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.
A revolver-wielding stranger crosses paths with two warring clans who are both on the hunt for a hidden treasure in a remote western town. Knowing his services are valuable to either side, he offers himself to the clan who will offer up the largest share of the wealth.
While filming a horror movie of mummy in a forest, the students and their professor of the University of Pittsburgh hear on the TV the news that the dead are awaking and walking. Ridley and Francine decide to leave the group, while Jason heads to the dormitory of his girlfriend Debra Monahan. She does not succeed in contacting her family and they travel in Mary's van to the house of Debra's parents in Scranton, Pennsylvania. While driving her van, Mary sees a car accident and runs over a highway patrolman and three other zombies trying to escape from them. Later the religious Mary is depressed, questioning whether the victims where really dead, and tries to commit suicide, shooting herself with a pistol. Her friends take her to a hospital where they realize that the dead are indeed awaking and walking and they need to fight to survive while traveling to Debra's parents house. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Diary of the Dead (2007) is a reboot of the Dead series. The first film in the series is Diary of the Dead. A group of students and their professor are on location shooting a student film for class when life as they know it ends. Confusion and panic confronts them as they try to comprehend what's going on around them. With their camera, instead of trying to complete the movie, they decide to document the events and leave a video documentary of the events as they try to survive. Will the students survive the chaos and live to tell their tale? How will they cope with the fall of society? Who or what awaits them as they hit the road? To find these answers you'll have to watch Diary of the Dead.
George A. Romero decided to reboot the series to modernize the storyline. Instead of making a sequel for Land of the Dead, he decided to start from scratch and begin another series. I can't wait for the second film. This one is highly recommended!
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