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The Revenant (2009)

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In Los Angeles, a fallen soldier who has joined the ranks of the living dead reunites with his best friend in order to deal with the city's drug dealers and killers - a perfect way to collect the blood that one of them so desperately needs.

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D. Kerry Prior (as Kerry Prior)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Anders ... Bart Gregory
Chris Wylde ... Joey Luebner
Louise Griffiths ... Janet
Jacy King ... Mathilda
Eric Payne ... Baily
Bernardo Badillo ... Palance
Theda Reichman Theda Reichman ... Bart's Parents
Richard Reichman Richard Reichman ... Bart's Parents
Wally White Wally White ... Minister
Floyd Van Buskirk Floyd Van Buskirk ... Mourner
Mark Elias ... Mourner
Zoë Simpson Dean ... Mourner (as Zoe Simpson)
David St. James ... Mourner
Frante Foggie Frante Foggie ... Bart's Friend
Kevin Lyons Kevin Lyons ... Bart's Friend
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Storyline

The night after his funeral, Bart, a soldier killed in Iraq gets up out of his grave and seeks out his best friend Joey. At dawn Bart's body falls to the floor, only to reawaken the following dusk. He and his buddy decide that he is a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body. Written by MidnightMadwoman

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What could be worse than having your best friend die? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some drug use, sexual content and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Velečasni See more »

Filming Locations:

Alberta, Canada See more »

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Production Co:

Putrefactory See more »
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Color | Color (35 mm version)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Joey runs into a liquor store called Samsa's in order to help Bart. Gregor Samsa is the name of the main character in Franz Kafka's novella Metamorphosis; he awakes one morning to find that he has transformed into a monstrous creature and is subsequently forced to reassess his life. See more »

Goofs

Bart goes from being a Staff Sergeant in Iraq to being a 2nd Lieutenant when he comes back to life in uniform. See more »

Quotes

Joey: Bart... you gotta kill me. You gotta kill me, man...
Bart: Kill you?
Joey: I can't go through eternity talking with a fuckin' dildo on my throat.
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Alternate Versions

A new cut of the film is being completed in 2011 for international distribution and domestic release in September or November of 2011. Several scenes were consolidated and additional scenes and footage was added or restored. Also music was added and changed in the new cut. The old, (2009) cut is now considered the "Festival Version," and should properly be considered the "alternate" version, the "Official version" will be released theatrically in 2011. See more »

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References ALF (1986) See more »

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Find You Waiting
Written and performed by the Shaggies
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THE REVENANT caught everyone by surprise!
11 October 2009 | by edurocaSee all my reviews

I am still blown away. Imagine the scene: Sitges Fantastic Film Festival in Spain. Last weekend, with the Zombie Night Marathon, already a festival classic. And the first movie of the night is "The Revennt". Nobody knows what it's about. Nobody knows a damn thing about it and the festival director introduces it as a long movie. OK, whatever, we'll sit through it...

BAM! In these marathons people normally cheer, applaud, shout and whatnot. I never saw it done more than with this film. We were all laughing our guts out every five minutes with every new situation and scene. Damn, what a movie. Talk about having fun in a movie theatre.

The two main actors were superb, the storyline coherent, the situations hilarious and what's even bettr: at some points it has some sadness tones to it which makes it even a deeper, richer movie. Just on ething: it was featured in the Zombie Night in the festival, but it is not a zombie movie in the classic sense of the word. Like a reviewer said before me, think the "Deathdream" kind of zombie.

I can only thank the director/writer for making this one. This has to become a cult classic, it has all the elements of dark humor (and the gore, too) that all the genre lovers like. GREAT MOVIE!


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