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Night of the Living Dead (1968)  link to Night of the Living Dead on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1133

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Country: USA, 96 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Horror

Director(s): George A. Romero

Storyline:

Barbra and Johnny visit their father's grave in a remote cemetery when they are suddenly set upon by zombies. Barbra manages to get away and takes refuge in what seems to be an abandoned farm house. She is soon joined by Ben who stopped at the house in need of gas. Beset by the walking dead all around them Ben does his best to secure the doors and windows. The news reports are grim however with creatures returning to life everywhere. Barbra and Ben are surprised when they realize there are 5 people hiding out in the basement: Harry, Helen and Karen Cooper; and a young couple, Tom and Judy. Dissensions sets in almost immediately with Harry Cooper wanting to be in charge. As their situation deteriorates, their chances of surviving the night lessen minute by minute.

Cast:

photo Duane Jones Duane Jones Ben
photo Judith O'Dea Judith O'Dea Barbra
photo Karl Hardman Karl Hardman Harry Cooper
photo Marilyn Eastman Marilyn Eastman Helen Cooper
photo Judith Ridley Judith Ridley Judy

Medium: Bluray,

Comments: Criterion Collection;UPC715515210119;;Criterion Collection - Spine #909;

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.37:1 (Academy ratio)