R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation.
George A. Romero intended to make this film in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The story is set there, and it's where he made his other zombie films. However, the producers insisted on filming in Toronto, Ontario, in order to take advantage of Canadian tax incentives, creating a setting that retains Pittsburgh's geography, with physical locations of Toronto that have been altered.
Careful when you open that door.
Kaufman: Get back here, you bastard! You've got the fucking keys!
In one scene, Cholo is carrying a box of Champagne, and a box of cigars. In the next scene, the box of cigars has disappeared, only to reappear in Cholo's arm, as he deposits the box of Champagne on Kaufman's counter.
The old mid-1930s Universal Pictures logo begins the film.
To secure an M18 rating in Singapore, two scenes needed to be axed. The first being the scene where a zombie stomps on the head of another, and the second depicting the decapitation of a zombie towards the end of the show. The uncut version is rated R21.
English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, French
$10,221,705 (USA) (26 June 2005)
$20,700,082 (USA) (5 January 2006)
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