Una raccolta essenziale, per conoscere i migliori o i peggiori film sugli zombi

– 1932 WHITE ZOMBIE USA, b/w, 70 min Director Victor Halperin Writer Garnett Weston Make-Up Jack Pierce Composer Abe Meyer Producer Edward Halperin Actors Bela Lugosi Madge Bellamy John Harron Robert Frazer Brandon Hurst Joseph Cawtorn

– 1936 REVOLT OF THE ZOMBIES USA, b/w, 63 min Director Victor Halperin Writer Howard Higgins Rollo Lloyd Victor Halperin SpFX Ray Merces Composer Abe Meyer Producer Edward Halperin Actors Dean Jagger Roy D’Arcy Dorothy Stone Robert Noland George Cleveland Fred Warren

– 1940 THE GHOST BREAKERS USA, b/w, 79 min Director George Marshall Writer Walter De Leon Composer Ernst Toch Producer Paramount Actors Bob Hope Paulette Godard Richard Carlson Paul Likas Noble Johnson Willie Best Anthony Quinn

– 1941 KING OF THE ZOMBIES USA, b/w, 65 min Director Jean Yarbrough Writer Edmund Keslo Composer Edward Kay Producer Mongram Actors Dick Purcell Joan Woodburry Mantan Moreland Henry Victor John Archer

– 1943 REVENGE OF THE ZOMBIES USA, b/w, 59 min Director Steve Sekeley Writer Edmund Keslo Van Norcross Composer Edward Kay Producer Monogram Actors John Carradine Robert Lowery Gale Storm Gale Storm Mantan Moreland Bob Steele Veda Ann Borg

– 1943 I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE USA, b/w, 65 min Director Jacques Tourneur Writer Curt Siodmak Ardel Wray Composer Roy Webb Producer Val Lewton Actors James Ellison Francess Dee Tom Conwy Christine Gordon Edith Barret Darby Jones Sir Lancelot

– 1944 THE VOODOO MAN USA, b/w, 60 min Director William Beaudine Writer Robert Charles Composer Edward Kay Producer Monogram Actors Bela Lugosi John Carradine George Zucco Wanda McKay Louise Currie Ellen Hall

– 1945 ZOMBIES ON BROADWAY USA, b/w, 65 min Director Gordon Douglas Writer Lawrence Kimble Composer Baka Lenikoff Producer RKO Actors Bela Lugosi Wally Brown Alan Carney Ann Jeffreys Sheldon Leonard

– 1952 SCARRED STIFF USA, b/w, 62 min Director George Marshall Writer Herbert Baker Walter de Leon SpFX Gordon Jennings Paul Lerpae Composer Leith Stevens Producer Paramount (Hal B. Wallis) Actors Dean Martin Jerry Lewis Lizabeth Scott Dorothy Malone Carmen Miranda Jack Lampert

– 1957 TEENAGER ZOMBIES USA, b/w, 70 min. Director Jerry Warren Writer Jacques Lecotier Composer Erich Bromberg Producer Governor Films Actors Don Sullivan Katherine Viktor Steve Conte Paul Repper

– 1957 VOODOO ISLAND USA, b/w, 73 min. Director Reginald Le Borg Writer Richard Landau SpFX Jack Rabin Louis DeWitt Composer Les Baxter Producer Bel Air Actors Boris Karloff Beverly Tyler Elisha Cook jr. Rhodes Reason

– 1957 ZOMBIES OF MORA-TAU USA, b/w, 68 min. Director Edward I. Cahn Writer Raymond T. Marcus Composer Mischa Bakaleinikoff Producer Clover Actors Allison Hayes Gregg Palmer Autumn Russel Ray Corrigan Marjorie Eaton

– 1959 THE FOUR SKULLS OF JONATHAN DRAKE USA, b/w, 67 min. Director Edward I. Cahn Writer Orville H. Hampton Composer Paul Dunlap Producer Vogue Pictures Actors Eduard Franz Valerie French Henry Daniell Grant Richards Paul Cavanagh Howard Wendell

