The 30 Best Zombie Movies Ever Made

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Mangled limbs, decomposing skin, unearthly growls and grunts, creepy scuffling undead beings, less than bright humans who keep getting eaten, and a hero or heroine who somehow manages to save the day. Together, these are the clichéd elements of a zombie film.  

But zombie movies come in all different shapes, styles, and levels of gore…and cheese. While early movies tended to view zombies as being the result of voodoo or atomic radiation, our vision of modern zombies really grew out of George Romero’s classic Night of the Living Dead. Romero created “rules” for zombies and how they behave, but in reality the rules are constantly evolving, and many directors have chosen to veer from the Romero path to try to plot their own course. More recent movies have also come up with unique perspectives on the genre as well, looking not at just the blood, guts and terror, but instead focusing on the psychological elements, for the victims, but also the zombies themselves 

We’re giving you a comprehensive list of the best zombie movies ever.  Because so many of the stories build off each other, and/or include nods or love letters to movies from before, particularly to Romero, the list below is in chronological order of date of release. 

There are three criteria that need to be met for inclusion:  1) Zombies have to be a primary character or primary plot point in the film, 2)  It has to be feature length, and 3) It has to be entertaining and worth watching. 

Here’s a round up of the best of the zombie movie genre, the good, the bad and the undead (in chronological order).

Night of the Living Dead (George Romero, 1968)

“They’re coming to get you, Barbara.”

It’s hard to start any list of zombie movies without mentioning the role that this classic plays in the development of the genre. Sure, it’s hokey at times, black and white and low budget, with summer stock level acting, but Romero takes a different approach than previous zombie films and was the first to suggest that they were dead people who had come back to life…with the primary goal of eating human flesh.  Gritty and dark, it also contains some hints towards the race relations of the time, a light hand at social commentary that Romero continued into the sequels that followed.  

The many Romero-directed sequels, Dawn of the Dead (1978), Day of the Dead (1985), Land of the Dead (2005), and others, are worth watching as well. 

FUN FACT: Greg Nicotero, executive producer and director of The Walking Dead (and a highly respected special effects makeup artist in his own right) played a minor character in Day of the Dead.

Zombie (Lucio Fulci,  1979)

“Out there! They’re coming back to life! They’re everywhere!”

When Anne’s father’s sailboat washes up in New York Harbor, she and a reporter trace his last known whereabouts back to an island in the Caribbean. Hiring a boat to take them there, they discover a doctor has been treating a virus that turns the patients to zombies. The locals are convinced it’s voodoo, a nice hat tip to much earlier zombie stories, but the doctor is sure it’s something biological.

One of the most beautiful locations for any zombie movie, with swaying palm trees and blue water, it doesn’t necessarily present anything special or new to the genre, but as an early film in the post-George Romero zombie world, it reinforces a lot of Romero’s rules for zombies, with plenty of gloriously gory scenes, a zombie-shark fight and a fair bit of gratuitous female nakedness, plus nostalgic views of 1979 New York City.

FUN FACT:  Because CGI hadn’t been developed and the budget didn’t allow for animatronics, the production used a real tiger shark in the zombie-shark fight scene. Because tiger sharks are extremely dangerous, the trainer gave the shark sedatives and fed it right before filming started.

The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981)

“We’re going to get you. We’re going to get you. Not another peep. Time to go to sleep.”

Relatively low budget, even for the ’80s where low budget horror was the norm, the success of this classic launched star Bruce Campbell as a cult icon and made a name for director Sam Raimi. A group of young adults head to a cabin deep in the woods, where they discover an old recording that activates the zombies in the forest, who come after them. While dated by its goofy CGI/special effects and drunk drag queen-level over-the-top makeup, it wins with the suspenseful story, creative camerawork, stand-out performance by Campbell, and unexpected black humor.

FUN FACT: The crew actually got lost in the woods on the first day of filming. And the cabin itself was, in real-life, abandoned.

Night of the Comet  (Thom Eberhardt, 1984)

“The legal drinking age is now 10. But you will need ID, let’s be real.”

This adventure/horror/comedy is a bit of a lighthearted romp. A comet passes too close to Earth, leaving most humans either turned to red dust or as zombies. The few survivors, protected by steel from the effects of the comet, search for other survivors while fighting zombies. Although admittedly there’s more red dust than zombies, it’s notable for strong female leading characters.  It’s a slapstick sibling film set in a post-apocalyptic world, and an homage to teenage life in the ’80s.  With zombies.  And Valley Girls. 

