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Dead End (1985)

| Comedy, Horror, Thriller
An unstable filmmaker risks his crew to shoot a documentary in a town overrun with flesh-eating zombies.





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Credited cast:
... Tom Rennigan
Rachel McBride ... Deronda Copus
Melinda Pierce ... Lolia Hollander
Albert Stetman ... Don Collier
Hugh Ecklund ... Dr. Romero
Hai Ching ... Lo Fah
Debra Coline ... Stephanie
Litha Gaines ... Tsavo
Brenda Epps ... Private Carrington
Lyneise Williams ... Chance
Dondia Washington ... Sgt. Amy Carnage
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Angela Adams ... Zombie
Caroline Axelrod ... Zombie
Brian Bixby ... Baby Zombie
Michael Bixby ... Baby Zombie


An unstable filmmaker risks his crew to shoot a documentary in a town overrun with flesh-eating zombies.

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You may have time to die, before they tear you apart...





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Dedicated to the memory of Marsha Duke. See more »


Just before the truck crashes, two men are visible off to one side, holding fire extinguishers. See more »


Tom Rennigan: And here, I thought that stinky smell was bile.
Don Collier: What're you talkin' about?
Tom Rennigan: I'm talkin' about fleas, Donny. Mindless hopping vermin, ofttimes carried by mangy strays, and by people of questionable nature. People who turn backs on friends and the like.
Don Collier: I just want to live, Tom. That's all any of us want, is to live.
Tom Rennigan: No one lives. End of the day, Donny, we're all chalkmarks.
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Credits appear at the end of the film, as blood and scattered body parts strewn upon the ground. See more »


Spoofs The Car (1977) See more »

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Blair Witch Zombies
4 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw this weird little movie years ago at a friend's house, and no one else seems to have ever heard of it. A military germ warfare satellite crash lands in a small town, turning its inhabitants into zombies. A few people are also in the town, including a documentary film crew who believed the satellite was a UFO. This movie was shot on video, and like Blair Witch Project, pretends to be a true account of actual events. It's not perfect, and perhaps someone should have told the director to ease off just a tad on the blood and gore, but Dead End has moments of comic genius. The zombies are great! not their makeup, but their characters. One zombie endlessly drags a dead dog around the block, stopping at fire hydrants, while another zombie, a postman, walks up and down empty streets, placing items into mailboxes; rocks, dead birds, fingers, and so on, while several zombies dressed as characters from The Rocky Horror Picture Show just stand patiently in front of a closed theater throughout the entire picture, never chasing or eating anyone. Perhaps too many ideas for such a low budget, but filled with in-jokes for film and television buffs, and some of the most truly grotesque death scenes ever imagined.

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