R | | Action, Comedy, Horror
Two policemen are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals.
Shot in thirty-seven days.
Det. Doug Bigelow:
You remember when we were in training? They always told us, "You can't be a good cop if you're a dead cop." Here's your chance to prove them wrong. You're good and you're dead.
Det. Roger Mortis: I'm good and I'm dead.
The large man attacks Mortis with the meat cleaver. Moments before Mortis wraps it in a bandage we see the hand is clearly a prop having a thumb and two fingers on the left side of the now missing digit and two fingers on the right. He did not have six digits before.
TV versions have additional scenes that were cut out of the original release. Included: The Mausoleom part is longer (and includes an appearance by Dick Miller), Mortis having a nightmare about his Death Day Party (with Piscopo in Zomibiefied makeup). These scenes and more are included on the 2004 DVD release (in rough but watchable quality).
$1,667,036 (USA) (8 May 1988)
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