Dawn Of The Dead

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Runtime: 126 min / Germany:156 min (extended version) / Italy:117 min (Dario Argento's European/Italian Cut) / Spain:115 min / USA:128 min (DVD version) / USA:139 min (director's cut)
  • Filming Location(s): Monroeville, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia, PA.
  • Production Co: Laurel Group
  • Distribution Co: United Film Distribution Company (UFDC) (1979) (USA) (theatrical) | Astral Films (1979) (Canada) (theatrical) | Ízaro Films (1979) (Spain) (theatrical) | Éditions René Chateau (1983) (France) (theatrical)
  • Written & Directed by George A. Romero
  • Starring David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger
  • Produced by Claudio Argento, Dario Argento, Alfredo Cuomo, Richard P. Rubinstein
  • Original Music by Goblin
  • Cinematography by Michael Gornick

Plot Summary

  • Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Also Known As

  • Zombies | The Zombies (Philippines) | Zombi (Italy/Spain) | Zombie: Dawn of the Dead | Zombie - Le crépuscule des morts-vivants (France) | Zombies im Kaufhaus (Germany)


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