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The Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1987)

La revanche des mortes vivantes (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror | 16 September 1987 (France)
A chemical company manager and his secretary are both involved in corruption, sabotage and blackmail, which leads to toxic waste turning corpses into killer zombies.


Pierre B. Reinhard (as Peter B. Harsone)


Jean-Philippe Berger (adaptation) (as Philip Berger), Jean-Claude Roy (screenplay) (as John King) | 1 more credit »




Complete credited cast:
Cornélia Wilms Cornélia Wilms ... Ingrid Schwartz
Kathryn Charly Kathryn Charly
Anthea Wyler Anthea Wyler ... Brigitte
Véronique Catanzaro Véronique Catanzaro ... Jocelyne (as Véronik Catanzaro)
Sylvie Novak Sylvie Novak
Laurence Mercier
Patrick Guillemin Patrick Guillemin ... Jacques Alphan
Gábor Rassov Gábor Rassov
Christina Schmidt Christina Schmidt
Georges Lucas Georges Lucas ... Le gardien du cimetière
André Kay André Kay ... Le camionneur
Michel Tugot-Doris Michel Tugot-Doris ... L'artificier
Sylvain Salnave Sylvain Salnave ... Le patron du bistrot
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A chemical company manager and his secretary are both involved in corruption, sabotage and blackmail, which leads to toxic waste turning corpses into killer zombies.

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The 2006 DVD release from Retromedia claimed to be uncut, but was actually a censored print which only ran 74 minutes. The 2019 Blu-ray release from Severin runs 82 minutes, making it the first time the full uncut version has been released in the U.S. See more »


At the end, when the car is on fire and the money is "blowing away", you can tell the money is actually being dropped on the burning car and the scene is being shown in reverse - watch the fire and smoke go back *into* the car instead of blowing *away* from it. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 1995 UK Redemption video (released as "Revenge Of The Living Dead Girls") was cut by almost 3 minutes by the BBFC with heavy edits to scenes of gore and sexual violence including a woman's eye being gouged with a high heeled shoe, a man's penis being bitten off by a female zombie and the stabbing of a woman's vagina with a sword. See more »

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French zombie yarn
1 March 2007 | by Camera-ObscuraSee all my reviews

REVENGE OF THE LIVING DEAD GIRLS (Pierre B. Reinhard - France 1987).

The premise of spilling some toxic waste in awakening the dead is rather similar to Jean Rollin's girlie zombie flick LA MORTE VIVANTE (1981), in this case it's the spilling of contaminated milk that awakes three slumbering girls in a graveyard instead of one. Some even suggested Jean Rollin directed this one too, and that Pierre B. Reinhard was a pseudonym. Does three living dead girls mean more fun? Well, not exactly. Now, I'm not a big zombie fan, but sometimes it can be fun, even the bad ones, but the only thing this one delivers is a couple of truly sickening - but not too convincing - gore scenes, like a woman's abortion in the shower, a sword used as a dildo and some genital mutilation. Despite this, even gore lovers or those looking for a couple of laughs, better look elsewhere. In between the occasional and quite infrequent zombie action, we're treated with a hokum storyline, wooden acting and when talking atmosphere and cinematography, Jean Rollin's oeuvre begins to look brilliant in comparison. This one is plain dull, and Brigitte Lahaie isn't even in it. The pits.

Camera Obscura --- 2/10

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