The movie “Toxic Zombies” (1980), also known as “Bloodeaters,” “Bloodeaters: Butchers of the Damned,” “The Dromax Derangement,” and “Forest of Fear,” is a horror film directed by Charles McCrann. The story revolves around illegal drug plantations that are sprayed with a chemical called Dromax as part of an anti-drug initiative organized by corrupt government officials.
After the drug crops are sprayed with the chemical by a passing airplane, the growers of the crop are unknowingly poisoned by the toxic herbicide. As a result, they undergo a horrifying transformation and turn into mindless cannibals. The once peaceful marijuana farmers become bloodthirsty creatures, killing anyone they come into contact with.
A group of friends, who are camping near the base of a mountain where they plan to harvest their illegal weed plantation, find themselves in grave danger when they encounter the toxic zombies. They must fight for their lives and find a way to escape the clutches of these cannibalistic creatures.
The movie Toxic Zombies (1980) explores the consequences of government intervention and the terrifying transformation of individuals into bloodthirsty monsters..
- Charles McCrann
– Toxic Zombies (1980) is classified as a video nasty in the United Kingdom, and it was banned in the country during the 1980s.
– The film is also known by alternative titles such as “Bloodeaters,” “Bloodeaters: Butchers of the Damned,” “The Dromax Derangement,” and “Forest of Fear”.
– [Film Review: Toxic Zombies (1980) | HNN – Horror News](https://horrornews.net/54622/film-review-toxic-zombies-1980/)
– [Toxic Zombies (1980) – By Baron Craze – The Horror Times](https://thehorrortimes.com/2021/09/11/toxic-zombies-1980-by-baron-craze/)
– [Horror Movie Review: Toxic Zombies (1980) – GAMES, BRRRAAAINS & A HEAD-BANGING LIFE](https://www.gbhbl.com/horror-movie-review-toxic-zombies-1980/)
– [Rotten Tomatoes – Toxic Zombies](https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/toxic_zombies)
– [IMDb – Toxic Zombies (1980)](https://imdb.com/title/tt0080448/)
– [Wikipedia – Toxic Zombies](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxic_Zombies)