The Walking Dead (2010)

8.6 / 10

Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.

Country United States

Genre Drama, Horror, Thriller

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  • TV-MA
  • Country: United States
  • Runtime: 44min
  • 31 Oct 2010 (United States)
  • Popularity Rank: 9

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Storyline

Rick Grimes is a former Sheriff's deputy who has been in a coma for several months after being shot while on duty. When he awakens he discovers that the world has been ravished by a zombie epidemic of apocalyptic proportions and that he seems to be the only person still alive. After returning home to discover his wife and son missing, he runs into survivors Morgan and his son; who teach him the ropes of the new world. He then heads for Atlanta to search for his family. Narrowly escaping death at the hands of the zombies on arrival in Atlanta he is aided by another survivor, Glenn who takes Rick to a camp outside the town. There Rick finds his wife Lori and his son, Carl, along with his partner/best friend Shane and a small group of survivors who struggle to fend off the zombie hordes; as well as competing with other surviving groups who are prepared to do whatever it takes to survive in this harsh new world. Now they must try to work together and protect themselves, from the dead, b...

Keywords: zombie, survival, based on comic, flesh eating zombie, undead

Genres: Drama, Horror, Thriller

Cast

Denise Crosby Denise Crosby Mary(3episodes,2014)
Alicia Witt Alicia Witt Paula(2episodes,2016)
John Carroll Lynch John Carroll Lynch Eastman(1episode,2015)
Caleb Womble Caleb Womble
Caleb Womble Caleb Womble
Cal Johnson Cal Johnson
Daniel Attias Daniel Attias
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Critics

By Robert Bianco, USA TODAY
Ever since George Romero's Night of the Living Dead reanimated zombie movies with a bracing shot of flesh-munching gore, the unliving have continually moved among us. They're incredibly versatile: They can do comedy or horror, play it camp or straight, and come as humans or animals. And best of all, you can kill them without remorse because they're already, you know, dead.
So what approach does Green Mile writer Frank Darabont (who also directed Sunday's extended 90-minute premiere) take in his six-episode adaptation of Robert Kirkman's comic-book series? He lets...

Source: USA Today

Author: Robert Bianco

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Web and News

  • www.amc.com    The Walking Dead - Official Site

    The official site of AMC's original series The Walking Dead, airing Sundays at 9/8c. Get the latest news, photos, video extras and more.

    http://www.amc.com/shows/the-walking-dead
  • www.imdb.com    The Walking Dead (TV Series 2010– ) - IMDb

    Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1520211/
  • en.wikipedia.org    The Walking Dead (TV series) - Wikipedia

    The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony ...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Walking_Dead_%28TV_series%29
  • www.thewalkingdead.com    The Walking Dead - The Official Site from Robert Kirkman

    The Walking Dead official website from Robert Kirkman\'s Skybound Entertainment. Comic, TV Show, Games, and more.

    http://www.thewalkingdead.com/
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    Watch full episodes of The Walking Dead and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at TVGuide.com

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    The official site of AMC's The Walking Dead, returning this October. Get full episodes, the latest news, photos, video and more.

    http://www.amc.com/shows/the-walking-dead/season-6
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    The Walking Dead: Road to Survival is a mature, intense, story-driven game that emulates the ongoing struggle to survive in a harsh and unforgiving world overrun by ...

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  • www.tv.com    The Walking Dead - Show News, Reviews, Recaps and Photos ...

    The world we knew is gone. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society ...

    http://www.tv.com/shows/the-walking-dead/
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Tech Specs

Languages: English

Release Date: 31 Oct 2010 (United States) See more

Also Known As: BG See more

Filming Locations: Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more