Fifth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards


Shaun of the Dead

A romantic comedy. With zombies.

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Written by: Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Nicola Cunningham, Penelope Wilton

Primary Genres: Comedy; Science Fiction/Fantasy; Action/Adventure; Mystery/Suspense/Horror/Thriller


2004 Cosmique Movie Awards

  • Nominations: 2  

  • Awards: to be announced April 2005


  • Viewers: to be announced April 2005

  • Average Rating: to be announced April 2005

  • Weighted Rank: to be announced April 2005


In this comedic homage to zombie films, Shaun is trying to woo back his girlfriend, but first he needs to defeat an army of the undead.




"Shaun of the Dead" pokes fun at the zombie classics (aficionados of the genre will recognize references to everything from "Dawn of the Dead" all the way up to "28 Days Later"). It's very cleverly done, though - better in my opinion than many of the slapstick parodies ("Spaceballs"???).

It's not exactly high art, but for what it is - a horror spoof - it's very satisfying.

My Rating: 8

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