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The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (1964)

Not Rated | | Horror | 10 February 1964 (USA)
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Jerry falls in love with a stripper he meets at a carnival. Little does he know that she is the sister of a gypsy fortune teller whose predictions he had scoffed at earlier. The gypsy turns him into a zombie and he goes on a killing spree.

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Gene Pollock (screenplay), Robert Silliphant (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Dennis Steckler ... Jerry (as Cash Flagg)
Brett O'Hara ... Madam Estrella
Atlas King ... Harold
Sharon Walsh Sharon Walsh ... Angela
Pat Kirkwood Pat Kirkwood ... Madison (as Madison Clarke)
Erina Enyo ... Carmelita
Toni Camel Toni Camel ... Stella
Don Russell Don Russell ... Ortega (as Jack Brady)
William Turner William Turner ... Bill Ward (as Bill Ward)
Steve Clark Steve Clark ... 2nd Policeman (as Steve Clarke)
Neil Stillman Neil Stillman ... Barker
Joan Howard Joan Howard ... Angela's Mother
Titus Moede ... Hobo
Gene Pollock Gene Pollock ... Night Club Manager
Son Hooker Son Hooker ... 1st Policeman
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Storyline

Beatnik Jerry takes his girl Angie to the carnival. Angie wants to go see the gypsy fortuneteller, Jerry does not but relents. After hearing bad news from the fortuneteller, Jerry goes alone to see her sister, dancer Carmelita. He is invited backstage, where he is mesmerized into becoming a psychotic killer. When he tries to kill Angie, she and his best friend Harold realize something's wrong. Written by Buxx Banner <buxx572aol.com>

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Don't come if you're chicken! See more »

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Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Incredibly Strange Creature: Or Why I Stopped Living and Became a Mixed-up Zombie See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$38,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ray Dennis Stecklerused his own car for the scenes where Jerry is driving in a station wagon. See more »

Goofs

The big wart on Madame Estrella's face keeps moving. Sometimes it's right next to her lip, other times it's below it, other times it's an inch or two above it and to the right. See more »

Quotes

Jerry: How's college?
Madison: Fine.
[pauses]
Madison: You should try it sometime
Jerry: No thanks.
[chuckling]
Jerry: The world's my college.
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Alternate Versions

For the films airing on Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 1997, the more intense shots of the murder scenes were cut from the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VII (1996) See more »

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Shook Out of Shape
(uncredited)
Performed by Carol Kaye
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Incredibly strange... and boring... and funny SIMULTANEOUSLY.
2 November 2001 | by InfofreakSee all my reviews

One of the most famous BAD movies ever made, mainly because of its legendary title, which is arguably the best thing about it. Look this is an awful movie, everybody knows that, but the question that should be asked is is it worth watching? And the answer is HELL YES.

Ray Dennis Steckler lies somewhere between Ed Wood, Jr and Russ Meyer for me. Wood made laughably bad genre movies that have continued to fascinate because of their campy silliness. His movies are still tons of FUN all these years later. Russ Meyer was certainly not incompetent, but he created bizarre movies populated with strange, sex obsessed characters, who found themselves involved in twisted, often indescribable plots spouting absolutely insane dialogue.

Steckler like both those directors creates his own unique world. He is closer to Wood because of his sheer ineptness I suppose, but unlike Wood's movies his are tough going at times. Truly (unintentionally) hilarious sequences are repeatedly interspersed with some of the dullest and most pointless scenes you'll ever see. That makes his movies totally unlike anyone else's before or since. 'Incredibly Strange Creatures...' is arguably his most consistent effort, and even this one is dragged down by the endless musical numbers. Even so it is a movie that HAS to be watched at least once by any trash fiend or cult movie enthusiast. You really have to see it to believe it!


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