Dawn of the Dead

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During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

  1. George A. Romero

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. David Emge

    David Emge


  2. Ken Foree

    Ken Foree


  3. Scott H. Reiniger

    Scott H. Reiniger


  4. Gaylen Ross

    Gaylen Ross


  5. DC

    David Crawford

    Dr. Foster

  6. DE

    David Early

    Mr. Berman

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 7m

Budget $650,000.00

Revenue $55,000,000.00

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Release Information

  • May 24, 1979
    NR, Theatrical



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A review by talisencrw

By talisencrw

This is one of the finest sequels ever, in that it's both of comparable quality with the original, yet is fundamentally different from it at the same time. Marvelous stuff, with aspects copied thousands of times over the past two generations, with no end in sight.

This and 'Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom', from about the same time frame, would make one of the best double-bills ever on the evils of consumerism gone rampant...

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