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Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | 6 July 2012 (USA)
Zombified chickens attempt to kill the fast-food workers that cook them in a restaurant built on an ancient burial ground.

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... Arbie
... Wendy
... Micki
... General Lee Roy
Joshua Olatunde ... Denny
... Carl Jr.
Rose Ghavami ... Humus / ACB Dancer
... Jose Paco Bell
... Jared (as Mega Herz)
... Mature Arbie
... Crazy Ron
Faith Sheehan ... The Little Girl (as Faith Sheenan Gallivan)
John Karyus ... Graveyard Peeper
Tessa Lew ... The Little Girl's Mother
Brian Cheverie ... Father O'Houlihan
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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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Poultrygeist: Attack of the Chicken Zombies!, a fromage to Takashi Miike, is the next planned offering in Troma Entertainment's thirty-plus-years-long tradition of wildly successful low-budget, high-concept, one-of-a-kind cinematic creations designed to satisfy the hunger for reel entertainment. See more »


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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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Trivia

The title was originally "Good Night and Good Cluck", but Lloyd Kaufman changed the title to avoid confusion with George Clooney's Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) which was released first. See more »

Goofs

The blood disappears from Arbie's face, after he gets brutally punched by a zombified Mature Arbie. See more »

Quotes

Arbie: [after seeing his exact same tattoo on Old Arbie and ominous lightning goes off] That's strange. Nobody said anything about thunderstorms in windowless basements.
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Revenge Is A Dish Best Served Fried
Lyrics by Gabriel Friedman (as G. Friedman) and Lloyd Kaufman (as L. Kaufman)
Music by D. Banas
Performed by Jason Yachanin
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The best cinematic experience of my life.
10 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

It was disgusting, perverse, and childish, and I loved every minute of it--including the times I wanted to throw up. There were quite a few of those. If you're a longtime Troma fan, or if you just like the idea of a musical about zombie chickens full of nudity, gore, and satire, then this movie is for you. The first five minutes delivered more than most movies can in two hours. It was the best Troma movie I've ever seen. The acting was actually good! Don't wait for it to come out on video. Find a theater near you that shows it. I drove 2 hours to see it, and I regret nothing. Nothing. Thank you, Lloyd Kaufman. Thank you, thank you, thank you.


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