Battle #49: Day Of The Dead (1985) VS Night Of The Living Dead (1990)

Discussion in 'Reader Polls' started by Hellbilly, Jul 10, 2006.

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  1. Day Of The Dead (1985)

    81.7%
  2. Night Of The Living Dead (1990)

    18.3%
  1. RyanPC

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    Savini's NOTLD was great, but it cannot compare in any way, shape, or form to Day of the Dead. No contest. :)
     
  2. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    I still adore the music and atmosphere of Day of the Dead. But, I also still think it's a bad film. Savini's remake was unnecessary but skilled. Not good, but not nearly as flawed as Romero's film. Which is seriously flawed.
     
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    Big fan of Savini's Night of the Living Dead........but Day of the Dead is the greatest zombie movie ever made, in my opinion.
     
  4. Harry Warden

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    No comparison. Day of the Dead.
     
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    Which version of NOTLD '90? The smurf one? In all seriousness, Day is a better film. Both films feature amazing zombie effects.
     
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    Day all the way!
     
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    Night of the Living Dead (1968) > Day of the Dead
    Dawn of the Dead
    (1978) > Day of the Dead
    Night of the Living Dead
    (1990) > Day of the Dead
    The Return of the Living Dead
    > Day of the Dead
    Braindead/Dead Alive
    > Day of the Dead
    I Walked with a Zombie
    > Day of the Dead
    White Zombie
    > Day of the Dead
    Deathdream
    > Day of the Dead
    The Fog
    > Day of the Dead
    Zombie
    > Day of the Dead
    The Beyond
    > Day of the Dead
    City of the Living Dead
    > Day of the Dead
    The House by the Cemetery
    > Day of the Dead
    Tombs of the Blind Dead
    > Day of the Dead
    Re-Animator
    > Day of the Dead
    The Serpent and the Rainbow
    > Day of the Dead
    Night of the Creeps
    > Day of the Dead
    Pet Sematary
    > Day of the Dead
    Cemetery Man
    > Day of the Dead
    The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue/Let Sleeping Corpses Lie
    > Day of the Dead
    Dead & Buried
    > Day of the Dead
    Night of the Comet
    > Day of the Dead
    Shock Waves
    > Day of the Dead
    Bio Zombie
    > Day of the Dead
    Slither
    > Day of the Dead
    Pontypool
    > Day of the Dead
    The Video Dead
    > Day of the Dead
    Bud the Chud
    > Day of the Dead
    Zombie High
    > Day of the Dead
    The Dead Next Door
    > Day of the Dead
    Dead Snow 2
    > Day of the Dead
    Mulberry Street
    > Day of the Dead
    The Vineyard
    > Day of the Dead
    Sugar Hill
    > Day of the Dead
    Invisible Invaders
    > Day of the Dead
    Frankenhooker
    > Day of the Dead

    Day of the Dead > ParaNorman
    Day of the Dead
    > Return of the Living Dead Part II
    Day of the Dead
    > Burial Ground
    Day of the Dead
    > Cabin in the Woods
    Day of the Dead
    > Dead Snow
    Day of the Dead
    > Splinter
    Day of the Dead
    > Quarantine
    Day of the Dead
    > The Dead Hate the Living
    Day of the Dead
    > Poultrygeist
    Day of the Dead > Shatter Dead

    Day of the Dead >< Life After Beth
     
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    Fuck I somehow didn't see it was for the 1990 Night of the Living Dead and cast my vote. Day of the Dead easily.

    ~Matt
     
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    Stubbing my toe > 65% of Day of the Dead
     
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    I agree with wits DVD-fanatic, except with regards to Return of the Living Dead 2, which I loved, and stubbing my toe. That really hurts and I'd rather watch 65% of Day of the Dead.
     
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    Day of the Dead but not because it's superior by a super wide margin.
     
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    Hey... I still agree that the aesthetic elements and atmosphere of Day of the Dead are superior. Romero had everything set up to win. All he had to do was not write one of the worst scripts in 80's horror and cast one of the worst casts.

    Joe Pilato excluded. He was actually good. His intensity was actually correctly calibrated for every scene.
     
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    The gore in Day of the Dead is some of my favorite special effects in any movie, period. It's not the funnest flick I can watch a million times, but when I'm in the mood, I just feel there's no other zombie movie better. Return of the Living Dead and Shaun of the Dead are the only ones in the same league as far as my tastes are concerned. Night of the Creeps is also up there for me, and one of my guiltiest of pleasures, Dead and Breakfast...one of my favorites.
     
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    Blows my mind that this poll was 10 years ago. Love re-reading it. My votes stands for Day, of course. Never had an issue with re-watching it. It's bleak and, well, pretty poignant for what is happening in the world today.
     
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    jokes still go over your head
     
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