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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 57:25, Dr. West says "2000 volts of electric current". Current is not measured in volts, it is measured in amperes or amps. See more »

Quotes

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 premiere of the film, other than isolated festival screenings, was on Sci-Fi channel, which heavily trimmed gore and sex. Several scenes were cut out entirely. See more »

Connections

Follows Bride of Re-Animator (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Re-Animator Theme
Composed by Richard Band
Published by Re-Animator Music
Main Title Music by Reyn Ouwehand
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Very enjoyable horror film.
27 August 2004 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

After causing the Miskatonic University Massacre,Dr.Herbert West has been serving a prison sentence for the past 14 years.Far from overcoming his scientific obsession with bringing dead organisms back to life,he has had no choice but to continue his experiments on the only specimens he can find in his cell:rats.When Howard,a new young doctor,comes to work as the prison MD and requests his assistance,Dr.West discovers that the young protege has something he left behind 14 years ago..."Beyond Re-Animator" is an enjoyable horror flick that offers plenty of gore.It's nice to see Jeffrey Combs again as Herbert West.The acting is okay and and there is a lot of zombies running around plus a nice dose of black humour(a bitten-off re-animated penis which has a rather hilarious fight with a re-animated rat).This film is surely not as good as "Re-Animator",but if you want to be entertained give it a look.7 out of 10.


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