Special Report

This Is the Best Zombie Movie of All Time, According to Data

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15. Warm Bodies (2013)
> IMDb user rating: 6.8 out of 10 (224,580 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 73% (131,644 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 81% (209 reviews)
> Director: Jonathan Levine

Joseph Levine’s different take on walking-dead genre – a zombie rom-com – is about a zombie who rescues a living girl from the undead who becomes more human as their bond strengthens.

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14. Planet Terror (2007)
> IMDb user rating: 7.0 out of 10 (204,876 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 77% (181,797 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 76% ( 29 reviews)
> Director: Robert Rodriguez

Nudity, gore, drug use, and graphic bloody violence are the hallmarks of “Planet Terror.” Rose McGowan plays a go-go dancer who has lost a leg to zombies. It’s replaced by a machine gun and McGowan shows no reluctance in using the lethal appendage. Rotten Tomatoes critics called it an “unpredictable thrillride.”

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13. Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
> IMDb user rating: 6.7 out of 10 (158,135 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 88% (11,205 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 69% (251 reviews)
> Director: Ruben Fleischer

“Zombieland: Double Tap” returns the cast of the original 2009 “Zombieland” – Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin – to the front lines of the war with the undead. In the sequel, they meet up with survivors in a commune on their way to Graceland in Memphis.

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12. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
> IMDb user rating: 7.3 out of 10 (245,727 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 77% (404,207 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 76% (193 reviews)
> Director: Zack Snyder

This remake of George A. Romero’s horror classic pays homage to the original with Sarah Polley and Ving Rhames playing human survivors looking to fend off reanimated corpses in Milwaukee.

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11. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
> IMDb user rating: 7.1 out of 10 (11,707 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 73% (5,040 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 85% ( 34 reviews)
> Director: Jacques Tourneur

Critics on Rotten Tomatoes called “I Walked With a Zombie” a “sultry sleeper that’s simultaneously smarmy, eloquent and fascinating.” One of the oldest zombie-themed films on the list, it was directed by France’s macabre master, Jacques Tourneur,

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