– 1960 LOS MUNECOS INFERNALES Mexico, b/w, 82 min. Director Benito Alazraki Writer Alfred Salazar Composer A. P. Coude Producer Calderon Actors Elvira Quintana Ramon Gay Robert G. Rivera

– 1961 THE DEAD ONE USA Eastmancolor, Ultrascope, 69 min. Director Barry Mahon Writer Barry Mahon Producer Mardi Gras Actors John MacKay Linda Ormond Monika Davis Clyde Kelley

– 1961 I EAT YOUR SKIN USA, b/w, 80 min. Director Del Tenney Writer Del Tenney Make-Up Guy del Russo Composer Lon E. Norman Producer Iselin-Tenney Actors William Joyce Heather Hewitt Robert Stanton

– 1961 SANTO CONTA LOS ZOMBIES USA: Invasion Of The Zombies Mexico, b/w, 78 min. Director Benito Alazraki Writer Benito Alazraki Composer Raul Lavista Producer Azteka Actors Santo Lorena Velazquez Armando Silvestre

– 1963 ROMA CONTRA CONTRA USA: War Of The Zombies Italy, Eastmancolor, Totaloscope, 100 min. Director Giuseppe Vari Writer Piero Pieretti Composer Robert Nicolosi Producer Galatea Actors John Drew Barrymore Susi Andersen Ettore Manni

– 1965 THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES GB, Technicolor, Hammerscope,86 min. Director John Gilling Writer John Elder Make-Up Roy Ashton SpFX Les Bowie Composer James Bernard Producer Hammer Actors Andrew Morell Diane Clarey Brook Williams Jacqueline Pearce John Carson Alexander Davion Michael Ripper Roy Royston

– 1968 NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD USA, b/w, 90 (93) min. Director GEORGE A. ROMERO Writer John A. Russo SpFX Regis Survinski Producer Image Ten Actors Judith O’Deal Russel Streiner Duane Jones Karl Hardman Keith Wayne Judith Ridley Marilyn Eastman

– 1971 LA NOCHE DEL TERROR CIEGO Spain, color, 87 min. Director Amando de Ossorio Writer Amando de Ossorios Make-Up Jose Luis Campos Composer Antonio Garcia Abril Producer Plata/Interfilme Actors Lone Fleming Cesar Burner Helen Harp Joseph Telman Maria Silva Rufino Ingles Antonio Orengo

– 1972 TALES FROM THE CRYPT GB, color, 89 min. Director Freddie Francis Writer Milton Subotsky Make-Up Roy Ashton Composer Douglas Gamley Producer Amicus Actors (third episode) Peter Cushing Robin Philips David Markham

– 1972 CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS USA, color, 85 min. Director Benjamin Clark Writer Benjamin Clark Alan Ormsby Make-Up: Alan Ormsby Composer Carl Zittrer Producer Geneni Actors Alan Ormsby Anya Ormsby Valerie Machon Jane Daly Bruce Solomon

– 1972 LA REBELLION DE LOS MUERTOS Spain, color, 86 min. Director Leon Klimovsky Writer Jacinto Molina Make-Up Miguel Sese Composer Juan Carlos Calderon Producer Profilmes Actors Paul Naschy(=Jacinto Molina) Vic Winner Mirta Miller Claudia Romy Maria Kosti Norma Kastell

– 1972 LA ORGIA DE LOS MUERTOS Spain/Italy, color, 95 min. Director Jose Luis Merines Writer Leon Klimovsky Composer Franceso de Masi Producer Petruka/Prodimex Actors Stan Cooper Dianik Zurakowska Paul Naschy Maria Pia Conte Gerard Tichy Isardo Ravailoli Aurora de Alba

