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on March 29, 2017
Everything I expected, it even has subtitles for those like myself that prefer movies with them.
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on July 8, 2014
The packaging is awesome, the movie is awesome but with a lot of scream factory the audio that is on the disc and what is on the packaging is different. That is my only problem. Everything else is awesome.
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on June 20, 2017
I'm very satisfied with this purchase I am pleased with the purchase while got a bargain After using it around one week, I have to say Excellent. So these are not what I was expecting...but I love them!!. I was pleasantly surprise by how much I loved this.. I will be buying more!! The best bargain for the money. it's so useful
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on May 24, 2017
Deffinitly one of the greatest zombie flicks ever made
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on November 1, 2004
This is another Romero masterpiece that is part three of the zombie trilogy that has land of the dead filming as we speak! This thrid installment finds doomed susvivors hiding out in a military bunker, with Zombies already having taken the world (Night/Dawn) great sequal great DVD!
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on June 2, 2004
Day of the Dead had some MIGHTY big zombie boots to fill when it was released in the mid-1980's. All zombie buffs knew what great films Romero had put together with small budgets (Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead). With the largest budget yet for a Romero zombie film, all had high hopes. Unfortunately, some of the hopes were dashed with Day of the Dead. The film follows the tribulations of a small team of scientists and soldiers who are assigned to find a way to stop the zombie plague. The two groups are increasingly at odds, and this isn't helped by the fact that the chief scientist (Dr. Logan aka Dr. Frankenstein) is losing his grip on reality and the leader of the soldiers (Captain Rhodes) is an overbearing tyrant. The soldiers clearly want some scientific results for their sacrifices, however the scientists are unable to comply given the primitive nature of their labs (which apparently are in an underground storage facility in the Everglades). Clearly the two forces are on the road to a major blow-up. The only question is when the explosion will happen.
Day of the Dead has some very good moments. The opening scene is well done, the gore is VERY realistic (even more so than in Dawn of the Dead), and there is a subplot involving Dr. Logan and a zombie called "Bub" that is surprisingly touching. The major flaws in the film are 1) lack of likable characters (I found myself disliking practically all of the characters with the exception of Lori Cardille's character and that of Bishop and 2) the confining of almost the entire film to the underground base (some excursions to kill zombies in the Everglades might have been interesting). Still, Day of the Dead wasn't a bad entry into Romero's trilogy.
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on June 10, 2004
The final chapter in the "Living Dead" trilogy that director George A. Romero began with the 1968 zombie classic Night Of The Living Dead, continued in '79's Dawn Of The Dead, is a solid conclusion. Day Of The Dead furthers along the timeline of the zombie apocalypse to a time when survivors are very hard to find.
At an underground Florida research station, Dr. Logan (Richard Liberty) conducts grotesque experiments on captured zombies to search for a way that the living and the living dead can cohabitate. Begrudgingly sharing the facility with the doctor is military man Rhodes (Joe Pilato) and his underlings. Scientist Sarah (Lori Cardille) and her fellow survivors seek refuge at the compound just in time to see a clash between Logan and Rhodes reach a critical turning point.
Let's face it, Day has a lot to live up to, after Romero delivered two nearly flawless previous installments. The other films made giant leaps for the horror genre. But by the time Day was released, things seem less special. Make up effects artist Tom Savini's is, as you might expect, even more detailed and gruesome than in the past. That said, by film's end, the story seems to peter out. Don't get me wrong. Romero's work on these films is genius, but, I just feel after a great set up, the story gets muddled. It's still worth it though...
Of all the Dead film's, Anchor Bay decided that Day was classic enough to be a two disc set. The audio commentary with Romero, Savini, production designer Cletus Anderson, and actress Cardille is yet another great disussion about all things Dead. The track is great fun and informative. Along those same lines is disc two's The Many Days of Day Of The Dead, a 39 minute documentary featuring interviews with the cast and crew, gives you perspectives on the entire series. There's also another documentary that offers a more specific look behind the scenes--particularly at the make-up effects. You can hear a well conducted audio interview with actor Richard Liberty. A brief "Wampum Mine" promotional video, the theatrical trailer, TV Spots, and some fine DVD-ROM material, tops off the set.
"Day" may not be as good as the other films in the series, but it's still a worthwhile DVD set for fans to own...
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TOP 500 REVIEWERon March 12, 2008
Utterly worthwhile and now an all-time classic in its own right, "Day of the Dead" has fought a long uphill battle toward redemption in the minds of Horror movie fans. If, like me, you walk into this film for the first time expecting vast amounts of Suck, you may be surprised to find that:
a) this movie sucks nowhere near as badly as some would have you believe, and
b) in fact, it's actually rather good

Moreover, the movie practically demands repeated viewings, which reveal that this is a much more multifaceted and deeper work than one would perceive at first glance. For example: on initial viewing one's tendencies may be directed towards the high-minded and hard working scientists as the film's main sympathetic leads. But try watching it again from the viewpoint of the "evil" military characters and you'll see that a lot of what they say actually makes sense.

