Why Shaun of the Dead is a Perfect Zombie Movie

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  • Published: 13 September 2019
  • We look into the psyche of Shaun and how him, and basically all of us, are the real zombies, fighting against the zombie world, as we analyze and cherish the 2004 film, Shaun of the Dead.

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  • Wow Such Gaming
    Wow Such Gaming   1 months back

    HAPPY 15TH ANNIVERSARY SHAUN! Just a forewarning I dealt with some copyright stuff leading up to uploading this video, so you may or may not see it reuploaded if it happens again!

    Keep that in mind and enjoy this video! It is probably the most fun I've ever had making a video in a long time. So have fun with a nice cold pint and wait for all this to blow over!

    • adam tarver
      adam tarver  3 weeks back

      Shawn of the Dead is a great movie but it's a parody movie... Understand film please lol

    • CodeDevil666
      CodeDevil666  1 months back

      Diane dosen’t die

    • Savage Dawg
      Savage Dawg  1 months back

      Best line in ANY zombie movie: "Send more paramedics."
      EDIT My bad. COMPLETELY forgot about "Fuck-a-doodle-doo".

    • Savage Dawg
      Savage Dawg  1 months back

      "Why 'Shaun of the Dead' is a perfect zombie movie",
      or
      "Why Edgar Wright is the only writer-director worth a shit anymore, and probably the best ever".

  • justsomeguy3612
    justsomeguy3612  40 minutes back

    Dianne isn't dead. She managed to beat her way through the zombies with Davids leg and climbed a tree that she slept in. When things went back to normal, she went to live with her aunt. Sorry if someone said this

    • BlueCreeper
      BlueCreeper  1 hours back

      Did I see Harry Potter

      • Artist Of The Darkness
        Artist Of The Darkness  14 hours back

        18:59 she actually didn't die, she survived. Watch the special features and it even says so

        • Artist Of The Darkness
          Artist Of The Darkness  14 hours back

          @Wow Such Gaming oh okay also sorry that's been said so much lol I'm new here

        • Wow Such Gaming
          Wow Such Gaming   14 hours back

          you are person 9001 to say that, and i will say it again, i dont consider special feature sin my movie analysis, it wasnt in the full release, so sorry.

      • American Bias
        American Bias  17 hours back

        Song at the very beginning?

        • Electric
          Electric  3 days back

          I like the use of Kernkraft 400 throughout the video

          • Ashley Spicer
            Ashley Spicer  3 days back

            It's not a pinball game it's a fruit machine there very different

            • Fenrir VoV
              Fenrir VoV  1 weeks back

              Can I get any of you cunts a drink?

              • CJ Ball
                CJ Ball  1 weeks back

                But Diane's not dead though it proved that in an extra in the dvd/Blu-ray. It wasnt a deleted scene so I consider it canon but we all got our opinions so you do you bro

                • The Misunderstood Assassin

                  I seriously need to watch "Shawn of the Dead" in full. And I'm not just saying that because I watched your video!

                  • purple dragon
                    purple dragon  1 weeks back

                    Yes

                    • Help me get to 420 subs!

                      Friend: what’s your zombie apocalypse plan?
                      Me: Take car. Go to Mum's. Kill Phil - "Sorry." - grab Liz, go to the Winchester, have a nice cold pint, and wait for all of this to blow over.

                      • Just Another Happy Humanist

                        My friend was one of the zombie extras in this film. He took his girlfriend there on their first date. Being a zombie extra in a movie (especially a movie as cool as this) is quite possibly the coolest first date I've ever heard of anyone doing.

                        • Just Another Happy Humanist

                          Thanks for reminding me that Shaun of the Dead was made 15 years ago. Now you made me feel old.

                          • Joshua Sudholt
                            Joshua Sudholt  2 weeks back

                            Man it sucks I have a huge phobia of zombies... I really like the stories and comedy about zombies is 10/10 but I just get anxious watching even the dumbest of zombie movies or playing the worst zombie games

                            • Chris Hess
                              Chris Hess  2 weeks back

                              Dose anyone know the intro song for this video

                              • blue100000
                                blue100000  2 weeks back

                                "Shaun of the Dead" is an excellent zombie movie because it balances humor with the dangers of a zombie infested world, that's something "Zombieland" failed to do...The movie was great until the Woody Harrelson character showed up ..😮

                                • Thewaltham
                                  Thewaltham  2 weeks back

                                  Acktually...!

                                  Dianne survived! According to the DVD extras, she actually was able to bash through the horde for long enough to come to her senses, likely did the whole "pretend to be a zombie" thing again, climbed up a tree and stayed there for a week until the zombies were gone. Also she had to eat her boyfriend's own leg to not starve to death.

                                  No idea how, but it's canonical that by the end of the film she's living with her aunt in Birmingham.

                                  • fedda99
                                    fedda99  2 weeks back

                                    1:39 have seen so, no u

                                    • Tyler Thomas
                                      Tyler Thomas  2 weeks back

                                      This is a movie I ALWAYS stop to watch when it's on T.V. top 3 zombie films easily imo.

                                      • Eric Broadie
                                        Eric Broadie  2 weeks back

                                        Its confirmed that Diane lived by hiding in a tree, and eating David's leg, for 3 days. Then the army rolled through, and she moved with her aunt.

                                        • Maui Randall
                                          Maui Randall  2 weeks back

                                          I know this isn't The Walking Dead But if the smell of Rotting Flesh covers up the smell of people then why do their rotting noses not overpower every other smell

                                          • Autumn Conti
                                            Autumn Conti  2 weeks back

                                            Ah yis, simon pegg

                                            • Daniel Martinez
                                              Daniel Martinez  2 weeks back

                                              This was fun to watch. Great job!

