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The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies 

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Updated November 4, 2019 6.8k votes 743 voters 9.9k views 29 items

List Rules Any film character who killed a zombie on purpose

This is a list of the greatest zombie slayers of all time. In movies, the best zombie killers have been depicted in all varieties--from test subjects like in Resident Evil, and girl-next-door types like in Zombieland, to renegade bikers in Dawn of the Dead, and workaholics like in Shaun of the Dead. Each has proven their worth by annihilating countless zombies from the endless horde of multiplying undead with their own particular method. Some use guns attached to their legs like in Planet Terror, and some have animal companions to help them survive like in I am Legend. Other zombie aficionados use three barrel-shotguns or samurai swords.

 As proven in the cinemas, nearly anyone can slay one or two of the undead, but what defines a truly great zombie killer? Are they judged by how many zombies beheaded? Is it by how long they endure the zombie apocalypse? Is it what type of survival equipment and end of the world weapons they use? Or is it not in the amount of undead they destroy, but in the way in which these bad-ass zombie slayers endure? Our post-apocalyptic heroes are here for the voting--let them rise, or let them fall!
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Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Woody Harrelson in Zombieland
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Alice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil: Retribution
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Dr. Robert Neville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Will Smith in I Am Legend
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Ash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Ian Holm in Alien
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Shaun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Finesse Mitchell in Mad Money
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Wichita is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Emma Stone in Zombieland
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Jill Valentine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
alexray111413 added Sienna Guillory in Resident Evil: Apocalypse
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Jim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Jim
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Columbus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Jesse Eisenberg in Zombieland
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Ben is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Ben
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Ed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Ed
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Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Kristy Swanson in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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Selena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Naomie Harris in 28 Days Later
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Gerry Lane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Brad Pitt in World War Z
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Peter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Peter
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Cherry Darling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Rose McGowan in Grindhouse
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Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Abigail Breslin in Zombieland
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Andy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Andy
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Doyle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Doyle
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El Wray is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
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10k is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
yeetalot added 10k
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Albert Wesker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
erik-zeller added Shawn Roberts in Resident Evil: Retribution
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Bikers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Bikers
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Father Mcgruder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Father Mcgruder
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Francesco Dellamorte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Zombie Slayers in Movies
Rupert Everett in Cemetery Man