Shaun of the Dead (Blu-ray) R

A romantic comedy. With zombies.
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  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 22, 2009
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Missing bits: outrageous outtakes and deleted scenes not shown in theaters
    • Raw meat: casting tapes, Simon Pegg's video diary and special effects comparisons
    • Tv bits: includes an interview with Coldplay
    • Zombie gallery
    • Storyboard gallery
    • Uncensored commentary with the cast and crew
    • D-box motion enabled
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish
    • DTS - English, French, Spanish
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English, French, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

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[T]he filmmakers, clearly fans of the genre, have got the zom and the com parts down cold...
Entertainment Weekly
Oct 1, 2004
It may only be April, but what we have here is pretty likely to be the British comedy of the year, its knockout final punchline planting a silly grin on your face that takes some while to fade. Full Review
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Oct 7, 2014
Rating: 4/5 -- Wright's style is pure, cartoon aesthetic: all quick cuts, sharp points of focus, the precise merging of sound with a cut or pan and the crowd-pleasing use of pop tunes. Full Review
Patrick Nabarro
Nov 3, 2018
The pasty, scruffy Pegg shows a surprising amount of range for the unlikely hero of a zombie flick. Full Review
Associated Press
Oct 6, 2013
It's nice to see a film where the writing is so immediately brilliant that a certain part of you relaxes. Full Review
The Tyee (British Columbia)
Aug 24, 2017
Shaun of the Dead is a cute, successful zombie spoof built on a central joke: if the undead actually came to London, supposedly turned-on town of nattering youth, no one would really notice. Full Review
London Evening Standard
Dec 18, 2017
Mixing horror and humor is no mean feat, but Shaun Of The Dead tightens throats in fear without making the laughs stick there in the process.
AV Club
Oct 6, 2013

Product Description:

Edgar Wright's horror-comedy film, SHAUN OF THE DEAD, follows the title character (Simon Pegg) through his mundane life in London. Joined by his immature and ever-present roommate, Ed (Nick Frost), Shaun excels at nothing except drinking pints of ale and watching television, which causes friction with his girlfriend, Liz (Kate Ashfield). Before Shaun can save his relationship, however, he's got to fend off a horde of zombies that are slowly taking over the city. Armed with a cricket bat and a vague sense of direction, Shaun must rescue his friends and loved ones, and bring them to the only safe place he can think of--the pub.

Cowritten by Wright and Pegg, SHAUN OF THE DEAD succeeds remarkably well at combining droll British humor with good, old-fashioned zombie cinema. While the movie is often hilariously amusing, it takes its horror pedigree seriously, offering up moments of genuine suspense, and even a healthy dose of gore. Pegg is oddly charming as the put-upon lead slacker, and Frost is appropriately oafish, but the living dead themselves also take up a fair amount of screen time, shuffling and limping in their best Romero form. For lovers of zombie films and other chills-and-chuckles outings like EVIL DEAD II and DEAD ALIVE, SHAUN OF THE DEAD is an instant cult classic.

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  • Sales Rank: 40,584
  • UPC: 025195055598
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