|Dan O'Bannon Director|
Two workers at a medical supply warehouse make the grave mistake of opening a certain military tank causing deadly gas to spread like wildfire. All the while re-animating the dead in the town of Louisville, Kentucky. When they awake their hungry and they start seeking their favorite food, brains!
Dan O'Bannon was originally supposed to play Frank and he wrote the part with himself in mind, but when James Karen came in to read for another part, O'Bannon was simply blown away and hired him on the spot.9 More Trivia
The movie is referenced as a fictional interpretation of real life events. It is said that that George Romero had to change the cause of the events to avoid getting sued by the military.
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It was wrong of you to lock me up. I had to hurt myself to get out. And I know you're in here, because I can smell your brains.
|John A. Russo||book|
|Miguel A. Núñez Jr.||Spider|
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Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the cemetery'those brain-eating zombies are back and hungry for more tasty mortals. A fiendish mix of outrageous humor and heart-stopping terror, The Return of the Living Dead is a veritable smorgasbord of fun (LA Herald-Examiner) filled with skin-crawling jolts, eye-popping visuals and relentless surprise! On his first day on the job at an army surplus store, poor Freddy unwittingly releases nerve gas from a secret U.S. military canister, unleashing an unbelievable terror. The gas re-animates a corps of corpses, who arise from their graves with a ravenous hunger for human brains! And luckily for those carnivorous cadavers, there is a group of partying teens nearby, just waiting to be eaten!
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