Shaun of the Dead (2004)

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A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.



  • Edgar Wright at an event for Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright in Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright at an event for Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • Bill Nighy and Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • Simon Pegg and Nicola Cunningham in Shaun of the Dead (2004)

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Did You Know?


When Joe Cornish is on-screen, we see Lucy Akhurst (Sophie in season two of Spaced (1999)) as a zombie getting shot in the back. She's the blonde girl in the center of the screen, with Cornish to her right.


John: Last orders, please!


When Shaun and Ed are frisbeeing vinyl at their two zombierific backyard invaders, Shaun claims that a copy of New Order's "Blue Monday" is an original pressing. The first pressing of this 12" single in the UK was in a die-cut sleeve with a black insert, so the one in the film is obviously a later release.

Crazy Credits

The credits end with the incidental Mall Muzak from Dawn of the Dead (1978).


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Horror


Release Date:

24 September 2004



Country of Origin

UK, France

Box Office


£4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,603,410 (UK) (11 April 2004)


$13,542,874 (USA)

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