Zombie movies have always been an attraction for many viewers, this article discusses about the top 10 most liked zombie movies of all times.
10. ‘Zombieland’ (2009)
9. ‘Dead Snow’ (2009)
Dead Snow is a Norwegian zombie splatter movie that was released in 2009. The movie was directed by Tommy Nikolai starring VegarHoel, Charlotte Frostiness Frode Henriksen, Jenny Skavlan, EvyKassethRøsten, JeppeLaursen, and Lasse Valdal. The film focuses on a group of students who survived a Nazi zombie attack in the mountains of Norway. The premise of the movie is similar to that of the draugr- a Scandinavian folkloric undead who greedily protect its (often stolen) treasures.
8. ‘Planet Terror’ (2007)
Planet Terror is an American horror, action, science fiction movie released in 2007. It was directed by Robert Rodriguez which focuses on a group of people trying to survive an attack of zombie-like creatures as they fought with a military unit. The movie had a zombie film genre. The movie starsFreddy Rodriguez,Stacy Ferguson, Rose McGowan, Marley Shelton, Josh Brolin, Naveen Andrews, Jeff Fahey,Michael Biehn, and Bruce Willis. The movie was released in theaters in North America. Other than directing the movie, Robert Rodriguez wrote the script, musical store, produced and directed the cinematography of the movie.
7. ‘Dead Alive’ (1992)
Braindead, which was released as Dead Alive in North America, is a New Zealand movie in 1992. The zombie exploitation movie was directed and co-written by Peter Jackson. The movie was written by Jackson with his partners Stephen Sinclair and Fran Walsh. The movie was a commercial failure when it was released but since then it gained a cult status followed by Jackson’s fame with The Lord of the Rings series. Since then the movie received positive reviews from critics. The film is now considered as one of the greatest and most-liked zombie movies of all time.
6. ‘Shaun of the Dead’ (2004)
Shaun of the dead, a zombie comedy movie, released in 2004 was directed by Edgar Wright. The movie was written by Simon Pegg and Wright and starred Nick Frost. Pegg played the role of shaun, a man who wanted to gain attention in his life as he went on dealing with his girlfriend, stepfather and mother. He has to cope with an apocalyptic uprising of zombies simultaneously. The movie was a commercial success in United States and UK. The movie was also nominated for BAFTA. Wright and Pegg considered of a sequel that would bring a monster in place of zombies but then dropped the idea of directing it because they were pleased with the first movie as it stood alone in the industry as one of the best zombie movies.
5. ’28 Days Later’ (2002)
Few Days afterward is a British movie released in 2002. The genre of the movie was post-apocalyptic horror movie which was directed by Danny Boyle and written by Alex Garland. The cast of the movie included Naomie Harris, Cillian Murphy, Megan Burns, Brendan Gleeson, and Christopher Celestin. The movie was both commercially and critically successful. The movie had a sequel that was released in 2007 titled as 20 Days Later: The Aftermath. A comic book series of 20 Days Later was also introduced in 2009.
4. ‘Re-Animator’ (1985)
Re-Animator is an American horror comedy and science fiction zombie movie released in 1985. The movie was based on the H. P. Lovecraft story “Herbert West–Reanimator.” The director of the movie was Stuart Gordon. The movie stars wonderfully beady-eyed Jeffery Combs who acts as a creepy medical student Herbert West, who experiments with bringing body part into life before moving on to his dead professor Dr. Hans Gruber. The movie is full of surprises and is considered as one of the best zombie movies. The movie is beautifully combined with horror and comedy.
3. ‘Dawn of the Dead’ (1978)
Dawn of the Dead internationally known as Zombie is an American horror movie released in 1978. The movie was scripted and directed by George A. Romeo. The movie was the second movie made in Romero’s Living Dead series but it did not contain any character or settings from Bight if the Living Dead. The movie shows the zombie plague’s apocalyptic effects on society on a larger scale. The movie depicts that a plague of an unknown origin has caused the reanimation of the dead who eats human flesh and causes mass hysteria. The cast of the movie includes David Emge, Scott Reiniger, Ken Foree, and Gaylen Ross as survivors of outbreak who locked themselves up inside a suburban shopping mall.
2. ‘Dead Before Dawn (2012)
Dead before Dawn 3D is a Canadian adventure-horror comedy movie released in 2012. The movie was directed by April Mullen and written by Tim Doiron. The movie features Devon Bostick, Martha MacIsaac, and Christopher Lloyd. The movie introduces zemons that are a combination of demons and zombies. It is Canada’s first stereoscopic live-action 3D feature movie. Mullen is the first female director to direct a live action, fully stereoscopic movie.
1. ‘Night of the Living Dead’ (1968)
Night of the Living Dead is an American zombie movie released in 1968. The movie is directed by George A. Romero. The cast of the movie included Judith O’Dea,Duane Jones,and Karl Hardman. The movie was commercially successful. The movie is considered as of the most liked zombie movies. The movie has been a cult ever since it was criticized at its release but it is still considered to be the top zombie movies of all time.