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Dead and Breakfast (2005)




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A road trip rolls through a small town where the line between the dead and the living has become a bit problematic in this horror parody. A handful of twentysomethings are driving to Galveston, TX, in an RV to attend the wedding of a close friend. After a long day on the road, the travelers find themselves in a tiny town called Lovelock, where the only available accommodations are at a bed and breakfast run by the eccentric Mr. Wise (David Carradine). One of the kids, Johnny (Oz Perkins), notices that Mr. Wise is carefully looking after a small box; curious about its contents, Johnny opens it, only to unleash a torrent of evil spirits who turn the local rednecks into bloodthirsty creatures hovering somewhere between life and death. Dead & Breakfast features supporting performances by Portia de Rossi, Diedrich Bader, Jeremy Sisto, and David Carradine's daughter Ever Carradine; co-star Oz Perkins is also the offspring of a well-known actor, Anthony Perkins. ~ Mark Deming, Rovimore
Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Matthew Leutwyler
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 6, 2005
Anchor Bay Entertainment - Official Site


Oz Perkins
as Johnny
Jeremy Sisto
as Christian
Diedrich Bader
as Chef Henri
Miranda Bailey
as Lisa Belmont
Brent David Fraser
as The Drifter
Brooke Allison
as Miss Kimble
Padraic Aubrey
as Mullet Man
Ric Barbera
as The Preacher
Padaric Aubrey
as Mullet Man
Brooke Alison
as Ms. Kimble
Theresa Burkhart
as Skanky Chick
Luiggi Debiasse
as The Gardener
Jeff Enden
as Cletus
Brian Gattas
as Farmer Bob
Devon Gummersall
as Orange Cap
Evan Helmuth
as Bass Player
Matthew Leutwyler
as Leg Wrestling Loser
Zed B. Starkovich
as Harmonica Bob
David W. Strong
as Leg Wrestling Winner
David Strong
as The Leg Wrestler - W...
Johnny Martin
as Bar Back
John Oszajca
as Drummer
Jennifer Plante
as Bar Patron
John Robb
as Bartender
Zach Selwyn
as Randall Keith Randal...
Zed Starkovich
as Harmonica Bob
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Critic Reviews for Dead and Breakfast

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (8)

This strenuous zombie yukfest is no more sophisticated than its nail-on-head title -- making it a joke no smarter than the movies it riffs on.

Full Review… | April 21, 2005
Top Critic

Matthew Leutwylers horror movie about six young people trapped in a creepy small town goes for parody and fails.

Full Review… | April 20, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

It's hard not to like a movie in which the leader of the zombies uses a decapitated head as a hand puppet.

April 20, 2005
New York Post
Top Critic

The blood is raspberry syrup, the gags gag, and the film virtually falls over itself informing us how lame it is.

Full Review… | April 19, 2005
Village Voice
Top Critic

Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | August 16, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Dead and Breakfast

Not necessarily "The U.S. answer to Shaun Of The Dead", but a fun flick with lots of gore.

Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer


Dull and very cheap.
God only know why sum of these actors got into this film.

Brian De Guelle

Super Reviewer

This movie was kind of amusing. I think the best part was that country minstrel-type guy who tunred into a rapper after he died. This movie really ran with the post-modern zombie movie premise and kind of descended too far into camp for my taste. It had some really funny moments and the gore was really well done, but it was missing something. Hrad to put my finger on.

Emily Armstrong

Super Reviewer

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