->''"Whoo! The dance of the living dead!"''
-->-- '''Al Czervik''', ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}''

Titles including the phrase "of the [Living] Dead". You can almost always expect [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombies]] to be involved.

A SubTrope of TheXOfY. See also TropesOfTheLivingDead.
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!!Examples:
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[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* ''Manga/HighSchoolOfTheDead'': episode titles also follow this trope.
* Episode 8 Part 1 of ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' is actually called "...Of the Dead". Yes, really.
* The second season of ''KoreWaZombieDesuKa'' is ''KoreWaZombieDesuKa OF THE DEAD''.
* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' had a two part storyline in the manga called "Hetalia of the Dead" which was later animated in season five.
* ''Manga/SoulEaterNot!'' 's chapter 16 is called "NOT of the Dead." I'm sure they didn't mean it like that.
* Every chapter of ''Manga/LivingDead'' is titled "...Of the Dead".

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[[folder: Film - Live Action ]]

* ''Castle of the Living Dead''
* ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0276011/ Children of the Living Dead]]''
* ''The City of the Dead''
* ''Film/DanceOfTheDead''
* There's a documentary named ''Des Morts'' which also goes by the name ''Of the Dead''.
* The ''Necronomicon Ex-Mortis'' is a fictional Sumerian spellbook in the ''Franchise/EvilDead'' series, and probably takes its name from the ''Necronomicon'' of Creator/HPLovecraft stories.
* ''Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane''
* ''Film/HellOfTheLivingDead'' (aka ''Virus'')
* ''Film/HouseOfTheDead'' and its made-for-TV sequel.
* ''Isle of the Dead'', though it dwells in the vampire mythos.
* ''Legion of the Dead''
* ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead'' and its sequels.
** ''Film/DawnOfTheDead''
** ''Film/DayOfTheDead''
** ''Film/LandOfTheDead''
** ''Film/DiaryOfTheDead''
** ''Film/SurvivalOfTheDead''
* ''Nudist Colony of the Dead''. [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102564/ Yes, really.]]
* ''Oasis of the Zombies'' (aka ''Grave of the Living Dead'')
* Used as a subtitle in ''PhantasmIIILordOfTheDead''.
* ''ReturnOfTheLivingDead'' and its sequels.
* ''Film/SiegeOfTheDead'' (also known as Rammbock in Germany)
* ''Severed: Forest of the Dead''
* ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead''
* ''Film/TheDead''
* ''Tombs of the Blind Dead''
* ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_Day_of_the_Dawn_of_the_Son_of_the_Bride_of_the_Return_of_the_Revenge_of_the_Terror_of_the_Attack_of_the_Evil,_Mutant,_Alien,_Flesh_Eating,_Hellbound,_Zombified_Living_Dead_Part_2:_In_Shocking_2-D Night of the Day of the Dawn of the Son of the Bride of the Return of the Revenge of the Terror of the Attack of the Evil, Mutant, Alien, Flesh Eating, Hellbound, Zombified Living Dead Part 2: In Shocking 2-D]]''. Best part: It's a comedy redub of ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead''.
* ''Film/ZombieAssToiletOfTheDead'' ([[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer I shit you not]]... [[IncrediblyLamePun so to speak]])

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[[folder: Literature ]]

