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Shaun of the Dead (2004)

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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Shaun
... Liz
... Ed
... Dianne
... David
Nicola Cunningham ... Mary
... Clubber 1 (as Kier Mills)
Matt Jaynes ... Clubber 2
Gavin Ferguson ... Football Kid
... Pete
Horton Jupiter ... Homeless Man
Tim Baggaley ... The Usher
Arvind Doshi ... Nelson
... Noel
Sonnell Dadral ... Danny (as Sonell Dadral)
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Storyline

Shaun doesn't have a very good day, so he decides to turn his life around by getting his ex to take him back, but he times it for right in the middle of what may be a zombie apocalypse... But for him, it's an opportunity to show everyone he knows how useful he is by saving them all. All he has to do is survive... And get his ex back. Written by Infest0125

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Shuffling into theaters September 24th. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for zombie violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 September 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Muertos de risa  »

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Box Office

Budget:

£4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,603,410 (United Kingdom), 11 April 2004, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,330,781, 26 September 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,542,874

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,039,392
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The pyjama zombie was originally scripted to walk along the pole, upon which it was impaled, which is why it is hanging off the end when Diane is doing zombie lessons. See more »

Goofs

When Shaun and Ed are playing on the PlayStation, when the camera cuts to the screen the level they are playing on changes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
John: Last orders, please!
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Crazy Credits

The credits end with the incidental Mall Muzak from Dawn of the Dead (1978). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mutant Vampire Zombies from the 'Hood! (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Ghost Town
( Jerry Dammers (as Dammers) )
Performed by The Specials
Courtesy of EMI Records Limited
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Do you know what the funniest part of the movie is?
20 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

Please tell me cause i can't tell!

i can't believe the reviews saying that this was good, cause it wasn't! I really love zombie movies but this is just horrible. The jokes were awful, the situations were obvious and very predictable, and the story itself was really bad and stupid, the end is even worst. i think this is the worst zombie movie i've seen this year. Don't waste your time watching this, and don't let them make you think this is good. Please take my advice, keep yourself away from this thing.

by the way i didn't laugh Not even once

Angel Luna


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