– 1973 EL ATAQUE DE LOS MUERTOS SIN OJOS Spain/Germany, color, 79 min. Director Amando de Ossorio Writer Amando de Ossorio SpFX Jose Luis Campos Amando de Ossorio Composer Anton Garcia Abril Producer Ancla Century/Atlas Actors Tony Kendall Fernando Sancho Esther Roy Frank Brana Lone Fleming

– 1974 EL BUQUE MALDITO Spain, color, 80 min. Director Amando de Ossorio Writer Amando de Ossorio SpFX Jose Luis Campos and others> Composer Anton Garcia Abril Producer Ancla Century Actors Maria Perschy Jack Taylory Manuel de Blas Barbara Rey

– 1974 DEAD OF NIGHT USA/Canada, color, 85 min. Director Bob Clarky Writer Alan Ormsby Make-Up Alan Ormsby Composer Carl Zittrer Producer Quadrant Actors John Marley Lynn Cralin Richard Backus Anya Ormsby Henderson Forsythe Jane Daly

– 1974 MESSIAH OF EVIL USA, color, Director Willard Huyck Writer Gloria Katz Composer Phillian Bishop Producer Cinefilm Actors Michael Greer Mariann Hill Joy Bang Anita Ford Elisha Cook jr Royal Dano

– 1974 NON SI DEVE PROFANARE IL SONNO DEI MORTI Italy, color, 89 min. Director George (Jorge) Grau Writer Sandro Continenza Marcello Coscia SpFX Giannetto de Rossi Composer Ennio Morricone Producer Flaminia Actors Ray Lovelock Arthur Kennedy Christine Galbo Rita Howard John Blain Fernando Hilbeck Jose Luis Lefante

– 1975 SUGAR HILL USA, Director Paul Maslanski Writer T. Kelly SpFX Roy Downey Composer Nick Zesses Dino Fekaris Producer American International Actors Robert Quarry Don Pedro Colley Marki Bey Richard Lawson Betty Anne Rees

– 1975 LA CRUZ DEL DIABLO Spain, color, 94 min. Director John Gilling Writer Jacinto Molina Jose Porto SpFX Pablo Perez Producer BuInes Actors Carmen Sevilla Adolfo Marsillach Emma Cohen Eduardo Fajardo Monica Randall

– 1975 LA NOCHE DE LAS GAVIOTAS Spain, color, 85 min. Director Amando de Ossorio Writer Amoando de Ossorio Composer Anton Garcia Abril Producer Ancia Century Actors Victor Petit Maria Kosti Sandra Mazarosky

– 1977 SHOCK WAVES USA, color, 80 min. Director Ken Wiederhorn Writer Ken Wiederhorn John Harrison Composer Richard Einhorn Actors Peter Cushing Brooke Adams John Carradine Fred Buch Luke Halpin Gary Levinson

– 1978 DAWN OF THE DEAD Italy: ZOMBI USA/Italy 1978, color, 112 min. Director George A. Romero Writer Gerge A. Romero Dario Argento SpFX Tom Savini Composer The Goblins Producer Laurel/Cuomo/Argento Actors David Emge Ken Foree Scoot H. Reiniger Gaylen Ross David Early David Crawford Richard France

– 1979 GLI ULTIMI ZOMBI or Zombie 2 USA: Island of the Living Dead/Zombie Flesh-Eaters Italy, color, 88 min. Director Lucio Fulci Writer Elisa Briganti Dardano Sacchetti SpFX Giannetto de Rossi Composer Fabio Frizzi Georgio Tucci Producer Variety Actors Ian McCulloch Tisa Farrow Richard Johnson Olga Karlatos Pier Luigi Conti Auretta Gay

– 1979 LA REGINA DEI CANNIBALI or Zombie Holocaust Italy, color, 77 (89) min. Director Frank Martin Writer Walter Patriarca SpFX Maurizio Trani Rosario Prestopino Composer Nico Medenco Producer Flora/Fulvia Actors Ian McCulloch Alexandra Delli Colli Sherry Buchanan Peter O´Neal