FUN FACT: Kelly Maroney’s character of Sam has been cited by Joss Whedon as an influence when he created the character of Buffy Summers in Buffy, the Vampire Slayer.

Re-Animator (Stuart Gordon, 1985)

“He’s dead?” “Not anymore.”  “You gotta stop bringing people back to life.”

Campy and intentionally ridiculous, this cult classic, loosely based on an H.P. Lovecraft story, is a slightly different take on the zombie genre, as the people die and are intentionally brought back to life by scientists trying to “re-animate” the dead. If Pet Cemetery and Rocky Horror had a baby, it would be Re-Animator: Laugh-out-loud ridiculous and slightly pervy. 

FUN FACT: Originally started as a live stage play in Chicago by Stuart Gordon at the Organic Theatre Company in Chicago. There is also a 2011 stage musical version.

Return of the Living Dead (Dan O’Bannon, 1985)

“More brains!”

A tongue-in-cheek love letter to Night of the Living Dead, the film literally uses the original movie as a primary plot point. Suggesting that the original NoLD was based on real events, a boss at a medical supplies company tells a new worker that the Army accidentally sent them the zombie bodies in barrels. They open one, and it releases a gas that turns everything in the office that is dead-but-formerly-living into zombies.

Trying to get rid of those zombies causes a chain effect, and the area gets overrun with even more zombies. Ridiculousness ensues. More a parody than a slapstick comedy, its meta references and so-bad-it’s-good acting are absurdly funny, but it’s also one of the first films to show zombies as creatures with brainpower still, as they run, talk, use tools and set schemes to get…more brains.

FUN FACT: Some of the actors playing zombies were paid extra to eat real calf brains in the film.

Dead Alive (aka Braindead) (Peter Jackson, 1992)

“Your mother ate my dog!” “Not all of it.”

The heightened-reality style of this film is at first jarring, but when it clicks, it’s so absurd you end up laughing throughout most of the movie. Lionel’s overbearing mother is bit by a zombie monkey, causing her to turn, and he tries, a bit disastrously, to cover up the results, all the while falling in love with shop girl Paquita. With strange, in-your-face camera angles and unusual pacing, it’s a bit of Mad Hatter escapist surrealism.  But at its core it’s really an eccentric romantic comedy with zombies, unabashedly grotesque special effects and plenty of potty humor. 

FUN FACT: They used around 300 liters of fake blood in the final scene alone; it’s reported to be one of the bloodiest movies of all time, based on the amount of fake blood used during filming.

28 Days Later  (Danny Boyle, 2002)

“No, see, this is a really sh*t idea. You know why this is a sh*t idea?
Because it’s really obviously a sh*t idea.”

This ground-breaking film by director Danny Boyle takes a different, edgy take on the genre. Notable for both its gritty, almost handheld cinematography, dark lighting, minimal soundtrack and fast moving zombies, also shows the best and worst of human beings. A London bike messenger wakes up in the hospital after being in a coma for a month to find a mysterious contagion has taken over Britain, turning people into virus-infected humans where the illness causes them to become enraged cannibals.  Those who are not infected fight to stay alive. But also key to the story is the development of relationships with other humans,  and the best, and the worst, of what people can be in times of crisis.   

The sequel, 28 Weeks Later (2007),  is also worth a viewing.  

FUN FACT: Danny Boyle cast actual athletes as the “infected” so that the extremely fast pace of their running made them seem superhuman.

Resident Evil (Paul S. Anderson, 2002)

“All the people that were working here are dead.” “Well, that isn’t stopping them from walking around.”

Anderson’s contribution to the genre has yet again a different voice. Based on a 1996 video game of the same name, and a subsequent Japanese horror franchise, the pacing feels consistent with a first-person shooter game, building suspense as you run through hallways, never knowing what obstacle you will encounter next.  Moments of intense action are coupled with slow pacing and ominous background noises. It’s also a rare zombie movie where the zombies don’t even appear for the first 39 minutes.

While it could be argued that in some ways it’s really a movie about fighting a supercomputer, it establishes quickly the release of a contagion through a test lab caused the humans to turn, and very rapidly it’s evident that the real enemies are the undead. The film spawned numerous sequels of varying quality.  

