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1992 film by Peter Jackson

Braindead (Dead Alive in North America) is a zombie-horror-comedy 1992 film.

Directed by Peter Jackson and written by Stephen Sinclair



  • Listen! You no pick up the cage, you no get the big dollars.
  • I'm a New Zealand zoo official, and this monkey is going to Newtown!

Lionel CosgroveEdit

  • That's my mum you're pissing on.
  • They're not dead exactly, they're just... sort of rotting.
  • Party's over!
  • [as an excuse for punching Selywn and stuffing it into a bag] Hyperactive...

Father McGruderEdit

  • The Devil is amongst us!
  • Stay back boy! This calls for divine intervention!
  • I kick arse for the Lord!

Mr. MathesonEdit

  • What we need is another war!
  • [After having gotten his custard and after pus from Vera's bite wound squirts into it, he stirs it further in and the custard turns pinkish] Damn fine custard... rich and creamy, just the way I like it!

Uncle LesEdit

  • That's someone doing the business!
  • Ahhh, so you found your father's old stag movies, did ya? [Pause] Is that the one with the donkey and the chambermaid?
  • It's all part of the grieving process.


  • Intellectual at party [struggling against an attack by Void] I take it back! [Void snarls] I'm sorry I called Nabokov a pedophile!
  • Intellectual: [defending himself against oncoming zombies] Some of my best friends are Pedophiles! [His famous last words]
  • Undertaker: [as Vera's eyes pop out and green slime sprays out] Cranial blowout!
  • Zoo Keeper: Story goes, these great big rats come scuttling off the slave ships and raped all the little tree monkeys.
  • Zombie Mother: No-one will ever love you like your mother!


Paquita Maria Sanchez: Fernando!! [Looks at Lionel] Your mother ate my dog!
Lionel Cosgrove: Not all of it.

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