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.

Films[edit]

Year Film Director Writer Editor Actor Role Critical
Reception[III]
Average
Review[IIII]
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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