zombie apocalypse

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zombie apocalypse

A scenario depicted in apocalyptic fiction in which an onslaught of zombies (undead corpses) causes the collapse of human civilization. "The Walking Dead" and other shows and movies about a zombie apocalypse have proven wildly popular.
See also: apocalypse, zombie
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ARMAGEDDON FILMS FAQ: ALL THAT'S LEFT TO KNOW ABOUT ZOMBIES, CONTAGIONS, ALIENS, AND THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT considers various end of the world scenarios in films, from nuclear holocaust and zombie apocalypses to natural disasters, and it proves a fine survey of different kinds of dramas from television to unfilmed novels and even top ten music videos.
Instead of the high–concept TV stunts we've come to expect, such as Russian Roulette and Zombie Apocalypses, this show took a back–to–basics approach, focusing more on Brown's skills as a mentalist, an illusionist and a hypnotist.