Zombie movies I own, in order of much I recommend them!

I love zombie cinema.
The very thought of the walking, hungry undead has terrorized me since I was a child. I believe it all started when I saw a zombie movie when I was too young to process it as morbid entertainment. Intense nightmares about the shuffling cannibalistic corpses granted me night terrors for years to come. Weekly, and sometimes more often than that, a vivid and gruesome zombie nightmare would demolish a good night's sleep.
Now that I'm older, I go nuts for zombie movies. Perhaps it is a coping mechanism, a response to terror nestled in childhood. For years I avoided zombie movies, now I host parties to showcase them.
I will go ahead and say that my favorite type of zombie movies include the "shufflers", that is, zombies that move very slowly. These movies seem to have a lot more tension, it doesn't matter that you move more quickly than the plodding undead, they are going to get you in any case.
Then, I enjoy the "shambler" zombies. These are the type found in The Walking Dead. They don't walk, they don't run, it's something in-between. In some cases it even appears to be bursts of speed or vigor.
Last, there are the "sprinter" undead. These zombies run. Although I find them terrifying (because I'm not the best runner in any competition) something about their quickness sets them apart from other zombie cinema. There's a lack of tension. There's a lack of suspense and overwhelming odds, you are denied the opportunity to board up your windows and flip a table over to bar the door. The survivors must only outrun these undead, and something about that is less entertaining to me. However, I love 28 Days Later and even its less grand sequel 28 Weeks Later*, perhaps because they present a zombie movie wish a breath of fresh air, a breath utilized to sprint at Olympian speed.
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1.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these flesh eating monsters. (96 mins.)
 
2.
Day of the Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies. (96 mins.)
 
3.
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. (127 mins.)
 
4.
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Savini
 
5.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
 
6.
Pontypool (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in. (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
 
7.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall. (101 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
 
8.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
 
9.
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time's an undead charm. (89 mins.)
Director: Ken Wiederhorn
 
10.
28 Days Later... (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. (113 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
11.
28 Weeks Later (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan. (100 mins.)
 
12.
Land of the Dead (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation. (93 mins.)
 
13.
Dead Snow (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies. (90 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wirkola
 
14.
Zombie (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
15.
The Horde (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An end of the world battle between gangsters, cops and zombies. (90 mins.)
 
16.
City of the Living Dead (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
17.
Fido (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting... (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Currie
 
18.
Rammbock (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace... (63 mins.)
Director: Marvin Kren
 
19.
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
In the early part of the 21st century, an unknown deadly virus is spreading among the population. The... (85 mins.)
 
20.
Zombie Diaries 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Three months have passed since a viral outbreak wiped out 99.9% of the world's population, turning its victims into flesh-eating living dead... (88 mins.)
 
21.
Diary of the Dead (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own. (95 mins.)
 
22.
Survival of the Dead (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state. (90 mins.)
 
23.
The Dead (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An American mercenary, the sole survivor of a plane crash, has to run the gauntlet across Africa, battling with the living dead. (105 mins.)
 
24.
Outpost: Black Sun (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The year is 1945, the closing stages of WW2, and a German scientist by the name of Klausener is working... (101 mins.)
Director: Steve Barker
 
25.
Resident Evil (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident. (100 mins.)
“ Are these zombie movies? They have zombies IN them...
I suppose they don't count as zombie cinema. Perhaps zombies have to be the only undead featured in the movie. The Resident Evils tend to have a slew of undead beasts and creatures. ” - DC
 
26.
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. (99 mins.)
Director: Vincent Dawn
“ The wildlife footage is so tacky and out of place. I love it. ” - DC
 
27.
The Dead Next Door (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
An elite anti-Zombie team is assembled by the Government to cope with an ever-growing undead infection and the religious cult zealots who fanatically protect the festering foes. (78 mins.)
Director: J.R. Bookwalter
 
28.
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile. (94 mins.)
Director: Alexander Witt
“ The overrun city does have a cool zombie atmosphere. ” - DC
 
29.
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia. (96 mins.)
 
30.
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Survivors of the Raccoon City catastrophe travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against the evil Umbrella Corp. (94 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
31.
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D! (80 mins.)
“ Just because Romero missed out on copyrighting his masterpiece
*beep* you whoever allowed this to happen. ” - DC
 
32.
Zombie Apocalypse (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina. (87 mins.)
Director: Nick Lyon
 
33.
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility. (95 mins.)
 
34.
Automaton Transfusion (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools. (75 mins.)
 
35.
Last of the Living (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A contagious virus is turning everyone into zombies, and the only hope for survival lies in the hands of three couch potatoes. (88 mins.)
Director: Logan McMillan
 
36.
The Dead 2: India (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
In this ferocious sequel to the worldwide horror hit THE DEAD, an infectious epidemic spreads through... (98 mins.)
 
37.
Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Still on the run from a group of Nazi zombies, a man seeks the aid of a group of American zombie enthusiasts, and discovers new techniques for fighting the zombies. (100 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wirkola