Return of the Living Dead

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Return of the Living Dead ★★½ 1985 (R)

Poisonous gas revives a cemetery and a morgue rendering an outrageous spoof on the living-dead sub-genre with fast-moving zombies, punk humor, and exaggerated gore. Its humor does not diminish the fear factor, however. Sequel follows. Directed by “Alien” writer O'Bannon. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Clu Gulager, James Karen, Linnea Quigley, Don Calfa, Jewel Shepard, Beverly Randolph, Miguel A. Nurnez Jr., Brian Peck; D: Dan O'Bannon; W: Dan O'Bannon, John A. Russo, Russell Streiner; C: Jules Brenner.

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