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The Return of the Living Dead Reviews

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July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
September 24, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 8, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 28, 2017
[Return of the Living Dead] stood the test of time because it blended real scares and a few honest-to-goodness, heart-wrenching moments in with its humor.
July 18, 2016
Dan O'Bannon's The Return of the Living Dead is a classic of the zombie genre that delivers a good laugh with its silly, over-the-top nature, while also giving you several thrills along the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 19, 2010
Ed O'Bannon and John Russo may have intended The Return of the Living Dead as a comedy, but it's just too damn gory, too scary and too good to be dismissed as a zom com.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 2, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
June 8, 2012
this overnight zombie apocalypse is a tongue-in-cheek brainload of hard-rocking fun.
March 30, 2011
Bastard Son of a Prodigal Son: Interview on The Complete History of The Return of the Living Dead
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 13, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
February 6, 2003
A beauty of a cult classic.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 14, 2012
For pure eighties, punk rock, walking dead, brain eating mayhem, this is the film to watch.
October 5, 2007
Effectively announces itself as a horror movie deliberately pitted against customary cinematic values.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 12, 2002
impressively ornate yet extremely cheesy
| Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
This isn't a sequel - it's a reinventing of how zombies had been seen on the screen
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September 27, 2007
A tongue-in-cheek, splatter-laden homage to George A. Romero's zombie pictures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 18, 2014
an icon of the 80s
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 12, 2005
A fresh and immensely entertaining take on the zombie genre
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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