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Best ever zombie movies

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by blindzebra, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    1. Night of the Living Dead (original)

    2. Shaun of the Dead...dogs can't look up

    3. Return of the Living Dead...send more paramedics

    4. 28 Days Later...though it technically isn't a zombie movie

    5. Dead Alive
  2. Achozen

    Achozen Sounds From The Lair

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    You forgot the best one.

    Dawn of the Dead.
  3. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    Which one?

    The original which would be #6 on my list or the new one which was okay?
  4. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    No contest. Shaun of the Dead. Hands down.
  5. Achozen

    Achozen Sounds From The Lair

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    I was talking about the new one. For some reason, every time it's on TV I have to watch it.
  6. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    The new one pales in comparison to the original.

    All the early Romero movies had a political or social message hidden beneath the surface.

    The 78 version spoke about mindless consumerism as much as flesh eating zombies...plus a zombie gets a bad hair cut from a chopper blade too.
  7. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    Of the new Romero versions I like Land of the Dead better...I love Hopper as a bad guy, plus the story was about 50/50 from the zombie point of view.
  8. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    All good ones.

    I liked Night of the Comet. Like 28 Days Later, they are not truly zombies, but it was a funny parody of the numerous lesser zombie movies that were out there.
  9. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Can't remember what all the movie was about, but Invasion of the Body Snatchers is one that used to scare the crap out of me.
  10. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Loved that movie when I was a kid.
  11. jksmith269

    jksmith269 Proud Navy Veteran 1990-1995

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    I liked Resident evil... I'll agree with your top 5 to an extent I'd have RE in there somewhere though
  12. StanleySpadowski

    StanleySpadowski Active Member

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    Though not really zombies in the truest sense, The Omega Man deserves consideration.

    If that doesn't count, Shaun of the Dead gets my vote.
  13. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    There used to be a TV show starring Darren McGavin called "The Nightstalker." It deserves a mention.
  14. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    I agree
  15. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I don't love any of the Zombie movies, per say but I guess if I had to pick one, it would be Chopper Chicks in Zombie Town. Since I don't really like Zombie movies, the whole Chopper Chicks are more appealing. :D

    After that, I would probably go a little left and say that I like Charleton Heston in The Omega Man. I don't know if you could say they were living dead but they were definatly Zombies. After that, I'd probably go with The Chronicals of Riddick. The Furyans are probably not typically associated with Zombies but they are Living Dead and so, I'd list them. After that, I'd probably go with Resident Evil and the sequales.
  16. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    That is where I learned that you put salt in a mummies mouth and sew it shut to stop him. At least that is what I think I remember. I was a bit scared while watching it since I was young kid.
  17. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    Used to love that show...

    The series remake a couple of years back didn't make it but I think you can catch them on Sci-Fi Channel...

    They are releasing the originals onto DVD from what I have read...
  18. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    I loved that show, and had high hopes for the remake after they CG'd McGavin into the news room in the pilot...it wasn't bad and deserved a full season.
  19. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    They're releasing a third version of The Omega Man later this year, starring Will Smith. It's called I Am Legend (the original story name, written by Richard Matheson). There is also an old black and white version with Vincent Price called The Last Man on Earth. I really enjoyed the book, so I'm hoping this latest one will be closer to the original story (but I'm not holding my breath for that).
  20. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    This seems to be an endless debate, and one my opinion differs on. I was pleasantly surprised by the remake, and sight unseen, bought the original version on DVD soon after. I ended up giving it away to a family member. I understand the critique on consumerism, but the make-up effects and cheesy music really prevent me from getting into the story. As a lot of "classic" horror movies from the 70s decade, it comes across now as extremely dated.

    I was also disappointed because the first Romero movie is one of my favorite horror movies. He returned to form with Day of the Dead. Land of the Dead wasn't bad, either.

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