Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (Limited Edition Tin)
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(Oct 24, 2000)
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- Limited edition - 5,000 copies
- TV spot
- Still gallery
- 24 page full color booklet with photos and liner notes
- Replica toe tag
- 5 1/4" X 8 1/4" original theatrical poster replica
- Individually numbered and packaged in a collectible tin container
Top Customer Reviews
If you're a zombie film fan or european horror buff, you probably already love this film. If you've never seen it, just go ahead and buy it --- you will NOT be disappointed! It's kind of a rip-off of NOTLD, but it has it's own unique twists, it's in glorious color and delivers some very shocking gore moments. Plus, the zombies are quite unique -- my favorite is the post-autopsy one who's got his chest stitched closed all the way down his torso. All in all, a very entertaining zombie film...not as ridiculous as the later Fulci films, but also not as grim as Romero's seminal classic. The film is presented here in a practically flawless print at 1.85:1.
Also on the DVD are a short (and amusing) introduction by Grau (who hopes we have a "bad time" watching the film) plus a separate 20-minute interview with him. He goes into detail about how the film came to be, how he picked the cast, and what he thinks of horror film audiences. He comes off as a very cool, intelligent and nice guy. Too bad he left the business after only a few films.Read more ›
First, to those who've wanted to own this movie for years, this Anchor Bay release is definitely the one to buy. Not only is this the original, uncut version of "Let Sleeping Corpses Lie" but it has also been digitally remastered so the picture and sound are GREAT (on both VHS and DVD). You won't be getting a faded, cheap looking film to video transfer -- trust me on this. In case you're wondering, the VHS version is in 1.85 to 1 widescreen ratio and includes all the same extras (director interview, original trailer, etc.) as the DVD version. The only difference, of course, is that with DVD you can access these extras instantly. With the VHS version, you have to fast forward to the end of the movie before you can sample the extras.
That being said, let me make caution all those zombie movie fans out there who've never heard of this film before but are intrigued by the other reviews. No doubt scores of you are salivating right now at the prospect of a zombie movie that's almost good as "Dawn of the Dead" (as some have suggested).
Please note the following: this is NOT a wall-to-wall zombie/action flick like "Dawn of the Dead" or or even the parody "Return of the Living Dead". In fact, (SPOILER ALERT) I counted maybe only seven or eight zombies in the *whole* movie, and there are never more than three zombies on screen at one time! You *won't* find scenes depicting hundreds (or even dozens) of zombies taking over a city, surrounding a shopping mall, or even invading a farm house. This is a more subtle horror film that's far more interested in evoking a spooky atmosphere and creating a sense of dread than piling on the body count.Read more ›
I won't go into the plot too much. Edna and George are unexpectedly thrust together on the British country side...Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Sorry but this movie was defiantly low budget and it would be one of the movies you would watch if there wasn't anything else on.Published 5 months ago by Steven V.
The hype and 4-5 star ratings are extremely misleading. This is not a Zombie movie at all
just a handful of murdering canibals and boring crime mystery. Read more
I am a huge fan of all films foreign and domestic. I did not really start to appreciate this film until about ten years after first viewing. Read morePublished 11 months ago by specialkrp
A very grumpy man (Ray Lovelock) is forced into a set of disastrous events when a woman (Cristina Galbo) backs over his motorcycle, leaving him stranded until he can get it... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Einsatz
awesome horror zombie atmosphere!!!!
good 1980 sleeper and i recommend this movies any maniac of horror zombie five star *****
Product arrived on time and in excellent condition but have not had a chance to view it yet. It looks like an excellent movie as I have heard that but cannot comment on it until I... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jimmy C.
It's not the best movie and there have been a few movie mistakes, but the plot was quite good, maybe even somewhat original. Read morePublished 23 months ago by 1337
After reading so many positive reviews of this film, I went through an extensive search in an attempt to find this rare film, well, suffice it to... Read more