Sure, you've got Night of the Living Dead and its sequals and your Resident Evils, Walking Deads, and even 28 Days later -- the ones everyone knows about. But here are a few zombie flicks you might not have heard of and should totally check out! Let Alachua County Library District help you get your zombie fix this Halloween season.
Comedy Zombie Films
A group of criminals attempt to rob a bank in order to save a retirement home from being demolished by property developers. During the heist, the gang takes hostages in order to escape from the police, but upon leaving the bank they find that the cops have been killed by a horde of blood-thirsty zombies--which are multiplying at a rapid pace.
In this horror comedy, Anton Tobias is a channel-surfing, junkfood munching, couch potato burn-out who can't control the murderous impulses of his recently possessed hand. With the help of his zombiefied buddies, Mick and Pnub, Anton's got to stop the rampaging devil appendage before it takes total control of his life and ruins any chance has has with class hottie Molly.
When Havana begins to fill up with zombies, Juan, a 40-year-old slacker, is forced to become a hero, defend his country and protect his own on an island that has turned into a real bloodbath.
Zach is devastated after his girlfriend Beth dies unexpectedly. After Beth suddenly and mysteriously returns to life, Zach is overjoyed to have the second chance to prove his love for her. But when Beth starts developing some bizarre tendencies, including a rather disturbing taste for flesh, Zach has to confront facts. Can love survive among the living dead? Find out in this hilariously funny zom- com.
In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable, and animals are beginning to exhibit unusual behaviors. No one quite knows why, and no one foresees the strangest and most dangerous repercussion that will soon start plaguing the town. The dead rise from their graves and savagely attack and feast on the living, and the citizens of the town must battle for their survival.
Horror Zombie Films
The new cheerleader at Blackfoot High enlists the help of her squad to take down the captain of the football team. After a horrible turn of events leaves the cheerleaders dead, a supernatural force causes the entire squad to turn up at school with a killer new look, and some unusual new appetites.
Humanity has been all but destroyed by a fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating 'hungries'. Only a small group of children seem to be immune to its effects. At an army base in rural England, these unique children are being studied and subjected to cruel experiments. When the base falls, one little girl escapes and must discover what she is, ultimately deciding both her own future and that of the human race.
A post-apocalyptic thriller set against the backdrop of a deadly epidemic. As the nation reels from a virus that turns its victims into zombies, Wade's daughter Maggie has been infected. Now, as Maggie's condition worsens, Wade will stop at nothing to protect her from the authorities seeking to kill her to eradicate the virus.
A comet hits Earth, killing everyone who is not protected by steel. Now it's up to two valley girl high school seniors to protect themselves from cannibals and zombies, and still look good for any survivors they come across.
When the American Chicken Bunker, a military themed fast food restaurant, builds its latest chain restaurant on the site of an ancient Native American burial ground, the displaced spirits take revenge on unsuspecting diners and transform them into chicken zombies! Now, it's up to a dimwitted counterboy, his collegiate lesbian ex-girlfriend and a burqa-wearing fry cook to put an end to the foul feathered menace once and for all.
In the dark days of World War II, the Nazi High Command ordered its scientists to create a top secret race of indestructible zombie storm troopers--un-living, unfeeling, unstoppable monstrosities that killed with their bare hands. They were known as The Death Corps. No member of this horrific SS unit was ever captured by the allied forces--and, somewhere off the coast of Florida, they have survived.
They're ferocious, they're furry, they're Zombeavers, the stars of this 2015 horror-comedy. When a trio of sexy college girls arrive at a remote cabin for a weekend getaway, their vacation is quickly jeopardized by a hungry bear, a menacing hunter, and the girls' own party-crashing boyfriends. However, these preliminary disturbances are nothing compared to what lurks in the lake by the cabin: The result of a local chemical spill, a horde of bloodthirsty, zombified beavers closes in.