FUN FACT: Milla Jovovich did almost all of her own stunts in the movie. Throughout the filming she hurt three different cast and crew members, including accidentally giving Paul S. Anderson a black eye (her now husband, who she met on the film).

Dawn of the Dead (Zach Snyder, 2004)

“When the undead rise, civilization will fall.”

A vague remake of George Romero’s 1978 Dawn of the Dead, a motley band of survivors hole up in a shopping mall from a fast-spreading, fast-moving zombie infection, and the relative comfort of the resources and security of the mall lull them into a false sense of complacency. The strong cast, including Ving Rhames (playing the sort of Rick Grimes cop character) are a real asset. A great story tension comes a mix of zombie fighting horror and relationship conflicts as they all find a place in their new normal. 

FUN FACT:  A real nurse was hired to film the close ups of the scene were Ana stitches Kenneth’s wounds. Snyder told her to go deeper, but she misunderstood what he meant and went so deep she punctured the skin and accidentally stitched the prosthesis to Ving Rhames arm. Rhames, however, didn’t actually say anything until after the scene was finished filming.

Shaun of the Dead (Edgar Wright, 2004)

“Who died and made you king of the zombies?”

It could be argued that Shaun of the Dead is one of the most beloved zombie movies of all times, due to it’s satirical, absurd British humor, fun action/horror and the lovelorn antihero played by Simon Pegg. 

Portraying the zombies as things to both be scared of and laugh at, the relatively incapable motley crew try to survive, often by simply running away. Sometimes successfully, sometimes not. They’re the people who would normally be considered the least capable people to have at your side in the apocalypse.  The film also gives a tongue-in-cheek nod to the stupid things many people do in a zombie movies that get themselves, and their friends, killed. 

FUN FACT:  The ream recruited a good number of the zombie extras from a fan website for Simon Pegg’s TV show Spaced.

Fido (Andrew Currie, 2006)

“Now go get Mom. Fido, wait!  You promise not to eat Mom, right.”

Both a love affair with and a parody of ’50s family movies and shows, Fido is basically Lassie with zombies.  Set in an alternative, post-zombie apocalypse 1950s-esque world, zombies have become human servants, and, in some cases, almost pets. Starring an almost unrecognizable Billy Connolly in the title role, it’s smart and witty, and a nostalgic, sometimes cynical look at the silliness and social rigidity that we associate with the ’50s era. 

FUN FACT: The movie takes place in the town of Willard. In the original Night of the Living Dead the survivors holed up in the house hope to escape to Willard after they hear on the news there’s a refugee station there.

Planet Terror (Robert Rodriguez, 2007)

“I like the way you say ‘f*ck’.” “Good. F*ck you.”

Part of a Grindhouse double feature with Death Proof produced by Quenton Tarantino, a military-created poisonous biochemical gas, code named Planet Terror, is purposefully released into the air, turning people into zombies.  Starring Rose McGowan as go-go dancer Cherry Darling, who, after losing her leg in a zombie attack, replaces it with a shotgun, it’s dark and uber violent, the way only Rodriguez and Tarantino can do. 

FUN FACT:  Rose McGowan is an admitted germaphobe and requested to have the stripper pole sanitized before shooting.

Zombieland (Ruben Fleischer, 2009)

The first rule of Zombieland: Cardio. When the zombie outbreak first hit, the first to go, for obvious reasons, were the fatties.”

Months after a strain of mad cow disease turned people into zombies, Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) has developed a series of “Rules to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse,” to keep himself alive as he travels the country, joining up with a few other survivors along the way, as they all try to find a safe place to live. The entire cast play off each other brilliantly, but it’s Eisenberg’s list of rules and Woody Harrelson’s sardonic delivery that really make the film.

Not to mention the genius cameo by Bill Murray…as himself. In some ways much of the film is more about the difficulty of developing relationships with new people, and trust, while still managing to not get eaten.  

The sequel Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) picks up not long after the first film left off; also well worth a watch. 

FUN FACT: Wichita is the only character who says her actual name in the film, and she is named after Emma Stone’s mother.

Dead Snow (Tommy Wirkola, 2009) (Norway)

“We should have gone to the beach like I told you.”

Doctoral students’ winter cabin vacation goes awry when they discover a box of hidden Nazi treasure and incite the wrath of zombie Nazis nearby. One of the rare occasions where a real life villain is also the zombie villain, it’s an unusual mix of horror, dark humor and history. 

