The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)

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A new insect-killing device somehow backfires and manages to raise the dead from their graves. The newly created zombies terrorize the surrounding town in their search for delicious, warm flesh, as zombies are wont to do, in this Italian horror film.

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Cast

Arthur Kennedy
as Inspector McCormick
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Critic Reviews for The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (1)

Any laughter soon turns to screaming as the screen fills with calculated gory mayhem and some fine shock moments.

July 24, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

While it's not nearly as bombastic or carnage-filled as some zombie flicks, The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue manages to be both scary and relevant.

March 20, 2020 | Full Review…

One of the best zombie films of all time.

March 20, 2020 | Full Review…

The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue could very well be the most little known and underrated zombie film of all time.

March 20, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Something I find even more impressive as the "zombie" section in our streaming service of choice gets more and more glutted with anonymous junk.

October 8, 2019 | Full Review…

The great film to vindicate Spanish zombie cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]

March 3, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue

½

Those dang dirty hippies and their satanic rites!

Tsubaki Sanjuro
Tsubaki Sanjuro

Super Reviewer

½

Let Sleeping Corpses Lie or Living Dead at Manchester Morgue is an easily forgettable zombie movie. It doesn't offer anything that is memorable or that makes the movie worth the watch. The two main actors really annoyed me, especially the woman. Her voice got to me after 10 minutes of the movie and I just wanted the zombies to come and rip her open. The characters were stupid like in most horror films. But damn, just kick the fucking ladder down and they'll stop climbing up. I have three positives about Let Sleeping Corpses Lie. The zombies although not the best we've seen, look decent. And the settings are really cool and add a lot to the movie. If this was done somewhere else, I'd probably be giving it a one and a half. The third and final thing I liked about the movie was the ending. It was pretty fitting.

Melvin White
Melvin White

Super Reviewer

½

Living Dead At Manchester Morgue is one of the zombie genres greatest masterpieces. A near flawless film with a phenomenal story, the dead start rising after experiments with sonic waves. Released under several titles, this neglected zombie film has resurfaced once again under the supervision of Blue Underground and they have restored this film in all it's glory. Living Dead At Manchester Morgue is a must see film for zombie and horror fans alike. This film has been called one of the greatest zombie films ever filmed, and I have to agree. This is definitely one of the best zombie films and it shouldn't be neglected. The story at times is a bit uneven, but the film manages to provide enough zombie action to compensate for the films uneveness. This film is a classic of the genre and it's a film that zombie fans should check out if they haven't already. Living Dead At Manchester Morgue is a well crafted film that strong on atmosphere, and thats what makes it such a good, and effective horror film. Atmosphere is everything in a horror film, especially in a zombie film. Living Dead At Manchester Morgue is definitely one of the top zombie films ever filmed, and it stands as one of the best films of it's kind. A must see film.

Alex roy
Alex roy

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