Movies like ‘White Zombie (1932)’ and ‘I Walked With a Zombie (1943) are instances of zombie invasions addressed in world cinema. ‘Night of the Living Dead’ was George A. Romero’s 1968 indie horror film that made zombies a modern genre with a significant cult following. All gruesome genres are blurred when it comes to zombies. The zombie apocalypse is the culmination of all that is threatening and unnerving. Fear, horror, terror, disgust, shock, and suspense are all evoked simultaneously in this genre. On the other hand, here is a list of the best zombie movies currently streaming on Amazon Prime:.
11. Psychomania (1973)
‘Psychomania’ follows a group of teenagers who terrorize their little community in the horror film. ‘The Living Dead’ is the name given to a group of dangerous teenagers. They are led by a psychopath named Tom Latham, who believes he has made a pact with the devil to help them. With this agreement, anyone who commit suicide with a deep believe in the devil will be resurrected from the grave. The team members take their own lives one after the other as a tribute to their commander. As one never returns from the grave, Tom’s belief does not save them all. The new living dead gang reunites in a secret location to plot their scream-inducing marketing campaigns. Don Sharp is behind the camera for ‘Psychomania.’ Nicky Henson, Beryl Reid, George Sanders, and Robert Hardy are among the cast members of the film.
10. The Returned (2013)
The world of ‘The Returned,’ a Spanish-Canadian thriller, has been overrun by zombies. Even though those who were once infected are now living regular lives, they are still in danger. They will soon run out of the medication that keeps them in good health… A physician is on the run to save her diseased spouse as the patients take to the streets in fierce protests. The government establishes quarantine facilities and begins a campaign of sweeping raids. The doctor brings her husband along with her when a friend of theirs invites them to stay at his house outside of town. Avoiding raiding groups and furious mobs is essential to their journey. Handling the direction duties on “The Returned,” we have Manuel Carballo in the chair. There are big roles for Emily Hampshire, Kris Holden-Ried, Shawn Doyle, and Claudia Bassols.
9. Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
Bank heist and the zombie apocalypse collide in the film, ‘Cockneys vs. Zombies’. Terry MacGuire and his younger brother Andy have devised a scheme to loot a bank. In order to preserve their grandfather Ray’s old-age home from being demolished, they are in desperate need of financial assistance. Zombies begin to appear in other parts of the city. Terry begins gathering his gang and their weapons without being aware of this. Fortunately, the robbery attempt goes bad and the cops trap them in the bank building. After rescuing two women and stealing a large sum of money, Terry and his men flee the premises. However, the zombie horde has already decimated the police force stationed outside the bank. Terry and his gang are able to get away from the location with the two captives and the money in their van. The old-age home is overrun by zombies by this point. Several convicts, including the grandfather, have taken cover in the kitchen. In order to save their grandfather, Terry and the robbers must avoid the undead. Matthias Hoene is the director of ‘Cockneys vs. Zombies’. He is joined by Harry Treadaway and Michelle Ryan as the film’s main cast members.
8. The Night Eats the World (2018)
‘The Night Eats the World’ is a French zombie film based on Pit Agarman’s novel of the same name. Sam, a musician who recently split up with his fiancée, is the focus of the story. Some of his previous belongings are returned to him when he pays a visit to the home of his ex-girlfriend. Fanny, his ex-girlfriend, is throwing a get-together. When Sam finally locates his belongings at the office, tensions rise. He falls unconscious as the wild party outside erupts into a zombie carnage. The next morning, Sam wakes up to find a city overrun by zombies. In the next room, he discovers Fanny as a zombie. For his own safety, Sam needs to barricade himself in his room. Zombies gather around the flat as soon as they detect the presence of humans. Sam understands that there are other survivors as he prepares for the final fight. Dominique Rocher is the director of ‘The Night Eats the World.’ Major roles are played by the likes of Anders Lie, Golshifteh Farahani, and Denis Lavant.
7. City of the Living Dead (1980)
The first film of the ‘Gates of Hell’ trilogy, ‘City of the Living Dead,’ is an Italian horror film. It takes place in Dunwich, a small New England town. In the church cemetery, a priest hangs himself. Suddenly, the graveyards are filled with the corpses of the deceased. Zombie hordes soon overtake the small village, turning the residents into horrific monsters. A journalist sets out on a risky expedition to uncover the truth about the outbreak. A mystery woman, Mary, had foreseen the advent of the undead a few days earlier, and he joins her. It’s a team effort to uncover the cause of the zombie outbreak. They seek assistance from a psychiatrist and his patient, a couple who have known each other for years. Additionally, the party discovers that if they don’t stop the zombie outbreak before All Saints Day, the apocalypse will spread around the world. Lucio Fulci is the director of ‘City of the Living Dead,’ a horror film. Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, and Carlo De Mejo all star as the film’s main characters.
