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King of the Zombies

King of the Zombies (1941)

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Release Date: May 14, 1941 Limited

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Set in the Caribbean shortly before the U.S. was drawn into WWII, this zombie chiller tells the tale of an American special agent who, along with his butler and a pilot, is sent out to find a missing American Admiral, whose plane crashed on one of the islands. Unfortunately, the hero's plane also crashes. Fortunately, a suave but sinister German doctor with a very strange wife is there to help them. The doctor explains that his spouse is in a strange trance and he is trying to find a cure. The

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Drama, Horror, Classics, Comedy

Edmond Kelso

Oct 7, 2003

Monogram Pictures Corporation

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All Critics (2) | Fresh (0) | Rotten (2)

Lackluster zombie farce.

December 10, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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A work of slapped-together, audience-pleasing basics.

October 13, 2007 Full Review Source: Projection Booth
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Audience Reviews for King of the Zombies

Three men crash land their plane on a Caribbean island where a doctor with a German accent is secretly creating a mini-army of "sombies." As the cowardly black butler, Mantan Moreland steals the show ("zombies is dead folks what's too lazy to lay down"); his role is stereotypical minstrel show stuff, but his delivery is killer, and he's the only living thing in the otherwise brain-dead movie.
March 12, 2013
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Greg S

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Such a poorly made and politically incorrect movie. This is the kind of movie your racist horror film-loving grandpa is into. A bunch of Uncle Tom Haitian zombies running around an island of an evil Nazi genius. You might get a laugh out of it if nothing else...
April 18, 2007
mjgildea

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Good.
March 3, 2008
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