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Zombies are usually unintelligent undead, essentially reanimated corpses that seek to terrorize and consume the living. They can also be living humans infected with a terminal, rabies-like disease.

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Black & White Movie that ends with zombie on floor starving

My husband, who is French (mentioning in case it's a European film) remembers a film that he says was a zombie movie in black and white and the ending was basically a zombie starving on the floor of a ...
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Manga involving a mountain zombie boy who saves two girls from kidnappers

I can't remember a manga I read a few years ago. This started in full color then it turned into black and white. The story stats with... These kidnappers demanding the village head to lead them ...
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Why didn't they stay in the town?

In Dawn of the Dead (1978), our heroes fly over a town where people are shown having fun and shooting the zombies for sport. Why didn't they just settle down in the town?...
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What did Dr. Volker mean by this?

In Jonathan Maberry's Dead of Night, a crazy scientist guy named Dr. Volker injects a serial killer named Homer Gibbons with engineered parasites in order to keep him conscious after 'death' as ...
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Why won't trauma to the lungs/heart kill zombies?

In Jonathan Maberry's Patient Zero, the zombification disease functions by making the host enter a deep hibernative state when they are close to dying, then waking them up again after shutting down ...
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People in a rural area hide in warehouse, at end it’s 2 people left, guy leaves her for dead - she lives, then she leaves him to die on road

I saw this movie on Netflix when I was pretty young and the year it came out was maybe around 2012-2017 to be safe but I think mostly 2012-2015. The main character was a girl with short brown/black ...
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Zombie movie where a teenage boy burns a zombie with a water gun

Many years ago, I watched this zombie movie. I remember that there were like 4 or 5 main characters. The one I remember the best was a teenage boy who had a water gun and it would burn the zombies or ...
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Post-apocalyptic zombie manhwa or manhua involving a main character who is back from the future after being betrayed by his blonde wife

Please help guys, I'm searching for a manhwa or manhua. I can't remember the name, it's been a few years. The main character (MC) is back from the future after being betrayed by his blonde wife and ...
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Why are there still zombies in Zombietown?

I caught a little bit of the Disney film Zombies while visiting some nieces, which looks like a delightful campy kinda film, so I'm not expecting a thorough treatise on zombie population dynamics. ...
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GameLit style story, Fighting zombies in a skyscraper apartment building from the top down, and leveling up rank

Read in the last year, probably not more than a few years old. Its either a GameLit novel, (Hero fights the monsters and levels up, and gets new stats and skills) Or a Fan Fiction story published on a ...
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Zombie story about everyone dying simultaneously & reanimating?

Looking for a short story that was published about 2017 in an anthology (English language, probably ebook only) of zombie stories. Plot: main character is an adult man, father and husband, office ...
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Teenage girl who falls in love with a dead boy

I remember the book being about a girl who's in high school. I'm not sure if all dead come back to life but definitely the teenagers, and it's almost as if they coexist. I think she falls in love with ...
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Story about zombies fighting humans, believing they are humans fighting zombies

A story starts with scene of humans assaulting a zombie nest in a mansion. They enter the building killing zombies, who cry some absurd. Among the zombies there was even a woman zombie pregnant with a ...
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How do Necromorphs grow extra body parts?

In Dead Space, the zombies created by Markers are called Necromorphs. Supposedly, the Marker manipulates cells to turn them into monsters. However, this results in the Necromorphs having long limbs ...
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Manga or manhwa about a girl reborn as a strong fighter who tries to save her family from dead people risen from the grave

It was about a girl. I think she was a strong fighter and reborn, because she had memories of her mother dying and her father cheating and married someone close to her grandmother liking, like a ...
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Live action TV show about normal siblings who go to a monster high school

There was this live action show I watched in I think the early 2010’s, and it was about two normal siblings, an older sister and younger brother who move house/school and the new school is a monster ...
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Movie about zombie vampires

This seemed more or less like a typical zombie action movie. However, the zombies are actually later revealed to be zombie vampires later on. Unlike the regular movie zombies, their head has to be ...
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Book where America is being overrun by zombies controlled by a hive mind (a woman from the previous book?). Has a dark ending