6. The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)
The film adaptation of M.R. Carey’s novel ‘The Girl with All the Gifts’ is a future zombie movie. A fungus virus has killed out the majority of humanity somewhere in the future. Spreading the infection is facilitated by the infected becoming flesh-eating zombies. There are just a handful of people left who can still think and act, and they are a bunch of hybrid youngsters. The children with unique needs are subjected to coercive laboratory testing by an ambitious scientist. In the event of a zombie invasion, a scientist, a teacher, and two soldiers form a group to rescue the scientist from the building. Zombies surround Melanie, who is known as “the girl with all the gifts.” Because Melanie is the only one who can stop the zombie invasion, the journey is of utmost importance to humanity. However, she must first accept and appreciate her unique talents before this can happen.
5. Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)
In the Icelandic-Norwegian zombie comedy ‘Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead,’ multiple Nazizombies are featured. “Dead Snow” is a follow-up to the 2009 film of the same name. ‘Red vs. Dead’ begins where the ‘Dead Snow’ left Martin and his pals in Nazi-occupied Iceland. Zombies have overrun an Icelandic town, and the only survivor is a lone wolf.
Martin had gotten his hands on the undead gold in the first installment. A penny slips through his fingers in “Red vs. Snow.” When a gold coin is missing, zombies attack him. Though Martin manages to evade Herzog’s onslaught, he is taken to the hospital. Martin’s car had Herzog’s zombie arm, which the doctors surgically replaced with his own. To add to the confusion, the police have accused him of killing his buddies. The Nazi army he claims to have zombified is not believed by anyone. Martin has no choice but to form an army of his own to confront the advancing hordes of the undead. Tommy Wirkola is the director of ‘Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead’.
4. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Zombies are introduced in ‘The Return of the Living Dead,’ a cult favorite. When a warehouse foreman accidentally unleashes a mystery deadly gas, the horror begins. Both he and his coworker are rendered unconscious by the gas. The catastrophe also causes acid rain, which resurrects the dead in adjacent cemeteries. It’s up to a bunch of teenagers, a mortician acquaintance, and two warehouse workers to handle the zombie pandemic.
3. Night of the Living Deb (2015)
I laughed out loud when I saw Night of the Living Deb. Even tropes in the zombie genre are poked fun at throughout the film. It’s a story about Deb Clarington, a beautiful, unmarried woman who works as a journalist for a local TV station. On a lonesome night, she encounters a handsome stranger named Ryan. She discovers that Ryan and his fiancee had a fight and broke up. Despite Ryan’s fiancee’s intervention, Deb tries to woo him. The next morning, Deb wakes up in Ryan’s bed. Since the fiance’s arrival, she has no memory of anything. Reynold’s asks her to leave. While Deb is inside, the outer world is engulfed in an outbreak of zombies. A flesh-eating zombie attacks Ryan, but she saves him and they have no choice but to stay together. Deb and Ryan discover how vital it is to be with someone you can trust as the zombies try to break in. director of the film “Night of the Living Deb,” Kyle Rankin.
2. Rammbock: Berlin Undead (2010)
‘Rammbock: Berlin Undead’ depicts the narrative of Gabi and Michael in a Germanzombie film. In the wake of a hysterical altercation, the couple has parted ways. They have moved to different cities in order to avoid each other. Gabi’s apartment keys are the only thing on Michael’s mind as he comes in Berlin for a visit to see Gabi. But the outbreak of a zombie apocalypse in the metropolis throws his plans for survival into disarray. Zombies feed on the living, transforming them into carrion-eating zombies. Because Gabi isn’t home, Michael partners up with Harper, a 16-year-old plumber, to fight off the zombies. However, they are stranded in a zombie-infested apartment complex. Michael Fuith, Theo Trebs, Anka Graczyk, and Emily Cox star in Marvin Kren’s zombie thriller ‘Rammbock: Berlin Undead’.
1. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Cult classic ‘Night of the Living Dead’ is a landmark in the zombie genre’s history. Seven individuals are kept hostage at a farmhouse by a swarm of flesh-eating zombies in this film. As more and more zombies flood in from the village, their numbers are exploding. Barbra is a young woman who visits the abandoned cemetery to pay respects to the grave of her father. When the zombies set her up, she takes refuge in the farmhouse. Ben, a young man stopping by to get petrol, finds refuge in the farmhouse as well. Five additional people are discovered in the basement by Barbra and Ben. Along with their comrades, they fight back against the increasingly hostile undead. A. Romero is the director of “Night of the Living Dead,” which was released in 1963. The filmmaker is widely referred to be the father of the current zombie genre since he started a wave of indie horror films.