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Day of the Dead (1985) • Screenplay

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There's more to a script than just words.

Like the writer, for example! The "Day of the Dead" screenplay is written by the Godfather of Zombie movies, George A. Romero. And, for your consideration, we present his second draft (from 1984).

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What's "Day of the Dead" about?

So glad you asked! Have a look at the movie's logline, and a quote from the screenplay.

As the world is overrun by zombies, a small group of scientists and military personnel dwelling in an underground bunker in Florida must determine whether they should educate, eliminate or escape the undead horde.

They seem to be havin' a good time.

Sarah,
PG. 57 : SCENE 95

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Where would movies be today without writers?

George Romero was a towering influence over a hoard of future horror filmmakers. Literally. He stood just over 6'5" (1.96m) tall.

Fun fact: One of Romero's earliest works was a segment he made for "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood". The short included the show's protagonist, the iconic Fred Rogers, getting a tonsillectomy. Zombie-free, but still pretty neato.

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