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George A. Romero is a director primarily known for his series of zombie movies.

George A. Romero not only directed what is widely regarded as the best zombie movie ever made [the original *Night of the Living Dead], he is also credited with inventing the modern idea of zombies as reanimated corpses which attack the living, either devouring them entirely or infecting them via a bite, thereby creating more zombies.

His Night of the Living Dead series includes:

  • Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  • Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  • Day of the Dead (1985)
  • Land of the Dead (2005)
  • Diary of the Dead (2007)
  • Survival of the Dead (2009)
  • Origins (a prequel, currently in production)

His other films are:

  • 2000 Bruiser
  • 1993 The Dark Half
  • 1990 Two Evil Eyes (segment "The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar")
  • 1988 Monkey Shines
  • 1982 Creepshow
  • 1981 Knightriders
  • 1977 Martin
  • 1973 The Crazies
  • 1972 Hungry Wives
  • 1971 There's Always Vanilla
  • 1962 Expostulations (Short)