Zack Snyder, or Zachary Edward Snyder, is a Hollywood movie director, producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer. Dawn of the Dead, a remake of the 1978 horror flick of the same name, marked his feature debut movie in 2004.
Dawn of the Dead is a 2004 Hollywood action horror movie written and directed by Zack Snyder. It stars Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Ty Burrell, and Mekhi Phifer. This flick is a remake of George A. Romero’s 1978 horror classic Dawn of the Dead. From the original movie, Scott Reiniger, Tom Savini, and Ken Foree make a cameo roles in this movie. Snyder had previously worked as a television commercial director and this was his debut feature film. Dawn of the Dead is a zombie apocalypse film set in Milwaukee that follows a group of lone survivors who seek safety in an upscale suburban shopping mall.
This picture, which was released on March 19, 2004, dominated the box office in the United States on its opening weekend on to gross $102.3 million worldwide on a $26 million budget. It received positive reviews from critics upon its initial release, with some deeming it an improvement over its predecessor in terms of acting, production values, and scares, while others found it lacking in character development, excessively gory, and uninterested in the original’s sociopolitical subtext.
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