Top 7 Dawn Of The Dead Movie Details

While searching the internet for Dawn Of The Dead movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

Ken Foree, Scott Reiniger, and Tom Savini where in Dawn Of The Dead (1978) and came back to do cameos in the 2004 remake.
Ken Foree, Scott Reiniger, and Tom Savini where in Dawn Of The Dead (1978) and came back to do cameos in the 2004 remake.

There is a disappearing/reappearing zombie

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Dawn Of The Dead details are suitable for kids.

  1. The obese woman the second group of survivors pushed into the mall in a wheelbarrow wasn't a woman at all. She was played by stuntman Ermes Blarasin.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - References the 1978 original with the same helicopter.
    References the 1978 original with the same helicopter.
  • 1 - This shot of a pregnant Fran features a store in the background named "Anticipation Maternity", literally describing her character at this point in the film.
    This shot of a pregnant Fran features a store in the background named "Anticipation Maternity", literally describing her character at this point in the film.

Hidden Details

The minister lists sins he thinks cause the dead to rise, each of which happens in the film - sex out of wedlock (Monica and Steve), killing unborn children (the zombie baby), man-on-man relations (Glen).

Dawn Of The Dead poster
Dawn Of The Dead poster

Dawn Of The Dead Plot: A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Dawn Of The Dead, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Dawn Of The Dead and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Horror
Director Zack Snyder
Main Actors Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Mekhi Phifer
IMDB score 7.3