Night of the Living Dead is not just a zombie movie. It’s the zombie movie. While not the first film to feature reanimated corpses, it established much of what we associate with the popular sub-genre and cemented George A. Romero as the undisputed Godfather of the Dead. After slipping into the public domain, the film became widely available and its popularity led to five sequels, two remakes, and countless imitations. So board the doors and windows and test your knowledge of 1968’s Night of the Living Dead.
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