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Zombie 3 (1988)

Zombi 3 (original title)
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When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated by the US military, a virus is unintentionally released into the atmosphere over a small island.

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Credited cast:
... Kenny
... Patricia
... Roger (as Richard Raymond)
... Bo (as Alex McBride)
Ulli Reinthaler ... Nancy
Marina Loi ... Carole
... Lia
... Plant Director (scenes deleted) (as Alan Collins)
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... Terrorist Zombie
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When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into flesh-hungry zombies, and a trio of soldiers on leave must team up with a group of tourists and board themselves up in an abandoned hotel as they try to fend off the agile and aggressive living dead. Written by Scott Lister

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, and brief language | See all certifications »

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29 July 1988 (Italy)  »

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Trivia

Marina Loi auditioned for the part of Patricia, but it wound up going to Beatrice Ring. However, Lucio Fulci took a liking to her and gave her the role of Carole. See more »

Goofs

Ottaviano Dell'Acqua's hair and beard are visibly longer in the scenes shot after Lucio Fulci left, such as when he is fighting the bald zombie at the abandoned kiosk, and his final scene with the anti-contamination squad. See more »

Quotes

Professor Holder: They have to stop him... or it'll mean the end of everything!
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The opening credits appear over footage of three separate groups of characters travelling to the same destination (the helipad outside the chemical plant). All three groups converge once the credits end. See more »

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Tumble Down
Written by Mario Zaccagnini (as Zac) - Stefano Mainetti (as S. Mainetti)
Performed by Clue in the Crew
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underrated film
17 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Yeah sure it's cheesy, it's not Zombie, but it's not that bad either. It has Beatrice Ring which is a huge bonus, and it's entertaining. I had the good fortune to meet Fulci later in his career and he remained philosophical about the experience, as he was never completely satisfied with it. It is well worth a search out, especially for genre and Fulci fans. It is a film that is far too often dismissed out of hand.


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