Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1985 Horror / Occult
movie starring Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joe Pilato et al.
Contributed by: BubbaHoGummer
When Rhodes (Joe Pilato) is torn apart and screams "Choke on it!, he's not really acting. The animal entrails used for this scene were stored in in a refrigerator that was accidentally unplugged over a long hot weekend and were quite ripe and rotting when filming resumed. Being a low budget film, they went ahead and used the rotting parts for his death scene. The actors portraying the zombies all had cotton balls and other items in their noses to block the horrendouse smell, but Joe Pilato had to suffer through it and not vomit while shooting the scene. The look of horror on his face is quite real!
George Romero makes a small cameo in this film, he plays a zombie pushing a cart near the end of the film.
Greg Nicotero (Johnson) used his realistic animatronic severed head to play a practical joke on his mother.
Joe Pilato also has a role in Dawn, he plays a renegade officer at the police docks.
Lori Cardille (Sarah) is the daughter of Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille who played a journalist in both the original and remake versions of Night of the Living Dead.
(Fisher) played the lead role in George A. Romero's vampire classic, "Martin", and makes a cameo in Dawn as a shooter on the roof.
On the commentary of "Day of the Dead", Tom Savini
mentioned that the newspaper titled "the dead walk" (at the beginning of the movie) is the same paper that was shown on Resident Evil.
Contributed by: Sanityisoverrated
The Marvel comic character Wolverine's name is "Logan", and he always uses the phrase "Bub".