Top 10 Best Zombie Movies

Top movies of any genre that involves the living dead/zombies.

The Top Ten

1 Shaun of the Dead

I have to be honest, this movie was not number 1 when I created this list. But you don't know how glad I am that it became the cream of the crop. Truly cool movie. - aeromaxx777

Not scary but if you haven't seen this movie go watch it Simon Peggy and nick frost are amazing in a lot of movies together but this a king of comedy and great movie must take this to your grave if you haven't seen it MUST WATCH

How can somebody put this movie, zombieland and 28 days above real zombie movies and why isn't day of the dead up here in the top 5. What is the problem with you people, many changes many changes.

Absolutely brilliant and funny movie that pays homage to Romero's classic movies and starts a fantastic trilogy (the Cornetto trilogy). You've got red on you!

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2 Zombieland

This movie has the rules to be the greatest zombie movie ever" so nut up or shut up and buckle your seatbelts, cause no Code red mountain dew or twinkiw will match the awesomeness of this movie. - theTwister

I'm sorry but how the hell did two comedy movies about zombies make it to the top of the list? Zombies are supposed to be scary not funny!

Just finished watching it. Most of the things the girls do are so mean and stupid (I would've shot them! ) but everything else is cool. I love how much Tallahassee wants a twinkie, and how nerdy the main character is. I love the part when he accidentally shoots Bill Murray. I was like "NO! D: IT'S BILL! " It was so funny! Watch this movie! - maddyparrot22

This is oscar movie
best and funny

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3 28 Days Later

Danny Boyle's epic survival tale is Dawn of The Dead in London effectively. Swapping the shopping mall of Pittsburgh for the streets of London, Boyle has created a horror film with the brutality of the Romero franchise and the thrill of the Hitchcock films. - thesentinel82

Incredible. It's atmosphere is incredibly potent, and it is one hell of a thrilling ride. The zombies, or "infected", are legitimately terrifying due to their unpredictable and rage fuelled behaviour. And the fact that they run is just... Horrifying. It also features great performances from the likes of Cillian Murphy and Christopher Eccleston. My favourite Danny Boyle film.

Should be number one! I've seen a lot of zombie movies, but this is by far my favorite! Danny Boyle, Cillian Murphy and running zombies, what else do you need for a great zombie movie?!

Even if this movie did mentally scar me, I still loved it. It's definitely one of my favorite zombie movies. I could watch it over and over again!

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4 Dawn of the Dead (2004)

So unique, unlike other zombie movies. It has a plot that will blow your mind. They make it more realistic, and frightening. Definitely deserves this spot in the Top 10.

Zack Snyder's brilliant remake of the Romero classic is brutal, unrelenting and features some superb characters and individual storylines. -

Not my favorite Snyder movie, that favor goes to Batman V Superman and 300, but a great directorial debut and a pretty good Zombie movie.

I really hated this movie and I don't think it deserved the praise it gets. "Superb Characters"? Yeah, right. Most of the characters were just stereotypes, and some were really negative and offensive stereotypes like the creepy old gay man and the promiscuous blonde who doesn't do anything but complain and show her breasts on camera. The only thing that was good about this movie was the special effects for the gore and the zombies, but the story and characters were all very weak in my opinion.

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5 Dawn of the Dead (1979)

. . . The 2004 remake of this AND the indie remake of Day of the Dead are higher then this? How? This movie is the king of zombie movies. It was the first movie that I saw and felt for the characters. The feeling of tension, the raw emotion, the vivid characters, the catchy-as-hell music, and the great quotes (We got this man! We got this by the ass! ) make it the best movie of all time, and the best zombie movie by far.

Hello! This movie inspired all the zombie films we have nowadays. I don't state that Dawn of the Dead is the best ever but it deserves to be at least in the top 5. Modern people don't praise classic zombie movies. Sad! - Alexandr

I do agree that Dawn of the Dead is the bet zombie film but Night of the Living Dead was the film that started and inspired all the zombie films we see today. - XtremeNerdz12

Best movie ever. How the hell is Shaun of the Dead is rank 1. That movie was a joke. This is the best ever zombie film of all time. It paved way for the modern zombie genre. This film has awesome plot, great acting, great soundtrack and intense scares! Even till now it frightens me.

The Best by far! Shaun of the dead and Zombieland being at the top of this list shows who's looking horror movies right now... A movie (particulary in horror) doesn't need to be funny to be good... I really enjoy Shaun (and Bill Murray) but at the top of Zombie movies is a big joke...!
Day of the dead is pretty good too! And I like Big daddy from land!

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6 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A terrifying look at the beginning of the end of the world as we know it. Society's struggle to come to terms with the dead rising from their graves is such a disturbing look into the human psyche and the character turmoils are startling and morose. A frightening look at the apocalypse and how the human race reacts to the need for survival -

This movie will always hold a special place in my heart. It should definitely be in the top ten and if I had my way first. This list actually isn't that bad surprisingly

This movie and George A. Romero are the sole reason for any of the movies listed above and below. It's the first zombie movie how is it number 8?!? WHAT HAS THE WORLD COME TO?!?

Stone cold classic

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7 Night of the Living Dead (1990)

This movie is at least top 2 or 3 only behind dawn of the dead

8 World War Z

The zombies are the coolest ever brad pitt is amazing the movies is scary and epic and it scared me threw the movie too and it should be at the number 1 spot

This one is the most realistic one, like what would happen to the world if zombies really exist? This movie answer that question

Beast of a movie 10/10 but I hate brad pitt's wife she is such a cow and clutchy

It was the best zombie movie but I can't believe this is under REC.

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9 Resident Evil

Why is this not at the top of the list instead of a comedy movie... Zombie movies aren't supposed to be funny!

This is my favourite ever zombie movie. And I think it should be at the top, because Shaun Of The Dead is a funny movie and not so much horror. I enjoy both the films and the games for this one and my favourite Resident Evil movie is Apocalypse and my favourite game is The Unberella Chronicles. Thumbs up for Resident Evil. It should be at the top.

Simply amazing! I would say the first one was best. - Zackary1992

My favorite movie
Waiting for resident evil the final chaptet

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10 28 Weeks Later

Britain really knows how to make a zombie movie. - aeromaxx777

The Contenders

11 I Am Legend

This movie isn't even about zombies! Those are Vampires, that's why they only come out at night how stupid are the 0.9% that voted for this movie seriously!

This movie is very scary.

No Zombies. Remove!

12 The Evil Dead

A brilliant black comedy/horror blending excellent special effects with a fantastic character portrayal by the awkward Bruce Campbell. -

13 Army of Darkness V 1 Comment
14 The Return of the Living Dead

Is it me or is this a comedy. Anyway, these zombies look like those in Michael Jackson's Thriller video. Brains, BRAINS! - aeromaxx777

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15 Evil Dead 2
16 [REC]

Mostly overlooked because of the remake made quickly by Hollywood. Still not even close to the original Spanish version. Quite scary and a twist ending that is terrifying.

Good Spanish movie about zombies

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17 Pet Sematary
18 Land of the Dead

George Romero's return to the genre he created after a gap of nearly 20 years is a landmark one. The zombies are faster, smarter and the characters are bigger and louder. Thankfully the trademark gore is intact and the storyline is the atypical Romero social commentary, reflecting on the events going on around the world at that time. -

I can't stop watching it. It is one of a few zombie movies with a dash of adrenaline. - aeromaxx777

19 Dawn of the Dead (1978)

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20 Day of the Dead (2008)
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1. Zombieland
2. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
3. The Crazies
1. 28 Weeks Later
2. 28 Days Later
3. Shaun of the Dead
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