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Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)

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A group of teenagers, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up inadvertently releasing a horde of bloodthirsty zombies.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aimee-Lynn Chadwick ... Becky
Cory Hardrict ... Cody
John Keefe ... Julian Garrison
Jana Kramer ... Katie Williams
Peter Coyote ... Uncle Charles
Elvin Dandel ... Zeke Borden
Alexandru Geoana Alexandru Geoana ... Jake Garrison
Toma Danila Toma Danila ... Carlos
Diana Munteanu Diana Munteanu ... Mimi Romero
Serban Georgevici Serban Georgevici ... Hector
Gelu Nitu Gelu Nitu ... Boris
Claudiu Trandafir ... Nicholai
Boris Petroff Boris Petroff ... Crusty
Constantin Barbulescu Constantin Barbulescu ... Joey
Razvan Oprea Razvan Oprea ... Darren
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Storyline

The scientist of the powerful and evil corporation Hybra-Tech Charles goes to Chernobyl to buy some gallons of toxic waste to perform experiments with zombies. When a teenager has an accident with his motorcycle and vanishes, his teenager's friends, leaded by Charles' nephew, find that he was moved to Hybra-Tech. They break in the facility trying to find their friend and accidentally release a group of zombies starving for brains. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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You cannot kill what is already dead. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2006 (Thailand) See more »

Also Known As:

Return of the Living Dead 4: Necropolis See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Director Tobe Hooper was once attached to direct this and Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005) early in pre-production. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the original "The Return of the Living Dead" trilogy, shooting zombies in the head did not kill them, which was a key plot point. Yet in this film, it seems to work. However, the name of the gas changes from 2-4-5 Trioxin, to Trioxin 5, which may indicate that these zombies are different. This doesn't explain out severed limbs can be animated by Trioxin 5 though, and is most likely just an example of poor film making, or trying to adhere to the currently accepted norm in zombie films. See more »

Quotes

Zeke Bordon: Do you ever feel like taking a drill and boring a fricking hole in your head so you can let the screams out?
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Crazy Credits

Behind-the-scenes takes are shown during the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Silence, ça tue! (2008) See more »

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I Stand Alone
Written by Sully Erna
Performed by Godsmack
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I thought this one held true to the "Return..." franchise.
22 June 2009 | by fullmoon-3See all my reviews

I expected the worst when I heard this movie was premiering on the Sci-Fi channel. I am a huge fan of campy horror films and this one was really good. Initially, I thought this was a made-for-TV movie. After I noticed it was released on DVD I figured, I liked the other ones, "Why not at least give this one a shot?" It was definitely not shot with TV in mind. It met my expectations for a film like this, yeah, it's bad, but in a good way. Yeah, it has bad acting, but who are we kidding? We aren't looking for Oscar-winning performances in a film like this. While it doesn't have the same charm as Return Of The Living Dead or the sequel. It still made me chuckle more than a couple times and had enough gore to please gore fans.

I give it 5 out of 10.


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