Shaun of the Dead (2004): FYC

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Shaun of the Dead

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"Shaun of the Dead" Plot Summary.

SHAUN OF THE DEAD, a "rom zom com" (romantic zombie comedy), follows the bloody funny adventures of underachiever Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best mate Ed (Nick Frost) as they cope with a zombie invasion of North London and attempt to rescue Shaun’s girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) and his Mum, Barbara (Penelope Wilton). It’s going to be one hell of a weekend.

On Friday, Shaun is in a rut. At 29, he’s coasted through life – and still hasn’t gotten very far, usually winding up at the local pub, the Winchester. His roommate Ed looks up to him – when he can take his eyes off the TV, that is. Liz is re-evaluating their relationship, particularly after Shaun fails to do something special for their anniversary on Saturday.

That day, there are train delays, people fainting in the streets, TV news reports of unexplained calamities – and did that homeless man just try to eat a…? No, it can’t be…But, it is – the dead have risen. Saturday’s isolated incidents mushroom into a full-on zombie assault and, once daylight breaks, it’s Sunday bloody Sunday. As manners and flesh take a beating, it’s time to separate men from meat, humans from zombies, and living from undead. Shaun and Ed grab whatever is at hand (cricket bat, shovel, LP) to repel the attacking zombies, summoning reserves of strength they didn’t know they possessed and straining muscles they forgot they had. Rounding up friends and family, they press on towards the sanctuary of the Winchester. All that stands (or lopes) in their way are hordes of the flesh-eating undead…

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Notable Cast
Simon Pegg Simon Pegg ... Shaun
Kate Ashfield Kate Ashfield ... Liz
Nick Frost Nick Frost/td> ... Ed
Lucy Davis Lucy Davis ... Dianne
Dylan Moran Dylan Moran ... David
Nicola Cunningham Nicola Cunningham ... Mary
Peter Serafinowicz Peter Serafinowicz ... Pete
Rafe Spall Rafe Spall ... Noel
Bill Nighy Bill Nighy ... Philip
Trisha Goddard Trisha Goddard ... Trisha Goddard
Jessica Hynes Jessica Hynes ... Yvonne
Jeremy Thompson Jeremy Thompson ... Jeremy Thompson
Penelope Wilton Penelope Wilton ... Barbara
Martin Freeman Martin Freeman ... Declan
Reece Shearsmith Reece Shearsmith ... Mark
Tamsin Greig Tamsin Greig ... Maggie

Writing Team

Simon PeggSimon Pegg...Writer (screenplay)
Edgar WrightEdgar Wright...Writer (screenplay)


Notable Wins
Saturn AwardNira Park...Best Horror Film

Box Office Data

(2004) GBP/USD
Budget ... £4,000,000
Opening weekend ... $3,300,000
Gross (US & Canada) ... $13,542,874
Gross (World) ... $30,097,092


The Shaun of the Dead movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb/Getty
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...31st Saturn Awards

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