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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.

Directors:

Lucio Fulci, Claudio Fragasso (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Claudio Fragasso (story), Claudio Fragasso (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Deran Sarafian ... Kenny
Beatrice Ring ... Patricia
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... Roger (as Richard Raymond)
Massimo Vanni ... Bo (as Alex McBride)
Ulli Reinthaler ... Nancy
Marina Loi Marina Loi ... Carole
Deborah Bergamini ... Lia
Luciano Pigozzi ... Plant Director (scenes deleted) (as Alan Collins)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antone Pagán ... Terrorist Zombie
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

29 July 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Zombie 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Company Credits

Production Co:

Flora Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) | (cut) (DVD edition)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Claudio Fragasso stated that after the final editing of the film that Lucio Fulci shot, it had a running time of 70 minutes, but felt like a slow montage, and was cut down further to 50 minutes. Bruno Mattei and Fragasso were hired to increase the running time and shot 40 minutes of extra footage. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits scene, when the helicopter is approaching the compound and is landing, the interior shots show it almost having landed, while the inter cut exterior shot have it much higher up in the air. See more »

Quotes

Glenn: I'm feeling better, Patricia, but I'm thirsty... for your blood!
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

The UK release (entitled Zombie Flesh Eaters 2), along with several other European prints, miss out a five minute pre-credit intro scene showing Dr Holder and his assistant trying to re-animate a corpse. This scene is included in the Japanese releases by Tokuma Video and Magnet DVD. See more »

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Written by Mario Zaccagnini (as Zac) - Stefano Mainetti (as S. Mainetti)
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User Reviews

 
Cheesy and Trash but Also Funny Zombie Movie
7 March 2009 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

When a group of men rob a chemical virus from a facility, they are chased and killed. One of them escapes with the container but the glass with the virus breaks and he is infected. The military force finds his body and cremates his corpse unleashing the virus airborne. The locals are infected becoming killer zombies.

"Zombi 3" is a cheesy and trash but also funny zombie movie. The story and the screenplay are lame, the acting is histrionic, but the gross special effect is gruesome, gore and hilarious. The zombies are a complete mess, with some of them moving very slow and others very fast, but I believe that fans like me of the cult Lucio Fulci will find exactly what we expect. My vote is six.

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