Re-Animator (1985)

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

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy, Horror
  • Release Date: 1985-10-18
  • User Rating: 7.0/10 from 1409 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 26min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Empire Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Stuart Gordon
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Conducting clandestine experiments within the morgue at Miskatonic University, scientist Herbert West reveals to a fellow graduate student his groundbreaking work concerning the re-animation of fresh corpses.

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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 (uncredited)
  • Ian Patrick Williams

    as Swiss Professor (uncredited)
  • Bunny Summers

    as Swiss Woman Doctor (uncredited)
  • Al Berry

    as Dr. Gruber (uncredited)
  • Barbara Pieters

    as Nurse
  • Annyce Holzman

    as E-R Patient Corpse
  • Velvet Debois

    as Slit Wrist Girl Corpse
  • Robert Holcomb

    as Motorcycle Accident Corpse
  • Mike Filloon

    as Bullet Wound to Face Corpse
  • James Earl Cathay

    as Psycho Ward Guard #2
  • James Ellis

    as Psycho Ward Guard #1
  • Derek Pendleton

    as Swiss Policeman #1
  • Gene Scherer

    as Swiss Policeman #2
  • Gerry Black

    as Mace
Sound Richard Band Original Music Composer
Production Brian Yuzna Producer
Editing Lee Percy Editor
Camera Mac Ahlberg Director of Photography
Directing Stuart Gordon Director
Writing H.P. Lovecraft Story
Writing William Norris Writer
Writing Dennis Paoli Writer
Writing Stuart Gordon Writer
Costume & Make-Up John Carl Buechler Special Effects Makeup Artist
Crew Bret Culpepper Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Everett Burrell Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Anthony Doublin Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up John Naulin Special Effects Makeup Artist
Production Michael Avery Executive Producer
Production Bruce William Curtis Executive Producer
Production Bob Greenberg Associate Producer
Production Charles Donald Storey Associate Producer
Production Anthony Barnao Casting
Art Robert A. Burns Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Robin Burton Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Robin Lewis West Costume Design
Production Dennis Stuart Murphy Executive In Charge Of Production
Sound Stanley B. Gill Sound Recordist
Sound John Kwiatkowski Sound Editor
Writing H.P. Lovecraft Novel
Crew Dan Bradley Stunt Coordinator