Zombie films date back to the 1930s and were of course popularized by the legendary George A. Romero through such classics as Night of the Living Dead. The zombie genre – or subgenre of horror, as some will argue – is still alive and kicking today.
Following the recent release of Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead and its spinoff, Netflix continues to offer a variety of critically acclaimed movies based around the undead. From action-packed thrill rides to darker turns leaving us pondering society, the gory brand of cinema has survived all these years thanks to a variety of filmmakers twisting the genre to make it their own. Here’s a closer look at the best offerings currently on Netflix, with our list based on ratings and reception.