On July 19 “Day of the Dead” by George A. Romero was released…

On July 19, 1985, the horror film, George A. Romero’s “Day of the Dead” was released, part of Romero’s “Dead Series.”

Theatrical poster for "Day of the Dead" United Film Distribution Company

Theatrical poster for “Day of the Dead”
United Film Distribution Company

Romero, known for his satirical horror films, described the film as a metaphor on how the lack of human communication can cause chaos and collapse within society. The film itself received positive reviews, and was a commercial success, achieving over $34 million during its run against a $3.5 million dollar budget.

Trailer for “Day of The Dead”:

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