Shaun of the Dead Synopsis
A down-on-his-luck Londoner tries to save his loved ones from a sudden undead uprising.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
Remarkably fresh and inventive.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
A gleefully gory, pitch-perfect parody of George Romero's zombie films. But this isn't a movie about other movies. Shaun of the Dead stands...
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88

Premiere

By Aaron Hillis
Whatever you want to label this quick-paced crowd-pleaser, it is definitely one of the year's must-sees.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The daffy, innately British joke that propels the cheeky U.K. comedy hit Shaun of the Dead is that although real zombies have risen up --...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Its social satire is so dead-on.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
This gory horror romp is a goofball medley of "Dawn of the Dead," "28 Days Later" . . . , and Monty Python-style...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Every moment... is a cleverly constructed live-action joke on aloofness: The world is ending, and these people are too self-centered to...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Blast of fright and fun.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

It's worth sticking around for the coda too as it contains some hilarious and very politically incorrect suggestions as to how zombies...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
For those who like their spoofs silly and their cartoonish gore vivid, Shaun offers some amusement.
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BRILLIANT !

By artboy
This is a must see movie. Simon Pegg (Shaun) is brilliant!!!!...

Awesome

By movielover811
This movie is great,I totally recomend seeing it....

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By lord-o-movies
brilliantly funny awsome gore simon pegg and nick frost are perfic in this movie it is so hilarious i cant stop laughing yess it is that funny buy it now...

Great

By soccerperson811
This movie is histerical edgar wright did a great job directing this,if you ike this,go see another movie he directed,Hot Fuzz both simon pegg(shaun) and nick frost (ed) star in hot fuzz also.I...

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shaun of the dead

By nocountryforironman
this movie is really funny.it has awsome gore....

Amazing!!

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Loved it

By jdenbow
This movie is funny. I have seen it several times and still love it....

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Rated R | For zombie violence/gore and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Plenty of funny moments, but not for the faint of heart.
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