Shaun of the Dead (2004) VS The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Discussion in 'Reader Polls' started by Ash28M, Oct 17, 2008.

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Zombie Horror/Comedy showdown

  1. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

    15.6%
  2. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

    84.4%
  1. Ash28M

    Ash28M Active Member

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    So far in these New VS Old challenges. Old is running away with it. OK what about this one. Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead (2004) VS Dan O'Bannon's The Return of the Living Dead (1985). Pick your Winner!
     
  2. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    The Return of the Living Dead for me. I thought Shaun of the Dead was okay, but vastly overrated.
     
  3. Cujo108

    Cujo108 Guest

    ROTLD easily. Shaun is side-by-side with The Descent as one of the most overpraised piles of the decade.
     
  4. geeare

    geeare Guest

    SOTD is awesome. I think alot of people only like ROTLD because it's a classic. Don't get me wrong, I like it as well but I think the classic appeal of that flick outweighs it's strength as an "awesome" movie.
     
  5. skinnypuppy

    skinnypuppy New Member

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    Yeah, SHAUN was really over-rated. Although it is good, it just isn't classic worthy to me.

    Return of the Living Dead is one of those movies I can watch over and over and over. I love the FX too...the half-body zombie on the table, Tarman...all really COOL characters.
     
  6. satans-sadists

    satans-sadists Ghost

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    Agreed! Return of the Living Dead is a much better horror/comedy.
     
  7. thrashard76

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    Shaun of the Dead
     
  8. Mok

    Mok Family is Forever

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    ROTLD, no hesitation.

    "Toniiiiiiiiight, we'll make love 'till we diiiiiiiiieeeeee!"
     
  9. bigdaddyhorse

    bigdaddyhorse Detroit Hi-on

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    Return in a landslide.
     
  10. onebyone

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    Shaun of the Dead is good, but it is no The Return of the Living Dead let me tell you.
     
  11. fceurich39

    fceurich39 Well-Known Member

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    agreed
     
  12. spawningblue

    spawningblue Deadite

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    Agreed
     
  13. Stige

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    return without a doubt
     
  14. The Chaostar

    The Chaostar Johnny Hallyday forever

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    SHAUN. I like RETURN but I prefer the humor or SHAUN. It is also a much more accomplished film and - always a plus - it has well developed characters...
     
  15. Gore Lunatic

    Gore Lunatic Violenza Carnale

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    Another one for Return Of The Living Dead.
     
  16. Roo

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    Pretty much sums it up.
     
  17. soxfan666

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    Return for me, very easy win.
     
  18. bwana the clown

    bwana the clown Supreme Ruler Of Sados

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    ROTLD for me, without question.
     
  19. maskull

    maskull I finally got an avatar!!! Yay!!

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    Shaun easily. Return's ok but Shaun's humour works better for me.
     
  20. othervoice1

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    Shaun was good but Return of the Living Dead is better
     

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