While it might have taken some notes from Evil Dead‘s “they find something in the cabin that causes the problem,” it also has roots in a Old Norse mythology of of a draugr, a mythical undead creature that protects its treasure, often that has been buried with them. it’s a unique and entertaining film, with a bit of a twist.  Subtitled in Norwegian. Sequel Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead (2014) continues the story immediately where the first left off. 

FUN FACT:  It was inspired by the game Call of Duty: World at War, which features zombie Nazis.

Juan of the Dead (Alejandro Brugués, 2010) (Cuba)

“Juan of the dead, we kill your loved ones, how can I help you?”

Gritty, low resolution shooting enhance this vision of a run down Cuba in the middle of a zombie attack.  A mix of slapstick humor, action and buddy comedy, Juan, his daughter and his friends start a business killing “your loved ones” for you after they turn, though some of the friends are decidedly more competent than others.

There’s distinct political commentary here: the government and media claim the zombies are dissidents. But there’s an entertaining contradiction in that as well, in that while Juan is constantly complaining about the capitalists, his own financial solution to the situation is very entrepreneurial and capitalistic: making money by cleaning up after zombies.  In Spanish with English subtitles. 

FUN FACT:  This is the first Cuban zombie movie ever made.

Warm Bodies (Jonathan Levine, 2012)

“What’s wrong with me? I just want to connect. Why can’t I connect with people? Oh, right, it’s because I’m dead.”

Right off the bat this shows itself as a different sort of zombie film, as it’s written from the point of view of the zombie himself. What’s going on his brain? What is he thinking? What does he remember?  While out on a eating spree, R (he doesn’t remember his name, just it started with R) meets and becomes obsessed with Juliet.

By eating her dead boyfriend’s brains, R can relive his memories.  He begins to fall in love with her, which makes him start to feel more alive again.  Unusual in that it offers a semi-hopeful zombie future, the strong performances by the cast turn this zombie Romeo & Juliet into a zany romantic comedy. 

FUN FACT: When R and Julie head back to the airport, there’s an announcement playing in the background, saying, “The white zone is for loading and unloading of passengers only.”  This is taken directly from the movie Airplane! where the same exact recording is playing at the beginning of that film when Ted first appears at the airport.

World War Z (Marc Forster, 2013)

“Looks like we just woke the dead. In that respect, please turn off all pagers and cellphones.”

Retired UN investigator Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) rejoins his former colleagues to save his family,  to try to trace the virus’ origins and find a cure in a violent world where a pandemic is taking over and turning everyone into zombies. Based on the book of the same name by Max Brooks, it’s rapid paced and heart-pounding, with dark, terrifying sequences where you never know if anyone will get out alive. 

FUN FACT: The World health Organization doctor played by Peter Capaldi is credited as being a “W.H.O. Doctor.”  The producers had had an inside tip that Capaldi had been cast as The Doctor in Doctor Who, which BBC announced two months after WWZ had been released.

Cockneys vs Zombies (Matthias Hoene, 2013)

“What’s going on?” “Zombies!” “Are you sure?” “Pretty sure.”

This fun British entry into the pack doesn’t add a lot new to the zombie genre, per se, but it’s an entertaining romp through zombified London. A bunch of bungling wanna-be thieves rob a bank to save their grandfather’s retirement home from a developer. But when suddenly the city is overrun by zombies, they have to fend off them off, all while trying to save Grandpa and his band of pensioner friends. 

It does add one small, legitimate question: what do you do if you’re unable to actually stab a zombie in the head?  The standout here, and alone worth watching for, is the hilarity as the band of senior citizens, with various levels of mobility, fend off the incoming hoard. Let’s just say it’s a good thing that in this world they’re not fast moving zombies. 

Fun Facts: A character played by actor Mark Birmingham is simply listed in the film credits as “Some Poor Bastard.”

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Burr Steers, 2016)

“My daughters are trained for battle, sir, not the kitchen.”

When you want to a zombie movie, but your girlfriend/partner/roommate wants a period drama, this is the film to watch. Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters worry about social morays and getting married, learning both to dance at a ball, all the while being trained as zombie assassins for the hoards of undead taking over the English countryside.

Really a parody of both zombie films and costume dramas, it’s witty, silly and fun with a strong, experienced cast.  It retains the Jane Austin period feel, with pretty ladies in period costumes, plus plenty of action…and just a touch of ridiculousness. 

