The Best Zombie Films of the 1980s

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Evil Dead II

1987    Sam Raimi    Rated R

Black Comedy    Haunted House Film    Horror

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The Evil Dead

1981    Sam Raimi    Not Rated

Haunted House Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Re-Animator

1985    Stuart Gordon    Rated R

Black Comedy    Body Horror    Horror

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The Return of the Living Dead

1985    Dan O'Bannon    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Day of the Dead

1985    George A. Romero    Not Rated

Horror    Monster Film    Post-Apocalyptic Film

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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Night of the Creeps

1986    Fred Dekker    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Comedy

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Creepshow

1982    George A. Romero    Rated R

Anthology Film    Black Comedy    Body Horror

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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The Beyond

1981    Lucio Fulci    Not Rated

Exploitation Film    Ghost Film    Haunted House Film

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Night of the Comet

1984    Thom Eberhardt    Rated PG13

Action    Comedy    Disaster Film

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Dead & Buried

1981    Gary Sherman    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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Pet Sematary

1989    Mary Lambert    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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City of the Living Dead

1980    Lucio Fulci    Not Rated

Exploitation Film    Horror    Monster Film

Up by 21 in the past 45 days 21

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14

Return of the Living Dead Part II

1988    Ken Wiederhorn    Rated R

Horror    Parody/Spoof    Horror Comedy

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15

Thriller

1983    John Landis    Rated PG

Horror    Made-for-Television    Monster Film

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The Serpent and the Rainbow

1988    Wes Craven    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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Bride of Re-Animator

1989    Brian Yuzna    Rated R

Black Comedy    Body Horror    Horror

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Nightmare City

1980    Umberto Lenzi    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Splatter Film

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Dead Heat

1988    Mark Goldblatt    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Buddy Film

Up by 90 in the past 45 days 90

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