The Return of the Living Dead is the third film in the Living Dead series. The film was a commercial success and is considered by many to be one of the best horror films of the 1980s. It was followed by two sequels, The Return of the Living Dead Part II and The Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave.
The film tells the story of a group of teenagers who accidentally release a horde of zombies from a government laboratory. The zombies begin to feast on the living, and the teenagers must find a way to stop them before they are all killed.
The film was directed by Dan O’Bannon and stars Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, and Thom Matthews. It was released in 1985 and grossed over $12 million at the box office.