Definitive zombie guide (The good, the bad & the worst)by badtasteale | created - 31 Mar 2011 | updated - 30 Aug 2012 | Public
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1. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Unrated | 127 min | Horror, Thriller
Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Votes: 97,609 | Gross: $5.10M
2. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters.
Votes: 97,338 | Gross: $0.09M
3. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.
Votes: 435,576 | Gross: $13.54M
4. Day of the Dead (1985)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies.
Votes: 54,328 | Gross: $5.80M
5. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Votes: 45,299 | Gross: $2.02M
7. Braindead (1992)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror
A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.
Votes: 82,848 | Gross: $0.24M
8. Zombieland (2009)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
Votes: 426,165 | Gross: $75.59M
9. Zombie (1979)
R | 91 min | Horror
Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.
10. Planet Terror (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
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.
11. Land of the Dead (2005)
R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation.
Votes: 83,520 | Gross: $20.70M
12. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.
Votes: 44,297 | Gross: $14.24M
14. [Rec] (2007)
R | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
15. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.
Votes: 209,039 | Gross: $59.02M
16. ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (1981)
R | 87 min | Horror
A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural "accidents", she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Votes: 16,578 | Gross: $0.12M
18. The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
R | 95 min | Horror
A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers.
19. Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
Zombified chickens attempt to kill the fast-food workers that cook them in a restaurant built on an ancient burial ground.
Votes: 6,635 | Gross: $0.02M
21. Fido (2006)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon ... See full summary »
Votes: 26,271 | Gross: $0.30M
22. Doghouse (2009)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of men, heading to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce, soon discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals.
23. Dead Snow (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.
Votes: 58,356 | Gross: $0.04M
24. Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
R | 97 min | Horror
Having recently witnessed the horrific results of a top secret project to bring the dead back to life, a distraught youth performs the operation on his girlfriend after she's killed in a motorcycle accident.
Votes: 11,343 | Gross: $0.05M
26. Juan of the Dead (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.
Votes: 8,567 | Gross: $0.02M
27. Versus (II) (2000)
R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
There are 666 portals that connect this world to the other side. These are concealed from all human beings. Somewhere in Japan exists the 444th portal.... The forest of resurrection.
28. Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Doctors Herbert West and Dan Cain discover the secret to creating human life and proceed to create a perfect woman from dead tissue.
30. Survival of the Dead (2009)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Votes: 18,566 | Gross: $0.10M
31. City of the Living Dead (1980)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror
A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves.
32. Premutos - Der gefallene Engel (1997)
106 min | Comedy, Horror
Premutos is the first of the fallen Angels, even before Lucifer. His Goal is to rule the world, the living and the dead. His son should pave the way for him and appears arbitrary throughout... See full summary »
33. Stacy: Attack of the Schoolgirl Zombies (2001)
80 min | Comedy, Horror
Girls surrounding 17 years old are affected by an illness that make her to be 'Stacies': they feel a strange and momentary happiness until they become zombies.
34. Resident Evil (2002)
R | 100 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.
Votes: 219,198 | Gross: $40.12M
35. 28 Days Later... (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Votes: 325,211 | Gross: $45.06M
37. The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror
An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.
Votes: 18,855 | Gross: $19.60M
38. Pet Sematary (1989)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.
Votes: 72,323 | Gross: $57.47M
39. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
Approved | 69 min | Fantasy, Horror
A Canadian nurse is hired to care for the wife of a sugar plantation owner, who has been acting strangely, on a Caribbean island.
42. The Revenant (I) (2009)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
In Los Angeles, a fallen soldier who has joined the ranks of the living dead reunites with his best friend in order to deal with the city's drug dealers and killers - a perfect way to collect the blood that one of them so desperately needs.
43. Night of the Creeps (1986)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.
Votes: 16,484 | Gross: $0.59M
44. Plaga zombie: Zona mutante (2001 Video)
101 min | Horror
Three survivors of a zombie outbreak (caused by an alien virus) intercepted by the authorities and thrown straight back into the now quarantined town. The trio, an ex pro-wrestler named ... See full summary »
46. Undead (2003)
R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Votes: 11,875 | Gross: $0.04M
47. Sun faa sau si (1998)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of young shoppers and employees must band together when a zombie outbreak over runs their Hong Kong shopping center in the middle of the shopping day.
48. Khun krabii hiiroh (2004)
95 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The fourth generation of the virus SARS is found in Africa! It's more dangerous and causes the patients to transform into bloodthirsty zombies. The virus quickly lands to Thailand, Dr. ... See full summary »
50. 28 Weeks Later (2007)
R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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. But not everything goes to plan.
Votes: 228,986 | Gross: $28.64M
51. Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Everyone's favorite mad scientist Herbert West is currently in jail after having state's evidence turned against him by his former assistant, Dan Cain. While being led away, some re-agent ... See full summary »
52. I Was a Teenage Zombie (1987)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
Six high school buddies accidentally kill a drug pusher and dump his body in toxic waters. When the pusher returns as a zombie and goes on a killing spree, their only recourse is to dump ... See full summary »
53. Dance of the Dead (2008)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance.
54. Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time's an undead charm.
Votes: 15,268 | Gross: $9.21M
58. Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
Six friends in a theatrical troupe dig up a corpse on an abandoned island to use in a mock Satanic ritual. It backfires with deadly consequences.
