July 1, 2011

Zomb'Eh! Canadian Zombie Movies

Happy Canada Day!

art by Rob Sacchetto - zombieportraits.com
The Zed Word Zombie Blog is a proud product of Canada, but you may not realize how many zombie films are also a product of the Great White North. Even George A. Romero himself now calls Canada home.

To get you up to speed, I've assembled a quick list of zombie films made in Canada, filmed in Canada, or otherwise connected to Canada. Enjoy.
  • I Walked with a Zombie (1943) - main character is Canadian
  • Deathdream (1974) - Canadian director
  • Zombie Nightmare (1986) - made in Canada
  • Fleshfreaks (2000) - made in Canada
  • Meat Market (2000) and Meat Market 2 (2001) - made in Canada
  • Resident Evil (2002), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), and Resident Evil: Afterlife (2007) - filmed in Canada
  • Canadian Zombie (2002) - made in Canada
  • Exhumed (2003) - made in Canada
  • Zombie Beach Party (2003) - made in Canada
  • House of the Dead(2003) - filmed in Canada 
  • Dawn of the Dead (2004) - filmed in Canada (Canadian-heavy cast)
  • Rotten Shaolin Zombies (2004) - made in Canada
  • Interview with a Zombie (2005) - made in Canada
  • Land of the Dead (2005) - filmed in Canada
  • Severed: Forest of the Dead (2005) - filmed in Canada
  • Fido (2006) - filmed in Canada
  • Eat the Parents (2007) - made in Canada
  • Diary of the Dead (2007) - filmed in Canada
  • Otto; or Up With Dead People (2008) - Canadian director
  • Autumn (2009) - made in Canada
  • Pontypool (2009) - made in Canada 
  • Survival of the Dead (2009) - filmed in Canada (Canadian-heavy cast)
  • Dead Genesis (2010) - made in Canada
  • L.A. Zombie (2010) - Canadian director 
  • Bong of the Dead (2011) - made in Canada 
  • Vs. The Dead (release pending) - made in Canada  

I'm sure this isn't all of them. Did I miss anything? Comment below and we'll keep the list updated.