Questions tagged [zombie]

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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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 ...
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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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Looking for an old zombie movie from 80s

I'm looking for a old zombie movie which I saw when I was a child a long time ago, in the 80s. The movie was about a family trip to an old castle, where they accidentally awoke the zombies below the ...
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Zombie Outbreak movie with a cure

I need help identifying the name of this film. PLOT: It's about a zombie outbreak somewhere in the city the plot starts then it revolves the surviving group hiding in a cabin until the zombies ...
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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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What happens to all the flesh that the walkers eat? [duplicate]

Well, I was watching The Walking Dead season 6, and during episode 1, when that walker bit I started to wonder! What happens to all the flesh they consume?
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Horror movie with a zombie or possessed butcher chopping meat who starts chopping up his own arm

As a kid, I had this very recurring image from a movie where a butcher, where he was chopping some meat with a cleaver and then continued chopping up his fingers and his own arm. I can't really ...
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“If you burn a zombie, you'll only get a flaming zombie chasing you”?

A friend of mine thought one of the rules in Zombieland was "Don't burn a zombie - it only gets you being chased by a flaming zombie" or something like that. But he re-saw the movie, and didn't find ...
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I have watched a zombie movie awhile ago and cant find it

There was this movie I watched a while ago and I can't find the name of it. There was a guy that had a sniper rifle on him and he finds a family and lives in a warehouse or something big with poles. ...
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Does eating infected flesh have an effect?

I don't remember what actually happends when people eat infected flesh. I have in mind : Gareth and the cannibals eating bitten Bob's leg in S05E03, Four Walls and a Roof. It seems that the cannibals ...
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Is there any zombie story where characters heard the term zombie apocalypse before the incident?

One thing that always intrigued me in zombie stories (books, TV, movies, games, etc.) is the fact that nobody seems to have ever heard of the term "zombie apocalypse" before it happened in their world....
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Book series about a family surviving a zombies epidemic while living on a sailboat around the Bahamas

I need a book ID. Some time ago I read 3 or 4 books about a family surviving a zombies epidemic while living on a sailboat around the Bahamas. From there they go about to save the world.
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Why did the climate in World War Z go cold?

I recently read World War Z, and one question nagged me throughout it- why did the Earth get colder during the Zombie apocalypse? The story suggested that most places were burning, which I thought ...
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Why was blowing up most of the bridges advantageous in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (movie)?

As I understand it, the initial setting of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (movie) is this: London has a giant wall around it, is safe from the zombies. The Royal Canal is a moat at some distance ...
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Why did Lizzie think the walkers were still human?

In The Walking Dead, Lizzie is taken care of by Carol after her dad's death. But what I don't get is why Lizzie thinks that the walkers are still human. She is feeding them and is hurt whenever ...
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How come he keeps heads?

Some spoilers for season 3 in The Walking Dead. In The Walking Dead season 3 we see some shots of Why does he keep the heads??
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Terrifying story about 2 friends who spend a night in a deserted mansion, where one of them is killed with an ax by a supernatural being

Upon having their car stuck in the swamp, the boys walk and find an old deserted mansion. As the hour is late, they make a bed by the fireplace and fall asleep. One of the boys is awakened by a ...
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Do the walkers that get killed by a blow to the head reanimate again?

As Dr Jenner said, all humans are infected and after being killed come back as walkers. But do the walkers killed with a blow to the head / brain, reanimate again? If a blow to the head makes them ...
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Has Robert Kirkman ever commented on whether humans can safely consume zombie meat?

I want to know if there's word of god to be had here. What I did find is close, but not quite definitive: Animals can eat zombies Animals can drink zombie-contaminated water Kirkman says people can ...
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How widespread is the infection in The Walking Dead?

In The Walking Dead we see thousands of walkers. Is the infection that causes this just in Atlanta, all of America, or is it the whole world? I feel like they don't make that clear in the show or the ...
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How many Zombies are there in Black Tide Rising?