As far as the much-criticized dialogue scenes go, these reveal nuggets of information and a well thought out rumination on the events of the previous two films. These are people in extremis, trapped for months (possibly even a year or more) in a very unappealing underground environment with death overhead, under foot, and with nothing but death in their futures. Forced to essentially write their own epitaphs, these people have a lot to say to each other (much of it, quite nastily).

As to the rather Industrial Strength swearing on hand, lets just say that frustration breeds salty tongues and leave it at that. Tom Savini's makeup effects, amply -- and graphically -- showcased throughout the film, are simply amazing (one might even say they're unsurpassed).

So, should you buy this DVD? If you're a serious Horror fan, perhaps. If you're a fan of George A. Romero's work, then definitely if for no other reason than to simply round out your Romero "Dead" experience.
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on May 24, 2001
Usually dismissed as the worst entry in George Romero's "Living Dead" trilogy, this film is, thanks to the genius of Tom Savini, a special effects tour-de-force. The plot centers around a group of scientists and military personnel sequestered in an underground bunker conducting experiments on the zombies in an effort to find out what makes them tick and ultimately, domesticate them. Predictably, it all goes awry when our heroes learn the hard way that you can't teach an old dog new tricks and that's where the fun starts. Severed limbs and a visceral nightmare scene in which a man's guts ooze out of his stomach only add to the fun and (I'm not sure what this says about me) made me laugh out loud. It all comes to a head (no pun intended) when the zombies finally get inside the bunker and a group of them attack one of the military goons, tearing his head off while his horrified scream changes pitch as his vocal chords are severed. Underrated and a must see for fans of the genre.
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on June 22, 1999
While it wasn't the epic George Romero originally envisioned, Day of the Dead is still a horror gem, and personally one of my favorite horror films. I consider it the best of the Living Dead series because of its more touching and uplifting tone. With a world overrun by zombies, the film begins with a near gothic overtone that eventually becomes uplifting.
The series began with Night of the Living Dead. Radiation from a space probe awoke the dead and they now have a craving for human flesh. It isn't long before chaos runs amok in the streets. The zombie population is increasing (a bite from a zombie turns a human into a zombie) and there isn't much the government can do about it. In the third film, Day of the Dead, several of the last remaining people on Earth take shelter in a very large underground missile silo. It's a group of soldiers and scientists, with a pilot and an electronics expert. Sarah, (Lori Cardille)the film's heroine, and her fellow scientist colleagues have disagreements with the soldiers on how to handle the zombies. The scientists want to cure the zombies, but the soldiers believe that's impossible. The soldiers are led by a psycopathic captain named Rhodes. The scientists and the soldiers live very uncomfortably in one side of the silo while the pilot, John, and his friend, Mcdermott, live far into the cavern section in a near lavish manner. It seemed to me John and Mcdermott were the only ones that remained the calm through the whole film. Halfway through the film, when Sarah leaves her colleagues to live with John and Mcdermott, it sort of symbolized her ascent back into a sane world. Unfortunately, the soldiers still interfere. Captain Rhodes then becomes upset when he learns some of his dead soldiers are being used in experiments, so he locks Sarah and Mcdermott into the corral, the place that homes the zombies they study. Now they must try to escape while thousand of zombies above ground have found their way inside.
I've never really seen a horror film quite like Day of the Dead before. It's style and atmostphere are certainly much more different than its predecessor and it contains some of the same symbolism from Dawn of the Dead. Everything that hindered Dawn was improved in Day. Day had the better special effects, setting, soundtrack, suspense, and acting. The performances in Day were first-rate, with the standouts being Terry Alexander and Jarlath Conroy. Other fine performances were Joe Pilato, Lori Cardille, and Howard Sherman as an intelligent zombie.
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