This is a book I read around 2010, but is likely to be older. Although I didn't realize it when I read it at first, it was a sequel. I believe it is set in modern day America. The plot revolves around ...
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Book where adults are turning into monsters like zombies, and a boy takes refuge with other children in a school classroom

I remember reading a book about two years ago, but I can't remember the name. It's a young adult book, and I know there are at least two books in the series. One of the main characters is a boy whose ...
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Video game where the player can research a cure for zombies

I played this game a long time ago on Armor Games back when flash player was still supported. In this game, the player plays as a group of survivors in a zombie apocalypse that are slowly taking back ...
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Black & white movie where someone is turned into a voodoo zombie by being made to repeat the words "I am dead" and "I am a zombie"

This movie I watched was black & white. I think it took place inside some person's house. The one scene I remember was this man turning another character into a voodoo zombie by making him repeat ...
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Zombie comedy movie about dumb college students

This zombie comedy movie I watched had a bunch of high school or maybe college students as the protagonists. They go to a shop that sells occult items. One of them accidentally knocks over an urn or ...
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Novel where one of the protagonist's informants is an intelligent zombie who lives in a movie theatre

This is on the tip of my tongue, but it was a book that I read somewhere between 2015 and 2020, in English, either as a paperback or an electronic book (I don't think I listened to it as an audiobook),...
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Movie about two cops investigating and fighting with green-blooded, zombie-like people with superpowers

I'm looking for a movie, probably from '80s or '90s. I watched it probably in the late 90's. Almost definitely USA production. Genre was action/horror + maybe a little bit of comedy. Key features: ...
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Movie where the father sees (and kills) zombies, but it turns out that they were imagined

The scene I remember extends a dad seeing zombies everywhere and desperately trying to get to his family and bring them to safety. Upon arriving there the movie watcher realizes that there are no ...
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Which is the first movie to show intelligent zombies?

In the movie Army of the Dead the zombies have the ability to think and plan, in other words the zombies are intelligent. I would like to know which was the first movie or TV series to show ...
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Semi-humorous Asian (Indian?) live-action zombie film where a slacker attempts to survive a zombie apocalypse. Zombies cured with skin care products

I think I watched this on Netflix a few years ago, within the last five years, although it could be older. I don't think the film was in English, and part of me wants to say it was in an Asian ...
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Have a ghost and zombie ever been created from the same person?

Ghosts and Zombies are two very popular undead creatures in science-fiction and fantasy works. They both occur once their living host has died, however, they work in opposite ways... A Ghost is ...
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Animated series involving a dimensional portal in a movie theater, and other worlds, including one populated with zombies

The characters are three teenagers; two are male, and one is female. One of the males is the leader, and the other is somewhat fat and always worried. The female might be Asian (I don't recall), but I ...
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I'm searching for the name of a zombie movie

It is a zombie movie in which a group of people are doing a road trip in a van. They stop at a western village. At a certain point, a man in the group gets bitten and ask the others to leave him ...
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Is "Hiding Among Zombies" an idea from Walking Dead or has this existed earlier?

In the TV series The Walking Dead, I've for the first time seen the idea of hiding in hordes of Zombies using some of their traits. In The Walking Dead, there are currently two ways to do this: Wear ...
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Book about a billionaire geeky mad scientist who creates a zombie apocalypse in order to start a harem

In 2015 or 2016, I read a book on the Amazon bookstore that was about a man who created nanobots that infected the human body and turned them into zombies, while using a different "strain" of nanobots ...
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Movie: in a big seaside city time travel portals open to the apocalyptic future with the fading sun and zombie mutants

I hardly remember anything! It's an old movie or can be a part of a series from a 90'. It takes place in a big seaside city, maybe Los Angeles or San Francisco. Portals open to the apocalyptic future,...
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Movie about making a movie about zombies when real zombies show up

