Dead and Buried
Dead and Buried (1981)

Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett, the screenwriters behind the highly successful Alien, turned their attention to earthbound terrors with this creepy horror tale. Dead and Buried focuses on Dan Gillis (James Farentino), a man who has… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com

While Dead and Buried is undeniably cheesy and clichéd here and there, it's a surprisingly competent and effective film for being so little-known.

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Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

The kind of horror movie that can't be made in Hollywood today -- serious but not high-minded, meticulously crafted but not showy.

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Director Gary Sherman stills the camera only long enough to compose deep-focus Gothic

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Dead and Buried isn't awful, but it's not good either.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Dead & Buried is indescribable to modern audiences despite its familiar elements

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Seriously creepy and inventive little thriller. Check it out!

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
Time has taken a toll on this '80's offering but <i>Dead and Buried</i> retains a measure of macabre creepiness that compensates for its… More
Alex roy
Dead & Buried is an incredible horror film from the creators of Alien. I really don't know how to describe this film. People have said that this is a… More
AJ Verser
This horror movie combines a bunch of really creepy elements. It's got witchcraft, zombies, and a whole town of people attacking travelers. I was really… More
Ken Stachnik
A nicely done little horror flick with some nice twist, turns and scares. A recommendation from Mr. Guillermo del Toro
Conner Rainwater
Dead and Buried has an amazing concept and looks beautiful. Why it almost completely lacks memorable characters and a well thought out plot, it's at heart… More
Adam Mahler
Unique beginning; great cinematography all the way through -- assured movements and close cuts; extraordinary make-up effects by Stan Winston; and each act of… More