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Shaun of the Dead is an horror movie directed by Edgar Wright and starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield and Lucy Davis and Dylan Moran. The movie was written by Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright. The film has a $4 million budget with a 99-minute running time. Shaun of the Dead currently has a 7.9 IMDb rating, based on 452928 and 76 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead release date

When does Shaun of the Dead come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Shaun of the Dead (2004)is September 24, 2004.


When will Shaun of the Dead be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Shaun of the Dead DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is December 2004. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in December 2004. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Shaun of the Dead budget

How much did Shaun of the Dead cost to make?

$4,000,000 budget

The movie cost $4 million to make.

Shaun of the Dead movie poster

Shaun of the Dead rating

R Rated

Shaun of the Dead is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.


Shaun of the Dead reviews

7.9 IMDb 76 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.9 of out 10 IMDb rating and 76 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


Shaun of the Dead trailer

Shaun of the Dead plot summary

What is Shaun of the Dead about?

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.


Synopsis from IMDb A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


Shaun of the Dead cast

Who is in Shaun of the Dead?

Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead Simon Pegg as Shaun
Nick Frost in Shaun of the Dead Nick Frost as Ed
Kate Ashfield in Shaun of the Dead Kate Ashfield as Liz
Lucy Davis in Shaun of the Dead Lucy Davis as Dianne
Dylan Moran in Shaun of the Dead Dylan Moran as David

Shaun of the Dead box Office

How much did Shaun of the Dead make?

$30,332,385 worldwide

The film has made over $30 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


Shaun of the Dead details

Theatrical Release Date: September 24, 2004
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: PENDING
Film Budget: $4 million
Box Office: $30 million
Length: 99 minutes
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Language: English

Shaun of the Dead facts


How long is Shaun of the Dead?

The movie is 99 minutes long (1 hour and 39 minutes).

What year did Shaun of the Dead come out?

The movie is out on September 24, 2004. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Simon Pegg plays as Shaun.


Who is the director of Shaun of the Dead?

Edgar Wright directed the movie.


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