Dead and Buried (1981)
Average Rating: 6.2/10
Reviews Counted: 11
Fresh: 8 | Rotten: 3
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1981 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 4,936
Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett, the screenwriters behind the highly successful Alien, turned their attention to earthbound terrors with this creepy horror tale. Dead and Buried focuses on Dan Gillis (James Farentino), a man who has recently returned to his hometown of Potter's Bluff to be its sheriff. His job becomes difficult when a series of strangers who visit Potter's Bluff begin dying in violent and mysterious ways. To make matters worse, his wife, Janet (Melody Anderson), has begun to act
Jan 1, 1981 Wide
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While Dead and Buried is undeniably cheesy and clichéd here and there, it's a surprisingly competent and effective film for being so little-known.
Director Gary Sherman stills the camera only long enough to compose deep-focus Gothic
Dead & Buried is indescribable to modern audiences despite its familiar elements
The kind of horror movie that can't be made in Hollywood today -- serious but not high-minded, meticulously crafted but not showy.
Seriously creepy and inventive little thriller. Check it out!
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