George A. Romero filmography

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George A. Romero in 2007

George A. Romero (1940–2017) was an American-Canadian film director, writer, editor and cinematographer. He contributed to many projects as either the writer, director, editor, cinematographer or a combination of the four.

Romero's first project was the 1968 horror film Night of the Living Dead, which he produced independently. Romero was also a contributing producer for the anthology television series Tales from the Darkside, which aired from 1983 to 1988.


Year Film Director Writer Editor Actor Role Critical
1968 Night of the Living Dead[II] Yes Yes Yes Yes Washington reporter 96% 8.6
1971 There's Always Vanilla[II] Yes Yes n/a n/a
1973 Season of the Witch[II] Yes Yes Yes 57% 5.9
The Crazies Yes Yes Yes Yes Mayor 53% 5.3
1978 Martin Yes Yes Yes Yes Father Howard 96% 7.6
Dawn of the Dead Yes Yes Yes Yes TV Director 95% 8.5
1981 Knightriders Yes Yes Yes 82% 6.4
1982 Creepshow Yes Yes 69% 6.2
1985 Day of the Dead Yes Yes Yes Zombie with scarf 82% 6.9
Document of the Dead Yes Himself n/a n/a
1987 Creepshow 2 Yes 30% 3.9
Drive-In Madness Yes Himself n/a n/a
1988 Monkey Shines Yes Yes 50% 5.4
1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Yes 31% 4.6
Two Evil Eyes Yes Yes 50% 5.2
Night of the Living Dead Yes 68% 8.4
1991 The Silence of the Lambs Yes FBI Agent in Memphis 94% 6.3
1993 The Dark Half[I] Yes Yes 61% 5.8
2000 Bruiser Yes Yes 67% 6.0
The American Nightmare Yes Himself 67% 6.6
2004 Dawn of the Dead Yes[IIIII] 75% 6.7
2005 Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Yes Himself 89% 6.9
Land of the Dead Yes Yes Yes Puppeteer 74% 6.6
2006 Night of the Living Dead 3D Yes[IIIII] 18% 2.6
2007 Diary of the Dead[I] Yes Yes Yes Police Chief Arthur Katz 62% 6.1
2008 Day of the Dead Yes[IIIII] 14% 2.7
Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero Yes Himself n/a n/a
2009 Deadtime Stories[I] Yes Himself n/a n/a
Survival of the Dead Yes Yes 30% 4.9
2010 The Crazies Yes[IIIII] 71% 6.4
2011 Deadtime Stories 2[I] Yes Himself n/a n/a

^ I Credited as a producer
^ II Credited as a cinematographer
^ III % of critics who recommend the film
^ IIII Out of 10
^ IIIII Received a "based on" writing credit for the remakes of his films

Video games[edit]

Romero was featured and voiced alongside Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Danny Trejo and Michael Rooker in a downloadable content pack in Call of Duty: Black Ops as a zombie boss in "Call of the Dead", the zombie map included in the content pack named "Escalation".



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