A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" horror film, and it greatly influenced the modern pop-culture zombie archetype.

  1. George A. Romero

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John A. Russo


Top Billed Cast

  1. Duane Jones

    Duane Jones


  2. Judith O'Dea

    Judith O'Dea


  3. Karl Hardman

    Karl Hardman

    Harry Cooper

  4. Marilyn Eastman

    Marilyn Eastman

    Helen Cooper

  5. Keith Wayne

    Keith Wayne


Full Cast & Crew

Night of the Living Dead
Night of the Living Dead



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 1, 1968


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $114,000.00

Revenue $30,000,000.00



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