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->''How do you kill something that won't die? Where do you run when they're everywhere?''

'''''The Dead Next Door''''' is a low-budget horror movie from 1989.

Plot centers around a post-ZombieApocalypse USA, where the Zombie Squad has been tasked to get rid of the undead menace. When searching for a possible cure for the undead they run into a zombie-loving cult.
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!!Examples:

* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: [[spoiler:Raimi's]] fate.
* BloodFromTheMouth: Vincent coughs up blood before dying.
* DullSurprise: Raimi's reactions to zombies.
* EiffelTowerEffect: When the squad arrives back at the Washington D.C., it is established with shots of TheWhiteHouse and Capitol Hill.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: "I bet my life and hat on it!"
* HumanSacrifice: Rev. Jones' cult is shown sacrifing a girl.
* ImMelting: Dr. Moulsson's cure has this effect on the fully undead.
* ShoutOutThemeNaming: Some of the characters are named after horror directors and such.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Kuller.
* SunglassesAtNight: Reverend Jones
* WouldHurtAChild: One zombie is found munching a corpse of a child.
* ZombieAdvocate: Whole {{cult}} of them.
** Bunch of these are stationed on the front of the Zombie Squad headquarters.
* ZombieApocalypse
* ZombieGait
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