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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)
Promoted as France's first gore film, Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (La revanche des mortes-vivantes) is a consumate shocker of horror and sex that as grown into a legend as being one of the sickest and most perverse of zombie films.

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Pierre B. Reinhard (as Peter B. Harsone)

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Jean-Philippe Berger (adaptation) (as Philip Berger), Jean-Claude Roy (screenplay) (as John King) | 1 more credit »
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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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Promoted as France's first gore film, Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (La revanche des mortes-vivantes) is a consumate shocker of horror and sex that as grown into a legend as being one of the sickest and most perverse of zombie films.

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Shocking beyond belief

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Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Language:

French

Release Date:

16 September 1987 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Revanche dos Mortos Vivos See more »

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Color:

Color
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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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Rubbish French zombie flick!
14 May 2008 | by The_VoidSee all my reviews

The title of this film alludes to it possibly being a sequel and the only film I could think of that it could be a sequel to is one of the two good Jean Rollin films, 'The Living Dead Girl'. This film actually has nothing to do with said film and has no relation to it beyond also being French; but Pierre B. Reinhard's film is at least bad enough to have been made by Jean Rollin. Like Rollin's other good film, The Grapes of Death, this one focuses on a food supply being contained, except instead of grapes it's milk. Three girls fall victim to the contaminated milk and end up dead. Then, the same company that infected the milk pours toxic waste on their graves and the trio returns from the dead for revenge. The plot is thoroughly amateurish and ridiculous and this is carried on throughout the whole film. The only real reason to see it is for the gore and sleaze and the film does feature plenty; culminating in scenes that feature eye-gouging and necrophilia. The zombie make-up is terrible and the make-up department either couldn't be bothered or was doing the effects badly on purpose. The film is slightly original on the zombie front, as the ones featured are your average lumbering corpses; but that's hardly enough to make up for the rest of the pitiful film. This one comes highly not recommended.


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