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11 May 2018 3:57 p.m. PST
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Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 3:04 a.m. PST

OK, which of the many shambling, decaying, animated corpse movies is your favorite? My nomination is:

Shaun of the Dead

mildbill22 Oct 2017 3:24 a.m. PST

28 days later or shawn of the Dead. Tied.

Private Matter22 Oct 2017 3:50 a.m. PST

I'll add Zombieland to the list.

FABET0122 Oct 2017 4:19 a.m. PST

The original – White Zombie from 1932.

Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 5:07 a.m. PST

Night of the Living Dead, original version.

They're coming for you Barbara…..

KPinder22 Oct 2017 5:24 a.m. PST



Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 5:44 a.m. PST

While not a fan of the genre I do like "Shaun…" and "Zombieland" for the different cultural views.

Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 6:00 a.m. PST

Original Dawn of the Dead.

cosmicbank22 Oct 2017 6:48 a.m. PST

All Hail Bongoleso

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 7:46 a.m. PST

2nd original Dawn of the dead

Dagwood22 Oct 2017 9:02 a.m. PST

None of them. Not a fan.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 9:07 a.m. PST

Shaun and Zombieland

14Bore22 Oct 2017 10:34 a.m. PST

Original Dawn of the Dead

Buck21522 Oct 2017 12:51 p.m. PST

Zombieland, Shaun of the Dead, and Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things.

USAFpilot22 Oct 2017 1:49 p.m. PST

Night of the Living Dead. It scared the crap out of me as a little kid.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Inactive Member22 Oct 2017 1:56 p.m. PST

Heh. Did the same to me,at age 21. Still the most effective "modern" type zombie movie.

For the traditional voodoo type, "I Walked With a Zombie" (1943).


Glengarry522 Oct 2017 4:19 p.m. PST


Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 8:16 p.m. PST

Night of the Living Dead (original; still the scariest movie ever made!)
Dawn of the Dead (original)
Dawn of the Dead (remake they're both very good!)
Undead (2003)

For side reading, here is Roger Ebert's 1968 review of Night of the Living Dead, (or rather his audience review):

Norrins23 Oct 2017 4:18 a.m. PST

Shaun of the Dead and Zombieland for me too.

Personal logo Toy Soldier Green Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2017 4:32 a.m. PST

Shaun of the Dead
World War Z
28 Days

Old Wolfman23 Oct 2017 6:19 a.m. PST

Just saw Pride And Prejudice And Zombies. Quite interesting. Also one for Shaun Of The Dead,Army Of Darkness,World War Z,28 Days.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Inactive Member23 Oct 2017 10:43 a.m. PST

miniMo--thanks for the link--interesting reading,especially for the lack of an "out" for the kids. OT,but reminds me of an interview with William Cameron Menzies about this film:


When asked about the visible zippers on the backs of the minion suits,he said he did it deliberately, to give scared kids an "it's only a movie" escape hatch. Considering the whole film was targeted directly at a child's deepest fears,a wise move.

Cyrus the Great23 Oct 2017 12:46 p.m. PST

The original "Night of the Living Dead".

willthepiper23 Oct 2017 2:06 p.m. PST

The first zombie movie I saw in a movie theatre (first run) was "Return of the Living Dead".

Great quotes:
"send more paramedics"
"send more cops"

Plus, Linnea Quigley – ahem.

Lonkka1Actual24 Oct 2017 8:53 a.m. PST

Pretty hard to make one better than Romero's original trilogy.

My fave has to be the long (director's?) cut of Dawn of the Dead.

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