Survival of the Dead

Synopsis: In the Plum Island, off the coast of Delaware, the long feud between the families of the patriarchs Captain Patrick O'Flynn (Kenneth Welsh) that intends to eliminate the zombies and Seamus Muldoon (Richard Fitzpatrick) that intends to keep his undead relatives waiting for a cure culminates with O'Flynn expelled from Plum. Meanwhile in the continent Sarge "Nicotine" Crocket (Alan Van Sprang), Chuck (Joris Jarsky), Cisco (Stefano DiMatteo) and Tomboy (Athena Karkanis) are plundering and seeking a safe place to stay. When they rescue the young Boy (Devon Bostick) from group of sadistic hunters, Boy decides to join the group and suggests them to head to Plum Island since he had heard a O'Flynn's broadcast inviting people to move to the island. When Sarge and his team arrive in the island, they are attacked by Muldoon's men and they see that the place is crowded of undead. Sarge's friend Chuck is killed and they decide to fight against Muldoon.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Director(s): George A. Romero
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min

The last time anyone counted,

53 million people

were dying every year.

150 thousand every day

and 107 every minute.

That was in normal times.

Now, every one of those dead

gets up and kills another person,

and every one of those gets

up and kills

on top of that, suicide,

murder, chaos and us ...

the guard ....

we added more than out fair

share to the body count, but ...

... it didn't do any good

Bring a stretcher over here.

Move it.

the dead were coming back to life.

We should have been afraid

of them. But we weren't.

They were easy enough to

kill, except when they were ...

... your buddies.

It's time.

You sent us to that hell hole.

You got D.J. killed and

now he's got to get killed again.

You f***ed up, Lou.

You can't make it right,

but you can do the right thing

I can't.

Don't. Don't.

So there.

- can I get some backup up here?

- This sucks.

We got shots fired.

I never signed up for this sh*t.

We're better off on our own.

What the hell's going on?

Whos down?

We went AWOL right around the

same time the rest of the world did.

We became stick up guys.

Stopping people on the road ...

- Hi there.

- ... taking whatever they had.

- Is it nice to see you guys.

- We held up this bunch of

kids in a Winnebago...

...shooting a documentary

about themselves.

- What's with the camera?

- Just making a movie.

Oh, that so.

F***ing movie went out on the net.

- Millions of hits.

- Where did you get all the stuff?

I became notorious ...

- ... could of got an agent.

- Mind turning that off son.

Made a fortune if there

was anyone left to care.

Turn it the f*** off!

It had become an

us against them world ...

- Now.

- ... all we were looking for

was a place where there was no...

... "them."

Well, that's another one we

don't have to worry about.


I would like it if you just say

an Amen to put an end to all this.

I'd like it too, Captain. I would

Are you all with me then?

- Aye, Aye

- Yes, Captain.

Damn right.

I'm asking.

Are all of you with me?

You're being too strict,

just as you always been.

Being strict is a father's burden.

More like a daughter's burden,

if you ask me.

What if I die?

Would you be strict enough to

gun one of your own?

- What if you die?

- Don't get your hopes up.

No, I mean it what if you die

and get up and walk?

Would any of us be strict

enough to gun you down?

You won't have to

I'll shoot myself.

You might change your view of things.

Dying don't change a person's view's

all a dead man can do is

remember what he used to be

and keep on trying to be the same.

On to the next.

We weren't there

in the beginning

We heard about what

happened afterwards.

This old coot Patrick O'Flynn

decided that the living would be

better off if the dead stayed dead.

Put a posse together and went around

the island trying to clean things up.

Not everybody was on his side.

Let's go.

Law enforcement advises that

if anyone is forced to defend

themselves against attack

Make every effort to incapicitate

the attackers brain

Any news from town?


I'm just gonna sit and wait awhile.

For what, a miracle?

Been known to happen,

if you believe what the book says.

Are they all settled in up there?

All settled in.

No commotions?

None that I've heard.

Patrick O'Flynn.

Matthew Muldoon.

I know we're conserving, but ...

Where are your children?


They're in bed.

It came to me that one of them had

an accident a couple of days ago.

Yeah the girl fell off her bike, so ...

And the boy?

- Went to help her and...

- Got hit by a car didn't he?

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George A. Romero

George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his series of gruesome and satirical horror films about an imagined zombie apocalypse, beginning with Night of the Living Dead (1968), which is often considered a progenitor of the fictional zombie of modern culture. Other films in the series include Dawn of the Dead (1978) and Day of the Dead (1985). Aside from this series, his works include The Crazies (1973), Martin (1978), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), The Dark Half (1993) and Bruiser (2000). He also created and executive-produced the 1983–88 television series Tales from the Darkside. Romero is often noted as an influential pioneer of the horror-film genre, and has been called an "icon" and the "Father of the Zombie Film". more…

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