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Dead Alive (1993)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $242,623Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,901-10,000) 9,905 $242,623
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,701-13,800) 13,777 $242,623

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 12th, 1993 (Wide) by Trimark
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Zombies, Prologue, Directing Yourself, Romance, Dysfunctional Family, Cult Movie, Inheritance
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action

Leading Cast

   Lionel Cosgrove
   Paquita Maria Sanchez


Peter Jackson    Undertaker's Assistant

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