Romero's classic remade with a bigger budget. The start of the modern zombie genre.
over 5 years
A remake thats actually good
almost 7 years
One of the rare examples of a good remake.
Night of the Living Dead is a 1990 American remake of George A. Romero's 1968 horror film of the same name and was directed by Tom Savini. Romero rewrote the original 1968 screenplay co-authored by John A. Russo.
Another remake would follow in 2006, titled Night of the Living Dead 3-D; however, none of the original cast or crew was involved with the production.
The film begins with siblings Johnny (Bill Moseley) and Barbara (Patricia Tallman) visiting their mother's grave in a remote, rural cemetery. During their visit, Barbara is attacked by a zombie. Her brother comes to her defense, but is killed in the struggle. Barbara flees the cemetery and discovers what at first seems to be an abandoned farmhouse. She is joined there shortly after by Ben (Tony Todd) and the two clear the house of zombies and begin the process of barricading the doors and windows.
They discover other survivors are already hiding in the cellar of the house: Harry Cooper (Tom Towles), his wife Helen (McKee...