9 Movies That Show There’s More To Zombies Than Just The Walking Dead

Zombie movies seem to have been around forever. With the continued success of AMC’s The Walking Dead new people begin to become further engrossed in the zombie genre.

1. The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed Up Zombies


Premise: Three friends visit a carnival and stumble into a world full of occultists and disfigured monsters. Created on a miniscule budget of $38,000 TISCWSLABMUZ has the distinction of having the second longest movie title at the time and being the first “monster musical”.

2. Redneck Zombies


Premise: A barrel of radioactive waste is left out in the woods. A group of rednecks find it and use it in their moonshine still. Everyone that tastes the tainted hooch becomes a zombie.

3. Toxic Zombies


Premise: Drug crops are sprayed with Dromax by an anti-drug initiative created by a bunch of corrupt officials. Instead of harming the crops it is the hippie growers that are affected, turning them into flesh eating zombies.

4. Zombies On Broadway


Premise: Two Broadway press agents must find a zombie to open their ex gangster boss’s new nightclub or face the consequences.

5. I Was A Teenage Zombie

Premise: Six high school friends looking to score some marijuana accidentally kill the drug dealer and dump him in toxic waters. After the dealer goes on a killing spree it is up to the friends to create a “good” zombie to save them.

6. Zombie Strippers

Premise: In a dystopian future where George W Bush has been re-elected four times and the US is at war with France, Syria, Canada and Alaska a secret laboratory has developed a virus to reanimate the dead soldiers. A test subject escapes the lab, ending up at a nearby strip club. After biting the star of the club the virus spreads around the dancers and the customers and it is up to the Z squad to defeat them.

7. The Astro-Zombies

Premise: After a disgruntled scientist is fired from the space agency he decides to create superhuman monsters from the body parts of innocent murder victims. These eventually escape and go on a killing spree, attracting the attention of both the CIA and an international spy ring.

8. Santo Contra Los Zombies


Premise: Wrestling superstar Santo must battle against an evil scientist and his newly created zombies.

9. The Return of the Living Dead

Premise: Two idiot employees at a supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air which causes the dead to rise gain. It is up to them, their boss and a bunch of punks to stop the newly created horde of brain hungry zombies from attacking their unsuspecting town. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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