59. The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
Approved | 90 min | Horror
Young workers are dying because of a mysterious epidemic in a little village in Cornwall. Doctor Thompson is helpless and asks professor James Forbes for help. The professor and his ... See full summary »
60. Rammbock (2010)
R | 63 min | Horror, Thriller
Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace, turning people into mindless homicidal maniacs. Much ... See full summary »
63. Night of the Living Dorks (2004)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Horror
Three not-so-cool school friends decide to try a old voodoo ritual. Later, they die in a car accident, but live on as zombies. But being a zombie has advantages, too...
64. Undead or Alive: A Zombedy (2007)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Western
Elmer Winslow is a soldier on the run from the Union Army, and Luke Budd is a cowboy with a broken heart. When the two misfits rob the corrupt sheriff of an old west town, they have no idea that a plague of zombies is sweeping the country, or that Geronimo's sexy niece may be their only hope of survival.
65. Boy Eats Girl (2005)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A boy declares his love for his girlfriend, only to die the same night. He is brought back to life by his mother as a flesh-craving zombie, who sires more teen undead while trying to control his, er, appetite for his beloved.
66. Tôkyô zonbi (2005)
Not Rated | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A horror-comedy manga feature about two blue-collar factory workers (who happen to be jiu-jitsu experts) dealing with a ravenous, flesh-eating zombie uprising in Tokyo.
67. Eaters (2011)
Not Rated | 94 min | Horror
The world - devastated by the Great Epidemic - is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men - Igor and Alen, two hunters of dead and a scientist, Gyno - try to give an answer to what has... See full summary »
68. Zombie Honeymoon (2004)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Zombie Honeymoon is a gore-soaked exploration of how far the boundaries of true love can be pushed without reaching a breaking point.
69. Zombie Holocaust (1980)
R | 84 min | Horror
An expedition in the East Indies, encounters not only the cannibals they were looking for, but also an evil scientist and his zombie army.
71. Flight of the Living Dead (2007)
Unrated | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A fellow scientist accidentally escapes containment aboard a plane during turbulence. After she is gunned down by a security guard, she reanimates as a zombie, killing and infecting several... See full summary »
72. House of the Dead 2 (2005 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A virus breaks out at a university and people start to become zombies. After 29 days, a team of AMS scientists and soldiers are sent in to deal with the problem. But while they search, things go wrong.
73. Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
PG | 101 min | Horror
In the 13th century there existed a legion of evil knights known as the Templars, who quested for eternal life by drinking human blood and committing sacrifices. Executed for their unholy ... See full summary »
76. Severed (2005)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest. But the experimentation goes disastrously wrong, transforming a... See full summary »
78. Nightmare City (1980)
Not Rated | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
80. [Rec] 2 (2009)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
In order to ascertain the current situation inside, a supposed medical officer and a GEO team step into the quarantined and ill-fated apartment building.
Votes: 60,219 | Gross: $0.03M
81. Pontypool (2008)
Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror
A radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in.
Votes: 24,952 | Gross: $0.00M
82. Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Unrated | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle who are fighting flesh-eating zombies.
83. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile.
Votes: 166,943 | Gross: $51.20M
84. Io zombo, tu zombi, lei zomba (1979)
97 min | Comedy, Horror
Horror/sex comedy about four zombies who are running a hotel and trying to eat their customers. In the end the quartet ends up in a shopping mall besieged by both the national guard and a horde of hungry zombies.
85. Dead & Buried (1981)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery
A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life.
Votes: 7,961 | Gross: $0.22M
86. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.
Votes: 145,566 | Gross: $60.13M
87. Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Survivors of the Raccoon City catastrophe travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against the evil Umbrella Corp.
Votes: 164,779 | Gross: $50.65M
88. Bone Sickness (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 98 min | Horror
Kristen is caring for her Terminally ill husband who is suffering from a degenerative bone disease. With no cure available she turns to a friend to help find an alternative form of medicine that has unimaginable side effects.
89. Automaton Transfusion (2006)
75 min | Horror
Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.
90. Oneechanbara: The Movie (2008)
80 min | Action, Horror
In the year 20XX a mysterious scientist discovers a way to bring back the dead . . . only it turns one town into a zombie-infested hellhole. But when the world falls into ruin, only one ... See full summary »
91. Day of the Dead (2008 Video)
R | 86 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
When a small Colorado town is overrun by the flesh hungry dead a small group of survivors try to escape in a last ditch effort to stay alive.
92. Kyonyû doragon: Onsen zonbi vs sutorippâ 5 (2010)
73 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A medieval Book of the Dead is discovered in the catacombs that run under a small town strip club. When one of the desperate strippers raises an army of the undead, the rest of the ... See full summary »
93. Zombi 3 (1988)
R | 84 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated by the US military, a virus is unintentionally released into the atmosphere over a small island.
94. Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Unrated | 85 min | Horror
A professor opens a crypt and reanimates rotten zombies. The zombies attack a jet-set-group which is celebrating a party in a villa nearby...
96. Mortuary (I) (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground.
97. Z-108 qi cheng (2012)
88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A virus gets loose in Taipei. Army and SWAT teams oversee evacuation but in Ximending the gangs don't want the police. They attack the military but when both find themselves under attack by... See full summary »
98. Day of the Dead 2: Contagium (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 103 min | Horror
In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and ... See full summary »
99. Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Horror
A drug experiment gone wrong produces a league of blood-thirsty zombies. It is up to a small band of exotic dancers trapped in a gentleman's club to fight back. Together they must rely on ... See full summary »
100. House of the Dead (2003)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A group of college students travel to a mysterious island to attend a rave, which is soon taken over by bloodthirsty zombies.
Votes: 33,535 | Gross: $10.25M