Zombi 3 (1988)

Italy, 1988
35mm film, 3D, Technicolor, 2.35:1
mono, Italian

An Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. It was completed by an uncredited Bruno Mattei and Claudio Fragasso after Fulci left the film.

Plot Summary

Terrorists steal nerve gas from a base and accidentally infect the local population. Those who come in contact with ‘Death One' are turned into toxic and go on the rampage. A small group of soldiers team up with some teenage survivors to fend of the masses of the undead…


Directed by: Lucio Fulci; Bruno Mattei [uncredited], Claudio Fragasso [uncredited]
Copyright MCMLXXXCIII [1988] Flora Film Production
Franco Gaudenzi presents a film by Lucio Fulci. A Flora Film production
Story and Screenplay: Claudio Fragasso
Director of Photography: Richard Grassetti
Editor: Alberto Moriani
Music Composed and Conducted by: Stefano Manetti
Sound: David Meel
Make-up: Franco Di Girolamo
Special Effects Make-up: Franco Di Girolami
Special Effects: Joseph Ross, Tony Ceyl
Philippine Crew Special Effects: Rodolfo Torrente
Art Director: Bart Scavia [real name: Bartolomeo Scavia]
Locations: Los Banos, Philippines

Deran Sarafian (Kenny)
Beatrice Ring (Patricia)
Richard Raymond [real name: Ottaviano Dell'Acqua] (Roger)
Alex McBride [real name: Massimo Vanni] (Bo)
Ulli Reinthaler (Nancy)
Marina Loi (Carole)
Deborah Bergamini (Lia)
Alan Collins (plant director)
Mike Monty (General Morton)
Michele Monti [Commander Bryant – uncredited]
Robert Marius [Professor Holder – uncredited]

Alternative Titles

Zombie 3
Revenge of the Zombies

See also
After Death (1988)
Inferno dei morti viventi (1981)
Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Zombi 2 (1979)


Gorezone no.5 pp.45-46 – review
Samhain no.13 p.31 – review
Shock Xpress vol.2 no.4 (Summer 1988) p.23 – review

Beyond Terror by Stephen Thrower pp.237-239; 280 – illustrated review/article; credits
Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.382
Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.572 – credits
Italian Horror 1979-1994 by Jim Harper pp.208-210 – illustrated credits, review
Psychotronic Video Guide p.635 – review
Zombie by Allan Bryce (ed) pp.14-27 – illustrated article (Morti viventi: Zombies Italian-style by Alan Jones)