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I Was a Teenage Zombie (1987)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | July 1987 (USA)
Six high school buddies accidentally kill a drug pusher and dump his body in toxic waters. When the pusher returns as a zombie and goes on a killing spree, their only recourse is to dump ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Michael Rubin ...
Dan Wake
Steve McCoy ...
Mussolini
George Seminara ...
Gordy
Craig Sabin ...
Chuckie (as Robert C. Sabin)
Peter Bush ...
Rosencrantz
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Lieberman (as Allen Rickman)
Kevin Nesgoda ...
The Bird
Cassie Madden ...
Cindy Faithful
Ray Stough ...
Lenny
Lynnea Benson ...
Hilda
Gwyn Drischell ...
Margo
Theo Polites ...
Moon (The Dealer)
Steve Reidy ...
1st Policeman
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Miss Lugae
Caren Pane ...
Poetry Teacher
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Six high school buddies accidentally kill a drug pusher and dump his body in toxic waters. When the pusher returns as a zombie and goes on a killing spree, their only recourse is to dump the body of one of their own recently dead, and have him return as a "good" zombie to face off with the "bad" one. The producer's hook for the film was to feature music by groups the likes of The Fleshtones and Los Lobos. Written by M. Gumen

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zombie | spoof | independent film | See All (3) »

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I was young, reckless, and in love. Then... I was DEAD, young, reckless, and in love. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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July 1987 (USA)  »

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Atomic Thrill  »

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Peter Dendle writing in the Zombie Movie Encyclopedia cited the film as being on of the forebears of the modern Rom-Com-Zom film genre. See more »


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Why Must I Be A Teenage Zombie
Performed by Brian Stanley
Written and Produced by Brian Stanley and George Seminara
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Gags & Gore to Go Around
13 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"I Was a Teenage Zombie" is a classic low, low budget indie film. It has bad sound and cheesy film quality, but the characters are as good as any high school horror/comedy film I've ever seen, and the acting is better than some.

The screenplay could have been tighter. It dragged in places. They probably could have cut 15 or 20 minutes out of it without losing any of the fun. But it contains enough laugh-out-loud gags and gag-out-loud gore to make it well worth your while. It's a must-see for indie film buffs.

I happened on a audio cassette of the soundtrack long before I actually saw the movie.

It is the best movie soundtrack I've ever heard, bar none.

Anybody know where I can get a CD of it?


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