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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
28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Danny Boyle. The screenplay was written by Alex Garland. The film stars Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson, ...more

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Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers
This film is a 2004 American horror film directed by Zack Snyder in his feature film directorial debut. A remake of George A. Romero's 1978 film of the same name, it is written by James Gunn and ...more

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Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy
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Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner
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Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray
Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma ...more

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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Zombie Movies
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Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs
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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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Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, Simon Pegg
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Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory
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Warm Bodies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Zombie Movies
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Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Ashanti
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Sophia Ellis, James Fisher, Victoria Nalder
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Devon Bostick, Julian Richings, Shawn Roberts
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Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist, Vegar Hoel
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
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Rami Hilmi, Clare-Louise English, Dominic Burgess
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
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Yasutaka Tsutsui, Kenji Ohtsuki, Toshinori Omi
Stacy is a Japanese horror comedy film, released in 2001. It is based on a novel by Kenji Ohtsuki directed by Naoyuki Tomomatsu, in which teenage girls turn into zombies.
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Dion Day, Jason Rogel, Parrish Randall
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Gerard Marzilli, Lee Perkins, Christopher Karl Johnson
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Billy Zane, Argyris Thanassoulas, Andreas Kontopoulos
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Jenna Jameson, Tito Ortiz, John Hawkes
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