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Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)

Zombified chickens attempt to kill the fast-food workers that cook them in a restaurant built on an ancient burial ground.

Director:

Lloyd Kaufman

Writers:

Gabriel Friedman (original screenplay), Dan Bova (original screenplay) (as Daniel Bova) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Yachanin ... Arbie
Kate Graham ... Wendy
Allyson Sereboff ... Micki
Robin L. Watkins ... General Lee Roy
Joshua Olatunde Joshua Olatunde ... Denny
Caleb Emerson ... Carl Jr.
Rose Ghavami Rose Ghavami ... Humus / ACB Dancer
Khalid Rivera ... Jose Paco Bell
Joe Fleishaker ... Jared (as Mega Herz)
Lloyd Kaufman ... Mature Arbie
Ron Jeremy ... Crazy Ron
Faith Sheehan Faith Sheehan ... The Little Girl (as Faith Sheenan Gallivan)
John Karyus John Karyus ... Graveyard Peeper
Tessa Lew Tessa Lew ... The Little Girl's Mother
Brian Cheverie Brian Cheverie ... Father O'Houlihan
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Storyline

When the American Chicken Bunker, a military-themed fried-chicken chain, builds a restaurant on the site of an ancient Indian burial ground, local protesters aren't the only ones crying fowl! The previous tenants, fueled by a supernatural force, take "possession" of the food and those who eat it, and the survivors discover that they must band together before they themselves become the other white meat! Film lovers have been starved for sustenance. The relentless diet of predictability and pretense Hollywood has been serving up just doesn't cut it. Poultrygeist is hearty food for thought. In Poultrygeist, Troma takes on the the fast-food industry-skewering the soulless restaurateurs-in the world's first horror-comedy film to feature zombie chickens, American Indians and a bit of singing and dancing! It's Poultrygeist! Written by Troma Entertainment

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Humans... the other white meat... Unless you're black, then it's dark meat... Or if you are Asian, then it's yellow meat... Or if you are Native American, it's red meat... See more »


Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poultrygeist See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,700, 9 May 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$23,000, 15 June 2008
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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Goofs

The camera's shadow can be clearly seen on one of the gravestones, while Arbie and Wendy are having sex in the beginning of the film. See more »

Quotes

The General: Oh, it's just as my old grandpapa used to say: "Hey junior, get over here with them matches! This cross ain't gonna burn itself!"
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Sensitive
Written by Scatterbox
Performed by Scatterbox
From the album "Infection III"
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I saw the Northeastern Premeir in Maine...
9 September 2007 | by drrock21See all my reviews

... and I loved it. This has to be one of the greatest movies I've seen. I haven't been to a theater to see a movie in years and when I heard that this one was coming within an hour of my house I just knew I had to go. It was the greatest time I've had in a theater, though the lesbian make out scenes were a little strange to watch sitting next to my dad. After the screening Lloyd Kaufman did a brief Q&A and hung out in the lobby with fans for a little while. Lloyd is one of the nicest people I have met.

If Poultrygeist comes anywhere near you, go see it. You'll be a better person for it.


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