The Dead Next Door

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The Dead Next Door ★ 1989

Eerily reminiscent of “Night of the Living Dead.” A scientist manufactures a virus which inhabits corpses and multiplies while replacing the former cells with its own. But the newly living corpses need human flesh to survive. In response, the government creates “The Zombie Squad” who do heroic battle with the stiffs. When a bizarre cult whose goal is the eradication of the human race befriend the dead, the battle gets ugly. 84m/C VHS, DVD . Pete Ferry, Bogdan Pecic, Michael Grossi, Len Kowalewich, Jolie Jackunas, Robert Kokai, Scott Spiegel, J.R. Bookwalter; D: J.R. Bookwalter; W: J.R. Book-walter; M: J.R. Bookwalter.