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Zombie
Zombie
Actors: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson, Al Cliver, Auretta Gay
Director: Lucio Fulci
Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
UR     2002     1hr 31min

In Lucio Fulci's genre classic Zombi 2, the dead rise once again to terrorize and consume the flesh of the living, this time Caribbean style! Those new to Fulci should note Island of the Flesh-Eaters, Zombi 2, and the more...  more »

     

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Actors: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson, Al Cliver, Auretta Gay
Director: Lucio Fulci
Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Starz / Anchor Bay
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed
DVD Release Date: 02/19/2002
Original Release Date: 07/18/1980
Theatrical Release Date: 07/18/1980
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 31min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 10
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
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Member Movie Reviews

Keith A. (Keefer522)
Reviewed on 3/28/2014...
Lucio Fulci's lavish "Dawn of the Dead" knockoff still provides loads of gooey, gory, sickening fun. When a New York journalist heads to the tropics to help a woman find her missing father, they soon find themselves trapped on an island crawling with hungry undead, and hilarity ensues, of course. "Zombie" may have been considered extremely shocking and controversial in its day, but aside from the infamous eyeball-impaling scene (which is still tough to watch), the rest of the flesh munching carnage isn't much worse than what you'd see in any random episode of "The Walking Dead."

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Chad B. (abrnt1) from CABERY, IL
Reviewed on 2/6/2013...
After the success of Dawn of the Dead (released as Zombi overseas) Lucio Fulchi was hired to cash in by making an unofficail sequel/prequel. Zombi 2 aka Zombie is the best of the Italian zombie films. It's essential viewing for all genre fans.
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For everyone wondering...
Geoffrey McNulty | Knoxville, TN USA | 10/17/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

""Zombi 2" is the same film as Zombie. That much we've figured out. There's also a "Zombi 3" and a "Zombi 4." What some reviewers have asked is where is the missing chapter? So here goes.

When George Romero's "Dawn of the Dead" was released in Italy, it was released under the name "Zombi." "Zombi 2" was written before Dawn, but was slightly changed to cash in on Romero's success. Thus, rather than call it "Zombi" again, they stuck on a "2," making it seem like a sequel.

When "Zombi 2" was released in the U.S., the name was changed once again, this time to "Zombie."

And the confusion ends."
Awesome 2-Disc edition of a true horror classic!
John Lindsey | Socorro, New Mexico USA. | 02/09/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A boat on a New York City coast is discovered by the coast guards as abandoned but only with a literally undead creature on board but gets destroyed, leaving the coast guards puzzled. A reporter with a young woman in search of her missing father try to investigate by going to the caribbean islands with the help of some friends, but a terrible voodoo curse or virus is causing the dead to come up from the graves of the island to devour the flesh of the living as the reporter and company must struggle together to survive the island of the dead.

A shocking and excellent Italian horror thriller from Lucio Fulci whom was fresh off of doing comedies, westerns and thrillers gives us one of the most repulsive and scariest cult classics of all time. There is a creepy tropical atmosphere to give the movie's feel a tender eerieness with it's groovy music score by Fabio Frizzi and graphic gore effects such as the memorable if absolutely horrifying scene involving a woman getting her eyeball stabbed through a large splinter of wood.

The 2-Disc anniversary edition is certainly an improvement over the Anchor Bay version with better picture and digital sound quality that also contains the original Italian language track with English subtitles. It's extras are terrific, it's got featurettes on the history and behind the scenes of how this movie got made with it's success around the world, it's original european theatrical trailer, other trailers to zombie movies avalible from Media Blasters DVD, interviews with the actors & filmmakers and a photo, poster-and-still gallery.

This movie belongs in every horror lover's DVD collection, i highly recommend it but not for light sleepers or the squeamish.

Also recommended: From Dusk Till Dawn, The Evil Dead, Night of the Living Dead ( 1968 and 1990), Dawn of the Dead ( 1978 and 2004), Day of the Dead, City of the Living Dead, House By The Cemetery, Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror, Bio-Zombie, Demons, Suspiria, Tenebre, Cannibal Ferox, Jungle Holocaust, Cannibal Holocaust, Blood Feast, Battle Royale, The New York Ripper, Scanners, Maniac ( 1980), Freddy Vs. Jason, Nightmare City, Cannibal Apocalypse, 28 Days Later.., Return of the Living Dead Trilogy, Re-Animator and The Beyond."
"We are going to eat you..."
N. Durham | Philadelphia, PA | 02/02/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Originally perceived by critics as a Dawn of the Dead rip off, Lucio Fulci's Zombie is an over the top gorefest that has become a classic among fans over the years. Featuring some of the most realistic looking zombies ever to be seen on film (they're rotting and decomposing and look brilliantly disgusting) and plenty of memorable scenes (including the infamous splinter in the eye scene and the beautifully shot underwater battle between a shark and a resiliant zombie), Zombie is a gorehounds' dream. The story is simple, a few inhabitants of a cursed island all become chow for a horde of zombies, but it works for the film as it is simple, unsettling gorey horror Fulci style. There's no social commentary or dark humor like in Romero's Dead trilogy or Dead Alive, just pure horror all the way; and while it may not be as profound as Fulci's The Beyond, Zombie is still a more than solid horror flick worth seeing if you have the stomach for it. Anchor Bay has assembled a solid DVD for the film (they always do great jobs for cult horror films on DVD) with enough extras to satisfy most fans of the film."