Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead

DVD - 2004
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A simple, peaceful countryside is being terrorized by killer zombies with only one thing on their minds--destroy all humans. A small stronghold of survivors must hold the zombies at bay outside an old, abandoned house for any future hope of humanity.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2004.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.

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TheeAvebury
Jul 17, 2017

Director George A Romero redefined the meaning of horror for fear-sated audiences in the 1960s with this seminal classic.

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VonHafenstaaad
Jul 17, 2017

This is the movie that started it all- long live George A. Romero.

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DickyMicky
Oct 24, 2016

1968, flesh-eating zombie movie that has its good points as well as its not-so-good points. Worth seeing because of its time-line in the zombie-movie genre. Contains lots of hilarious, hammy acting and demented dialogue.

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palaminopony
May 14, 2015

“Night of the Living Dead” is a black and white film starting off with two siblings in a graveyard. Barbra and her brother Johnny have been sent by their mother to visit their father’s grave, but after an encounter with a man who tries to eat Barbra’s flesh, Barbra flees and ends up at an abandoned farmhouse. There, as more ghouls begin to descend upon her, she must team up with other survivors who arrive at the house, and only more tragedies strike as the night wears on.

This film is incredible. Its plot is terrifying and (more so when it first hit theatres – the film was made in 1969) never-before-seen. The script is well written and well thought out too. The characters are all interesting, and while somewhat stereotypical, they are still likeable. The actors did do a good job of bringing their characters to life even though some of their line deliveries and actions are hilariously poor. The setting is wonderful and truly conveys the plot and brings the whole film to life. The farmhouse is cramped and fear-inducing, and enforces the idea that the characters are truly trapped.

“Night of the Living Dead” is considered to be the film that began the zombie apocalypse craze. While it may not live up to today’s standards in terms of terror, acting, and special effects, it is still an incredible film. The author of this review highly recommends “Night of the Living Dead”, and believes it to be suitable for ages twelve and up.

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Fuzzy_Wuzzy
Apr 20, 2013

Yep. This is the one, folks, that started the whole messy, flesh-eating, zombie craze 45 long years ago._____ And I know that it's kinda weird to say this, but, as low-grade (and, yes, laughable) in every aspect (especially the acting) as this horror movie is, it's essential power to still terrify and chill (even by today's brutal standards) somehow makes it superior to all of the many, many imitators that it's spawned, over all of these many years._____ After seeing countless zombie movies in my days, I still personally consider 1968's Night of the Living Dead to be one of the very best zombie movies ever made. I know that really isn't saying too much, but, I think that this is a genre that has just gotten steadily worse, rather than better, over the years, since its original incarnation back in 1968._____ And - "Hey! Look! Here comes one of them now!"

tedebear824 Apr 06, 2013

It makes one wonder if George Romero had never made this film would we have such series as The walking dead and a whole host of zombie films,books AND such a following of zombie fans.

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LDerontaeJ
Mar 08, 2013

The women in the begining got on my nerves so i didnt finish watching it!

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Ralphiesp
May 02, 2012

It’s a classic but super goofy to the point where it was almost kind of funny because it’s so ridiculous!

Mocha6ft3 Apr 04, 2012

There coming to get you Barbara........better find your HOMETHEATER. I've always found it better to watch and listen to your movies in a theater like surrounding. Even if it's just mono or two channel stereo sound. This movie is a classic!!! I know this because when Duane Jones was killed at the end i was pissed!!! Not because of race, but his character did so much to help those fools trapped with him in the house. It affected me emotionally which means very good story telling and acting. I give this classic black and white horror flick 5 stars!!! Good story, good zombies, good acting, and the black and white filming fit this film perfectly. Chocolate doughnuts with milk...

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Basileus
Apr 27, 2011

Another classic of the genre and a must-see for the true horror fan. While those brought up with the new zombie apocolypse phase we are going through right now may laugh and snicker, this low budget film is genuinely creepy and scary.

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Boobychuk
May 23, 2012

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