Nick Frost, The movie was inspired by a book by Wade Davis, “a Harvard scientist who investigated the voodoo society of Haiti and identified two of the drugs used for “zombification” – drugs that lower the metabolic rate of their victims so much that they appear dead, and are buried, only to be dug up later and revived.” Craven’s depictions of the Haitian voodoo rituals are bone chilling. Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. Before he treated audiences to the definitive version of Middle Earth, Peter Jackson was really into blood — and by the barrel full. Let’s go! Rose Byrne,
"Ed" came out during a time when gore ruled horror films, so for a film in this genre to have so little of it may have turned some off. | | Gross: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi. | Zack Snyder The Ghost Diaries will also host all the latest findings from cosmology, astronomy, and the multiverse theory. However, when the film made it to theaters, it earned quite a few converts, largely due to James Gunn's witty and action-packed script.
People tend to either love Rob Zombie’s eclectic horror films like House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects. George A. Romero $0.24M. $66.38M. But outside of the genre-based significance, Romero's film succeeds in breaking an even greater cinematic taboo: showing a black man as a hero. While "Planet Terror" didn't receive as much praise from the moviegoing public as its Grindhouse double-feature partner "Death Proof," Robert Rodriguez's over-the-top homage to the genre was still an entertaining ride. After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release. Numerous zombie comedies have come before (including Peter Jackson's wonderful Dead Alive/Braindead), but Shaun of the Dead effectively changed the game.
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You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls. It’s just plain fun. | Gross: While it's not your standard zombie movie, it's an entry worth your time. There’s even a zombie horse in the movie–yes, a zombie horse that pulls a victim through a window with its zombie horse teeth. Approved Highly recommended for any fan of the zomcom genre. Action, Adventure, Comedy. 95 min A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a bloodthirsty, flesh-eating breed of monsters who are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.
| The Cured wins bonus points for being a different kind of zombie film. It also features some graphic and long sequences of them chowing down on human flesh like they're at an all-you-can-eat buffet. | Robert Carlyle, Behind the Scenes of Wonderbound's Phish Collaboration. This is one zombie flick with serious rewatchability potential, so check it out if you haven’t already. It pulls on your heartstrings at points. "Night of the Comet" has a spiritual similarity to the previously listed "Night of the Creeps," as both films aptly mash together '50s monster movies with '80s gore. Nice to meet you, Quentin Tarantino's leprous body parts! 95 min The film transcends its genre boundaries and becomes existential in nature, as the titular cemetery man questions his place in the world and whether he'd actually like to continue containing zombies. Interestingly enough, while "ROTLD" is certainly more focused on gore, the film shares a number of themes via social commentary in a similar fashion to Romero's films. Chandler Darby, FYI, this movie is much better than the Lesbian Vampire Killers. For fans of Shaun of the Dead comes the outrageous and inventive zombie comedy Doghouse. Director: John Leguizamo, 28,007 ©2020 Denver Westword, LLC. (The fifth doesn't count.) Before you head back to the set, you should kick back, relax, and enjoy some excellent films on Netflix. |
| And as is often the case, there have been numerous rip-offs as well. The Beyond is a supernatural nightmare with plenty of retro-styled gore and zombies to make most hardcore horror fan smile.
| A lawn mower is featured prominently, and there are literally gallons and gallons of blood and grue slopped around everywhere. While the film focuses on the budding romance between dead guy R (Nicholas Hoult) and Julie (Teresa Palmer), the story never strays from the fact that zombies are still an undead menace that won't hesitate to kill you and eat your brain, in either order. It's hard to tell who is more bloodthirsty here, the zombies or the townsfolk who employ various means to dispatch the zombie hordes, leading to a final confrontation where the primary weapon is a lawnmower. (Caution: Clips are NSFW! 91 min Seventeen years after the original, director Dan O'Bannon adapted it into "The Return of the Living Dead," which exists as a sequel, but separate from any of Romero's films. $5.84M. That being said, these are some seriously sinister zombies. Not Rated Not Rated | RELATED: 5 Best Movie Zombies (& 5 Worst). Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Stars: Unfortunately, due to the unappealing characters, an underdeveloped storyline, and the “let’s get out of the building” plot, this film is a far cry from a classic horror film. | | Ultimately, it’s a worthy sequel that’ll keep you entertained. The third and final entry into Romero’s “dead series” has aged remarkably well compared to other zombie movies from the 80s. Careers, Despite taking place in a quiet, desolate England, 28 Days Later portrayed fast-moving zombies that ran towards their victims, viciously beat them up rather than bite them, and screeched with an animal-like, piercing howl.