Next up on our Valentine's countdown of movies uniquely suited to entertain both halves of a celebrating couple, we've got a romantic comedy, with zombies.
Shaun is kind of a loser. He's in a co-enabling spiral of loserdom with his even less responsible roommate, Ed.
Admittedly, Liz is far from the most interesting and memorable female lead on this list, which is the main reason Shaun of the Dead doesn't appear closer to the top spot, but she's handled respectfully, comes across as a sane and intelligent human being, and isn't the butt of the joke, which is more than can be said for many a female lead in both male- and female-oriented movies. One of the overarching jokes of Shaun is the parodying of the unqualified everyman action hero taking charge and saving the day, so that translates to the rest of the characters, male and female, being just about as normal and competent as Shaun is.
We’re not at that right moment yet, though, so enjoy Shaun and Ed’s introduction to the existence of zombies:
It worked for me.
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