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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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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 Kate Graham ... Wendy
Allyson Sereboff Allyson Sereboff ... Micki
Robin L. Watkins Robin L. Watkins ... General Lee Roy
Joshua Olatunde Joshua Olatunde ... Denny
Caleb Emerson 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 ... 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: Attack of the Chicken Zombies! 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

Gross USA:

$23,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During the singing of "Slow Fast Food Love" in Wendy's dorm room, on several occasions a "Tromeo and Juliet" poster is visible, another film directed by Lloyd Kaufman. See more »

Goofs

A glimpse of a someone's hand can be briefly seen moving up and down from behind the gallon of gravy, pumping the fluids into the buckets of chicken. See more »

Quotes

Chicken Zombie: I know it's fattening, but I love the skin.
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Connections

Referenced in Into the Pit: The Shocking Story of Deadpit.com (2009) See more »

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Poultrygeist (Reprise)
Written by Calamari Safari
Performed by Calamari Safari
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Good effort but bit too much ..
21 March 2008 | by amitindia2008See all my reviews

The movie started well but ended up with too much of non sense and forced comedy. Comparatively other movies like Braindead and Shawn of the dead were miles ahead.

It would help to have some laughs but can get on nerves after sometime. Too many songs and less of story line scored the movie down. Don't go by those over exaggerated reviews...

If you are desperate to watch a movie to have few laughs then it might do well for sometime. But i was not happy with how the movie was carried further.

The acting was reasonable.

I will give it a 5.

i would recommend black comedies like botched rather.


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