Night of the Living Dead
Night of the Living Dead 1968
Directed By George A. Romero
Written By George A. Romero, John A. Russo
Cast Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Keith Wayne
Produced By Karl Hardman, Russell Streiner
Film Editing By George A. Romero, John A. Russo
Cinematography By George A. Romero
Music By William Loose, Fred Steiner

Image Ten, Laurel Group, Market Square Productions


United States



Release Date

October 1, 1968


96 Minutes

Distributed By

The Walter Reade Organization

Budget $114,000
Gross $281,155,000



  • Duane Jones as Ben
  • Judith O'Dea as Barbra
  • Karl Hardman as Harry Cooper
  • Marilyn Eastman as Helen Cooper
  • Keith Wayne as Tom
  • Judith Ridley as Judy
  • Kyra Schon as Karen Cooper
  • Charles Craig as Newscaster and Zombie
  • Bill Hinzman as Cemetery Zombie
  • George Kosana as Sheriff McClelland
  • Russell Streiner as Johnny
  • Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille as Field Reporter
  • Mark Ricci as Washington Scientist



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