Re-Animator (1985)

Herbert West has a good head on his shoulders... and another on his desk.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy, Horror
  • Release Date: 1985-10-18
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 587 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 26min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Empire Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

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  • Jeffrey Combs

    as Herbert West
  • Bruce Abbott

    as Dan Cain
  • Barbara Crampton

    as Megan Halsey
  • David Gale

    as Dr. Carl Hill
  • Robert Sampson

    as Dean Alan Halsey
  • Carolyn Purdy-Gordon

    as Dr. Harrod
  • Peter Kent

    as Melvin the Re-Animated
  • Ian Patrick Williams

    as Swiss Professor
  • Bunny Summers

    as Swiss Woman Doctor
  • Al Berry

    as Dr. Gruber
Editing Lee Percy Editor
Camera Mac Ahlberg Director of Photography
Directing Stuart Gordon Director
Writing Stuart Gordon Writer
Production Brian Yuzna Producer
Sound Richard Band Original Music Composer
Writing Dennis Paoli Writer
Crew John Carl Buechler Makeup Effects
Writing H. P. Lovecraft Story
Writing William Norris Writer