FUN FACT: Lily James was supposed to stomp on a prop zombie head in one scene, but accidentally stomped on one of the actual extras’ heads instead.

Scout’s Guide to  the Zombie Apocalypse (Christopher Landon, 2015)

“It’s the zombie apocalypse! Come on, we’re Scouts! We’re trained for this!”

A zombie apocalypse starts on the eve of a celebration where one the Scouts, Augie, is getting a prestigious merit badge. Meeting up with a hot cocktail waitress, who turns out to be more of a fighter than all three of them combined, they make their way through town to find family and friends.  Finally they embrace their Scouting abilities and create some massively awesome anti-zombie weapons.

Even if you never were a Scout, there’s something identifiable in the torn teenage priorities of wanting to be cool and fit in, yet also maintain friendships and keep things as they are.  Dave Koechner is, as always, hysterical as the  Dolly Parton-obsessed Scoutmaster, who, even when undead, rises again. And again.   And Cloris Leachman makes a funny cameo as the nosy neighbor.  Make sure to watch through for the mid-credits clip. 

FUN FACT: When the team uses a trampoline to escape Kendall’s room, it’s a homage to the Super Nintendo game Zombies Ate My Neighbors. In the game, players use trampolines to jump from one garden to another.

Train to Busan (Yeon Sang-Ho,  2016) (South Korea)

“Will someone come to rescue us?”

Set primarily on a train in motion, the small confines of the train cars give it a claustrophobic, intense feeling. In this first ever South Korean zombie film, a workaholic single father gets guilted by his young daughter to take her on her birthday to see her mother a few towns away in Busan. A biohazard leakage starts a chain of events, rapidly turning people into zombies, and a bitten stowaway boards the train last minute, bringing the outbreak with them.

While many of the characters are somewhat stereotypical – the self-centered businessman, the overworked, neglectful father, the big, muscled goombah – many of them quickly morph into something more.  Exceptionally engrossing and action packed, in this case the necessity of having to read the subtitles only adds to the tension to keep you glued to the screen. 

FUN FACT:  This is the first live-action film ever by director Sang-Ho. He previously had only done animated movies, including Seoul Station (2019), a prequel to Train to Busan that was a released a month after Busan’s premiere.

Girl with All the Gifts (Colm McCarthy, 2016)

“Pretend to be scared of me.” “Pretend?”

A fungal disease has invaded the population and turned everyone into “hungries,” but some children have been born that, although infected by the fungus and have a need to eat flesh, also retain their ability to think and reason. One special girl escapes the prison school when it becomes overrun, and slowly the humans with her start to see her abilities. She must use her special skills to keep humanity alive. Thoughtful and insightful, it plays on the elements of relationship trust and what are the qualifications that define a valuable life. 

FUN FACT:  To sincerely portray images of a post-apocalyptic city, some of the aerial scenes were shot over the ghost town of Pripyat, near Chernobyl.

Cargo (Ben Howling & Yolanda Ramke, 2017)

“I don’t get a say? No, sweetheart you don’t.”

Set in the gorgeous Australian outback, Martin Freeman stars as a man who is running out of time to find a safe home for his baby daughter before he succumbs to a zombie virus. An fantastic performance by Freeman as the atypical hero, the desperate father, there’s also social commentary about the Aborigines and their ability to survive, and turn to the old ways in a crisis. Less about escaping chomping zombies, this is a more character-driven story of how to do the best you can with the limited time you have left. 

FUN FACT:   Andy Rodoreda played the character of “Father” in the short film Cargo (2013), on which this movie is based He plays a small role in here as the father of a family Andy meets. Freeman’s character in this film is named “Andy,” perhaps as an homage to Rodoreda.

Anna and the Apocalypse (John McPhail, 2017)

“We go through here, we might make it to the school before sundown. Plus it’ll be fun.”
“Yeah, certain death is so much fun.”

If High School Musical had zombies, it would be Anna and the Apocalypse. Sure, there are a lot of stereotypes, from a perky leading lady and a jerk that makes good, to millennials wandering around with ear buds in, oblivious to what’s happening around them. However, its charm overcomes that and leads to a lot of surprising and unique moments, like when the teens try to guess what celebrities are now zombies, and an ingenious use of a blow up pool. It doesn’t take the simple, easy out for most plot points, and it really emphasizes the importance of relationships during a time of crisis. 

