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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

The cameraman filming the scene when the little angel zombie (Heidi Hinzman) is shot by the posse member was accidentally shot in the foot by the cardboard plug of the guns blank. The charge was more powerful than a normal blank and went through his shoe injuring his foot. This story was told by Bill Hinzman as a cautionary tale about making your own blanks. 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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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

References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Working for the Weekend
Written by Danny Fehl
Performed by HEDGG
Guitar leads by David Haywiser
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An alright gore flick
24 May 1999 | by NateWSee all my reviews

This is another film in the long line of killer zombie rip-offs since Night of the Living Dead. This movie is not bad, but it doesn't have near the impact that the Living Dead series created by George Romero. The acting is very lame, and it's pretty predictable, but the gore makes up for it, kind of. The movie could have used some suspense along the line also. All in all, an alright zombie flick


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