– 1980 PAURA NELLA CITTA’ DEI MORTI VIVENTI USA: City of the Living Dead/Fear in the City of the Living Dead/The Fear/Gates of Hell/Twilight of the Dead Italy 1980, color, 83 (88) min. Director Lucio Fulci Writer Dardano Sacchetti SpFX Giannetto de Rossi Composer Fabio Frizzi Producer Dania Actors Christopher George Janet Agren Katherine MacColl Carlo de Mejo Giovanni L. Radice Antonella Interlenghi

– 1980 LE NOTTI EROTICHE DEI MORTI VIVENTI Italy, color, 78 (89) min. Director Joe d´Amato(=Aristide Massaccesi) Writer Tom Salina Composer Pluto Kennedy Produser Massaccesi Actors Laura Gemser George Eastman Dirce Funari Mark Shannon

– 1980 INCUBO NELLA CITTA’ DEI MORTI VIVENTI USA: CITY OF THE WALKING DEAD Italy, color, 88 min. Director Umberto Lenzi Composer Stelvio Cipriani Actors Hugo Stiglitz Laura Trotter Francisco Rabal Maria Rosario Omaggio Mel Ferrer

– 1980 VIRUS – L’INFERNO DEI MORTI VIVENTI Italy, color, 85 (95) min. Director Vincent Dawn (=Bruno Mattei) Writer Claudio Fragasso J. M. Cunilles Composer G. Dell´Orso Producer Beatrice/Dara Actors Margit Eveline Newton Frank Garfield Victor Israel Roger O´Neil Selan Karay Gaby Renom

– 1980 LE NOTTI DEL TERRORE Italy, color, 82 min. Director Andrea Bianchi Writer Piero Regnoli SpFX Giannetto de Rossi Composer Elise Mancuse Burt Rexon Actors Maria Angela Giordan Gianluigi Chirizzi Karin Well Peter Bark Antonella Antinori

– 1980 LE LAC DES MORTS VIVANTS USA: ZOMBIES’ LAKE France/Spain, color, 91 min. Director J.A. Laser (=Jean Rollin) Writer A. L. Mariaux Producer Eurocine Actors Howard Vernon Pierre Escourou Anouchka Jean Rollin Anthony Mayans

– 1981 L’ABIME DES MORTS VIVANTS USA: Bloodsucking Nazi Zombies or Oasis of the Zombies France, color, 92 min. Director A. M. Frank (=Jess Franco) Writer Daniel Lesoeur Producer Eurocine Actors Manuel Geliny Eric Viellard France Jordan Henri Lambert

– 1981 NIGHT OF THE ZOMBIES USA, color, 83 min. Director Joel M. Reed Writer Joel M. Reed SpFX Peter Kunz Make-Up David E. Smith Actors Jamie Gillis Ryan Hilliard Samatha Grey Joel M. Reed Ron Dorfman

– 1981 L’ALDILA’ USA: Seven Doors of Death or The Beyond Italy 1981, color, 85 min. Director Lucio Fulci Writer Dardano Sacchetti SpFX Giannetto de Rossi Composer Fabio Frizzi Producer Fulvia Actors Katherine MacColl David Warbeck Sara Keller Antoine St. John

– 1982 CREEP SHOW USA, color, 115 min. Director George A. Romero Writer Stephen King SpFX Cletus Anderson Make-Up Tom Savini Composer John Harrison Producer Laurel Actors Carrie Nye Viveca Lindfors Elizabeth Regan Ed Harris John Lormer Leslie Nielsen Gaylen Ross Ted Danson

– 1985 CEMENTERIO DEL TERROR Mexico, color, 84 min. Director Ruben Galindo jr. Actors Hugo Stiglitz Usi Velasco Erika Buenfi Edna Bolkan

