The Plague of the Zombies
The Plague of the Zombies (1966)

A wonderfully atmospheric outing from Hammer Films, who diverged from their often successful variations on Universal's classic monsters into the world of zombies, a genre which had yet to receive its infusion of terrifying new blood… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1966
DVD Release Date: November 2, 1999
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Shaun Munro
What Culture

As a precursor to better zombie films, it remains an important, passably entertaining genre milestone.

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Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Unfolds as a series of intriguing contrasts: between life and death, male and female, tradition and modernity, science and voodoo.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

A colourful romp with a smattering of subtext.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Lacks action.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Gildea
Plague of the Zombies offers up the voodoo brand as opposed the rotten diseased brand of zombies. Not my preference, but combine some creepy zombies with that… More
Randy Tippy
Prototypical Hammer fare. Equal parts goth, gore, camp and shtick. A milestone in the evolution of the 'zombie flick', fans of Hammer Studios will… More
El Hombre Invisible
Up until the late 60's, zombies were almost exclusively depicted as the brainwashed, lumbering slaves of evil voodoo masters, I believe. They are as such… More
Ken Stachnik
The most dignified Zombie film of all time and one of Hammer's best works.
Stella Dallas
tcm fans! hammer horror featured every friday night in the month of october! set the dvr!
Adam M.
Decent Hammer Horror from the 60's about the dead being brought back to life by a local rich man and his associates in order to work down the mines in a… More