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7.7
/10
11,239 Ratings

Shaun of the Dead

Directed by Edgar Wright
United Kingdom, France, 2004
Comedy, Horror, Romance

Synopsis

Dumped by his girlfriend, slacker salesman Pegg is so down that he fails to notice the zombie plague taking over London. Fortunately, he and his couch-potato flatmate Nick prove to be ace zombie dispatchers, and round up their remaining loved ones to make a final stand at their local pub.

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Shaun of the Dead Directed by Edgar Wright

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

2005 | Nominee: DVD (BAFTA Interactive Award)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2005 | 2 nominations including: British Film of the Year

British Independent Film Awards

2004 | Winner: Best Screenplay

2004 | 2 nominations including: Best British Independent Film

Empire Awards

2005 | Winner: Best British Film

2005 | 4 nominations including: Best British Actor

Critics reviews

By treating the genre as a joke, this satire, whose title plays off George A. Romero’s 1979 golden oldie, “Dawn of the Dead,” yields ironic dramatic dividends.
September 24, 2004
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Mixing horror and humor is no mean feat, but Shaun Of The Dead tightens throats in fear without making the laughs stick there in the process.
September 20, 2004
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