Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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They won't stay dead!

Directed By George A. Romero George A. Romero Starring Duane Jones Duane Jones  •  Karl Hardman Karl Hardman  •  Keith Wayne Keith Wayne  •  Judith O'Dea Judith O'Dea  •  Marilyn Eastman Marilyn Eastman Genres Apocalyptic Film  •  Horror  •  Monster Film  •  Zombie Film Studios &
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Other Titles Night of Anubis [workprint title] Release Info 1968-10-01T00:00:00Z October 1, 1968
B&W  •  96 minutes NR Rated NR
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Comments (9)

 
cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 3/31/2014 Reply  · 

No need to say much an absolute Horror classic

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Fiction_Fox

Fiction_Fox on 4/28/2014 Reply  · 

They're coming to get you Barbara...

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seve24

seve24 on 10/25/2014 Reply  · 

I do prefer Dawn over it but Night is a pretty classic horror movie thou with a great score and amazing social commentary

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ndreynolds

ndreynolds on 11/22/2015 Reply  · 

Part of the NO RETURN Midnight Movie series

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 12/10/2017 Reply  · 

Alright, but a lot is horribly dated.

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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on 10/13/2020 Reply  · 

A masterpiece all the way. Without, Horror wouldn’t be the same.

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Cman15

Cman15 on 12/6/2020 Reply  · 

First scene yes good, but this film is rather awful. Of course the black guy gets mistaken and killed in the end. Really come on? What a 1968 thing to do.

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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on 4/5/2021 Reply  · 

"Of course the black guy gets mistaken and killed in the end. Really come on? What a 1968 thing to do." Really?! Your gonna claim this movie as racist? This was one of the first horror movies to have a black lead without bringing up his race. Romero hired him because he was the best actor for the role. If he was white, he still would have been shot in the end. This movie treats it's lead with respect and treats him like any other human. Now how is that "a 1968 thing to do."?

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lyconthrope

lyconthrope on 12/19/2020 Reply  · 

Not a big fan of zombies but if you wanna start with the film about them, this is the one.

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