Best Zombie Films!!!

Subject to opinion as you might like crap movies, but then you might think everything here is crap, which some admittedly is, but it's still a better zombie movie than World War Z!
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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.)
“ A lot of people can't sit through this film these days but it's important because it revolutionised the zombie subgenre. Before this, zombie movies weren't really a genre of any kind! ” - DanLives1980
 
2.
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.)
“ The definitive zombie movie, its effects and visuals might be dated but it has a bit of a Kubrick vibe to its cinematography and it's just the most fun serious zombie horror! ” - DanLives1980
 
3.
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.)
“ Romero's last original trilogy film, it's dark, creepy, gory as hell and its actors are the most credible for an 80's zombie film! ” - DanLives1980
 
4.
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
“ Lucio Fulci's original and best, don't bother with the rest unless you can enjoy really low standards of filmmaking! ” - DanLives1980
 
5.
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
“ Romero's former filmmaking partner on Night... John Russo took the rights to the title Living Dead and this is his own effort. It's dark, bloody, funny, punky and has some very nice effects! ” - DanLives1980
 
6.
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
“ The best Romero tribute ever comes in the form of a comedy by the makers and performers of Spaced. Pegg and Frost are an unbeatable team! ” - DanLives1980
 
7.
Zombieland (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. (88 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ This is how credible actors and bankable rising stars combine to make a zombie movie fun. Mr's Woodrow Tracy Harrelson and Bill Murray really steal the show though, and they make a point to balance comedy and drama with awesome zombie carnage, unlike WWZ, which just lacked all of that! ” - DanLives1980
 
8.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (105 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Don't bother with the sequels, they're ridicuous. So is this, but it puts its absurdity to very good use and has some exceptional gore! ” - DanLives1980
 
9.
Dead Alive (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors. (104 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ The grossest but funniest zombie film of its time, people still can't relate it to Peter Jackson! ” - DanLives1980
 
10.
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
“ I'm not a fan of runner zombies really but Zack Snyder provided great atmosphere, good characters and interation, and the action was also pretty good. It was just rushed and didn't seem to know where else to go, outside of George Romero's classic! ” - DanLives1980
 
11.
Planet Terror (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release. (105 mins.)
“ Robert Rodriguez's grindhouse zombie tribute is wacky, funny and just as gory and tacky as Fulci's efforts, but obviously better made. The cast and cameos are also great, with the exception of Tarantino, who I think has become a total prick since Kill Bill! ” - DanLives1980
 
12.
Cemetery Man (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A cemetery man must kill the dead a second time when they become zombies. (105 mins.)
Director: Michele Soavi
“ Such a strange but enjoyable paranormal take on the zombie subgenre, Cemetery Man is remeniscent of the Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro movies of the 90's! ” - DanLives1980
 
13.
[Rec] (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying. (78 mins.)
“ The original and best, I liked the subtext of demons possibly being to blame, and the second one was better for action, but the ending let it down. The third was even better, but its ending was even worse! ” - DanLives1980
 
14.
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.)
“ French take on Night of the Living Dead with hints of Danny Boyle and Peter Jackson. It's in a *beep* tenement block in a bad area of France, which you never realised looked so awful until you see this. the suspense is fantastic and the brutal fistfights with the zombies will make you laugh in disbelief! ” - DanLives1980
 
15.
Outpost (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In war-torn Eastern Europe, a world-weary group of mercenaries discover a long-hidden secret in an abandoned WWII bunker. (90 mins.)
Director: Steve Barker
“ Despite having some awfullyu cheap visual effects come the end of the film, Outpost has a great cast and relies on the old ghost story conventions like Deathwatch. Zombie Nazis. Zombie Nasties. Indiana Jones would have *beep* himself! ” - DanLives1980
 
16.
Juan of the Dead (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government. (92 mins.)
“ Personally I love this Cuban horror comedy. It has the ability to be scary but it's just too funny. Vulgar comedy and inventive deaths and near death escapes make this "Juan up" (loooooooool hahahahahaaaa) from Shaun of the Dead! ” - DanLives1980
 
17.
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
“ Maybe the best remake, Tom Savini's directorial debut had revolutionary zombie effects, a great little acting ensemble and some effin awesome deaths (human and zombie)! ” - DanLives1980
 
18.
Night of the Creeps (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them. (88 mins.)
Director: Fred Dekker
“ It's kind of sci-fi but mostly a classic styled zombie college horror comedy, just with more seriousness than most! ” - DanLives1980
 
19.
Rabid (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic. (91 mins.)
“ I still can't tell, are they zombies or vampires? Vambies? An unsuspecting vampire is spreading a mutated rabies virus, making Canadians want to bite each other. Cronenberg's best early work! ” - DanLives1980
 
20.
Severed (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest... (93 mins.)
Director: Carl Bessai
“ Low budget but very well made zombie film with an ecological message on genetically modifying nature. Credible acting, credible camera-work, credible story for a zombie film, it looks good and it is good! ” - DanLives1980
 
21.
Colin (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Our hero Colin is bitten by a Zombie; he dies and returns from the dead. We follow him as he wanders through suburbia during the throes of a cadaverous apocalypse. (97 mins.)
Director: Marc Price
“ Superb art direction, effects and atmosphere. It took half a century for someone to finally think of this? ” - DanLives1980