11 Zombie Films You Should Definitely Watch This Week!

History of Zombies

It was the Ancient Greeks who were the first civilization to feel terrorized by the idea of Zombies or the undead. Archaeologists have unearthed a lot of ancient graves that contain skeletons that were pinned down by rocks, and other heavy objects, and there is this assumption, that the goal was to prevent the dead from coming back to life.

Zombie Films

Films with zombies concept would always be entertaining because it gives people a sense of what if? While watching survival instincts kick in, and hormones in the body react, there is a fight or flight instinct that keeps the blood warm and running. Even if we reach the year 3000, we would probably still be making Zombie movies. Here are the 11 Zombie films that made us cringe and want more!

1. 28 Days Later (2002)

This British Post Apocalyptic film is Directed by Danny Boyle and written by Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Christopher Eccleston, and Megan Burns.

2. I am a Hero

I am a Hero is a Japanese zombie manga created by Kengo Hanazawa. It then had a live-action film adaptation directed by Shinsuke Sato starring Yo Oizumi, Kasumi Arimura, and Masami Nagasawa and premiered in 2016.

3. Train to Busan” (Yeon Sang Ho, 2016)

Train to Busan is one of the highest-grossing Zombie films ever released by South Korea. It has the complete elements of balance, from a burst of comedy, romance, and love for family and sacrifice. This film solidified the career of actor Gong Yoo who plays the role of Seok-woo, who is a workaholic.

4. Dawn of the Dead (2004 film)

Dawn of the Dead is a 2004 American action horror film directed by Zack Synder. It is a remake of the 1978 film by George A. Romero and stars Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, and Mekhi Phifer. In this movie, the remaining survivors of the Zombie apocalypse lived inside a shopping mall located in a fictional town called Everette, Wisconsin.

5. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

What could be scarier than Zombies that can talk and express their desire to eat brains!

6. Shaun of the Dead

7. Rec (2007)

Rec received a whopping 82% on Rotten Tomatoes, it is described as a nightmarish hellscape of an apartment complex under siege.

8. Night of the Creeps (1986)

This Zombie film will take you to a memory lane trip in the ’80s. It is funny, cheesy and will also make you squirm. If you are looking for something fun to watch this week, while at the same time staying true to your need to see a Zombie flick then this is the right film for you.

9. The Night Eats the World (2018)

After a depressing night at a party, a man wakes alone in an apartment building in an even more depressing situation. The infected have ravaged France overnight, leaving him completely isolated and one of the last remaining people alive in the world. He only has himself (and an infected stuck in an elevator) for company, but he can’t even trust his own thoughts.

10. Juan of the Dead (2011)

Juan is 40 years old, most of which he spent in Cuba doing absolutely nothing. Juan’s only emotional tie is his daughter, Camila, a beautiful young girl that doesn’t want anything to do with her father because the only thing he’s good at is getting into trouble. Suddenly some strange things start to happen, people are turning violent attacking one to the other. Juan was first convinced it’s just another stage of the Revolution.

11. One Cut of the Dead (2017)

While shooting a low-budget zombie film in an abandoned warehouse, the crew find themselves caught between actual zombies and a mad director who won’t stop rolling. If you think you know what happens next, think again. Filmmaker Shinichiro Ueda turns the film on its head more than once for one of the wildest, funniest, and most surprising zombie movies of all time.

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Christel Payseng

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