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The Supernaturals (1986)

Nichelle Nichols is an army sergeant who leads her platoon into the woods of the deep south on a training exercise. Unfortunately, it is the site where a bunch of yankee soldiers murdered a... See full summary »

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Armand Mastroianni
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maxwell Caulfield ... Pvt. Ray Ellis
Nichelle Nichols ... Sgt. Leona Hawkins
Talia Balsam ... Pvt. Angela Lejune
Bradford Bancroft Bradford Bancroft ... Pvt. Tom Weir
LeVar Burton ... Pvt. Michael Osgood
Bobby Di Cicco ... Pvt. Tim Cort
Scott Jacoby ... Pvt. Chris Mendez
Richard Pachorek Richard Pachorek ... Pvt. Ralph Sedgewick
John Zarchen John Zarchen ... Pvt. Julius Engel
Margaret Shendal Margaret Shendal ... Melanie
James Kirkwood Jr. James Kirkwood Jr. ... Captain (as James Kirkwood)
Patrick 'Grampy' Davis Patrick 'Grampy' Davis ... Old Man (as Patrick Davis)
Robert V. Barron ... Old Vet (as Robert Barron)
Chad Sheets Chad Sheets ... Jeremy
Mark Schneider ... Recruit #1
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Nichelle Nichols is an army sergeant who leads her platoon into the woods of the deep south on a training exercise. Unfortunately, it is the site where a bunch of yankee soldiers murdered a town of confederates. The corpses of the dead soldiers rise up to wreak revenge. Written by Humberto Amador

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They're back and they're mad! See more »

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Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1986 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ekdikisi apo to parelthon See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Maurice Gibb, who has a cameo appearance in the movie as a Union Soldier, was originally slated to do the score. A cut of the movie with his score is circulating but the released version features that of Robert O. Ragland instead. See more »

Quotes

Pvt. Michael Osgood: I've never seen a white boy run like that!
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References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Live Again
Music by Robert O. Ragland
Lyric by Marc Tanner, Jon Reede
Sung by Sunny Wilkinson
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A cult horror classic
4 December 2002 | by mat_williams62See all my reviews

'The Supernaturals' is one of the most sinister horror films to come out of the 1980's. The location for this zombie flick is aptly used: somewhere in the 'sullen backwoods' of America. We are, at first, introduced to a regiment of Confederate soldiers who are forced, by the Union forces - the 44th - to walk across a section of woodland laced with mines. The entire regiment are blown to all four points of the compass, with the exception of Jeremy, a young boy dressed as a confederate. He, along with his mother, exhibits a seemingly unearthly power, which consequently saves his life. Fast-forward to the year 1985: a troup of U.S. soldiers - the 44th division - are on manouvers in the same backwoods. Little do they know what atrocities befell the original regiment of the 44th - until they unwittingly camp upon the same cursed ground. Radio contact fails, troops begin to disappear during their routine watch - all hell breaks loose, as the past catches up with the members of the 44th. The woods serve as an appropriate setting for this creepy horror movie, and there is - despite previous reviews - enough gore to keep the average horror fan entertained. However, what makes this film stand out from other zombie films, is the tight plot and the faultless directing. The use of the mist-shrouded woods, the 'seemingly' disused underground bunkers and the ancient stone cottage - now a haven for the long-dead - create an eerie atmosphere. The sharpened tree branches see members of the 44th staked - vampire fashion. Mawell Caulfield (Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat; The Boys Next Door; Gettysburg: Waxwork 2: Lost in Time) shines, as ever, in this horror masterpiece!


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