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Zombie Honeymoon (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Romance | 23 October 2004 (USA)
Zombie Honeymoon is a gore-soaked exploration of how far the boundaries of true love can be pushed without reaching a breaking point.

Director:

David Gebroe

Writer:

David Gebroe
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tracy Coogan ... Denise Zanders
Graham Sibley ... Danny Zanders
Tonya Cornelisse ... Nikki Boudreaux
David M. Wallace ... Buddy Cooper
Neal Jones ... Officer Carp
Maria Iadonisi Maria Iadonisi ... Phyllis Catalano
Louis Fattell Louis Fattell ... Nikki's Client
Nate Meyer Nate Meyer ... Irate Video Store Customer
Dustin Smither Dustin Smither ... Video Store Owner
Phil Catalano Phil Catalano ... Jack Birch
John Sobestanovich ... The Doctor (as Soby)
Maria Bermudez Maria Bermudez ... The Nurse
Steve Szymanski Steve Szymanski ... The Fat Jogger
Rachel Nord Rachel Nord ... The Waitress
Chris Chan Chris Chan ... The Bartender
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Storyline

Zombie Honeymoon is a romantic horror film about a young married couple, madly in love, on their honeymoon. One day on the beach, the groom Danny is attacked and killed by a man who rises up out of the water with no explanation, leaps on top of him, and vomits blood into his mouth. Danny is resuscitated ten minutes later, and seems to look and act totally normal. However, his wife Denise finds out that that's not the case at all. It turns out that Danny has become a zombie. However, instead of becoming a "Night Of The Living Dead"-style creature right off the bat, he disintegrates gradually, in a manner akin to cancer or AIDS. He and his wife Denise do their best to cope with his slipping away, not to mention the fact that he can't stop killing and eating people. As their best friends arrive for a weekend visit, she makes him promise her that they're off-limits. He agrees, but finds it more and more difficult to control himself. She hangs in there because he's the love of her life, ... Written by Phyllis Catalano

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In sickness and in health. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Graham Sibley did his own stunts. See more »

Goofs

In the car make-out scene at the beginning of the film, you can see a crew member wearing headphones sitting on the backseat of the car. See more »

Quotes

Danny Zanders: Look, all I am trying to do is kill as few people as possible before we got on the plane tomorrow, okay?
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: Zombieweek: Zombie Honeymoon (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Astronomic
Performed by The MelTones
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Remarkably good for its low budget
18 April 2006 | by MrGKBSee all my reviews

I was as surprised by the quality of this indie outing as I was by finding it in my public library in the first place. None of the principals involved seem to have gone much of anywhere in the past few years, but that's no slur on the integrity of this admirable little piece of cult film-making.

I suspect many of the negative commentaries posted here are from people who expected something more directly related to the Romero/Argento zombie mythos. That's not what this very personal story is concerned with, and more power to it. Instead, what we get is what we might expect given the title: a romantic tale of true love between a blushing new bride and her unfortunately zombified groom. Well actually, the groom doesn't do the undead two-step until after they're married, but who's to quibble? Well written and shot with only a few naff scenes, "Zombie Honeymoon" features very respectable performances from a cast of unknowns, especially Tracy Coogan as the young woman who has no trouble getting her husband to eat leftovers, particularly if they're human. Graham Sibley as the hubby turns in a good showing as well, although at times he seemed a bit too fey. The rest of the cast achieves various levels of believability, but overall the ensemble is far superior to that of, say, "Undead." I won't say this is as clever or engaging as "Shaun of the Dead," which plants itself firmly in Romeroland, but it's definitely worth a cheap rental or a lucky borrow at the library. I had to give it a "6" just for the quality that ended up on the screen.

Put it this way: with a little bit of script-tweaking and a higher production budget, along with the casting of marketable names, "Zombie Honeymoon" could have been a true classic. As it is, it's still a very watchable film and I hope that Mr. Gebroe is able to find further work in the industry. His talent and passion are more than evident. I also hope Ms. Coogan pops up again somewhere down the line, because she's not only a cutie, she's got some acting chops that aren't typically seen in indie films like this one. I'd say her greatest weakness is that she looks like too many other young actresses without having her own distinctive edge. Still, she's young, and with a little luck may well earn herself a worthy career. She has my best wishes, that's for sure.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flitterwochen Mit (M)einem Zombie See more »

Filming Locations:

New Jersey, USA

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