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King of the Zombies1941

King of the Zombies (1941)





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While searching for a missing Admiral during World War II, three Americans find themselves stranded on an isolated Caribbean island by a plane crash. Things take a horrific turn when the trio learn that -- just their luck -- the island happens to be overrun with voodoo zombies.

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Henry Victor
as Dr. Miklos Sangre
Dick Purcell
as James 'Mac' McCarthy
Joan Woodbury
as Barbara Winslow
Mantan Moreland
as Jefferson 'Jeff' Jackson
Patricia Stacey
as Alyce Sangre
John Archer
as Bill Summers
Guy Usher
as Admiral Wainwright
Lawrence Criner
as Dr. Couillie
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Critic Reviews for King of the Zombies

All Critics (2)

Lackluster zombie farce.

December 10, 2007 | Rating: C | Full Review…

A work of slapped-together, audience-pleasing basics.

October 13, 2007 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for King of the Zombies

Three men crash land their plane on a Caribbean island where a doctor with a German accent is secretly creating a mini-army of "sombies." As the cowardly black butler, Mantan Moreland steals the show ("zombies is dead folks what's too lazy to lay down"); his role is stereotypical minstrel show stuff, but his delivery is killer, and he's the only living thing in the otherwise brain-dead movie.

Greg S
Greg S

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Hilarious, racist and just a hoot to watch. Reminds of the old Stooges shorts when they were staying in a haunted house. Not much on horror here, so skip it if you're looking for that.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

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