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Shaun of the Dead Reviews

Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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The pasty, scruffy Pegg shows a surprising amount of range for the unlikely hero of a zombie flick.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

October 6, 2013
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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The movie bogs down and the humor seems to dry up, though the blood continues to well, spurt and spew.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 6, 2013
Derek Adams
Time Out
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The cast make a cosy fit, the patter is still sitcom snappy, but Wright also has the visual snap to carry this saga of backyard apocalypse.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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For those who don't mind a little laughter with their zombies (or perhaps it should be the other way around), this is an unusual source of entertainment.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

October 6, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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...the second half of the film is just a standard horror movie showdown with a few mildly amusing gags.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

September 27, 2004
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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The movie has been running on shtick for so long that the attempt at drama rings hollow.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 2/4

September 24, 2004
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Wonderfully original, fast-moving and funny.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

September 24, 2004
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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If the zombie genre steadfastly refuses to die, we can be grateful to Shaun of the Dead for breathing fresh, diverting life into the form, with subtle visual humor and a smart, impish sense of fun.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

September 24, 2004
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Plays brilliantly with our familiarity with zombie genre (yes, I actually said that) convention.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 4/5

September 24, 2004
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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A wonderfully funny spoof of zombie movies ... and of the kind of life that can turn a man into the walking dead.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

September 24, 2004
Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
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Transforms the unintentional camp of the zombie subgenre into full-on, hilarious comedy.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

September 24, 2004
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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Zombies or no zombies, this is the funniest film of the year.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 5/5

September 24, 2004
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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It's a dead man's party driven by inspired sight gags, witty repartee and likable, dare we say, cuddly characters.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

September 24, 2004
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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A drop-dead-funny comedy.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 24, 2004
Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
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The movie's great joke never wears out its welcome: Many of the living are virtually indistinguishable from the undead.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

September 24, 2004
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
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It's a grisly but sweet ode to friendship, love and the George Romero zombie trilogy.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 24, 2004
Leah McLaren
Globe and Mail
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It's intelligent, funny and utterly disgusting all at once.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 24, 2004
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Cheeky and unexpectedly charming.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

September 24, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Has its pleasures, which are mild but real.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

September 24, 2004
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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A British zombie flick that works not because of the crowds of undead, but because the guy trying to exterminate them was himself running out of reasons to live.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

September 24, 2004
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Witty, energetic and appropriately self-mocking, cheesy fun.

| Original Score: B

September 24, 2004
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Spiced with a healthy supply of jokes and enough gross-out gags to keep youthful audiences gagging happily.

| Original Score: B

September 24, 2004
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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By treating the genre as a joke, this satire, whose title plays off George A. Romero's 1979 golden oldie, Dawn of the Dead, yields ironic dramatic dividends.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 23, 2004
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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This movie is destined for cult greatness. See it now and you can say -- honestly, for once -- that you were there in the beginning.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: A-

September 23, 2004
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Zombie movies have been spoofed before, but this one lurches to the top of the list on the strength of its twisted British wit and oh-so-clever mix of laughs and horror.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

September 23, 2004
David Edelstein
Slate
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I love George Romero's zombie pictures, and I love deadpan English humor, but I had no idea that the two would mesh as happily as they (mostly) do in Shaun of the Dead.

Full Review Source: Slate

September 23, 2004
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Its secret is the same one that keeps us interested in the better examples of the movies it pillories: The writers, director and actors make us care about Shaun and his friends.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

September 23, 2004
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Members of the cast, most of whom hail from British TV sitcoms, have crackerjack comedic timing, and their characters have been written so well you'd watch them with or without zombies.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

September 23, 2004
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Screamingly funny.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

September 23, 2004
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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There is gore aplenty for those who like to look at it, and a bounty of winking jokes for those who would prefer to laugh at it.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 23, 2004
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Makes the best use of zombies since Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 23, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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The filmmakers, clearly fans of the genre, have got the zom and the com parts down cold.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

September 23, 2004
Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune
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Playing the stereotypical twentysomething everyman, Pegg has a disarming fragility that evokes a bit of empathy from anyone ever stuck in a rut.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 23, 2004
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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The biggest surprise (and asset) here is Pegg, who imbues the slightly daft Shaun with a good nature and bigger heart, providing the film with a central figure you actually care about.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 22, 2004
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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A smart, cultish, semi-disgusting homage to the fine British art of not bothering.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

September 21, 2004
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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Taken on its own shaky legs it's a wittier genre coda than Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 21, 2004
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Though I prefer the hard-core zombie scares of Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later, Pegg and Wright -- who are rumored to resemble a real-life Shaun and Ed -- keep the blood and the laughs gushing.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 3, 2004
Ray Bennett
Hollywood Reporter
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There are certainly touches that only the homegrown crowd will get, but there's sufficient energy and scattershot horror movie references that it should please fans of gross-out humor everywhere.

April 29, 2004
Derek Elley
Variety
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Co-scripters Pegg and Wright structure it as a classic three-acter (set-up, journey, finale) with enough twists, character development and small set pieces to keep the comedy boiling.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 11, 2004
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