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Night of the Zombies (Virus)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Horror, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:November 17, 1980
Running time:101 minutes
Cast:Margit Evelyn Newton, Franco Garofalo, Selan Karay, José Gras, Gaby Renom
Director:Bruno Mattei
Producer:Sergio Cotona
Writer:Jose Maria Cunilles & Rosella Drudi
Distributor:Motion Picture Marketing

Description: In this woeful zombie film, an accident occurs in a scientific lab in Papua-New Guinea sending out a dangerous chemical in a cloud of green smoke and turning the technicians and locals into ghouls ravenous for human flesh. An Italian news reporter (Margit Evelyn Newton) and her crew land on the island in search of the story, quickly followed by a search-and-destroy mission of soldiers. From that point onward, highly unreal dialogue (something eating you?) would classify the movie as a cult-camp favorite. When the mismatched or unmatched sequences in the film are combined with ugly color and moronic dialogue, it is difficult to tell whether the living-dead or brain-dead dominate the film.~ Eleanor Mannikka, All Movie Guide

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