Herbert West - Reanimator
A short story by horror author H. P. Lovecraft first published in 1922 about a med school student who conducts experiments in resurrecting the dead. It was adapted into a film in 1985, simply titled Reanimator. It was directed by Stuart Gordon and starred Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, David Gale, and Barbara Crampton. It was been followed by two sequels, Bride of Reanimator (1990) and Beyond Reanimator (2003).