Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes (97%)
Toronto International Film Festival Cinematheque
Belfast Film Festival
The 14th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation
Winner National Film Preservation Board
George A. Romero's debut set the template for the zombie film, and features tight editing, realistic gore, and a sly political undercurrent. There's a reason that "The Walking Dead" is a black and white comic; this film is that reason.