From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1977 | Color
  • Running Time: 91 Min.
  • Production Co: Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) | Cinema Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. | Cinépix | Famous Players Film Company | The Dilbar Syndicate
  • Distribution Co: Cinépix Film Properties (CFP) (1977) (Canada) (theatrical) | New World Pictures (1977) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Written and directed by David Cronenberg
  • Starring Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan, Patricia Gage, Susan Roman
  • Produced by Don Carmody, John Dunning, Danny Goldberg, André Link, Ivan Reitman
  • Cinematography by René Verzier
  • Film Editing by Jean LaFleur

Plot Summary

  • A young woman develops a taste for human blood after experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into blood-thirsty zombies, leading into a city-wide epidemic.

Also Known As

  • Rage (France / USA) | Überfall der teuflischen Bestien (Germany) | Coma Profundo (Portugal) | Kuduz (Turkey) (Turkish title) | Rabia (Spain) | Rabid - Bete, dass es nicht Dir passiert (Germany) (DVD title) | Rabid - Der brüllende Tod (Germany) | Rabid, sete di sangue (Italy) | Verenimijät (Finland) | Wscieklosc (Poland)


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