★★★★☆ USA. 1h26m. Horror. Directed by Stuart Gordon. Written by Dennis Paoli, William J. Norris, Stuart Gordon (screenplay) and H.P. Lovecraft (“Herbert West – Reanimator”). Cinematograpy by Mac Ahlberg. Edited by Lee Percy. Music by Richard Band. Starring Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale, Robert Sampson, Al Berry, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Ian Patrick Williams, Gerry Black, Peter Kent, Craig Reed.
Stars Jeffrey Combs as Herbert West, a medical student who has invented a reagent which can re-animate deceased bodies. He and his classmate Dan Cain (Bruce Abbott) begin to test the serum on dead human bodies, and conflict with Dr. Carl Hill (David Gale), who is infatuated with Cain’s fiancée (Barbara Crampton) and wants to claim the invention as his own.