The Aftermath (1982 film)

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The Aftermath
The Aftermath FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Steve Barkett
Produced by Steve Barkett
Written by Steve Barkett
Starring Steve Barkett
Lynne Margulies
Sid Haig
Edited by Thomas F. Denove
Dennis Skotak
Release date
  • 1982 (1982)
Running time
95 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Aftermath (also known as Zombie Aftermath) is a 1982 science fiction, horror, and action independent film.

While not prosecuted for obscenity, the film was seized and confiscated in the UK under Section 3 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 during the video nasty panic [1]


Three astronauts return to Earth after a nuclear holocaust, although one dies in a crash landing. The two survivors, Newman (Steve Barkett) and Matthews, encounter some mutants before discovering that Los Angeles has been completely destroyed. Seeking shelter, the men take refuge in an abandoned mansion. Newman later encounters a young boy, Chris, hiding in a museum with the curator (Forrest J Ackerman). When the curator passes away, Newman takes Chris under his care. While out seeking supplies one day, Newman and Chris encounter Sarah, who is running from a gang of outlaw bikers led by Cutter (Sid Haig). These survivors decide to fight this gang in this post-apocalypse wasteland.


  • Steve Barkett as Newman
  • Lynne Margulies as Sarah
  • Sid Haig as Cutter
  • Christopher Barkett as Chris
  • Alfie Martin as Getman
  • Forrest J Ackerman as Museum curator
  • Jim Danforth as Astronaut Williams
  • Linda Stiegler as Helen
  • Adrian Torino as Bruce Will
  • Levi Shanstan as Arnold Swatch / The Mummy
  • Ramon Sumabal as Brad Pet
  • Michael Eugene Romero as Silver-ster the Gold
  • Jerone Meehleib as The lover Boy Irbo


The film was released in the United States on various VHS labels and in a special edition laserdisc release by the Roan Group. It was released in the UK with the alternate title Zombie Aftermath.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Video Nasties". 

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