George Romero's 1978 write-up to his classic Night of the Living Dead is quite terrifying and gory (those zombies do like the taste of living flesh). But in its own way, it is just as comically satiric as the first film in its take on contemporary values. This time, we follow the fortunes of four people who lock themselves inside a shopping mall to get away from the marauding dead and who then immerse themselves in unabashed consumerism, taking what they want from an array of clothing and jewelry shops, making gourmet meals, etc. It is Romero's take on Louis XVI in the modern world: keep the starving masses at bay and crank up the insulated indulgence. Still, this is a horror film when all is said and done, and even some of Romero's best visual jokes (a Hare Krishna turned blue-skinned zombie) can make you sweat. --Tom Keogh. Dawn of the Dead, written in 1979, and created as a movie in 2004 is a highly horrendous movie.

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David EmgeStephen
Ken ForeePeter
Scott H. ReinigerRoger
Gaylen RossFrancine
David CrawfordDr. Foster
David EarlyMr. Berman
Tom SaviniMotorcycle Raider

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  • Genre: Horror Movies
  • Theme(s): Horror
  • Director: George A. Romero
  • Producer: Anchor Bay
  • Length: 127 min
  • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaMay 24, 1979
    EuropeJun 29, 1980
    JapanOct 15, 1994
    AustraliaApr 3, 1980
  • Ratings
    North AmericaNC-17
  • Blu-ray Release
    North AmericaOct 2, 2007
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaOct 27, 1997
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