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The classic undead: George Romero's zombies in 'Day of the Dead'
Director George Romero gave us the zombies we now know and loath in his first film, 'Night of the Living Dead," and he continued to employ them -- with terrifying results -- in his subsequent films. These stumbling, shambling, undead creatures don't have personalities, just hungers -- and they won't stop until they're slurping down your gray matter. But Romero didn't actually call them zombies -- he named them ghouls. He later embraced the term and became the king of zombie films.