R | | Comedy, Horror
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.
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.
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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.
The credits end with the incidental Mall Muzak from Dawn of the Dead (1978).
£1,603,410 (UK) (11 April 2004)
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