Many horror films are played more for laughs than scares. Today’s Halloween film is more of a comedy than a horror film. "Zombieland" is a 21st century road movie.
Released in 2009, "Zombieland" stars Jessie Eisenberg. He plays one of the few survivors of a zombie apocalypse. One day, the hyper- cautious student teams up with another survivor, played by the grand-standing Woody Harrelson. They are an odder couple than Felix and Oscar, but they share disdain for the zombies. While in a grocery store, they meet two resourceful sisters, played by Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin, who steal their car. Eventually, Eisenberg and Harrelson catch up to the sisters, and ultimately, the four of them decide to stick together, assuming that four can battle zombies better than two. They do not use their real names with each other. Instead, they are identified by the name of the location they are traveling to. For example, Eisenberg’s character is called Columbus, since he is going to Columbus, Ohio.
There are many big laughs in the film. Woody Harrelson’s character is very funny since his zombie fighting prowess is in service to his unending desires for Twinkies.
Also, the movie has a lot of memorable action scenes. An example of this is when the main characters are fighting zombies at an amusement park.
Overall, “Zombieland” is one of the best zombie movies of the last few years. It is very funny and very exciting.
A zombie would be a great choice for a Halloween costume. This website details zombie costumes.