FUN FACT: Adapted from the short film Zombie Musical (2011).

The Cured (David Freyne, 2017)

“You weren’t in control. You were just sick. We cured you.”

The Maze virus has devastated Ireland, turning people into flesh-eating zombies.  A cure is found, but 25% are resistant, termed the Infected. Despite public resistance, the Cured begin to be integrated back into society, but they remember what they did before the treatment, and so have to deal with the psychological ramifications of what they did before they were cured. 

Family dynamics, personal guilt, community prejudices, rebellion from societal safety guidelines. There’s plenty of bloodthirsty zombies and high stakes action here, and strong cast performances particularly by Sam Keely and Ellen Page, all underpinning the fundamental question: can you be forgiven for terrible things you did when you were not in control of yourself?

FUN FACT: Ellen Page brought the entire crew pancakes on the last day of filming.

Rampant (Kim Sung-hoon, 2018) (South Korea)

“Don’t lose the talisman. Watch out for dog sh*t.”

Visually stunning with incredible attention to detail, this historical fiction follows the succession  dynamics of a family of royals as they battle “demons” outside, and inside, the palace.  The demons take on some elements of vampirism, such as not liking the light, but are primarily zombie in styling and mannerisms.  The swordplay and martial arts fights are fantastic and flashy, but yet still within the realm of human ability, and there are also many heartfelt, sincere moments,  and moments of levity.

FUN FACT:  The film was released in South Korea on October 25, 2018, the same day as Crazy Rich Asians.

The Night Eats The World (Dominique Rocher, 2018)

“There has to be a place away from all of this sh*t.”

Paris becomes overrun overnight by zombies, and Sam finds himself alone, the last living survivor in a large apartment building. Surrounded outside by zombies on the street, he’s unable to leave and scavenges the other apartments for supplies. The entire movie has very few lines of dialogue, many of them spoken by Sam to himself. A fascinating look at the mental and emotional impacts of being alone in a highly stressful environment, the filming is moody, eerily quiet and introspective. 

FUN FACT:  Stephen King tweeted out a recommendation for the film, stating, “It will blow your mind!”

Little Monsters (Abe Forsythe, 2019)

“A film dedicated to all the kindergarten teachers who motivate children to learn, instill them with confidence and stop them from being devoured by zombies.”

Lupita N’Yongo as Caroline shines in this story of a kindergarten field trip to a petting farm that goes awry when an Army experiment next door starts turning people into zombies.  The premise could easily have gone off the rails with obnoxious children, but instead the little kids are charming and adorable, and Miss Caroline is amazingly resilient and optimistic, without being saccharine.

With a comedic dark notes, including the surprisingly selfish child star Mr. Giggles, brilliantly played by Josh Gad, the deadbeat-finding-himself thread of Uncle Dave and Felix gives the story more depth, while still keeping it mostly lighthearted.  

FUN FACT: A joint U.S., UK and Australian film, they couldn’t originally get the rights to use Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off song. After six months of producers trying, Lupita N’Yongo thought it was so important that she personally emailed Swift to make it happen. And then she learned how to play the song on ukulele in just a few weeks before shooting.

The Dead Don’t Die (Jim Jaramusch, 2019)

“What are you thinking?” “I’m thinking’ zombies.” “What?” “You know zombies. Ghouls. The undead.” “Are you… you’re trying to tell me …you’re thinkin’ zombies did this?” “Yep.”

The humorous self-awareness of this movie becomes evident very quickly, as well as its many nods to the various Living Dead movies and other zombie/horror/fantasy movies. But what really shines here are the dry, deadpan comic performances of Bill Murray and Adam Driver. They play off each other brilliantly, especially in the obviously improvised scenes and moments breaking the fourth wall.

The interjection of humor in the horror is well balanced. A unique, socially conscious premise for the outbreak, in that fracking in the North Pole has changed the Earth’s axis and made the dead come back to life, and featuring a random, Kill Bill-esque performance by the always amazing Tilda Swinton, it nevertheless pokes fun at all the various “zombie movie” conventions, as well as many nods to Driver’s Star Wars connections. 

FUN FACT:  The driver of the WU-PS truck, an obvious parody of UPS, is played by RZA, who is a founding member of the Wu-Tang clan. The Wu-Tang “W” image is hidden in plain sight as the upper part of the WU-PS logo.

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