Santo Contra los Zombis

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Santo Contra los Zombis
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Directed by Benito Alazraki
Produced by Alberto López
Written by
Cinematography José Ortiz Ramos
Edited by Jose Silva
Distributed by Azteca
Release date
  • 1961 (1961)
Running time
85 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Santo contra los Zombis (also known as Santo vs. the Zombies) is a 1961 Mexican film directed by Benito Alazraki. It depicts the popular character El Santo in a pulp style film.


After the police are unable to stop a crime wave by zombies, they turn to Santo for help.



This was one of the earliest Santo films and the first to be distributed in the US.[1]


Writing in The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia, academic Peter Dendle said, "The adventure movie with its comic-book plot, hero, and villain is fun to watch in an MST-3K spirit".[2]


  1. ^ Kay, Glenn (2008). Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide. Chicago Review Press. p. 40. ISBN 978-1-55652-770-8. 
  2. ^ Dendle, Peter (2001). The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia. McFarland & Company. p. 88–89. ISBN 978-0-7864-9288-6. 

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