Return of the Living Dead 1985 Horror-Comedy

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  1. vince

    vince Stan Ricker's son-in-law

    I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of the budget was spent on that "MORE BRAINS!" skeletal zombie....
    still looks good today!
     
  2. Yawndave

    Yawndave Forum Resident

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    A great zombie/horror-comedy movie...and two months later we got The Re-Animator. A pair of classics to say the least.
     
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  3. noname74

    noname74 Allegedly Canadian

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    Great movie! Great horror! Great comedy! Great boobs!

    I plan to get the 4K version from Scream Factory next month when it comes out
     
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  4. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    Indeed X 4!
     
  5. fuzzface

    fuzzface Forum Resident

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    Split-dogs
     
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  6. Scotian

    Scotian Amnesia Hazed Thread Starter

    I’m a little surprised that there’s this much love for this movie. I thought I was the only one.
     
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  7. vince

    vince Stan Ricker's son-in-law

    You may also enjoy this horror/comedy, from 1981:
     
  8. Thwacko

    Thwacko Forum Resident

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    Amazing what people could do with a low budget back then. People today would spend four times as much and the movie wouldn't look half as good.
     
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  9. Philip Airtime

    Philip Airtime A Shiver in the Dark When You Call My Name

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    I attended a sneak preview of this film and loved it. In fact, I still prefer it to Day of the Dead, which disappointed me when I first saw it way back in 1985. Day felt, if you'll forgive the pun, lifeless after the dynamism of Return, but I've since come to appreciate it, though it's definitely the least of George Romero's original trilogy.
     
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  10. keef00

    keef00 Senior Member

    Loved it back in the day. Watched it recently and it had lost some of its shine - too many horror comedies since, I guess. It's still a lot of fun. The scene where the skeleton pops out of the ground and .45 Grave's "Partytime" kicks in is still cool.

     
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  11. fuzzface

    fuzzface Forum Resident

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    Just rewatched it. Still entertaining and still great. MGM dvd upscales nicely and looks pretty good. Do u wanna party!?
     
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  12. possumdude

    possumdude "Spies Like Us" Aficionado

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    One of my all-time favorite horror movies... hell, maybe my favorite, period (tied only with the original Texas Chain Saw Massacre)
     
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