Zombie (disambiguation)

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Zombie is traditionally an undead person in Haitian folklore and is regularly encountered in fictional horror and fantasy themed works.

Zombi, Zombie, or Zomby may also refer to:


  • Rob Zombie (born 1965), real name Robert Cummings, former lead singer of White Zombie
  • Zomby (born 1980), British music producer
  • "The Zombie", the ring name for Tim Roberts, professional wrestler for ECW

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]


Fictional entities[edit]

  • Zombies, characters in the Conker series




  • White Zombie (film), a 1932 horror film directed by Victor Halperin; considered the first feature length zombie film
  • Dawn of the Dead (1978 film), titled Zombi or Zombies in the European version, a 1978 horror film directed by George Romero
  • Zombi 2 (1979), also known as Zombie, a horror film by Lucio Fulci
  • Zombie Holocaust (1980), also known as Zombi Holocaust or Zombie 3, a horror film directed by Marino Girolami
  • Wicked Little Things (2006), also known as Zombies, a horror film directed by J. S. Cardone
  • Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2007), a 2008 comedy film directed by Jason M. Murphy
  • Zombieland (2009), a 2009 comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer


  • Zombie Inc., a video-game development studio that also creates comic books and licenses films
  • Zombie Zombie, a 1984 computer game for the ZX Spectrum
  • Zombies!!!, a series of board games by Twilight Creations
  • Zombies Ate My Neighbors, a 1993 video game, known in some countries simply as Zombies
  • Zombies, Run!, a 2012 fitness app and Zombie Apocalypse game
  • ZombiU (also known as Zombi), originally a Wii U title later ported to the Xbox One and the PS4


Magic tricks[edit]

  • Zombie ball, an illusion in which a silvery ball appears to lift into the air and move about under a cloth






  • Zombie (computer science), a computer compromised by a hacker and used to perform malicious tasks
  • Zombie object, in garbage-collected object-oriented programming languages, an object that has been finalized but then resurrected
  • Zombie process, on Unix-like OS, a process that has completed execution but still has an entry in the process table


  • Zombie bank, a financial institution with an economic net worth less than zero that continues to operate because of implicit or explicit government support
  • Zombie company, a company that needs bailouts in order to operate, or an indebted company that is able to repay the interest on its debts but not repay the principal


  • Zombie ant, an ant infected by the parasitic fungus Ophiocordyceps unilateralis
  • Zombie fly, a fly, Apocephalus borealis, that lays eggs in honeybees, which then become "zombees"
  • Zombie spider, a spider, Cyclosa argenteoalba, infected by Reclinervellus nielseni


Social activism[edit]

  • Zombie walk, an organized public gathering of people who dress up in zombie costumes
  • Zombie Squad, non-profit community service and disaster preparedness organization that uses the metaphor of a "Zombie Apocalypse" for any natural or man-made disaster

Other uses[edit]

  • Zombie (cocktail), an exceptionally strong cocktail made of fruit juices, liqueurs, and various rums
  • Zombie star, the result of a supernova which leaves behind a remnant star
  • Zombie, a derisive name for Canadian conscripts during World War II; see Conscription Crisis of 1944

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