The Coed and the Zombie Stoner – USA, 2014 – overview and reviews

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‘Sex, drugs and the walking dead’

The Coed and the Zombie Stoner is a 2014 American made-for-TV comedy horror feature film directed by Glenn R. Miller (The Bell Witch Haunting) from a screenplay by Scotty Mullen for The Asylum (producers of Sharknado; Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark; Zombie Night and many others). The film is obviously inspired by Warm Bodies.

The movie stars Catherine Annette, Grant O’Connell, Jamie Noel, Aaron Caleb, Dora Pereli, Lena Young, Ben Whalen, Josh Lee Aikin, Andrew Clements, Louis Dezseran, Diane Chambers, Mindy Robinson (The Haunting of Whaley HouseV/H/S/2; Bloodsucka Jones), Haley Beedle. 

When a nerdy sorority girl falls in love with a zombie, it’s only a matter of time before a zombie apocalypse is unleashed on campus. The sorority girl discovers that weed is the cure–now she must smoke out the entire school before it’s too late…

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Reviews [click links to read more]:

” …it’s meant to be a dopey stoner comedy, but you can still do that with a level of sophistication and intelligence that engenders praise and repeated viewing; none of that is in evidence here. It doesn’t even venture that much into tastelessness; I can dig gross out comedy as well as the next guy, but this was just lame!” Anything Horror

The Coed and the Zombie Stoner is ostensibly a stoner rom-com, and Mullen has crafted a very believable romance, with a lot of cute touches that make it work. His idea of stoners may rely on cliches a bit, but he does give them some great hero moments though, so I think it balances out.” The B-Movie Shelf

 

“Perhaps everyone got excited at the thought of making a poor man’s version of Warm Bodies?! It felt like a rough draft rather than a finished script.” Influx Magazine

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