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The Best 2000s Zombie Movies 

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List Rules Vote up your favorite zombie films that were released in the 2000s.

The last 10 years have been all about zombies, and these 2000s zombie movies are a big reason for that. Starting in the early 2000s, zombies certainly made a trendy comeback. That being said, what is your favorite zombie movie from the 2000s? Vote for your favorites below, and downvote any movies you don't like.

Zombie movies classics of the 00s, like Dawn of the Dead and 28 Days Later, will surely kill the competition. With their unique way of making you feel like you could "turn" at any second, could these be your favorite 2000s zombie movies?

Or maybe you're into the funniest zombie movies of the 00s? Zombieland and, of course, Shaun of the Dead, parodied your worst nightmares as the silliest 2000s zombie movies of the decade.

With so many undead movies to choose from, which of these is your greatest zombie movies pick of the 2000s?
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Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

Released: 2002

Directed by: Danny Boyle

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Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

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Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

Released: 2004

Directed by: Edgar Wright

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Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

Released: 2004

Directed by: Zack Snyder

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Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

Released: 2007

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Zombie Movies
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Released: 2013

Directed by: Marc Forster

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Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

Released: 2002

Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson

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Land of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Zombie Movies
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Released: 2005

Directed by: George A. Romero

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Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory

Released: 2004

Directed by: Alexander Witt

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Warm Bodies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Zombie Movies
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Released: 2013

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

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Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Ashanti

Released: 2007

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

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Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, Simon Pegg

Released: 2007

Directed by: George A. Romero

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Sophia Ellis, James Fisher, Victoria Nalder

Released: 2007

Directed by: Michael Bartlett

The Zombie Diaries is a 2006 British independent horror film written, produced and directed by Kevin Gates and first-time feature-filmmaker Michael Bartlett. The film was shot in a hand-held ...more

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Devon Bostick, Julian Richings, Shawn Roberts

Released: 2009

Directed by: George A. Romero

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Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist, Vegar Hoel

Released: 2009

Directed by: Tommy Wirkola

This film is a 2009 Norwegian zombie splatter film directed by Tommy Wirkola, starring Charlotte Frogner, Stig Frode Henriksen, Vegar Hoel, Jeppe Laursen, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Jenny ...more

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Yuji Kishimoto

Released: 2000

Directed by: Atsushi Moruga

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Rami Hilmi, Clare-Louise English, Dominic Burgess

Released: 2008

Directed by: Marc Price

Colin is a 2008 British zombie film written and directed by Marc Price. After a successful run in a number of film festivals, it went on to be shown at Cannes in 2009. Applauded for its success ...more
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Danny Ray Cook, Jeffrey Michael, Gabrielle Gamache

Released: 2001

Directed by: Todd Brunswick

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Jenna Jameson, Tito Ortiz, John Hawkes

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jay Lee

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Dion Day, Jason Rogel, Parrish Randall

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gerald Nott

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Yasutaka Tsutsui, Kenji Ohtsuki, Toshinori Omi

Released: 2001

Directed by: Naoyuki Tomomatsu

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Billy Zane, Argyris Thanassoulas, Andreas Kontopoulos

Released: 2009

Directed by: Yorgos Noussias

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Gerard Marzilli, Lee Perkins, Christopher Karl Johnson

Released: 2009

Directed by: Blaine Cade

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