The Return of the Living Dead Poster

Release Date: 1985

DVD Release Date: August 27th, 2002

R|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
When foreman Frank (James Karen) shows new employee Freddy (Thom Mathews) a secret military experiment in a supply warehouse, the two klutzes accidentally release a gas that reanimates corpses into flesh-eating zombies. As the epidemic spreads throughout Louisville, Ky., and the creatures satisfy their hunger in gory and outlandish ways, Frank and Freddy fight to survive with the help of their boss (Clu Gulager) and a mysterious mortician (Don Calfa).

Cast: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews, Beverly Randolph, John Philbin, Jewel Shepard, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Director: Dan O'Bannon

Genres: Comedy, Horror

Keywords: Survival, Friend, Escape, 1980s