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As you know, ever since zombies first roseonto the big screen, they’ve spent decades dominating movies and more in shuffling hordes.
So today, we will count down top best Zombiemovies over the years.
The Return of The Living Dead(1985)Starting the list today is a comedy horror film directed by Dan O'Bannon.
This movie is the triple threat of zombieB-movies and it’s without a doubt the most fun you can have hanging with the undead.
Its plot revolved around a story of how awarehouse owner, accompanied by his two employees, a mortician friend, and a group of teenagepunks, deal with the accidental release of a horde of brain-hungry zombies onto an unsuspectingtown.
Despite introducing the popular concept ofzombie eating brains, zombies here can run and even can speak.
The film is also unique from virtually allother cinematic depictions of the living dead, in that the zombies portrayed in the filmcannot be killed by a standard “headshot”.
After release, the film was so highly praisedby the critics with 91% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and also performed well at the box office.
28 Days Later (2002)Released in 2000, 28 Days Later was set in England.
A strain of a highly contagious virus originatesfrom chimpanzees that quickly spread to humans (within 20s) and develop into a pandemic.
Infected people turn into murderous peoplewho will kill whatever moves.
The film focuses on the struggle of four survivors(Murphy, Harris, Burns, and Gleeson) to cope with the destruction of the life they onceknew while evading those infected by the virus.
After release, the film was highly praisedfor the performances, screenplay, atmosphere, and soundtrack.
It was a box office success with over $80million in revenue against an $8 million budget and becoming one of the most profitable horrorfilms of 2002.
Dawn of The Dead (2004)A remake of the movie of the same name in 1978, Dawn of the dead is an action horrorfilm directed by Zack Snyder and written by James Gunn.
The film revolved around a small alive grouptries to escape from the dead land due to a zombie outbreak.
However, the film had an open ending whichmay make you disappointed at the end.
Dawn of the Dead is Snyder's film directorialdebut.
The film was released by Universal Pictureson March 19, 2004, and grossed $102 million worldwide against a budget of $26 million.
The film also got a quite high score on RottenTomatoes with a 75% approval rating.
In 2004, the film won a nomination for theBest Horror Movie at the Golden Trailer Awards.
Shaun of The Dead (2004)Another horror comedy film in the list is Shaun of the dead directed by Edgar Wrightand written by Wright and Simon Pegg, who stars in it as Shaun.
The film talked about a 29-year-old cashierman working in the supermarket.
He lives without any purpose.
Until a day, a zombie apocalypse comes tothe small town in London.
This disaster was also a chance for him toreach his girlfriend’s heart again, as well as mend the relationship between him and hismom.
After its release in 20014, the film was metwith universal critical and commercial acclaim, grossing $30 million worldwide against a budgetof $6.
1 million and receiving two nominations at the British Academy Film Awards.
Planet Terror (2007)Originally a low-budget film directed by Robert Rodriguez.
However, with a series of extremely satisfyingaction scenes and heart-pounding knots throughout the film, you will not be able to take youreyes off the screen.
Not only that, but the film is also quitemeticulously invested with 2 endings, one is happy and one is extremely horror.
The plot follows a group of people attemptingto survive an onslaught of zombie-like creatures as they feud with a military unit.
After release, Planet Terror received mostlypositive reviews, Grindhouse ticket sales were significantly below box office analysts'expectations.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film received 74%fresh.
With such a high score, I think this is agood choice for you.
28 Weeks Later (2007)A sequel to the 2002 film 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later is a horror film directed by JuanCarlos Fresnadillo.
The film tells about the viral disaster inLondon, and the US military force was dispatched to support.
Among those who miraculously survived afterthe attack of the Vampires, was Alice.
But mysteriously, she is immune to the viruswhich turns humans into bloodthirsty creatures.
The film deeply depicted England after thepandemic, especially the treatment among survivors.
The audiences even can be startled by theway people treating each other, sometimes worse than the most terrible disease.
Like its predecessor, the film received positivereviews from critics, with many praising the performances, atmosphere, and screenplay.
It grossed $64 million against a $15 millionbudget.
Zombieland (2009)Earning more than $102 million in the box office, Zombieland was the highest-grossinghorror movie in the South Africa market at that time.
Zombieland tells about a group of strangerswho have a desire to survive and are reluctant to go together while each has their thoughtsand goals.
This is considered the best movie which isuseful for you on how to survive in the zombie pandemic as well as teaches you many valuablelife lessons.
At the same time, the film is the perfectblend of eye-catching action scenes, witty comedy, and lovely romantic moments.
Zombieland was a critical and commercial success, grossing more than $60.
8 million in 17 days and surpassing the 2004 film Dawn of the Deadas the top-grossing zombie film in the United States until World War Z in 2013.
World War Z (2013)Based on the 2006 novel of the same name, also the highest-grossing film of Brad Pitt'scareer, World War Z differs from previous zombie movies, which focuses on action andvisual effect.
The appearance of a zombie is not too gruesomeeither, but it moves faster and harder.
An impressive scene in the movie is when zombiesoverlap to cross a giant wall.
The film starred Brad Pitt as the lead role.
He portrayed Gerry Lane, a former United Nationsinvestigator who must travel the world to find a way to stop a zombie outbreak.
After showing on the silver screen, it gavethe views a lot of fantastic experiences with breathless scenes.
In the film, the screenwriter shows the downsideof people's desire to live, which is expressed when there is only a little hope of life, people are willing to step on each other to survive.
Warm Bodies (2013)Considered as “the heir” of the “Twilight teenage hit series, Warm Bodies also tellsabout a normal girl who falls in love with a special guy, and their love story changesthe world.
Adapted from the very popular horror novelby writer Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies was deemed as an interesting copy of the famous play“Romeo and Juliet”.
Funny and novel, romantic, mixed with a bitof suspense, Warm Bodies is a “good choice” for teenagers who love the zombie genre, especiallyfor couples in Valentine.
After release, the film was praised for itscontent and the cast's performances.
It got an 81% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Train to Busan (2016)And the last recommended movie on the list today is a Korean movie, Train to Busan whichwas directed by Bong Joon Ho.
The film revolved around the passengers onthe train to Busan.
They are attacked by a mysterious virus, turningthem into aggressive, bloodthirsty zombies.
Present on this train is a father and daughter, a couple, and some high school students.
When the zombie epidemic suddenly broke out, they have no choice but have to struggle with it to protect their loved ones.
The point that makes Train to Busan differentfrom a Hollywood movie of the same genre is the usual tearful situations in a Korean movie.
Interwoven with the chasing scenes is thevarious plight and fate of people before the disaster.
The film also explores how ordinary peoplebehave in desperate situations.
After release, the film grossed over $98 millionin the box office against $8 million production cost.