                                              • Zeusy Moosey
                                                Zeusy Moosey  2 weeks back

                                                My favourite movie and the best review. Loved this! You should do a series of serious reviews.

                                                • bigredwolf6
                                                  bigredwolf6  2 weeks back

                                                  But would we survive

                                                  • Darzeh
                                                    Darzeh  2 weeks back

                                                    Best zombie movie ever. I'm happy non UK people like/love this movie... It will always hold a place in my heart

                                                    • John Bosco
                                                      John Bosco  2 weeks back

                                                      I've always liked more serious Zombie films.

                                                      • Michael Tiller
                                                        Michael Tiller  2 weeks back

                                                        This movie was a lot deeper than I thought. I just thought it was a comedic zombie movie! 😂😂

                                                        • OJ Miller
                                                          OJ Miller  2 weeks back

                                                          Ed doesn’t play pinball, it’s a fruit machine. But you are American. We will let you away with it. Great video essay

                                                          • OJ Miller
                                                            OJ Miller  2 weeks back

                                                            Wow Such Gaming yeah they are a thing, just British version of slot machines 🎰 the British “invade” never haha 😂 keep up the good work man 👌🏻

                                                          • Wow Such Gaming
                                                            Wow Such Gaming   2 weeks back

                                                            Lol thank you! I didn't know fruit machines existed til I made this video and the British correction invasion occurred lol

                                                        • Jacob McCracken
                                                          Jacob McCracken  2 weeks back

                                                          Diane doesn't dieeeee

                                                          • dragon rose biollante
                                                            dragon rose biollante  2 weeks back

                                                            Great and inspiring

                                                            • amp
                                                              amp  2 weeks back

                                                              you got red on you

                                                              • pb&j plushtrap
                                                                pb&j plushtrap  2 weeks back

                                                                dyan didnt actually die, you can go into bonus in the dvd and it reveals she survived by sitting on a tree and eating david's leg

                                                                • Jordan Montgomery
                                                                  Jordan Montgomery  2 weeks back

                                                                  By the way, Diane doesn’t die - she somehow survives through the horde and hides up a tree.

                                                                  • Prodon Warrior
                                                                    Prodon Warrior  2 weeks back

                                                                    Dian doesn’t die in the extended cut she climbs on a tree and eats the leg to survive hoped this helps 👍🏼

                                                                    • Gerardo Reyes
                                                                      Gerardo Reyes  3 weeks back

                                                                      I like this film. Great video and this movie is funny and awesome

                                                                      • Lee Harvey Gibbles
                                                                        Lee Harvey Gibbles  3 weeks back

                                                                        “Fuck this I’m going to the shed “ 😂😂😂😂

                                                                        • TheTaintedWisdom
                                                                          TheTaintedWisdom  3 weeks back

                                                                          21:35 - My perception of the ending was that Liz's embracing of the more repetitious lifestyle was more a sense of having experienced enough excitement for one lifetime, and is content with sharing her life with Shaun, rather than seek out adventure. As for whether there's some "message" behind that. One could argue that for all the "living" some people do by traveling the world, bungee-jumping and skydiving, and whatnot, that for all the posturing and "worldly status" one attempts to convey, it's possible to live *too* dangerously, and that there's nothing wrong with being in a bit of a rut, if it means you spend time with the people you care about.


                                                                          Also, I genuinely have absolutely no clue how in the hell Edgar Wright managed to feature comedy and tragedy in scenes without feeling utterly incoherent tonally and melodramatic.

                                                                          • Angry mom Productions
                                                                            Angry mom Productions  3 weeks back

                                                                            A friendly reminder: Diane didn’t die in the horde, it was cannon that she climbed on a tree and waited everything out

                                                                            • Annaliese Cancilla
                                                                              Annaliese Cancilla  3 weeks back

                                                                              In the scene where Shawn and his mom are in the kitchen around the part where Shawn says that Philip “touched him” if you listen real real close you can hear edd crashing the car in the background

                                                                              • SLYbox
                                                                                SLYbox  3 weeks back

                                                                                *FUCK A DOODLE DO!*

                                                                                • johnathans sis and bros vids Lopez

                                                                                  I missed this movie

                                                                                  • Chubbs
                                                                                    Chubbs  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Let’s all just have a pint and wait for all of this to blow over

                                                                                    • Athanpwnd
                                                                                      Athanpwnd  3 weeks back

                                                                                      In the extras of the film it tells you that Dianne is still alive she hid in a tree just outside of the Winchester and waited up there for a few hours even remaining up there after Shaun exited the cellar

                                                                                      • Kenny J.
                                                                                        Kenny J.  3 weeks back

                                                                                        This movie quite honestly "cured" my fear of zombies.

                                                                                        The first time I got scared by a zombie was when I played Resident Evil (as a kid and you encounter that first one, that haunted me for years. But when I saw the Dawn of the Dead remake and saw them during the daylight, that for some reason really messed me up.

                                                                                        Then.. Then this masterpiece came along, I caught it when it was shown on TV and all my fears and the unsettlning feelings I had for zombies just went away.

                                                                                        • Hackney Station
                                                                                          Hackney Station  3 weeks back

                                                                                          *kills Phil*

                                                                                          Shawn- Sorry.

                                                                                          The British way to kill people.

                                                                                          • Hackney Station
                                                                                            Hackney Station  3 weeks back

                                                                                            "Who the hell put that on!?"

                                                                                            "IT'S ON RANDOM!"