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The Best British Zombie Movies  

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The British seem to have a way with the undead, as proven by this list of the best British zombie movies. Credited with reviving (or should I say reanimating) the zombie genre, 28 Days Later was both a critical and commercial success, and is perhaps the strongest English zombie movie on this list. 
 

Joining 28 Days Later on this list of British zombie films are the classic The Woman Eater, the sci-fi Lifeforce and the comedic Shaun of the Dead, each film putting a new spin on the zombie genre. Shaun of the Dead in particular was critically acclaimed, and main Simon Pegg and internationally known household name.
 

So, which of the films on this British zombie movies list makes you want to run for it? Join our other users and give the goriest movies on this list a ghoulish thumbs up.

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Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy
Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get ...more
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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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28 Weeks Later is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best British Zombie Movies
Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner
28 Weeks Later is a 2007 British-Spanish post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film, structured as a sequel to the 2002 critical and commercial success, 28 Days Later. 28 Weeks Later was ...more
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Resident Evil is a science fiction action-horror film series loosely based upon the Capcom video games of the same name. Constantin Film bought rights to the first film in January 1997 with Alan ...more
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Resident Evil: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best British Zombie Movies
Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory
Resident Evil: Apocalypse is a 2004 British-Canadian apocalyptic fiction action horror film directed by Alexander Witt, from a screenplay written by producer Paul W. S. Anderson. It is the ...more
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Tales from the Crypt
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Dead of Night
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Patrick Stewart, Mathilda May, Peter Firth
Lifeforce is a 1985 science fiction, horror film directed by Tobe Hooper and written by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby, based on Colin Wilson's 1976 novel, The Space Vampires. Featuring Steve ...more
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Cockneys vs Zombies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best British Zombie Movies
Kari Castanza added Honor Blackman, Michelle Ryan, Richard Briers
Cockneys vs Zombies is a 2012 British zombie comedy film directed by Matthias Hoene and written by James Moran and Lucas Roche. The plot centres on a group of Cockneys who arm themselves to ...more
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Death Run
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Dennis Price, Virginia Field, Thorley Walters
The Earth Dies Screaming is a 1965 British science fiction film directed by Terence Fisher, and starring Willard Parker, Virginia Field, Dennis Price, Vanda Godsell, Thorley Walters, David ...more
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George Coulouris, Joy Webster, Vera Day
The Woman Eater is a 1958 horror and science fiction film written by Brandon Fleming and directed by Charles Saunders.
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Twisted Souls
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Domhnall Gleeson, Samantha Mumba, David Leon
Boy Eats Girl is a 2005 horror-comedy film directed by Stephen Bradley and starring Samantha Mumba, produced and shot in Republic of Ireland. The plot tells of a teenage boy who comes back to ...more
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Ian Hunter, Hazel Court, Kieron Moore
Doctor Blood's Coffin is a 1961 British horror film directed by Sidney J. Furie. Kieron Moore stars as a mad scientist who reanimates the dead.
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Christopher Lee, Vincent Price, Sally Geeson
The Oblong Box is a 1969 British horror film directed by Gordon Hessler, starring Vincent Price, Christopher Lee and Alister Williamson. This was the first film to star both Price and Lee.
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Jacqueline Pearce, André Morell, Michael Ripper
The Plague of the Zombies is a 1966 Hammer film directed by John Gilling. It stars André Morell, John Carson, Jacqueline Pearce, Brook Williams and Michael Ripper. The film's imagery ...more
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Dana Andrews, Edward Fox, Karel Štěpánek
The Frozen Dead is a 1966 British science fiction horror film directed by Herbert J. Leder and starring Dana Andrews, Anna Palk and Philip Gilbert. In this film, a Nazi scientist plans to revive ...more
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Arthur Kennedy, Anita Colby, Ray Lovelock
Let Sleeping Corpses Lie, also known as The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue and Don't Open the Window, is a 1974 Spanish-Italian horror film written and directed by Jorge Grau and starring Ray ...more
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Brendan Gregory, Beverly Wilson
Part 2 of the Andrew Parkinson Trilogy - A group of young women have a terrible, degenerative illness which forces them to murder and feed on human flesh. As they adjust to this carnivorous ...more
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I Zombie: The Chronicles of Pain
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Zombie Toxin
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The Death Wheelers
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Zombie Ferox
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Peter Cushing, Julie Ege, David Chiang
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires is a 1974 horror film produced by Hammer Studios and Shaw Brothers Studio. It was released in North America in an edited version as The Seven Brothers Meet ...more