Original Australian One Sheet movie poster Return of the Living Dead Part II.
Return of the Living Dead Part II is an American zombie horror comedy film that was released in 1988.It was written and directed by Ken Wiederhorn. The film was released by Lorimar Motion Pictures and was a minor box office success, making over $9 million at the box office in the United States against its $6 million budget. It is the first of four sequels to The Return of the Living Dead which was directed by George A Romero. This film has a lighter tone as it was partially aimed at a teenage audience; however the misleading trailer suggested it was darker. The main characters, Jesse and Lucy, share the last name 'Wilson', giving the cult fans a clue that they are related to Burt Wilson, the protagonist of the first film.