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Beyond Re-Animator (2003)

After 13 years in prison, the mad scientist from Re-Animator (1985) gets a new chance to experiment with the arrival of a young prison doctor, who secretly hopes to learn to reanimate dead people. Good intentions turn to horror.

Director:

Brian Yuzna

Writers:

José Manuel Gómez (screenplay), H.P. Lovecraft (characters) | 1 more credit »
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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 ... 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

Left to rot in prison for the past thirteen years after the blood-drenched events in Re-Animator (1985) and Bride of Re-Animator (1990), the misunderstood virtuoso of mayhem, Dr Herbert West, finds an unexpected ally in the person of the young medical doctor, Howard Phillips. Behind the thick walls of the impenetrable Arkham State Penitentiary, the blasphemous duo of dreamers set up a secret laboratory to test an entirely new reanimating serum, which--when combined with West's original phosphorescent reagent--can work miracles on the prison's inmates. Now, the stage seems set for the ultimate experiment; however, once more, this is easier said than done. Can the good doctors escape from this concrete pit of death? Written by Nick Riganas

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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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Trivia

The only installment of the Re-Animator series not filmed in the United States. It was entirely shot in Spain. 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

Herbert West: She's not getting any fresher.
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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 (1990) 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 disapointing... again.
9 May 2003 | by doomboo2000See all my reviews

This movie is a lame excuse of a sequel and straight up, this is a very indecent and bad made movie. The first 'Re-animator' was an unexpected and amazing surprise, a knockout horror movie based on the original Re animator tales from horror master Lovecraft. This original and well done horror flick took everyone by surprise based in a great screenplay and a nice cast,music, director, all great. Too good to be reanimated not once but twice in two of the worst sequels ever This third one is almost painful. Seriously. This is a retarded horror flick for a retarded audience. The screenplay forgets Lovecraft, now is pure Yuzna. The cast is weird. The music is terrible. And once more, Yuzna directing. A waste.


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Country:

Spain | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2003 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyond Re-Animator See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$302,586
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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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