Shaun Of The Dead: 10 Ways It's A Spot-On Spoof Of Zombie Movies

Shaun Of The Dead: 10 Ways It's A Spot-On Spoof Of Zombie Movies
Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost kicked off their beloved genre-spoofing “Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy” with Shaun of the Dead, a riff on zombie movies that transplants the narrative framework that George A. Romero defined for the blood-soaked horror subgenre into the plot of a Richard Curtis-style romantic comedy.

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The result is a spot-on lampoon of Romero’s classics. Wright is reluctant to call Shaun of the Dead a parody, because that implies that it’s mocking zombie movies when he instead set out to affectionately homage them. But either way, it’s a pitch-perfect comedic take on the undead.
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