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There is a featurette to The World's End that explains the Cornetto trilogy. Hot Fuzz features the blue Cornetto (to signify the police element):     Watch the featurette for more info


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The direct answer to the question is, "No". There is no story link between the three movies. There are just a few general "references" to the movies, as you pointed out in your question, along with a running gag involving garden fences. The only other point not covered is the overall theme of the movies, which director Edgar Wright said was "the ...


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The easiest way to achieve that is to use an amputee. And yes, zombie-type movies use a lot of amputees as extras. It's just easier and cheaper than green-screening something like that. Attach a prosthetic, and they can hobble, crawl, get their legs bitten off, whatever you want with a little practical special effects. If it was a main character played ...


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No it is not required As has been already mentioned by several, you do not need to have watched any other zombie movies to understand the plot of Shaun of the Dead. It is a stand alone movie with its own plot that is completely contained within itself. Yes it will add some understanding of certain jokes and references While it is not necessary to have ...


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No. As has been suggested in comments, Shaun of the Dead's plot doesn't really parallel or spoil Dawn of the Dead. You can safely watch it without spoiling either the original or the remake of Dawn of the Dead. As I recall, its tagline was something like "a romantic comedy, with zombies."


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I would also ask if you've already watched Hot Fuzz and The World's End, and if you're a fan of British TV comedies, specifically Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's show "Spaced"? They have a niche humor which makes their movies and shows more funny once you've got a feel for identifying it. If you haven't seen any of their work, I'd recommend Spaced. As others ...


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