Dawn of the Dead Synopsis
Milwaukee residents (Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber) fight zombies in a mall.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Don't leave before the final frame -- if you're still breathing.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

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This film plays out like one of those trigger-happy video games -- it's all cranial splatter. Word to the squeamish: Dawn of the Dead...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
There was no burning need for a remake, but this one is respectful of its predecessor. It incorporates the technology and acquisitiveness...
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Faster, leaner and more compact than the original. Dumber, too, but that's almost always the case with remakes.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's silly, witty and good-natured, not scary so much as icky, and not horrifying or horrible but consistently amusing.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Calling this version of Dawn of the Dead a remake is applying a misnomer. It's more of a re-imagination.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
My only complaint is that its plot flatlines compared to the 1979 version, which was trickier, wittier and smarter. Romero was not above...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Overall, this Dead is zippier than 1995's retake on "Village of the Damned" and somewhat less junky than the recent remake of "The Texas...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
When there's a whole mess of zombie killing to be done, who cares about reflective writing or that time-wasting element of suspense?
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie is weak on attempts at survivalist philosophy (anyone bit by a zombie is likely to become one). Even the religious overtones feel...
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best zombie movie ever

By justins_jury
this movie even bo five years old is the best zombie movie ever made it beats its predecessor and night so much action and caouse throughout the movie its great must see on dvd foe horror and zombie...

zombies

By Dragon_Girl
what do you do when everyone turns to zombies and how do you defend yourself....

if u haven't seen this movie, please read this!

By CradleOfFilth52493
the original dawn of the dead was prety brutal so i was excited wen i heard bout th remake nd i liked this film so thts y i bought this movie but half of th film th people were just campin in th mall...

my dawn of the dead review

By lord-o-movies
great zombie movie lots of gore the zombies look fantastic very depressing the scariest ending credits ive seen...

Dead

By Mr.Le-bow-ski
I haven't seen the whole movie but what I saw was really great....

Atleast this one had an ending

By Zombie_master_1322
Dont get me started on this movie when i watched it i was alone...in the dark... in my basment when i got to the end i was grateful i dident pee my self back to the move it was great the slight...

They want to eat you, and I don't mean that as a youthanism for oral sex

By Deda-Chan
You're trapped in a mall with a few other people, outside there are fast, flesh eating zombies. There are supplies inside the mall for you to live on for a while, but how long will they...

Dawn of the Dead review

By Therumrunner5
Cable...

awsome movie

By nocountryforironman
the best zombie movie ive seen so far good gore cool zombies good songs cool ending credits...

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Rated R | For Language, Gore, Pervasive Strong Violence and Sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Extremely gory horror movie; not for kids.
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