The Return of the Living Dead | Chicago Reader

The Return of the Living Dead

Not to be confused with George Romero's Night of the Living Dead cycle, this 1985 horror parody represents the directorial debut of scenarist Dan O'Bannon (Alien, Lifeforce). It's pretty funny, if memory serves, but nothing special.



  • Dan O'Bannon


  • Clu Gulager
  • James Karen
  • Don Calfa
  • Thom Mathews
  • Beverly Randolph
  • John Philbin
  • Jewel Shepard
  • Miguel Núñez Jr.
  • Brian Peck
  • Linnea Quigley
  • Mark Venturini
  • Jonathan Terry
  • Cathleen Cordell
  • Drew Deighan
  • James Dalesandro
  • John Durbin
  • David Bond
  • Bob Libman
  • John Stuart West
  • Michael Crabtree
  • Ed Krieger
  • Robert Crakshead
  • Paul Cloud
  • Derrick Brice
  • Leigh Drake
  • Terrence M. Holliman
  • Allan Trautman
  • Robert J. Bennett
  • Jerome "Daniels" Coleman
  • Cherry Davis


  • John Daly
  • Derek Gibson
  • Tom Fox

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