In the Black Tide Rising series written by John Ringo we have an Zombie apocalypse. We know the uninfected survivors amount to 1%. Is there a way to find out what the percentage of the Zombies and ...
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Amazon zombie story with a main character who loves Mountain Dew and Doritos

A couple of years ago in junior high I read a book that I got off of the Amazon book store. It was at the time available exclusively at Amazon. The starting scene talked about the main character (I ...
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Does humanity in The Walking Dead universe have any chance to survive? [closed]

If you take all the rules of this universe in account - like "all humans turn, no matter how they die", "walkers do not weaken/starve/die off over time", constant fighting between survivors for ...
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In Dawn of the Dead (2004) how do we account for the behaviour of Andy, the gunshop owner?

You will recall the Andy who was marooned across from the mall and amused his distant friends with sharp-shooting was bitten but still held up the whiteboard with which they they had been ...
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Trying to identify zombie movie from 80's or 90's

I'm trying to find the title of a movie from the 1980's or early 1990's that released in the US. It was a serious movie with more of an action vibe than straight horror - very Resident Evil-ish. In ...
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When did zombies become “infected” rather than corpses raised from hell?

I am curious as to the evolution of the zombie concept. In old horror movies from the 60s and into the 80s, zombies were depicted as "true" undead beings; people who have died and been inhumed, and ...
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Why do zombies eat our brains?

Do we know the first, or at least possibly the most influential, occurrence of zombies targeting humans for our delicious brains? And do we know why they go for that organ specifically?
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Haunted television set summons zombies from nearby graves

I watched the Goosebumps movie tonight with my son and I started feeling nostalgic about other books (not in the Goosebumps series) that I read when I was a kid. I've been scouring Google looking for ...
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How are zombies killed by any injury to the brain in TWD

In the CDC lab, Rick's group is shown a brain scan of a zombie that showed how the infection reanimates a dead person by reactivating the brain stem, which would seem to suggest that only the brain ...
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What are all the different names survivors have called zombies?

I know that in the television series, zombies have been called walkers and biters, and a couple of other names that I can't recall. Each group of survivors tends to have their own name for the ...
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Severed Heads in Walking Dead

How can a severed head still make the gurgling, throaty growls and grunts without any lungs? For that matter, how do skeletal zombies make the noises as well?
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Why doesn't zombie blood coagulate?

In The Walking Dead (as opposed to the book World War Z, for instance), it has been consistently shown that zombies have red, liquid blood, apparently indistinguishable from human blood. But we know ...
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Why do fried zombies live in The Walking Dead?

Regarding The Walking Dead, I've noticed that even when a zombie is burnt ridiculously, it's still hissing and longing for food. Wouldn't the brain be destroyed- not just neurologically, but ...
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How long does it take for someone to turn?

In some parts of the tv series and the comics it seems that people rise up almost instantly after they have "died", becoming shambling zombies, while in other scenes it almost seems like it takes ...
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Why is Madison not infected in Fear the Walking Dead?

In the first episode of Fear the Walking Dead, Madison clearly gets bitten by a zombie. Why did this bite not kill her like the other victims? Is she maybe a type of a cure in the apocalypse?
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Why survivors didn't build a fence

In first episodes of walking dead season 1 survivors base in a little camp in the forest near some artificial lake. In one of episodes they are receiving an attack of zombies during the night and ...
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Why were the soldiers using a .50 caliber anti-matériel rifle to kill a single zombie?

In the Fear the Walking Dead episode Cobalt (S01E05), the soldiers in charge of our protagonists' neighborhood made a strange decision while outside the wire. After spotting a solitary zombie, they ...
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Are any of Romero's “Dead” films connected other than these two?

Night of the Living Dead (1968), Dawn of the Dead (1978), Day of the Dead (1985), and Land of the Dead (2005), all seem to be products of their time, tackling relevant social issues within the ...