Questions tagged [zombie-apocalypse]

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Is Day of the Triffids accepted as an inspiration for zombie books, movies etc?

Day of the Triffids was written in 1951 and contains many of the same themes as many zombie films. In fact you could replace Triffids with zombies pretty easily right through the book. I believe I am ...
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Short story about an impatient doctor accidently starting the zombie apocalypse

I remember reading a short story on the internet about a year ago (though the story was a bit older) that was probably a 10 minute read. It was written from the perspective of a doctor who was ...
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Books about all adults turning into zombies

I remember reading a book a few years ago, maybe around 2015, where some sort of virus has infected everyone who was older than maybe 16 years old, turning them into zombies. That means the children ...
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Black Tide Rising - how come armies all over the world were caught so badly flat footed?

According to the timeline the US government was aware of the plague almost instantly - not about the origin, infection sources and so on, obviously, but that something's going around and it's bad. ...
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Which movie zombie apocalypse has the most screen time?

As of 2016, which big screen zombie apocalypse movie has the most screentime (in terms of minutes) in the movies? Please include sequels and spinoffs as long as it's the same apocalypse.
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Zombie stories compilation book with this particular short story?

First story of all was about a woman, an old teacher in a post-zombie apocalypse world, who tried to teach the zombies (her old students), and lived alone in her old school. I tried to find that book ...