Australasian Zombie Films

Death Warmed Up (David Blyth, 1984) Tucker Production Company/NZ Film Commission, prod. Murray Newey, wr. Michael Heath, David Blyth, dp James Bartle; Michael Hurst, Margaret Umbers, William Upjohn; 85 min.

Zombie Brigade (Barrie Pattison, Carmelo Musca, 1988) aka The Body Counters, prod. Carmelo Musca, dp Alex McPhee, music John Charles & Todd Hunter; John Moore, Khym Lam, Adam Wong, Bob Faggetter, Maggie Wilde-West, Geoff Gibbs, 90 min.; shot in Toodyay, WA; not only is the lead actor Indigenous, but another Indigenous character, Charlie, provides the turning-point in the plot (cf. Howling 3); horror

Braindead (Peter Jackson, 1992) aka Dead Alive, NZ, 100 min.; horror, scifi; behind the neat curtains in suburban Wellington, Lionel, formerly a shy and naive young man is busily attempting to sever his mother's apron strings in the most spectacular fashion; high level violence and horror effects

Undead (Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, 2003) wr. Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, screened MIFF July 2003, released September 2003

Dead Country (Andrew Merkelbach, 2008) wr. Anthony Davis, Clifford Hoeft, Kaye Redhead; Mandy Kane, Ted V. Mikels, Janet Tracy Keijser; 75 min.

Black Sheep (Jonathan King, 2006) zomedy; zombie werewolf sheep; NZ

Deader Country (Andrew Merkelbach, 2009) Luke Besley, Charissa Bower, Michelle Bowers; 85 min.

I Am Bish (Dave Bishop, Khrob Edmonds, 2009) wr. Dave Bishop; Tahnee Arlt, Mark Attrill, Dave Bishop; WA

Theatre of the Dead (Patrick J. Gallagher, 2013) wr. Patrick J. Gallagher; Ché Baker, Andy Bramble, Kat Bramston, Matt Butcher

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (Kiah Roache-Turner, 2014) wr. Kiah Roache-Turner, Tristan Roache-Turner; Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill; zombie apocalypse horror; Australian release 13 Feb 15

Me and My Mates vs the Zombie Apocalypse (Declan Shrubb, 2015) wr. Declan Shrubb, prod. Declan Shrubb, Daniel Sanguineti; Alex Williamson, Greg Fleet, Jim Jeffries; ACT; bromzomcom


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