Top 4 Return Of The Living Dead Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Return Of The Living Dead facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Return Of The Living Dead film message.

It is subtly implied that the character of Ernie (who owns a crematorium) is a Nazi - he listens to WW2 era German music, carries a Luger and has a pin-up of Eva Braun.

In The Return of the Living Dead (1985) spinal fluid drips and leaks from the half zombie's severed spine. More fluid comes out the more the zombie thrashes around on the table. A very nice touch for a very nice practical effect!
In The Return of the Living Dead (1985) spinal fluid drips and leaks from the half zombie's severed spine. More fluid comes out the more the zombie thrashes around on the table. A very nice touch for a very nice practical effect!

Return Of The Living Dead Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The vision test on the wall says "Burt is a slave driver and a cheap son of a .." i can't read the rest..
    The vision test on the wall says "Burt is a slave driver and a cheap son of a .." i can't read the rest..

Return Of The Living Dead Hidden Details

Return Of The Living Dead poster
Return Of The Living Dead poster

Return Of The Living Dead Plot

When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Return Of The Living Dead. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director Dan O'Bannon
Stars Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews
IMDB score 7.3