Bob Mondello on 'Shawn of the Dead' George Romero's 1968 horror movie Night of the Living Dead inspired numerous sequels, remakes and spin-offs. But NPR's Bob Mondello says none has been quite as "lively" as Shaun of the Dead, the comic British version that opens in theaters Friday.
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Bob Mondello on 'Shawn of the Dead'

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Bob Mondello on 'Shawn of the Dead'

Bob Mondello on 'Shawn of the Dead'

Bob Mondello on 'Shawn of the Dead'

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George Romero's 1968 horror movie Night of the Living Dead inspired numerous sequels, remakes and spin-offs. But NPR's Bob Mondello says none has been quite as "lively" as Shaun of the Dead, the comic British version that opens in theaters Friday.