Night of the Living Dead

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released on October 1, 1968
  • B&W
  • Running time: 96 minutes
  • Production Co: Image Ten | Laurel Group | Market Square Productions | Off Color Films
  • Distribution Co: Walter Reade Organization (USA) | Continental Distributing (USA) | International Film Distributors (Canada)
  • Directed by George A Romero
  • Written by John A Russo and George A Romero
  • Starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, and Keith Wayne
  • Produced by Karl Hardman and Russell Streiner
  • Cinematography by George A Romero (uncredited)
  • Film Editing by George A Romero (uncredited) and John A Russo (uncredited)

Plot Summary

  • A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a horde of flesh-eating ghouls that are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.

Also Known As

  • A Noite dos Mortos-Vivos (Brazil / Portugal)
  • Elävien kuolleiden yö (Finland)
  • Monster Flick (USA) (working title)
  • Nacht der lebenden Toten, Die (West Germany)
  • Night of Anubis (USA) (working title)
  • Night of the Flesh Eaters (USA) (working title)
  • Noc zywych trupów (Poland)
  • Noche de los muertos vivientes, La (Spain)
  • Noche de los muertos vivos, La (Argentina)
  • Notte dei morti viventi, La (Italy)
  • Nuit des morts vivants, La (Canada) (French title)
  • Nuit des morts-vivants, La (France)
  • Nyhta ton zontanon nekron, I (Greece) (DVD title)


  • They keep coming back in a bloodthirsty lust for HUMAN FLESH!...
  • Pits the dead against the living in a struggle for survival!
  • They won't stay dead.
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