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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

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 »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Starting Over
Written by Danny Fehl
Performed by HEDGG
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Better than "The Dead Next Door"!
21 December 2001 | by DJ InfernoSee all my reviews

Bill Hinzman (who played the zombie on the cemetery in the great horror-classic "Night of the Living Dead") was responsible for the production, the script and the directing of this flick, that is even better than the similar Romero-rip off "The Dead Next Door", which was shot about five years earlier! Of course, the plot and nearly all ideas were stolen from Romero´s brilliant cult movie, but in comparison to J.R. Bookwalter´s homage there´s just more suspense, a plenty of gore and sometimes surprisingly good acting! Hinzman himself plays a zombie named "Flesheater" and I wonder somehow that he still looks the same he did more than 25 years ago... If semi-professional shots like Peter Jackson´s "Bad Taste" or even "The Dead Next Door" blew your mind this is exactly the right stuff for you! Recommended to all zombie-lovers and the fans of Romero´s movies - you won´t bore a second!!!


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