George A. Romero didn't invent zombies, but his low-budget horror chiller about people on the run from the flesh-eating undead became a cult classic - and the inspiration for dozens of spinoffs and sequels.
Just as Elvira’s television career rises once again, so do the ghouls on-screen in George A. Romero’s zombie masterpiece.
Early events, Johnny (co-producer Russell Streiner) and sister Barbara (Judith O'Dea), visiting their father's grave, when the first zombie (S. William Hinzman) appears, in George A. Romero's original Night Of The Living Dead, 1968.
Night of the Living Dead -- Zombies in a farmhouse bring terror.
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A true cult classic -- and one of the scariest movies of all time! The dead are walking and hunger for human flesh
The 1968 ground-breaking horror film, Night of the Living Dead, follows the lives of eight people from various backgrounds on a terrifying night where the dead rise to feast on human flesh. The strangers end up fighting for their lives in an abandoned house surrounded by the walking dead. As the night unfolds, details are revealed about the mass-murder situation through a small black and white television. It is discovered the only way to kill the zombies is to shoot them in the head: "kill the brain, kill the ghoul." The situation escalates as tensions rise and fear takes over. This is master horror director George A. Romero's original cult classic.
"One of the 20 Scariest Movies of All Time" (Entertainment Weekly), George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead still sets the standard for all indie fright flicks. This 40th Anniversary Edition, authorized by the director himself, reanimates the landmark tale of five strangers who struggle desperately against hordes of the walking undead. Re-mastered and loaded with all-new Special Features, Night of the Living Dead remains "a bona fide classic..still very scary after all these years" (Jason Jones, Classic-Horror.com).
George A. Romero's original 1968 cult classic, now in color & restored, is one of the scariest movies of all time. The dead are walking and hunger for human flesh. A group of panicked survivors are barricaded in a deserted farmhouse while the army of flesh eating zombies hovers outside their door.
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