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Night of the Zombies (1981)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | January 1981 (USA)
Investigators search for soldiers' missing bodies, and hear unbelievable rumors about zombies. Dismissing those rumors they set out to investigate. After two men are found dead, CIA ... See full summary »

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... Nick Monroe
... Dr. Clarence Proud
Ron Armstrong ... Police Capt. Fleck
Shoshana Ascher ... Prostitute
John Barilla
Dick Carballo ... Bearded Man at Bar
Michael Casconi
Richard deFaut ... Sgt. Freedman
Alphonso DeNoble ... Krieg - Camera-store Proprietor
Gordon C. Dixon
Samantha Grey ... Susan Proud
Juni Kulis ... GRO Officer Schuller
... (as Bob Laconi)
Charlene Matus
Lee Moore
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Investigators search for soldiers' missing bodies, and hear unbelievable rumors about zombies. Dismissing those rumors they set out to investigate. After two men are found dead, CIA special-agent Nick Monroe is sent to flush out what are suspected to be deserters from the old U.S. Army Chemical Corps unit. Nick's ruthless investigation uncovers a ghoulish plot of world domination, but first he must escape the horror that does not want to be known... yet! Written by Chris Mayo <cmayo@thezone.net>

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The dead are hungry... and they're coming to eat you alive! See more »

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Many scenes shot in the home and on the property of porn director Shaun Costello. See more »

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Amateurs!
12 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Worst zombie ever made? Not even close. Hunt down Joel Reed's magnificent Night of the Zombies. Watch it. Watch it again. Burn it and scatter the ashes. Then watch Zombie Lake.

Note that Zombie Lake has lovely shots of the scenic French countryside; educational underwater gynecological shots of an entire girls' basketball team; a recognizable sub-plot; one or two actors who can actually distort their faces into "expressions." Night of the Zombies has NONE of these, NONE.

Did I mention the underwater photography?

However, I understand that there are versions of Zombie Lake out there that lack both the amazing Sea Hunt sequence and many of the heartwarming nay-nay shots. Ha! That's like a special edition of GoodFellas with Joe Pesci edited out. You get one of these versions, you put up with it, you might as well write, "Please Don't Hurt Me" on your forehead in pink lipstick and check into the nearest Federal prison. Wuss. Gimp.


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