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Cemetery of Terror (1985)

Cementerio del terror (original title)
A group of teens decide to pull a Halloween prank and steal a body from the local morgue. Unbeknownst to them he was a vicious serial killer that worshiped Satan and was promised to live ... See full summary »

Director:

Rubén Galindo Jr.

Writers:

Rubén Galindo Jr., Carlos Valdemar (screenplay)
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Hugo Stiglitz ... Dr. Cardan (as Hugo Stieglitz)
José Gómez Parcero José Gómez Parcero ... Devlon
Bety Robles Bety Robles ... Mujer 1
Leo Villanueva Leo Villanueva ... Official Pineda
Raúl Meraz Raúl Meraz ... Captain Ancira
René Cardona III ... Oscar
Servando Manzetti ... Jorge (as Cervando Manzetti)
Andrés García Jr. ... Pedro
María Rebeca ... Anita
César Adrian Sanchez César Adrian Sanchez ... Raúl
Lili Zoto Lili Zoto ... Madre de Anita y Raúl
Eduardo Capetillo ... Tony
Mineko Mori ... Vicky
Usi Velasco Usi Velasco ... Usi
César Velasco César Velasco ... César
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A group of teens decide to pull a Halloween prank and steal a body from the local morgue. Unbeknownst to them he was a vicious serial killer that worshiped Satan and was promised to live again. A professor who's aware of his evil has to stop him before it's too late for everyone. Written by charmardee-smith

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Worthwhile Mexican zombie flick
18 March 2008 | by The_VoidSee all my reviews

This fairly unknown Mexican zombie movie may not be the most original horror film ever to be released, and clearly takes a lot of influence from many successful American movies in the same vein; but in it's own right, this is an extremely fun little romp that I'm sure wont be a disappointment to most people with an inclination to track it down. The plot is halfway between a zombie movie and a psycho slasher flick and focuses on a killer who a professor believes may have come back from the grave. Enter a bunch of kids who decide that it would be a good idea to read from a strange old book and resurrect the dead (to impress some girls, naturally). It's not long before the killer has come back as a zombie - bringing the rest of the cemetery with him and the dead have eating the kids' flesh on their minds. If you've seen more than a handful of zombie flicks, you'll have seen everything included in this film many times before. But that's not to say that Cemetery of Terror is not worth a look. Director Rubén Galindo Jr does an excellent job of creating a thoroughly fetid atmosphere to surround the cemetery at the centre of the film and there's a fair bit of gore included too, most of which is well done. Naturally the acting is nothing to write home about, but everyone approaches their roles with gusto and the film remains entertaining for the duration. Overall, this is not brilliant; but it's a more than worthy Mexican horror entry and I would say that it's worth seeing.


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

12 December 1985 (Mexico) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Brownsville, Texas, USA

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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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