Incubo sulla cittą contaminata (Nightmare City) (Invasion by the Atomic Zombies)
Incubo sulla cittą contaminata (Nightmare City) (Invasion by the Atomic Zombies) (1980)

A radiation-stricken professor contaminates the other passengers on a plane, and after disembarking, the newly created zombies terrorize the surrounding area. The film, also known as Nightmare City, is an Italian production.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 11, 1980
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2002
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

This profound subversion of our critical and aesthetic assumptions confronts us - like a logical paradox that seems both true and false - with a film that seems both awful and entertaining.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Both the crypto-zombies of Nightmare City and the film itself are fast-paced sons of bitches without so much as a whisper of a thought inside their heads.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

The movie is piled high with cheese, but makes for a tasty guilty pleasure.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
Radioactive waste turns people into super-strong blood drinking maniacs. Big, dumb, gory Italian zombie movie, the kind where the monsters… More
Keiko Aya
Directed by Umberto Lenzi and Starring Hugo Stiglitz, Laura Trotter, Mel Ferrer, Francisco Rabal, Sonia Viviani and Eduardo Fajardo. Without a doubt the best… More
Alex roy
Before there was 28 Days Later there was Nightmare City, a zombie film like no other. A totally different zombie experience, Nightmare City breaks ground in the… More
Lee ?
One of my favourites from Lenzi. Completely crazy and fast-paced from the start. Full of violence and decaying lunatics who run amok killing at will. Similar to… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
I think Hugo Stiglitz is a pretty cool guy, he fights infected people (NOT ZOMBIES) and doesn't afraid of anything.
Drew Smith
Sit down and watch 80s Italian horror with me and I'll be your best friend. How could you hate something so blissfully inept and campy? I mean, unless… More