Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes according to plan.
Now that zombies have taken over the world, the living have built a walled-in city to keep the dead out. But all's not well where it's most safe, as a revolution plans to overthrow the city leadership, and the zombies are turning into more advanced creatures.Written by
The view of the zombies rising from out of the river is an homage to the classic scene from Herk Harvey's Carnival of Souls (1962), where the dead rise out of the Great Salt Lake before the dance sequence. See more »
Towards the end of the film when Big Daddy pours the gas in Kaufman's car, the gas pump is never cut on and is visible with the lever 'off' in all shots. See more »
The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film. See more »
The Unrated Director's Cut has a scene missing from the UK cinema release. Just before Cholo visits Kauffman for the final time he intervenes in a disturbance at Kauffman's neighbor's' house where we see that a man has hanged himself and his son tries to cut him down only to be bitten in the neck when his father reanimates as a zombie. Cholo destroys the zombie by bashing its head in while the distraught widow shrieks in the background. See more »
Zombies have taken over the world in Land of the Dead, the remaining survivors live within a walled city to keep the dead out. A revolution is brewing in a plan to overthrow the city. but outside the walls the zombies are developing their intelligence.
The plot kind of sounds a bit lame, but it really does work well and this is a zombie flick that can be taken quite seriously. Romero has again created something great on a tight budget, and he has done well to make it look good, with some great make up effects. The cast are all pretty good, there are some good characters and the dialogue is effective.
Overall Land of the Dead delivers all out zombie action that's great for fans of the genre, good work George.
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