Vengeance of the Zombies
Vengeance of the Zombies (Spanish: La rebeliÃ³n de las muertas) is a 1973 horror film directed by LeÃ³n Klimovsky and starring Paul Naschy. The original Spanish title translates as Rebellion of the Dead Women, or simply Rebellion of the Dead.In this zombie horror film, a mysterious man rampages throughout England killing unsuspecting women. Each time a victim is murdered, they are brought back to life by an East Indian named Kantaka to join his army of zombies.The film was released theatrically in its native Spain in 1973. All Seasons Entertainment released the film was released on VHS in the United States in the 1980s. Deimos Entertainment, a subdivision of BCI Eclipse, released a special edition DVD in 2007.Steve Barton of Dread Central rated it 4/5 stars and wrote, "Sexy, erotic, scary, and disturbing, Vengeance of the Zombies has it all!" Bloody Disgusting rated it 4/5 stars and wrote, "Vengeance of the Zombies is an exemplary reason as to why we should celebrate forgotten films. The film manages to play off of its unoriginality in the most entertaining way possible, catering to fans of deliciously cheesy cinema." Adam Tyner of DVD Talk wrote, "Naschy likened the movie to a drug-induced nightmare in his autobiography, and it's every bit as odd and incoherent as that suggests." Rafael Gamboa of DVD Verdict called it enjoyably bad. Writing in The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia, academic Peter Dendle called it "a plodding and unengaging zombie mystery".
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