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.
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 bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters.
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.
Now that zombies have taken over the world, the living have built a walled-in city to keep the dead out. But all's not well where it's most safe, as a revolution plans to overthrow the city leadership, and the zombies are turning into more advanced creatures.Written by
Second movie, in which John Leguizamo and Dennis Hopper appear, the other is Super Mario Bros. (1993). See more »
In the scene when the stenches break down the wire mesh gate (about 37 minutes in), a guard in the tower throws a rope and slides down (to be eaten by stenches), even though a perfectly good ladder can be seen on the tower. See more »
[Riley shows up]
You were always the smart one, Riley, much smarter than me.
[under his breath]
Not saying much.
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The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »
To secure an M18 rating in Singapore, two scenes needed to be axed. The first being the scene where a zombie stomps on the head of another, and the second depicting the decapitation of a zombie towards the end of the show. The uncut version is rated R21. See more »
I have just gotten back from the Worled Premiere. The movie is EXCELLENT. The best serious zombie movie since the original Dawn of the Dead (although, it wasn't too serious).
The film was excellent, action packed, bloody and gory, and filled with Social Comments (which is why the Night, Dawn, Day movies were so good, and this as well). Makes comments about corruption, human savageness, and America's thick-headedness. It's also got a good amount of nostalgia for fans. Anyone remember the biker with the machete from Dawn of the Dead? He's back...as a zombie.
In the film, we see that the zombies are becoming smarter. BEfore you all go "That's retarded!!!!" It works. If you have seen "Day of the Dead", Romero explores the fact that although zombies are dead, they have the same brain. If given time to learn and room to develop, they can have a certain amount of intelligence. This is seen most from the "hero" zombie, who seems to have developed more and faster than any other dead.
ON the inside, anarchy is brewing because Dennis Hopper is a dick. The city is fortified and surrounded by two rivers (good IL' Pittsburgh!!!). Inside the skyscraper, the rich enjoy life like it's completely normal. But on the streets, people barely survive. Some argue it's worse than out there...
All in all, it's a very good zombie film. I tip my hat off to it, and it's about time they give Romero a budget. If you thought the 2004 Dawn of the Dead was good...punch yourself, and then see this movie.
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