Some things won't stay down... even after they die.
A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.
104 min, Argentina:99 min, Germany:94 min, USA:85 min (R-rated version), USA:97 min (unrated version), Germany:80 min (FSK 16 version), Finland:92 min (cut version) (1992) (1993), South Korea:85 min (heavily cut), Spain:99 min (DVD edition)
1.66 : 1
Rated R for an abundance of outrageous gore.
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Monkey, Zombie, Love, Zoo, New Zealand
Mothers and Sons, Cannibals, Zombies, Renegade Body Parts
Braindead, released as Dead Alive in North America, is a 1992 New Zealand Zombie comedy gore film directed by Peter Jackson. Written by Jackson with his partner Fran Walsh and Stephen Sinclair, the film was a commercial failure at the time of its release, but has since gained a cult status following Jackson's fame with The Lord of the Rings trilogy, receiving positive reviews from contemporary critics. The film is widely considered to be one of the goriest films ever made.
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