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  • Dead Heat (1988)
  • R
    84 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Dead Heat (1988)
R
84 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

A cop is killed investigating a strange case of resurrected corpses. His partner and a pathologist resurrect him, but he only has a limited time before he starts to decompose, and he uses it to chase down the diabolical man who killed him.
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Director
Writer
Producers
David Helpern | Michael L. Meltzer (as Michael Meltzer)
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Steven Jacobs (as Steve Jacobs)
Production Designer
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Release date
May 6, 1988 (United States)

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Cast

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40 cast members
Name Known for
Treat Williams
Roger Mortis Roger Mortis   See fewer
Joe Piscopo
Doug Bigelow Doug Bigelow   See fewer
Lindsay Frost
Randi James Randi James   See fewer
Darren McGavin
Dr. Ernest McNab Dr. Ernest McNab   See fewer
Vincent Price
Arthur P. Loudermilk Arthur P. Loudermilk   See fewer
Clare Kirkconnell
Rebecca Smythers Rebecca Smythers   See fewer
Keye Luke
Mr. Thule Mr. Thule   See fewer
Robert Picardo
Lieutenant Herzog Lieutenant Herzog   See fewer
Mel Stewart
Captain Mayberry Captain Mayberry   See fewer
Martha Quinn
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
Peter Kent
Smitty Smitty   See fewer
Cate Caplin
Saleswoman Saleswoman   See fewer
Monica Lewis
Mrs. Von Heisenberg Mrs. Von Heisenberg   See fewer
Peggy O'Brien
Jewelry Store Manager Jewelry Store Manager   See fewer
Chip Heller
Wilcox Wilcox   See fewer
Steven R. Bannister
The Thing The Thing   See fewer
Lew Hopson
Whitfield Whitfield   See fewer
Tom Nolan
Jonas Jonas   See fewer
Steve Itkin
Fireman Fireman   See fewer
Shane Black
Patrolman Patrolman   See fewer
Michael Saad
Guard #1 (as Mike Saad) Guard #1 (as Mike Saad)   See fewer
Monty Cox
Guard #2 Guard #2   See fewer
Monty Ash
Walter Walter   See fewer
Pons Maar
Pool Zombie Pool Zombie   See fewer
Dawan Scott
Pool Zombie Pool Zombie   See fewer
Ivan E. Roth
End Zombie End Zombie   See fewer
Ron Taylor
Shoot Out Zombie Shoot Out Zombie   See fewer
Yvonne Peattie
Gertrude Bellman Gertrude Bellman   See fewer
Clarence Brown
Harry Latham Harry Latham   See fewer
Pamela Vansant
Lab Technician Lab Technician   See fewer
Beth Toussaint
Lab Technician Lab Technician   See fewer
Nancy Barcellona
Librarian (uncredited) Librarian (uncredited)   See fewer
Stephen Rocco Jacques
Officer Liptak (uncredited) Officer Liptak (uncredited)   See fewer
Loren Janes
Man In Room (uncredited) Man In Room (uncredited)   See fewer
Gene LeBell
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Lindström
Ambulance Crew (uncredited) Ambulance Crew (uncredited)   See fewer
Linnea Quigley
Zombie Go-go Girl (uncredited) Zombie Go-go Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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