Dawn of the Dead

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Extremely gory horror movie; not for kids.

R 2004 110 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 31 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Black Friday

This movie is the foresight of 2020 and the 2010s Black Friday craze. Of course lots of zombie gore and a mall. If you love this and the 1978 version watch Dan Bell on Youtube.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Mature Audience only Zombie film.

Dawn of the Dead is an extremely bloody/gory zombie horror film which shows the main character Ana, whom escapes with other survivors and find theirselves protection in a mall. Mostly all the characters die in very graphic and gruesome ways, like a woman gets shot to death by another, one woman gets chainsawed halfway down from her shoulder, and an infected woman gives birth to a zombified baby, which is then killed. There's alot of strong profanity in this film; the f-word is used frequently. There are some sexual situations between a couple.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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