Dead and Buried
Dead and Buried (1981)

The sheriff of a small town in New England (James Farentino) is investigating a series of gruesome tourist murders around the area. He is doubly shocked to find that several of the victims have returned from the dead.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1981
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Staci Layne Wilson

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

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

Seriously creepy and inventive little thriller. Check it out!

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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 V
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