Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

Director: Edgar Wright Cast: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost

UMD (Sony PSP - Wide Screen / Stereo)

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It's often said that the true character of a man is only revealed in times of dire crisis, and for likable, lovelorn loser Shaun (Simon Pegg), that moment of reckoning came when the dead rose from their slumber to feast on the flesh of the living. A hapless electronics store employee who spends most of his spare time downing pints at the local pub with his roommate, Ed (Nick Frost), Shaun's life seems to fall apart when he is dumped by his girlfriend, Liz (Kate Ashfield), and his obnoxious stepfather, Philip (Bill Nighy), shows up to berate him for not being more attentive to his caring mother Barbara (Penelope Wilton) -- especially since he forgot to send flowers for her birthday. Things take a turn for the worse when the dead return to stake their claim on the Earth, and though the chaos that follows threatens to swallow up all of England, it's up to Shaun to keep his cool and prove himself once and for all by successfully rescuing Liz and his mother. With his trusty roommate by his side, nothing -- not even the living dead -- can stand between Shaun and the two most important women in his life.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/18/2005
UPC: 0025192862823
Original Release: 2004
Rating: R
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 1:40:00
Format: Sony PSP

Special Features

Outtakes; Funky Pete; Plot holes; Simon Pegg's video diary; SFX comparison; Makeup tests; EPK featurette

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Simon Pegg Shaun
Kate Ashfield Liz
Nick Frost Ed
Dylan Moran David
Lucy Davis Dianne
Penelope Wilton Barbara
Bill Nighy Phillip
Peter Serafinowicz Pete
Jessica Stevenson Yvonne
Mark Donovan Actor
Krishnan Guru-Murthy Himself
Rafe Spall Actor
Finola Geraghty Actor

Technical Credits
Edgar Wright Director,Screenwriter
Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Litza Bixtier Choreography
Herbert Chappell Songwriter
Chris Dickens Editor
David M. Dunlap Cinematographer
Paul Dunn Special Effects Supervisor
Eric Fellner Executive Producer
Annie Hardinge Costumes/Costume Designer
Simon Hayes Sound/Sound Designer
Jina Jay Casting
Daniel Mudford Score Composer
Alison Owen Executive Producer
Nira Park Producer
Simon Pegg Screenwriter
Marcus Rowland Production Designer
Karen Wakefield Art Director
Jane Walker Makeup
Natascha Wharton Executive Producer
James Wilson Executive Producer
Pete Woodhead Score Composer

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Shaun of the Dead 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 78 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great Film, this made me like the Zombie genre!
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Crabella More than 1 year ago
I was weary of giving this a shot but found it extremely entertaining. Simon Pegg is brilliant. I love how it pokes fun at humans for their zombie-like behavior at work. Give it a shot at least.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this movie has a good mix of everything, comedy, romance, and best of all gore. watching more than once makes this movie funnier. i especially enjoyed the extras, plot holes and 'funky' pete
Guest More than 1 year ago
i'm a HUGE zombie flick fan. but, nonetheless, this deffffinetely is one of the best zombie flicks ever. definite keeper. This is, as Ed says, "a slice of fried gold"
Guest More than 1 year ago
I saw this movie only once in theaters... but I dream about it every night... I love it and I am going to buy it on DVD tomorrow.
Madam_Fynswyn More than 1 year ago
This movie is one of the funniest I have ever seen. I rank it right up there with Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day. It is one of those that no matter when you come into it, it is ALWAYS at a 'good part.'
Guest More than 1 year ago
Infinitely quatable and enjoyable, Shaun of the Dead is a modern classic of both horror and comedy. Bloody and creepy enough to appease the horror crowd while at the same time funny and smart enough to keep even the most squimish entertained and in thier seat. Highest recommendation
Guest More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love this movie. A great combination of horror and comedy! Everything about this movie is worth a watch.
Guest More than 1 year ago
That tagline probably best describes this film. During the first thirty minutes or so Shaun and Ed are completely oblivious to the signs of impending doom all around them. This is chiefly because they are, like many people would be, so wrapped up in their middle-class problems to notice. Add to that the fact that the news is constantly spouting gloom and doom twenty four hours a day as it is. This film is less of a comedy like Dead Alive and more of a Hugh Grant or John Cusack film with zombies as the antagonistic force rather than money or infidelity. All in all it is a solid film with quite a few laughs. The zombies look great and the cast is superb.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Shaun of the dead is one of the best zombie movies ever. As a spoof on Dawn of the dead (the more serious zombie flick of the two) Shaun of the dead makes a little laugh at the thought of our friends,family,and strangers coming back wanting to eat our brains out. You kind of fall in love with the charecters. Especially shaun and his hopeless relationship with his gf, and his sweet and funny relationship with his best friend ed. I recommend this to anyone who has a good sense of humor, There is gore in it though not too out of hand and ridiculous. but just the right serving
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this movie was great! Horror/comedy at its best as I see it. I would definitely suggest this for a laugh or a scare depending on the person.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Shaun of the Dead is an entertaingly funny movie, unfortunately the British humour in it may leave some people wondering what they have just subjected themselves to...not so and people say we Brits don't have a sense of humour. I'd recommend this to anyone that wants an easy chuckle with a dash of gore to accompany their lager and crisps after a Saturday night down the pub
Guest More than 1 year ago
The movie Shaun of the Dead is a movie from Britian, the movie is funny and violent. The 2 main characters don't even know what's going on in the neighborhood. This is one of the best zombie flicks!