The Dead Don't Die

Release Date: June 14th, 2019

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable, and animals are beginning to exhibit unusual behaviors. News reports are scary, and scientists are concerned, but no one foresees the strangest and most dangerous repercussion that will soon start plaguing Centerville: the dead rise from their graves and feast on the living, and the citizens must battle to survive.

Cast: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Selena Gomez

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Genres: Dark comedy , Horror

Production Co: Inkjet, Focus Features, Animal Kingdom, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Cheeky, Police officer, Escape, Survival, Quest, Police station, 2010s, Small town, Hilarious, Car, Lighthearted, Friendship

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The film’s scattershot humour doesn’t always land, but even when it does it’s merely masking what is ultimately a gloomy portrait of our walking-dead existence. show more

  • 16
    Vince ManciniUproxx

    I can’t think of many less valuable experiences than sitting through some bored rich guy’s extended series of inside jokes and half-baked complaints about smartphones. show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    It’s a minor, but most edible, bloody bonbon. show more

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