The 10 Best Zombie Movies

Undead flicks that matter, from 'Night of the Living Dead' to 'Zombieland'

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'Re-Animator' (1985)

'Re-Animator' (1985)
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Director Stuart Gordon, adapting H.P. Lovecraft's story, Herbert West: Re-Animator, puts a zowie zombie spin on the Frankenstein myth. The result is a bloody Z-fest that earns its cult status. The wonderfully beady-eyed Jeffrey Combs stars as creepy med student Herbert West, who experiments with bringing body parts to herky-jerky life before moving on to his dead prof, Dr. Hans Gruber (Al Berry). You only think you get the picture. Re-Animator springs surprises that puke all over your preconceptions.

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