Dawn of the Dead
is a 1978 horror film written and directedby George A. Romero. It was the second film made inRomero's
series, showing in a larger scalethe zombie epidemic's apocalyptic effects on society. In the film,a pandemic of unknown origin has caused the return of thedead, who prey on human flesh, causing mass hysteria. The cast features David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott Reiniger and GaylenRoss as survivors of the outbreak who barricade themselvesinside a suburban shopping mall.
PLOT- Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT teammembers, a traffic reporter, and his television-executivegirlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping centre.