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Beyond Re-Animator (2003)

Everyone's favorite mad scientist Herbert West is currently in jail after having state's evidence turned against him by his former assistant, Dan Cain. While being led away, some re-agent ... See full summary »

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Brian Yuzna

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Xavier Berraondo (script collaborator), José Manuel Gómez (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Combs ... Dr. Herbert West
Tommy Dean Musset Tommy Dean Musset ... Young Howard 'Howie' Phillips
Jason Barry ... Dr. Howard Phillips
Bárbara Elorrieta Bárbara Elorrieta ... Emily Phillips
Elsa Pataky ... Laura Olney
Ángel Plana Ángel Plana ... Kitchen Zombie
Javier Sandoval ... Cop 1
Santiago Segura ... Speedball
Lolo Herrero Lolo Herrero ... Sergeant Moncho
Enrique Arce ... Cabrera
Nico Baixas Nico Baixas ... Moses
Simón Andreu ... Warden Brando
Joaquín Ortega ... Officer Falcon
Raquel Gribler Raquel Gribler ... Nurse Vanessa
Daniel Ortiz ... Winni
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Storyline

Everyone's favorite mad scientist Herbert West is currently in jail after having state's evidence turned against him by his former assistant, Dan Cain. While being led away, some re-agent falls from his pocket where it is picked up by a young man who was camping nearby. The young man finds Herbert down in his jail cell and learns for himself just what the re-agent is capable of. Written by Sarah

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Taglines:

Inject life into the dead See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong graphic violence/gore, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Spain | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2003 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuando la muerte es el principio See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€138,307 (Spain), 27 July 2003, Limited Release
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Fantasy Film Fest)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The young doctor played by Jason Barry is called Howard Phillips which are the first two names of H. P. Lovecraft, the writer of the story the first movie was based on. See more »

Goofs

At 1:20:57, when West is talking to an inmate killed by an overdose of the re-animator fluid, the wires controlling the corpse puppet are visible above its head. See more »

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Sgt. Moncho: West! What do you have there? Is that some kind of animal?
Herbert West: Why Moncho? Are you hungry?
Sgt. Moncho: Is that a rat?
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are accompanied by a fight between a rat and the warden's severed penis. See more »

Alternate Versions

US DVD release of the film is slightly cut (about thirty seconds total) compared to some R2 releases.
  • When Speedball ODs on the re-agent, he sits up and his eyeball pops out.
  • When he explodes, we see him open his shirt and his stomach spew out. (On the DVD, the shot lingers on West up until Speedball's guts are already halfway through the air.)
  • When the Doctor Phillips is battling with Laura, a few of the shots where he starts hacking at her neck are trimmed.
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Referenced in Angry and Moist: An Undead Chronicle (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Move Your Dead Bones (End Credits)
(uncredited)
Written by Jordi Cubino & Julya Lisovichenko
Performed by Dr. Re-Animator
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third time lacks the charm
3 September 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

Little Howard Phillips watches his sister get killed by one of Dr. Herbert West's re-animated experiments. Now thirteen years later, Howard now a doctor himself meets Dr. West again in the prison he's being held in. Dr. Phillips is endlessly intrigued by West's ability to re-animate corpses. So now both man continue his experiments once more. But when a investigative journalist, Laura, whom Howard was having an affair with is killed and they take it upon themselves to bring her back using the re-animation formula with an addition of NEE, which is discharged from the brain at the moment of death, the feces really hits the fan. This third film in the series is OK, Jeffrey Combs as Herbert West still delights, but the absence of Bruce Abbot as his collaborator/foil, Dan Cain, is sorely missed. Tommy Musset just can't compare and the film lacks the sheer manic energy of the original or even "Bride"

My Grade: C-

Eye Candy: Elsa Pataky shows very brief left nip; Raquel Gribler shows better boobage

DVD Extras:Commentary by director Brian Yuzna; a 17 minute and 16 second Making of; Music Video by Dr. Re-Animator, "Move your dead bones, bones, bones!"; Theatrical trailer; and trailers for "Cabin Fever" & "Faust: Love of the Damned"

Gripes: Why is USA the only nation NOT to release this unrated???


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