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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

R
91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.
Writers
Rudy Ricci (story) | John A. Russo (story) (as John Russo) | Russell Streiner (story) | Dan O'Bannon (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 4,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 4,403,000
Gross (USA)
$ 14,237,000
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Release date
Aug 16, 1985 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Don Calfa
Ernie Ernie   See fewer
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Thom Mathews
Freddy Freddy   See fewer
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Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
Spider (as Miguel Nunez) Spider (as Miguel Nunez)   See fewer
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Mark Venturini
Suicide Suicide   See fewer
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Jonathan Terry
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Cathleen Cordell
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Drew Deighan
Paramedic #1 Paramedic #1   See fewer
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James Dalesandro
Paramedic #2 Paramedic #2   See fewer
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John Durbin
Radio Corpse #1 Radio Corpse #1   See fewer
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David Bond
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Bob Libman
Tac Squad Captain Tac Squad Captain   See fewer
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John Stuart West
Riot Cop #1 Riot Cop #1   See fewer
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Michael Crabtree
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Ed Krieger
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Paul Cloud
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Derrick Brice
Gunnery Sergeant Gunnery Sergeant   See fewer
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Leigh Drake
Dispatcher Dispatcher   See fewer
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Terrence Houlihan
Yellow Cadaver (as Terrence M. Houlihan) Yellow Cadaver (as Terrence M. Houlihan)   See fewer
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Robert J. Bennett
Headless Tarman (as Robert Bennett) Headless Tarman (as Robert Bennett)   See fewer
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Jerome 'Daniels' Coleman
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Cherry Davis
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Leslee Bremmer
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Jason Novak
No Legged Zombie (uncredited) No Legged Zombie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan O'Bannon
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Larry Odien
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William Stout
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7.4 / 10 | 45,644 votes