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Night of the Living Dead opens with chaos-the brains of the recently deceased have become mysteriously reanimated, causing the dead to rise and feed on human flesh. While visiting their father's grave, Barbra (Judith O'Dea) and her brother Johnny (Russell Streiner) are attacked by a strange shuffling man. Barbra runs into a farmhouse where she encounters Ben (Duane Jones), and they must find a way to save themselves from the horde of zombies. Hailed...
Criterion collection volume 909
"Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find themselves fending off a horde of recently dead, flesh-eating...
Night of the living dead: Over thirty years ago in the quiet Pennsylvania countryside, the dead began to walk. Gripped by an insatiable hunger for human flesh, the ghouls' ghastly quest inadvertently brought together six strangers whose inability to unite would ultimately lead to their tragic downfall. White zombie: Classic horror film in which a magician uses his powers to raise the dead to supply zombie laborers for a sinister plantation owner. Legion...