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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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Welcome To Death Row. The Doctor Will See You Now. 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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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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Runtime:

(Fantasy Film Fest)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Jason Barry's character is named Howard Phillips. The movie is based on a story by H.P. Lovecraft, whose full name is Howard Phillips Lovecraft. Also, the last name of Elsa Pataky's character is Olney, which is the last name of the main character (Thomas Olney) in Lovecraft's story "The Strange High House in the Mist." See more »

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When Howard is talking to Laura (Elsa Pataky) after she has been revived, he calls her Elsa. See more »

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Howard Phillips: I want to help people, not create mindless... freaks!
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The end credits are accompanied by a fight between a rat and the warden's severed penis. See more »

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A Most Welcome Return
1 January 2004 | by kscaduncanSee all my reviews

It's been well over a decade since we last saw Herbert West and now he's finally back. It seems his past has finally caught up with him as he is now currently serving a jail sentence for the gory mayhem his re-animated corpses have caused. The arrival of a new young doctor, who wants to help West, results in West being back in business. The best thing about this film is Jeffrey Combs. He slips back into the role of Herbert West effortlessly. The gore effects courtesy of Screaming Mad George are also a highlight. While not as good as the original, it's about even with Bride Of Re-Animator. I hope there'll be further instalments.

Oh and continue watching during the end credits.


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