– 1985 THE SUPERNATURALS USA, color, 84 min. Director Armand Mastroianni Writer Joel Soisson Michael S. Murphy Production Republic International Actors Maxwell Caulfieöld Talia Balsam Bradford Bancroft LeVar Burton Nichelle Nichols

– 1985 RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD USA, color, 85 (88) min. Director Dan O´Bannon Writer Dan O´Bannon Make-Up Bill Munns Composer Matt Clifford Producer Orion Actors Clu Gulager James Karen Don Calfa Thom Methews Beverly Randolph

– 1985 DAY OF THE DEAD USA, color, 92 (98) min. Director George A. Romero Writer George A. Romero SpFX Tom Savini Steve Kirshoff Mark Mann Composer John Harrison Producer Laurel Actors Lori Cardille Terry Alexander Howard Sherman Joseph Pilato Richard Liberty Antone DILeo

– 1985 RE-ANIMATOR USA, color, 95 min. Director Stuart Gordon Writer Dennis Paoli William J. Norris Stuart Gordon (novel by H. P. Lovecraft) Composer Richard Band Producer Empire/Yuzna Actors Jeffrey Combs Bruce Abott Barbara Crampton David Galey Robert Sampson Gerry Black Carolyn Purdy-Gordon

– 1987 RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 2 USA, color, 75 (86) min. Director Ken Wiederhorn Writer Ken Wiederhorn Producer Lorimar Actors James Karen Thom Mathews Dana Ashbrook Marsha Dietlein

– 1987 THE VIDEO DEAD USA, color, 85 min. Director Robert Scott Writer Robert Scott Producer Robert Scott Actors Roxanna Augesen Rocky Duvall Vickie Bastel Sam D. McCelleland Michael St. Michaels

– 1987 DEAD HEAT USA, color, 81 min. Director Mark Goldblatt Writer Tery Black Producer New World Actors Treat Williams Joe Piscopo Vincent Price Darren McGavin Lindsay Frost Keye Luke

– 1988 AFTER DEATH Italy, color, 81 min. Director Clyde Anderson (=Claudio Fragassi) Actors Chuck Peyton Candice Daly James Gaines Alex McBride

– 1988 ZOMBI 3 Italy, color, 80 min. Director Lucio Fulci Bruno Mattei Actors Deran Sarafian Beatrice Ring Richard Raymond Alex McBride

– 1989 THE CHILLING USA, color, 89 min. Director Deland Nuse Jack A. Sunseri Actors Dan Haggerty Linda Blair Troy Donahue Ron Vincent

– 1989 THE DEAD PIT USA, color, 89 (95) min. Director Brett Leonard Writer Brett Leonard Gimel Everett Producer Cornerstone Actors Jeremy Slate Cheryl Lawson Steffan Gregory Foster Danny Gochnauer

– 1990 ZOMBIE 90 – EXTREME PESTILENCE Germany, color, 75 min. Director Andreas Schnaas Actors Matthias Kerl Ralf Hess Christian Biallas

– 1990 NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD USA, color, 88 min. Director Tom Savini Writer George A. Romero SpFX Tom Savini Production Columbia Actors Tony Todd Patricia Tallman Tom Towles McKee Anderson William Butler

– 1992 BRAINDEAD New Zealand, color, 96 (100) min. Director Peter Jackson Writer Stephen Sinclair Frances Walsh Peter Jackson SpFX Richard Taylor Make-Up Robert McCarren Composer Peter Dasent Producer Wingnut Actors Timothy Balme Diana Penalver Elizabeth Moody Ian Watkin Brenda Kendall Stuart Devenie

– 1993 RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3 USA, color, 81 (93) min. Director Brian Yuzna Writer John Penny SpFX Steve Johnson Composer Barry Goldberg Producer Trimark Actors Mindy Clark J. Trevor Edmond Kent McCord Sarah Douglas Basil Wallace

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