It's a zombie movie, but they are also making a zombie movie. Then real zombies come out. At one point, a guy takes a girl in a trailer and has sex with her. He starts to bleed when he pees. And it'...
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Looking for source of the argument: Zombies are communists, vampires are capitalists

Hope this is the right forum for this question. About 10-15 years I came across a discussion/text. In this there was an argument, that zombie stories were a metaphor for the (capitalist) fear of ...
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Movie where zombie talks on the phone to people in a house and tells them the coast is clear

I can remember a zombie talks on the phone to people in a house, and tells them it is all clear, and to come on out. They ask him who the current president is.
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Zombie film with airborne disease. Protagonists head toward safety at the coast

I'm trying to recall the name of a zombie movie I saw a couple years ago. I can only remember snippets, but I remember that the people who succumbed to the (airborne) disease would show symptoms. In ...
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Old zombie movie I saw in the early 90's where a girl crawls through the duct vents of the apt building to escape them

It was a movie that took place in I think an apartment complex. There was a little girl who got attacked in her apartment and she had to escape by crawling from room to room through the duct vents. ...
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Intelligent, talking zombies caused by dark water; one zombie kills another zombie

Looking for a movie with intelligent zombies that can talk, one zombie even kills another. Media: Movie What year I saw this: 2004-2009 Tone: Horror/Comedy Setting: America Language: English In color ...
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80s/90s zombie movie: zombie studied in a military facility fakes sleep when injected with freezing "tranqs"

90s or 80s zombie movie. I distinctly remember a scene where a zombie is being observed in a secret military facility "clean room" in a random warehouse. A scientist/soldier goes in to pacify the ...
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What is the first work featuring functional zombies at freezing temperatures?

I was reading 'Monster Hunter Alpha' (2011) by Larry Correia and there was a zombie that was able to function with temperatures well below freezing. I am not including details as spoilers. In this ...
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Low budget zombie movie/show shot in 2000's, drifter tries to get a girl who is kidnapped by raider gang

A few years back I rented a movie from Netflix’s mail order movie service (or multi part mini series I can’t quite remember.) The plot involved some sort of drifter with an overly gruff voice who was ...
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Zombie/Infected movie ending with a lady and a child handing some kind of cure to someone in a "safe zone"

The only thing I can remember that stood out was the ending. A lady and another adult or large child arrives to a place that looks like a safe haven and hands someone what looks like a cure. I can’t ...
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Movie with talking zombies, one zombie eats his own arm

Looking for a horror/comedy movie that I saw on the Sci-Fi channel (Pre-2009 name change) with talking zombies in it. Media: Movie. Original year: Saw it sometime between 2004 and 2009. Major ...
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Zombie cartoon movie or TV show where a little girl loses her dad and is protected by a "good" zombie from other ones

I remember my dad watching a zombie apocalypse animation when I was younger. I don't remember much and I’ve been trying to find it, but I can’t. I think it starts off like this: a little girl’s dad ...
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Fast children zombies in the original Dawn of the dead

Near the start of Dawn when they stop to refuel the helicopter one of the characters is attacked by two zombified children that appear to be moving much faster than any of the other zombies. Was this ...
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Zombie movie that takes place on each season and I can’t find it

A while ago (more than 3 years), I have seen a zombie movie which I just can’t find again. I remember that the movie was split in 4 parts, each part taking place in one of each season. I remember that ...
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Where did the term "the living impaired" originate?

In The Simpsons episode 9F04, "Treehouse of Horror III" (1994), Lisa refers to the "zombies" that Bart has just summoned and Bart snarkily replies that Please Lis, they prefer to be called "the ...
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A TV show in which a victim is convinced about a zombie apocalypse for many days [closed]

Looking for a TV show I had seen around 7 years ago. It's a show in which a family comes up to the TV Host and tells them that their son is very lazy and they wish to fix it. So the TV crew set up ...
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Looking for a short zombie/comedy mini series

I'm looking for a small (potentially independent/made for the web) mini series I've watched last year on Amazon Prime (Germany) centered around a fictional zombie apocalypse: Probably produced 2010 ...
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