Dawn of the Dead 1978
It's a National Emergency as Dawn Of The Dead picks up right where Night Of The Living Dead ended.
As Dawn of the Dead begins, the country (and presumably the planet) has already been overrun by the undead, who are rising up and eating the flesh of the living. Chaos reigns everywhere, prompting two TV station employees, Stephen (David Emge, Basket Case 2) and Fran (Gaylen Ross, Creepshow), along with two S.W.A.T. team members, Peter (Ken Foree, From Beyond) and Roger (Scott H. Reiniger, Knightriders), commandeer a helicopter and escape. They land on the roof of a shopping mall. They take over, evicting the zombies and turn the mall into their own paradise. However, their idyllic world is soon threatened as the mall is invaded by a rampaging biker gang.

Dawn of the Dead was written by Romero in collaboration with the Italian filmmaker Dario Argento, and produced by Claudio Argento, Richard P. Rubinstein and Alfredo Cuomo. It was the second film made in Romero's Living Dead series, but contains no characters or settings from Night of the Living Dead, and shows in a larger scale the apocalyptic effects on society.

In addition to four official sequels, the film has spawned numerous parodies and pop culture references. A remake of the movie premiered in the United States on March 19, 2004. It was labeled a "re-imagining" of the original film's concept. In 2008, Dawn of the Dead was chosen by Empire magazine as one of The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time, along with Night of the Living Dead.

BD50 + 2xDVD9 | 1080p AVC, PAL | 127 Mins | 53 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller


DISC ONE (Blu-Ray):
-- The Film, Theatrical Version (127:04)
• Audio Commentary by George A. Romero, Christine Romero, and Tom Savini
• Audio Commentary by producer Richard P. Rubinstein
• Document of the Dead (84:03) documentary
• Document: Deleted Scenes (7:08)
• Document: Lost Interview (20:20)
• Fan of the Dead (51:52) documentary

-- The Film, Director's Cut (139:25)
• The Dead Will Walk (74:55) documentary

-- The Film, Argento Cut (119:05)
• Tom Savini's Scream Greats (52:42) documentary
• US Trailer
• German Trailer
• TV Spots
• Radio Spots
• Reviews (Richard Freedman, Stephen King, Roger Ebert, David Rosenbaum, Kevin Thomas)
• "Masters of Giallo" Trailers (Macabre, Sleepless and House by the Cemetery)

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