Right after George Romero made his opus ‘Dawn of the Dead’ in 1978, the Italians wanted to make a sequel to it. Since Dario Argento (an Italian filmmaker) edited the original ‘Dawn of the Dead‘, they took the liberty to make a sequel with first time director Lucio Fulci and call it ‘Zombi‘ or ‘Zombi 2‘ depending on what part of the world you’re in. The result was nothing short of spectacular and has become one of the most beloved zombie movies ever made. The atmosphere, practical makeup effects, and story are incredible.
Basically, a yacht shows up at the New York City port and when investigated, there is a zombie or two on board. Four people try to put the pieces together and figure out this yacht came from a small Caribbean island, which is where these four people journey out there in search of what happened. Once they arrive, a ton of zombie hordes attack and they must try and survive and get back to NYC. With tons of excellent visual effects, iconic scenes, and deaths – ‘Zombi’ stands out from the rest of the genre. Luckily, Blue Underground has released a 3 Disc set on Blu-ray, complete with soundtrack on CD in this limited edition.
It’s amazing. MUST-OWN for all horror fans.
Just in time for its 40th Anniversary, Blue Underground is proud to present ZOMBIE in a brand-new 4K Restoration from the original uncut and uncensored camera negative.
In Italy, it was considered the ‘unofficial sequel’ to DAWN OF THE DEAD. In England, it was known as ZOMBIE FLESH EATERS and banned as obscene. In America, it was called ZOMBIE and advertised with the depraved tag line “WE ARE GOING TO EAT YOU!”
Tisa Farrow (THE GRIM REAPER), Ian McCulloch (CONTAMINATION), Al Cliver (CANNIBALS), and Richard Johnson (THE HAUNTING) star in this worldwide splatter sensation directed by ‘Maestro Of Gore’ Lucio Fulci (CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD, THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY) that remains one of the most eye-skewering, skin-ripping, gore-gushingly graphic horror hits of all time.
This is a ZOMBIE release like never seen it before, bursting at the seams with hours of new and archival extras. It includes the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD by Fabio Frizzi (with an exclusive bonus track), a collectible booklet with a new essay by Stephen Thrower, and a ton of other killer bonus features. A complete list is below…
Disc 1 (Blu-ray) Feature Film + Extras:
Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Extras:
Disc 3 (CD Soundtrack)
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