• Re-Animator (2002)


Release Date: October 18th, 2002

DVD Release Date: January 30th, 2001

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

A medical student (Jeffrey Combs) brings his headless professor back from the dead with a special serum.

Cast: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale, Robert Sampson, Gerry Black, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Peter Kent

Director: Stuart Gordon

Genres: Dark comedy , Horror

Production Co: Empire Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    One of the pleasures of the movies, however, is to find a movie that chooses a disreputable genre and then tries with all its might to transcend the genre, to go over the top into some kind of artistic vision, however weird. Stuart Gordon's Re-Animator is a pleasure like that, a frankly gory horror movie that finds a rhythm and a style that make it work in a cockeyed, offbeat sort of way. show more

  • 88
    Jeremiah KippSlant Magazine

    It is almost as though these filmmakers are afraid they’ll never get the chance to make another one, and Re-Animator doesn’t hesitate in being an almost operatic, larger than life comedy of splatter. While it paints with a big (red) brush, it is never boring. show more

  • 90

    The script is very clever, funny and tightly written, and manages to avoid almost every horror movie cliche. show more

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