Dead Alive > Credits and Details
Directed by
Peter Jackson Peter Jackson
Written by
Stephen Sinclair Stephen Sinclair
Fran Walsh Fran Walsh
Peter Jackson Peter Jackson
Timothy Balme Timothy Balme ... Lionel Cosgrove
Diana Peņalver Diana Peņalver ... Paquita Maria Sanchez
Elizabeth Moody Elizabeth Moody ... Mum (Vera Cosgrove)
Ian Watkin Ian Watkin ... Uncle Les
Brenda Kendall Brenda Kendall ... Nurse McTavish
Stuart Devenie Stuart Devenie ... Father McGruder
Jed Brophy Jed Brophy ... Void
Stephen Papps Stephen Papps ... Zombie McGruder
Murray Keane Murray Keane ... Scroat
Glenis Levestam Glenis Levestam ... Nora Matheson
Lewis Rowe Lewis Rowe ... Mr. Matheson
Elizabeth Mulfaxe Elizabeth Mulfaxe ... Rita
Harry Sinclair Harry Sinclair ... Roger
Davina Whitehouse Davina Whitehouse ... Paquita's Grandmother
Silvio Famularo Silvio Famularo ... Paquita's Father
Brian Sergent Brian Sergent ... Vet
Peter Vere-Jones Peter Vere-Jones ... Undertaker
Tina Regtien Tina Regtien ... Mandy
Bill Ralston Bill Ralston ... Stewart
Tony Hopkins Tony Hopkins ... Winston
Tony Hiles Tony Hiles ... Zoo Keeper
Duncan Smith Duncan Smith ... Drunk
Tich Rowney Tich Rowney ... Barry
George Port George Port ... Lawrence
Stephen Andrews Stephen Andrews ... Spike
Nick Ward Nick Ward ... Spud
Kenny McFadden Kenny McFadden ... Gladstone
Angela Robinson Witherspoon Angela Robinson Witherspoon ... Courtney (as Angela Robinson)
Johnny Chico Johnny Chico ... Head Chief
Peter Jackson Peter Jackson ... Undertaker's Assistant
James Grant James Grant ... Tram Driver
Michelle Turner Michelle Turner ... Blond Woman
Jim Booth Jim Booth ... Lionel's Father
Sam Dallimore Sam Dallimore ... Young Lionel
Anna Cahill Anna Cahill ... Mother at Park
Kate Jason-Smith Kate Jason-Smith ... Mother at Park
Fran Walsh Fran Walsh ... Mother at Park (as Frances Walsh)
Norman Willerton Norman Willerton ... Tramp at Park
Robert Ericson Robert Ericson ... Boy on Bike
Morgan Rowe Morgan Rowe ... Baby Selwyn
Sean Hay Sean Hay ... Baby Selwyn
Vicki Walker Vicki Walker ... Selwyn (voice)
Chris Short Chris Short ... Customs Official
Jamie Selkirk Jamie Selkirk ... Father at Zoo
Brad Selkirk Brad Selkirk ... Son at Zoo
Forrest J. Ackerman Forrest J. Ackerman ... Forry
Gim Bon Gim Bon ... Featured Party Zombie
Sarah Scott Davis Sarah Scott Davis ... Featured Party Zombie
Tony Donaldson Tony Donaldson ... Featured Party Zombie
Jo Edgecombe Jo Edgecombe ... Featured Party Zombie
Mel Edgecombe Mel Edgecombe ... Featured Party Zombie
Melody French Melody French ... Featured Party Zombie
Ken Hammon Ken Hammon ... Featured Party Zombie
Michael Helms Michael Helms ... Featured Party Zombie
Mary O'Leary Mary O'Leary ... Featured Party Zombie
Simon Perkins Simon Perkins ... Featured Party Zombie
Annie Prior Annie Prior ... Featured Party Zombie
Vanessa Redmond Vanessa Redmond ... Featured Party Zombie
Chris Ryan Chris Ryan ... Featured Party Zombie
Tim Saywell Tim Saywell ... Featured Party Zombie
Paul Shannon Paul Shannon ... Featured Party Zombie
Belinda Todd Belinda Todd ... Featured Party Zombie
Elizabeth Brimilcombe Elizabeth Brimilcombe ... Zombie's Mother
Uncredited Cast
Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II ... Herself (archive footage)
Produced by
Jim Booth Jim Booth
Jamie Selkirk Jamie Selkirk
Original Music by
Peter Dasent Peter Dasent
Additional Info
Premiere: May 07, 1992
Theatrical Release: February 12, 1993
DVD Release: September 15, 1998
Blu-ray Release: October 04, 2011
Country: New Zealand
Distributor: Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Websites: IMDb Wikipedia
Alternate Titles
> Braindead
Production Companies
WingNut Films
New Zealand Film Commission (in association with) (as The New Zealand Film Commission)
Avalon/NFU Studios (in association with)
Trimark Pictures
  (1993) (USA) (theatrical)
Lions Gate Entertainment
  (2011) (USA) (Blu-ray) (video)
Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment
  (2003) (USA) (DVD)
Trimark Home Video
  (1998) (USA) (DVD)
Vidmark Entertainment
  (USA) (VHS)
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