Get Spooked: 14 Must-See Zombie Flicks to Thrill Your Senses!

Explore this compilation of 14 acclaimed zombie flicks, from both movies and TV series, celebrated for their widespread appeal. These selections have left a lasting impact on the zombie genre, delivering diverse viewpoints and exhilarating adventures that resonate with enthusiasts of the undead.

14. Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

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The fifth installment of the huge movie franchise continues Alice’s quest to fight the Umbrella Corporation. The stunning and elaborate visuals effectively reel your attention in. Add to that the action-packed sequences, you are surely going to have a thrilling movie night!

13.”Dawn of the Dead” (1978)

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“Dawn of the Dead” (1978) is a seminal zombie film directed by George A. Romero. It depicts a group of survivors seeking refuge from the flesh-eating undead in a shopping mall, exploring themes of consumerism, societal decay, and the desperate struggle for survival in a post-apocalyptic world.

12. “Night of The Living Dead” (1968)

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“Night of the Living Dead” (1968) is a classic horror film directed by George A. Romero. Set in a rural farmhouse, it follows a group of strangers who must band together to survive a nightmarish onslaught of reanimated corpses, exploring themes of social commentary and human survival in the face of an unrelenting zombie apocalypse.

11. “28 Days Later” (2002)

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“28 Days Later” (2002) is a horror film directed by Danny Boyle. A virus has struck the UK, leaving it devastated. A group of survivors have to go on an adventure through a dangerous land, full of infected people, as they face the horror of this new reality. The movie combines intense action with ideas about what humans do in a dire situation.

10. “Shaun of the Dead” (2004)

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“Shaun of the Dead” (2004) is a funny and scary movie directed by Edgar Wright. It follows Shaun, a loveable slacker who doesn’t realize that he is stuck in a zombie apocalypse. He’s trying to get his girlfriend back while also saving his family and friends. The movie is a mix of funny jokes, clever humor, and a story that will warm your heart, plus, zombies!

9. “Zombieland” (2009)

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“Zombieland” (2009) is a horror-comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer. The movie follows a group of survivors who form an unlikely team as they navigate a post-apocalyptic world infested with zombies, using humor, wit, and creative rules to stay alive while searching for safety and human connection. With its unique blend of comedy and horror elements, “Zombieland” offers a fun and thrilling zombie-filled adventure.

8. “The Walking Dead” (TV Series, 2010-2022)

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“The Walking Dead” (TV Series, 2010-2022) is a critically acclaimed post-apocalyptic drama based on the comic book series of the same name. Set in a world overrun by zombies, the series follows a group of survivors who must navigate dangerous threats from both the undead and other human survivors, exploring themes of survival, morality, and the human condition in the face of extreme adversity across multiple seasons of suspenseful storytelling. If you are a Zombie Fan- get ready to binge at least a few seasons.

7. “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (2016)

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“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (2016) is a unique mash-up of Jane Austen’s classic novel and the zombie genre. Set in 19th-century England, the film reimagines the beloved story with a twist, as the Bennett sisters navigate the challenges of societal expectations and romance while battling an undead plague, blending humor, romance, and thrilling action into a fresh and entertaining take on the familiar tale.

6. “World War Z” (2013)

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“World War Z” is a gripping action-thriller film (2013) directed by Marc Forster. As a devastating global zombie pandemic unfolds, a former United Nations investigator must race against time to find a way to stop the spread of the virus and save humanity, taking audiences on a thrilling, high-stakes journey filled with intense suspense and relentless undead hordes.

5. “Dawn of the Dead” (2004)

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“Dawn of the Dead” (2004) is a remake of George A. Romero’s classic film (mentioned before), directed by Zack Snyder. Set in a shopping mall, a group of survivors must battle hordes of fast-moving zombies while trying to find safety and maintain their humanity, delivering intense action, gore, and social commentary on consumerism in a visually stunning and thrilling reimagining of the original.

4. “Zombie” (1979)

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“Zombie” (1979), also known as “Zombi 2” or “Zombie Flesh Eaters,” is an Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. Set on a remote Caribbean island, the movie follows a group of people who encounter a zombie outbreak and must fight for their lives in the face of gruesome and atmospheric undead encounters, known for its graphic violence, iconic scenes, and eerie ambiance.

3. ParaNorman (2012)

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“ParaNorman” (2012) is a stop-motion animated film that combines comedy, adventure, and supernatural elements. The story follows Norman, a young boy with the ability to communicate with the dead, as he takes on zombies, ghosts, and a centuries-old curse, weaving a heartwarming and visually captivating tale about acceptance, friendship, and embracing one’s unique gifts.

2. “Warm Bodies” (2013)

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“Warm Bodies” (2013) is a romantic horror-comedy film that offers a fresh twist on the zombie genre. The movie follows a zombie named R, who falls in love with a human girl and embarks on an unusual and heartwarming journey to regain his humanity, blending humor, romance, and social commentary in a unique exploration of love and connection in a post-apocalyptic world.

1. “I am Legend” 2007

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“I Am Legend” (2007) is a gripping post-apocalyptic film based on the novel by Richard Matheson. Set in a desolate New York City, it follows the last surviving human, played by Will Smith, as he battles against mutated creatures and struggles with isolation while searching for a cure to the virus that has devastated humanity, delivering a mix of intense action, suspense, and emotional depth.

Read the Book: 6 Books That Inspired Great Movies

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Many people like to read the book before watching the movie that it’s based on, but you can definitely do it the other way around. The story will be more complex, the characters more fleshed out, and the details richer. Check out these 6 books that inspired great movies!


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There’s something exceptional about watching our favorite characters and stories come to life on the big screen. So, we have compiled a list of 10 books that inspired some truly great movies. Be prepared to add these to your reading and watching lists!

Best Family Backyard Movie Night

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The summers fly when kids are little be sure to spend some time with them this summer. Have a fun BBQ out back that turns into a backyard movie night with fun 10 shows they will love.

7 Items That Need To Go- Decluttering

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If you feel like you just can’t get your home tidy try decluttering these 7 things (plus a few extra!)

10 Things You Start to Lose Interest in as You Get Older:

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Things are awesome when you are young — especially when you are a teenager. Nothing beats sharing passion about discovering something new with your best friends. However, this changes as we age for some people. They are flocking to a recent online post that asks aging Internet users to share what no longer excites them?

10 Easy and Lazy Ways to Lose Weight 

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You could define developing countries as those where the average person aims to gain more calories; in the developed world, we try our hardest to lose them. A recent online post shares the easiest and laziest ways we lucky Westerners can lose weight.

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