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Evil Dead, The (1981)
DIRECTOR: Sam Raimi YEAR: 1981 COUNTRY: USA DURATION: 86 mins
SYNOPSIS: Hapless teens invoke murderous demons inside a creepy log cabin.
COMMENT: Infamous zombie classic; aging, but still packs a powerful punch.
RATING: A fast-paced and visceral take on the zombie movie idea.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Tree rape, dismemberment; eye gouging - you name it.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray : UK Blu-Ray
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Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn (1987)
DIRECTOR: Sam Raimi YEAR: 1987 COUNTRY: USA DURATION: 85 mins
SYNOPSIS: A man trapped in the woods has to fight undead spirits to stay alive.
COMMENT: Horror comedy from the director of Spiderman.
RATING: High fun/gore factor. More of a re-make than a sequel.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: "Groovy"
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray : UK Blu-Ray
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Hell Of The Living Dead (1981)
DIRECTOR: Bruno Mattei YEAR: 1981 COUNTRY: Italy DURATION: 100 mins
SYNOPSIS: A SWAT team is sent into a chemical plant leaking zombie gas.
COMMENT: Hilarious cheesy Italian horror with some surprisingly sick set pieces.
RATING: Unintentionally funny - like the best Italian zombie movies.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Margrit Evelyn Newton stripping off for the natives.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD
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House By The Cemetery (1981)
DIRECTOR: Lucio Fulci YEAR: 1981 COUNTRY: Italy DURATION: 87 mins
SYNOPSIS: Zombie monster keeps himself alive by murdering people and using their body parts on himself.
COMMENT: Typical Italian cheeseball horror elevated by glorious splatter effects.
RATING: Interminable dialogue and script, but great fun non-the-less.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Poker in the neck is a splatter classic.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray : UK Blu-Ray
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House Of The Dead (2003)
DIRECTOR: Uwe Boll YEAR: 2003 COUNTRY: Canada/USA DURATION: 90 mins
SYNOPSIS: Some kids convene on an island to party, only to be hunted by living dead creatures.
COMMENT: Based on the computer game of the same name.
RATING: Lacklustre horror fare with a few half-decent action sequences.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Graveyard shoot-out and leading lady's heaving chest.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US UMD : UK UMD
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Junk (1999)
DIRECTOR: Atsushi Muroga YEAR: 1999 COUNTRY: Japan DURATION: 91 mins
SYNOPSIS: The Yakuza come face to face with the living dead when a deal in an industrial facility goes wrong.
COMMENT: Fast-paced far-Eastern zombie action. Gory and quirky.
RATING: Definitely worth tracking down.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: The sheer amount of gut-munching.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD
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Land Of The Dead (2005)
DIRECTOR: George Romero YEAR: 2005 COUNTRY: USA DURATION: 97 mins
SYNOPSIS: Survivors protect their living space from flesh-hungry zombies.
COMMENT: The fourth film in the Romero zombie series is pretty lightweight.
RATING: Feels more like a TV movie than a proper movie at times.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Zombie filling car with petrol.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray : UK Blu-Ray : US UMD : UK UMD
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Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)
DIRECTOR: Jorge Grau YEAR: 1974 COUNTRY: Spain/Italy DURATION: 95 mins
SYNOPSIS: New-fangled agricultural experiment raises the dead in a leafy rural suburb of England.
COMMENT: Unusual, dark and eerie. Splendid Gianetto Re Rossi gore.
RATING: Without doubt one of the best zombie films ever.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Policeman being disembowelled by wheezing zombies.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray : UK Blu-Ray : US INSTANT
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Living Dead Girl, The (1982)
DIRECTOR: Jean Rollin YEAR: 1982 COUNTRY: France DURATION: 86 mins
SYNOPSIS: A toxic spill revives a dead heiress who must quench her insatiable thirst for blood.
COMMENT: Rambling, but gory Eighties Euro horror.
RATING: Moderately interesting low-grade horror.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Naked living dead girl's bushy muff.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD
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Night Of The Creeps (1986)
DIRECTOR: Fred Dekker YEAR: 1986 COUNTRY: USA DURATION: 88 mins
SYNOPSIS: Alien slugs burrow into people's skulls, turning them into zombies.
COMMENT: Wholesome sci-fi horror flick with surprisingly effective gore FX.
RATING: Worth watching, if you can find it.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Heads splitting open and giving birth to alien slugs.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray : UK Blu-Ray : US INSTANT
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Night Of The Living Dead (1968)
DIRECTOR: George Romero YEAR: 1968 COUNTRY: USA DURATION: 96 mins
SYNOPSIS: Dead people inexplicably rise up and begin devouring the living.
COMMENT: Avoid the crappy re-release version with the new soundtrack.
RATING: The granddaddy of all zombie films. Great script and acting.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: The brutal and shocking ending.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray : UK Blu-Ray : US INSTANT
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Night Of The Living Dead (1990)
DIRECTOR: Tom Savini YEAR: 1990 COUNTRY: USA DURATION: 88 mins
SYNOPSIS: A small group of people are trapped by zombies inside a farmhouse.
COMMENT: Credible re-make of Romero's classic by zombie expert Tom Savini.
RATING: Dark, gory and great entertainment. A triple A horror title.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: Extension at the end - with rednecks hunting zombies.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US INSTANT
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Nightmare City (1980)
DIRECTOR: Umberto Lenzi YEAR: 1980 COUNTRY: Italy DURATION: 92 mins
SYNOPSIS: A swarm of crazed zombies take over a city and kill the population.
COMMENT: Over-zealous zombie mayhem. Fun, though incredibly stupid.
RATING: Laugh-a-minute zombie cheese.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: It was all a dream... Or was it?!
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD
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Oasis Of The Zombies (1983)
DIRECTOR: Jesus Franco YEAR: 1983 COUNTRY: Spain DURATION: 88 mins
SYNOPSIS: Treasure hunters come up against an army of Nazi zombies.
COMMENT: The 'great' Jess Franco's stab at the zombie genre.
RATING: One of the worst zombie movies ever made.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: The box cover.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD
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Plague Of The Zombies (1966)
DIRECTOR: John Gilling YEAR: 1966 COUNTRY: UK DURATION: 90 mins
SYNOPSIS: A voodoo priest is to blame when the dead rise in an English village.
COMMENT: Hammer's zombies aren't quite as intimidating as Romero's.
RATING: Zombies Lite - doesn't really count.
STAND-OUT MOMENT: The zombie make-up is well done.
AVAILABILITY: US DVD : UK DVD : US Blu-Ray
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