Dawn of the Dead (1978)

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When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.

Directed By George A. Romero George A. Romero Starring David Emge David Emge  •  Ken Foree Ken Foree  •  Scott H. Reiniger Scott H. Reiniger  •  Gaylen Ross Gaylen Ross  •  Tom Savini Tom Savini Genres Horror  •  Monster Film  •  Post-Apocalyptic Film  •  Splatter Film  •  Zombie Film Studios &
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Release Info 1978-09-02T00:00:00Z September 2, 1978
Color  •  126 minutes NR Rated NR
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Comments (5)

 
AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 10/19/2014 Reply  · 

A tremendous zombie movie that is amazingly creative. It speaks originality and has a startling atmosphere, and is occasionally awesome.

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AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 10/19/2014 Reply  · 

I would give this film a 9 out of 10

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Rforn

Rforn on 12/1/2018 Reply  · 

Watched for the first time recently, was pleasantly surprised!

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LandMiller

LandMiller on 8/5/2019 Reply  · 

Masterpiece! But it's my least favorite of the Dead Trilogy

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red_berin

red_berin on 10/2/2019 Reply  · 

I can definitely see this movie's influences on other zombie media. I enjoyed the setting a lot, especially since I live near the mall where this was filmed. It was neat to see how it has changed over the years.

I do like Night of the Living Dead more only because it was creepier. This one has great understated humor.

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