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After two employees of the medical supply company Uneeda accidentally open a military canister of toxic gas, the dead come back to life and chaos ensues. The gas brings all the corpses in the building back to life, to include a cadaver destined for medical study. The pair decides the only way to hide the evidence of their mistake, is to dismember and burn the cadaver at a nearby morgue.

The smoke from the burned cadaver filters into the air causes even more dead to return from the grave. As the surrounding area becomes a battleground between zombies and the living, the military prepares to take end-game action to contain the problem.

The movie focuses on the two employees, a group of rebellious punks, and a hapless mortician. Return of the Living Dead introduces and explains the zombies’ need to consume brains as well as other concepts that were new for the era and the sub-genre, such as speaking zombies and that sometimes destroying the brain isn’t enough.

The Return of the Living Dead is an Comedy, Horror movie that was released in 1985 and has a run time of 1 hr 31 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 66.

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| 1985 | 1 hr 31 min | 7.3/10 | 66/100
Cast
Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews
Director
Dan OBannon
Produced By
Tom Fox, Graham Henderson
Language
English
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Also directed by Dan O'Bannon

Also starring James Karen