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List of the best zombie movies ever, including popular blockbusters like Zombieland, 28 Days Later, and Dawn of the Dead; classic zombie flicks like the 1968's Night of the Living Dead and Comedy/Zombie crossovers like Braindead and Shaun of the Dead. The best zombie movies of all time are certainly up for debate and this is where you come in! Purist zombie fans can argue forever over what really constitutes a zombie movie--does it have to be a drama or horror film or can it be a zombie comedy? What is the dictionary definition of "zombie"? Do the creatures have to be completely brainless and incapable of conversation? Can zombies feast on anything or only brains? etc., etc. But most of the world's zombie cult following will find the zombie films that they most love on this list. 

What are the best zombie movies ever? This is a list of the best zombie movies of all time, as ranked by YOU, you Primitive Screwheads! The best zombie movies are listed here for you to vote, rerank, and even add to. Whether you're a fan of slow shamble zombies or plague infected runners, one thing that we can all agree on is our love of zombie movies. So get in there and get ranking.
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Dawn of the Dead Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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28 Days Later Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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Dawn of the Dead Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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28 Weeks Later Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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Resident Evil Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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Day of the Dead Sherman Howard, Jarlath Conroy, Terry Alexander

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Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Zombie Movies of All Time
Army of Darkness Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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The Return of the Living Dead Clu Gulager, James Karen, Linnea Quigley

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The Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

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World War Z Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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I Am Legend Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson

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Night of the Living Dead Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman

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Land of the Dead Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg, Simon Baker

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Dead Alive Peter Jackson, Jed Brophy, Tim Balme

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Planet Terror Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan, Fergie

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Evil Dead II Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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The Crazies Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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Resident Evil: Apocalypse Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory

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Resident Evil: Extinction Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Ashanti

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Return of the Living Dead Part II Mitch Pileggi, James Karen, Allan Trautman

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REC Manuela Velasco, Javier Botet, Ana Isabel Velásquez

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Dead Snow Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist, Vegar Hoel

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Pet Sematary Stephen King, Fred Gwynne, Denise Crosby

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Quarantine Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter, Doug Jones

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Re-Animator Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, David Gale

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Resident Evil: Afterlife Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller

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Warm Bodies Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

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Night of the Comet Geoffrey Lewis, Mary Woronov, Catherine Mary Stewart

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Fido Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Alexia Fast

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Resident Evil: Retribution Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Michelle Rodriguez

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Zombie Flesh Eaters Lucio Fulci, Richard Johnson, Tisa Farrow

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Night of the Creeps David Paymer, Dick Miller, Tom Atkins

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Resident Evil: Degeneration Laura Bailey, Johnny Yong Bosch, Kari Wahlgren

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Return of the Living Dead 3 Melinda Clarke, Sarah Douglas, Pia Reyes

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Day of the Dead Mena Suvari, AnnaLynne McCord, Nick Cannon

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The Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Zombie Movies of All Time
The Last Man on Earth Vincent Price, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho

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Slither Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie

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Diary of the Dead Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, Simon Pegg

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Pontypool Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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Cemetery Man Rupert Everett, Anna Falchi, Mickey Knox

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The Horde Andrei Panin, Maksim Sukhanov, Romuald Andrzej Klos

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Thriller Michael Jackson, Ola Ray, Vincent Price

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REC 2 Manuela Velasco, Albert Grabuleda Capdevila, Javier Botet

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Cockneys vs Zombies Honor Blackman, Michelle Ryan, Richard Briers

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City of the Living Dead Lucio Fulci, Christopher George, Catriona MacColl

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The Cabin in the Woods Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker