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The Walking Dead 

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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.
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Series cast summary:
Norman Reedus ...  Daryl Dixon 145 episodes, 2010-2020
Melissa McBride ...  Carol Peletier / ... 144 episodes, 2010-2020
Danai Gurira ...  Michonne 125 episodes, 2012-2020
Andrew Lincoln ...  Rick Grimes / ... 121 episodes, 2010-2020
Lauren Cohan ...  Maggie Greene / ... 116 episodes, 2011-2020
Chandler Riggs ...  Carl Grimes 110 episodes, 2010-2020
Josh McDermitt ...  Eugene Porter 100 episodes, 2014-2020
Christian Serratos ...  Rosita Espinosa 100 episodes, 2014-2020
Seth Gilliam ...  Gabriel Stokes 95 episodes, 2014-2020
Alanna Masterson ...  Tara Chambler 87 episodes, 2013-2019
Ross Marquand ...  Aaron 86 episodes, 2015-2020
Steven Yeun ...  Glenn Rhee 82 episodes, 2010-2020
Sonequa Martin-Green ...  Sasha Williams 72 episodes, 2012-2020
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ...  Negan 65 episodes, 2016-2020
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes gets shot and falls into a coma. When awoken he finds himself in a Zombie Apocalypse. Not knowing what to do he sets out to find his family, after he's done that, he gets connected to a group to become the leader. He takes charge and tries to help this group of people survive, find a place to live and get them food. This show is all about survival, the risks and the things you'll have to do to survive. Written by jzirkle1

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Rise up (Season 7) See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Trivia

When Frank Darabont was in discussion with HBO about taking the series, Thomas Jane was attached to play Rick Grimes. The negotiations fell through, and when the series was eventually greenlit by AMC, Jane was unable to appear due to working on Hung (2009). See more »

Goofs

Daryl continues to ride a motorcycle, despite the fact that something that loud would draw the attention of both walkers and the living. See more »

Quotes

Daryl Dixon: You got some balls for a Chinaman.
Glenn Rhee: I'm Korean.
Daryl Dixon: Whatever.
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Crazy Credits

With each passing year (or season) the title of the show (seen when the theme song is playing) decays a little more. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd confirmed this. See more »


Soundtracks

Warm Shadow (Dactyl Remix)
Written by Fink (as Fin Greenall), Tim Thornton, Guy Whittaker
Performed by Fink
Under License from Universal Republic
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Superb. It's about time
30 October 2010 | by kidglovesSee all my reviews

Lets get this out of the way straight away THIS WILL BLOW PEOPLES SOCKS OFF. Im not kidding. I know people here are attracted to this genre for various different reasons but i'd like to think we all share some connection when zombies are involved. For me its the post apocalyptic scenario. I don't particularly need the gore element but it has its place when used well.

In Darabonts take on the apocalypse, you are there. The world is dead and rotting. The military have lost the battle. You wake up with Rick in this new world and get to explore it with him. Its the exposition of the pilot that will probably put the gorehounds off and lead to some small criticism from others. Personally, i want to see that. I want to know how society responded to the phenomenon.

Those who have read the comic books here know that Kirkmans trick is to get you attached to the characters, like you know them intimately, then kill them off. Here Darabont uses the same trick but not how you would expect nor with who you would expect.

Im personally invested in this series already. God knows what it will do to the average TV viewer. Im also not a particularly emotional person but i don't mind admitting that i was close to tears on a couple of occasions. There you go. I've said it. Just don't tell anyone.

I cant say enough about Frank darabont after watching this. He understands what this genre is all about and, more importantly, he understands Romero's zombie world. The zombies are Roamers and lurkers. They act how they should and you do feel sorry for them. This is explored really well. They are a small threat but in groups all riled up and hungry. Well, you know the rest.

The score is also outstanding. Very understated but poignant. The cinematography is worthy of a movie and the camera moves a lot. I cant recall any shaky cam which some people here seem to despise.

Kirkman, Darabont and AMC have come up with the series we have been waiting years for. Long may it continue, and you know what? I think it will. The balance is perfect between a horror film, TV show and intelligent drama.

Oh and btw. Keep getting people onboard with this. Co workers. Non zombie lover friends. Anyone. They wont think you're weird. They'll thank you. The Lost crowd are going to lap this up.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Senoia, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$605,764, 15 April 2018

Gross USA:

$151,441

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$151,441
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1.78 : 1
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