Not at all to be confused with shitty remakes. This is the original, the classic, the film that launched George Romero's career and the modern zombie genre. And these are--in all seriousness--the most important movies ever made. I understand the broad zeitgeist of the 60s (civil rights,) 70s (commercialism,) 80s (militarism) because of Romero's _______ OF THE DEAD movies. Even the 00s with their double dose of LAND OF THE DEAD (class warfare) and DIARY OF THE DEAD (new media, exemplified by Youtube) I understand via Romero. SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD (2009) gets a little murkier, although thinking back on it it might be about hyper-partisanship. I might have to go watch it again. Anyway, the point is I still don't understand the 90s because Romero didn't make a DEAD movie back then. And NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is still an amazing classic.
Running Time: 96 minutes
My Total Minutes: 359,522