The Crazies

Synopsis: A biological weapon gone awry is only the start of problems in the little town of Evan's City, Pennsylvania. Bouts of insanity in the populace are leading to murder and rioting, until the US Army turns up - and things really start going to hell.
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director(s): George A. Romero
Production: Blue Underground
Rotten Tomatoes:
103 min

Billy, you're trying to scare me!

Billy, I'm telling mommy you're being bad!

- Zap! Got ya!

- Stop it, Billy! Stop it!

Come back to bed and go to sleep.

Stop it, Billy.

I'm afraid.

Billy, will you stop

trying to scare me!

- What's the matter; Billy?

- Watch out, sis!

What's the matter, Billy?

- What's going on here, Billy?

- I told you, hush up!

Hey, Billy, this is all wet here.

Smells like kerosene.

Mommy! Daddy!

Mommy, wake up.


Mommy, wake up!



Damn fire siren.

What fire siren?

That fire siren.

Don't heara thing.

You... are sabotaging...

The Evans city volunteer...

Fire department.


Uh, didn't the doctor say

something about moderation?

What does he know?

He knows...

What a shameless,

lustful woman you are, my clear.

And he doesn't want us

to hurt the baby.

Oh. Well, we're gonna

have to be careful.

Anyhow, I have a feeling that

if anything happened to this baby...

You wouldn't marry me.

I wouldn't

take a chance like that.

Oh, now

that's a hell of a thing to say.

L'm marrying you,

not the baby.

Would you believe

i don't want you to go?

Hey, where you goin'?


I've gotta answer the phone.

What phone?

Okay. I'll make you a deal.


I won't answer the phone if you

don't go to the fire. Deal.

Go on. Geez.


God, that's awful.

Sure, I can come down


Yes, doctor.

- What's that all about?

- The fire, it's at the dairy farm.

- Mitchell's?

- Mm-hmm. Yeah, those poor kids.

They're both burned pretty bad.

They're going to bring them

into Dr. broolmyre's office...

Until we can get an ambulance in

from unity.

Evans city fire hall. Where's it at?

I didn't hear the code.

That's the old dairy farm.

Must be pretty bad.

I could see the flames

clear over at my place.

Hey, clanker!

See the soldiers?

- Soldiers?

- Couple truckloads of'em.

Hmm. Poor schmucks.

Wonder what

they're doing here.

Evans city base, off and clear.

- Is Dan here yet?

- Didn't see him.

What's everybody looking so happy about?

Give me a smoke.

- Don't it bother you, draggin'

out like this? - Somethin' to do.

Good morning there,judy.

The Evans city volunteer fire department

apologizes for dragging you out of bed this way.

- You got a bad mouth, clank.

- Yeah? You're late.

I was the first one here.

David, be careful, please.

I wi I I.

Don't worry about him.

I won't let him do anything dumb, even though

i still think you picked the wrong guy.

You're a slob, clanker.

Ain't no girl gonna pick you.

I'm gonna break your head.

- Aw, ain't that cute?

- Shut up and drive.

Where's Dr. brookmyre?

Are you the nurse?

Who are you?

Where's Dr. brookmyre?

- In the office with major Ryder.

- Major Ryder?

- How many syringes do you have?

- Look, what's going on here?

Major Ryder will explain.

We haven't got time.

Break out those syringes.

We're gonna need a lot of them.

The girl just died.

I think I can save the boy.

Move, nurse!

- You've known about this for days.

- We never thought it would happen.

- But you notified me! You must have

suspected! - Notmfwxg you was precaufionary.

We never thought it was possible. We

've got to call the hospital in unity!

We need an ambulance

for those kids!

L'm afraid I can't allow that. We're bringing in our

own medical personnel with emergency equipment.

- But this isn't the sort of thing-

- look, we've quarantined the area.

We're sealing off the town.

- Have you got colonel peckem yet?

- Yeah.

Uh, get Dr. brookmyre a gas mask.

Yes, sir.

Yes, sir, they're certain.

They have three cases reported.

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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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