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FleshEater (1988)

R | | Horror | 25 March 1989 (Japan)
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A group of college students on an overnite hayride come across a group of maneating zombies. They must fight for their lives while trying to escape and warn the authorities.

Director:

S. William Hinzman (as Bill Hinzman)

Writers:

S. William Hinzman (story) (as Bill Hinzman), S. William Hinzman (screenplay) (as Bill Hinzman) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
S. William Hinzman ... FleshEater (as Bill Hinzman)
John Mowod John Mowod ... Bob
Leslie Ann Wick Leslie Ann Wick ... Sally
Kevin Kindlin Kevin Kindlin ... Ralph
Charis Kirkpatrik Acuff Charis Kirkpatrik Acuff ... Lisa
James J. Rutan James J. Rutan ... Eddie
Lisa Smith Lisa Smith ... Kim
Denise Morrone Denise Morrone ... Carrie
Mark Strycula Mark Strycula ... Bill
Kathleen Marie Rupnik Kathleen Marie Rupnik ... Julie
Matthew C. Danilko Matthew C. Danilko ... Tony
David A. Sodergren David A. Sodergren ... Farmer Dave
Tom Madden Tom Madden ... Tractor Driver (as Tom 'Where R.U.' Madden)
David Ashby David Ashby ... Harv
Terrie Godfrey Terrie Godfrey ... Dispatcher (as Theresa Marie)
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Storyline

A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually there are zombies everywhere, and someone needs to stop them, but who? Written by simon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He lived, he died, he's back, and he's hungry!

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 1989 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Flesh Eater See more »

Filming Locations:

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Budget:

$60,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

H&G Films Ltd., Hinzman See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Notice that Bill Hinzman, who basically ripped this idea off from Night of the Living Dead, where he played the graveyard zombie, is the only zombie who gets to touch any of the women who are either nude or partially undressed. See more »

Goofs

When Bill Hinzman rips out the heart from the prosthetic chest you can see rings from his hand makeup on the skin of the opening. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: Well excuse me boss, I must've come up here with the wrong impression, I thought we were here to have fun!
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Crazy Credits

The characters and events depicted in the motion picture entitled "FLESHEATER" are fictional. Any similarity to actual persons living, dead, or the living dead, or to actual events or places is purely coincidental. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 1993 UK Vipco video version (released as "Zombie Nosh") was cut by 1 minute 41 secs by the BBFC to remove a disemboweling scene, the flesheater forcing his hand through a topless girl's stomach and shots of a topless female zombie eating a corpse, and to heavily edit a scene where a girl is chased around a bedroom and bitten. The cuts were fully restored for the 2003 DVD release. See more »

Connections

Featured in FleshEater: Back Into the Woods (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Starting Over
Written by Danny Fehl
Performed by HEDGG
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Where has this zombie flick been hiding?
24 August 2002 | by Submission_GrapplerSee all my reviews

As you can probably tell by my nickname, I love horror films, zombie films in particular. I have pride in my knowledge of horror films, as I own close to a thousand of them and have seen many more. But I have to admit, I had never heard of this flick before yesterday. Browsing through a video store in another town, I came across it,scratching my head wondering how good could this be if I've never heard of it before. I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I think it was just as good as The Dead Next Door(a B grade zombie flick that gets a lot of attention as being an unknown classic). This is a fun film to watch if you don't expect too much from it. Don't expect great acting,top quality production, and whatever else most people think it takes to make a good film. But if your a fan of B grade horror movies, or on a quest to see and own every zombie movie ever made(such as myself), give this one a chance. I was surprised to see one of the zombies in this movie was Bill Hinzman, the cemetery zombie who chases after Barbara in the original Night Of The Living Dead. I guess you could say he is reprising his role, so to speak. I think he also directed and produced this film. I must admit, this film does seem to borrow a little from the original Night Of The Living Dead, but I don't care. This movie was fun and entertaining to watch and that's all I ask for. I was surprised at the amount of gore as well. The version I got was an uncut one entitled Revenge Of The Living Zombies. Once again, a pleasant surprise. Well, I have to go now and find a copy of this movie to buy somewhere! Later.


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