Release date1982 WriterSteve Barkett (based on a story by), Stanley Livingston (based on a story by), Steve Barkett DirectorsSteve Barkett, Ted V. Mikels GenresHorror, Science Fiction, Thriller, Action Film, Indie film, Adventure Film CastSteve Barkett (Newman), Lynne Margulies (Sarah), Sid Haig (Cutter), Christopher Barkett (Christopher), Alfie Martin (Getman), Forrest J Ackerman (The Curator) Similar moviesGuardians of the Galaxy, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Mad Max, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, Independence Day
TaglineWhat comes after World War III?
The aftermath 1982 trailer for this violent sci fi post apocalypse aka zombie aftermath
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
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.