DVD 100 mins IMDB 7.3 (23,943 votes)
Dawn of the Dead
Universal Studios (3/19/2004)
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USA  /  English

Sarah Polley Ana
Ving Rhames Kenneth
Jake Weber Michael
Mekhi Phifer Andre
Ty Burrell Steve
Michael Kelly CJ
Kevin Zegers Terry
Michael Barry Bart
Lindy Booth Nicole
Jayne Eastwood Norma
Boyd Banks Tucker
Inna Korobkina Luda
R.D. Reid Glen
Kim Poirier Monica
Matt Frewer Frank

Director Zack Snyder
Producer Marc Abraham; Eric Newman; Richard P. Rubinstein
Writer George A. Romero; James Gunn
Cinematography Matthew F. Leonetti
Musician Tree Adams; Tyler Bates; Mark Jonathan Davis
User Credit 1 Niven Howie
User Credit 2 Denise Cronenberg

The feature-film debut of director Zack Snyder, Dawn of the Dead is a modern retelling of George Romero's 1979 horror classic, which was actually the second film in a trilogy that began with Night of the Living Dead and concluded with Day of the Dead. Sarah Polley and Ving Rhames star as two of the last remaining people on an earth that has been ravaged by flesh-eating zombies. After escaping to a shopping mall with a handful of other survivors, they decide that they only way to truly elude the approaching throng of undead is to somehow make their way to an island that is supposedly zombie-free. Jake Weber and Mekhi Phifer also star. — Matthew Tobey

Edition Details
Barcode 025192581922
Region Region 1
Release Date 2/8/2005
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles French; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
SPANISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Widescreen Director's Cut
Personal Details
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 1 Pervasive strong horror violence and gore, language and sexuality.
User Text 2 When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.
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Trivia: Most of the zombie makeup was modeled after real and gruesome forensic photos. (more)

Goofs: Revealing mistakes: When Anna and Luis are in the shower you can see their silhouettes. Anna's hair is too long, down to her waist - obviously a body double. (more)

Quotes: Monica: You've got to drive faster, man! (more)

Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations (more)