Zombie

Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Director: Dan O'Bannon
Runtime: 91 min.

A toxic gas spill leads to the dead coming to life at a nearby cemetery. Three middle-aged men team up with three teenage punks to battle a plague of fast and nimble zombies.

Trivia: Director Dan O'Bannon is better known as a screenwriter. He wrote the screenplays for Alien and Total Recall as well as two segments of the 1980 film Heavy Metal. Thom Mathews (Freddy) starred in Friday the 13th - Part VI. Miguel A. Nunez Jr. had a lead role in the TV series Tour of Duty. Linnea Quigley (Trash), B-Horror flick Queen, first became prominent after her role in this film where she dances naked in the cemetery and gets eaten alive. The movie soundtrack includes tracks by noted punk bands The Cramps and The Damned.