* The ''Book of the Dead'', an ancient Egyptian funerary text.
* "Dance of the Dead", a short story by RichardMatheson.
* ''Dance of the Dead'', a ''{{Ravenloft}}'' novel by Christie Golden.
* ''Dance Hall of the Dead'', a Joe Leaphorn mystery by Creator/TonyHillerman
* Lucian's ''Dialogues of the Dead'', making this OlderThanFeudalism.
** Plus the DalzielAndPascoe novel of the same name.
* ''Eaters of the Dead'', a novel by Michael Crichton, which was adapted into the film ''The 13th Warrior''.
* ''Literature/JuniorHighOfTheDead' a tragedy/drama novella by Todd Dawson-Cooper.
* ''The Naming of the Dead'', a crime novel by Ian Rankin.
* The ''Necronomicon'' (Greek: "image of the law of the dead", sometimes translated "book of the names of the dead"), a fictional grimoire that appears in stories by Creator/HPLovecraft.
** Terry Pratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' parodies this with the Necrotelecomnicon, or "phonebook of the dead".
* ''Plague of the Dead'', a novel by Z.A. Recht.
* There's the ''[[EndersGame Enderverse]]'' book ''Speaker for the Dead''.
* Fairly new is the mash-up ''A Christmas Carol of the Living Dead,'' which is just what you think it is: zombies vs. [[Literature/AChristmasCarol Scrooge]] (but done seriously).
* ''Twilight of the Dead''
* ''Literature/GalaxyOfFear: City of the Dead''. The zombies don't show up until late, but it does take place on [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace Necropolis]].

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[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has the episodes "Forest of the Dead", which does kinda-sorta include zombies, and "Planet of the Dead", which doesn't at all.
* ''Secrets of the Dead'', a historical documentary series on Creator/{{PBS}}.
* ''Series/TheWalkingDead''

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[[folder: Music ]]

* "Clothes of the Dead," a song by Bongo Bass & Bob (aka Creator/PennAndTeller and Steven Banks).
* Horror PunkRock band The Misfits have songs titled "Night of the Living Dead" and "Day of the Dead."
* Metal band {{Lordi}} has a song called "Night of the Loving Dead."
* Exciter song "Rising of the Dead".
* Music/{{Rage}} album ''Speak of the Dead''.
* Music/GraveDigger song "Sorrow of the Dead".
* The DoomMetal band Mistress of the Dead.
* The Cirith Ungol album ''King of the Dead''.
* "City Of The Dead" by TheClash.

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[[folder: Radio Drama ]]

* The syndicated '40s mystery/horror program ''Adventures by Morse'' had the serialized multi-episode stories "City of the Dead" and "Land of the Living Dead".

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[[folder: Tabletop Games ]]

* The ''MagicTheGathering'' cards [[TheDeadCanDance Dance of the Dead]], [[ShoutOut Dawn of the Dead]], Dreams of the Dead, Drift of the Dead, Driver of the Dead, Eater of the Dead, Endless Ranks of the Dead, Erebos, God of the Dead, [[TomeOfEldritchLore Grimoire of the Dead]], [[JapaneseMythology Kami]] of the Honored Dead, Keeper of the Dead, Lake of the Dead, Lord of the Undead, and Secrets of the Dead.

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[[folder: Video Games ]]

* ''DonaldInMauiMallard'' level "The Realm of the Dead".
* The ''HouseOfTheDead'' series.
** ''Typing Of The Dead'', a spin-off where words pop up, and if typed quickly, kill the approaching zombies.
** ''English Of The Dead'', another spin-off.
** As well as ''VideoGame/ThePinballOfTheDead'', which is a PinballSpinoff of the series.
* ''Isle of the Dead'', an obscure [=FPS=] .
* One area in ''VideoGame/DisgaeaHourOfDarkness'' is the Forest of the dead, home of zombies, pumpkins, and [[spoiler:The first Defender of Earth's ghost]].
* ''VideoGame/LandOfTheDeadRoadToFiddlersGreen'', based on the Romero movie above.
** The cancelled ''George Romero's City of the Dead''.
* The obscure action-adventure/early survival horror ''[[http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/wotd/wotd.htm War of the Dead]]''.
* ''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies'' was originally going to be called "Lawn of the Dead," but was changed for legal reasons.
* ''SamAndMax: Night of the Raving Dead''

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[[folder: Webcomics ]]

* ''CityOfTheDead''

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[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* ''ElTigre'' has a villain, the BigBad, whose full name is Sartana of the Dead. Her grandson is Django of the Dead.
* ''BumpInTheNight'' had [[ShoutOut Night of the living Bread]].

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[[folder: Real Life ]]

* Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos), a Mexican holiday.
* Names of the Dead, a list published by the US Department of Defense following combat action.
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