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.

Movie Data


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



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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