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Night of the Living Dead

Night Of The Living Dead

George Romero - USA - 1968 - b&w

Director: George Romero

Screenplay: George Romero, John Russo | Cinematographer: George Romero | Editor: George Romero

Cast: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman 

Producer: Karl Hardman, Russell Streiner | Production: Image Ten | Running Time: 96΄


After a zombie outburst takes place, Barbara is fleing to an isolated farmhouse where a group of people are already holed up. Bickering and panic ensue as the group tries to figure out how best to escape, while hoards of undead converge on the house; news reports reveal that fire wards them off, while a local sheriff-led posse discovers that if you "kill the brain, you kill the ghoul".

This is one of the most successful independent movies ever made. Made for $114,000 (equivalent to $847,400 in 2020), it grossed approximately $30 million (equivalent to $223.6 million in 2020).




Selected Filmography:

Diary of the Dead (2007)
The Dark Half (1993)
Day of the Dead (1985)
Knightriders (1981)
Dawn of the Dead (1978)


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