrition against the relentless atomic zombies.
The Nightmare Becomes Reality
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Did You Know?
A remake of the movie, directed by Tom Savini
, is currently in the making. See more
In the dance scenes at the TV station they show no more than four female dancers, but if you keep count during the attack, a total of five woman are killed. See more
Dr. Anna Miller
I'm tired. Really tired. And I'm frightened. We'll never get away from these... these monsters. What are we going to do?
Alright. Nothing is going to happen as long as we stay together I promise you. What we've got to do now is get away from here as fast as we can.
Dr. Anna Miller
Let go of me. Why don't you face it. There's no place for us to go. They're we too will be killed. I don't want us to die I don't want us to but there's nothing we can do. They're everywhere...
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The message "THE NIGHTMARE BECOMES REALITY..." just before the end credits See more
The 1986 UK Stablecane video version was cut by 3 minutes 5 secs by the BBFC to heavily edit shots of exploding heads, neck bitings, a woman's eye and breast being stabbed with a spike, an arm removal, the elevator attack, shots of bloody wounds, and a woman's breast being sliced off with a knife. All the cuts were fully waived for the 2003 Anchor Bay DVD release. See more