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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 »

Parents Guide:

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the "cardiectomy" scene, the heart S. William Hinzman bit into was supposed to be a plastic cast of a pig's heart. When something went wrong with the plastic cast, they had to throw the actual pig's heart in instead. Word was not relayed to Hinzman in time, who found himself biting into a pig's heart. See more »

Goofs

When the guy repairing the tractor is killed by the farmer zombie, there is a hat atop the tractor. When the girl going for cigarettes turns up seconds later, the hat is missing. See more »

Quotes

Heidi, the Little Angel: [opening the door to a zombie] WOW... You're supposed to say trick or treat.
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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 »


Soundtracks

Working for the Weekend
Written by Danny Fehl
Performed by HEDGG
Guitar leads by David Haywiser
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Good, unique, low budget, zombie flick
13 August 2017 | by FreebasedogSee all my reviews

I haven't even seen all of this movie, but I really loved what I did catch. (on Bizarre TV on Roku.) Clearly low on funds and with little regard paid to convention I bet this hidden gem had a shot at VHS infamy, though sadly it was not in the cards. It's dedication to practical Gore effects and lack of dedication to typical story beats make it a stand out IMO, and a more interesting specimen in this knock off genre than many infamous Italian entries.


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