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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:15:00 GMT | By Natasha Sporn
Films and directors discovered at Sundance

'28 Days Later' - 2002



Danny Boyle's zombie thriller influenced a whole new sub-genre of films (© c.20th Century Fox/Everett/REX Features)
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  • A young Jake Gyllenhaal played Donnie Darko (© Everett Collection/REX Features)
  • Danny Boyle's zombie thriller influenced a whole new sub-genre of films (© c.20th Century Fox/Everett/REX Features)
  • Morgan Spurlock's documentary won high accolade at Sundance (© Associated Press)
  • Zach Braff directed and starred alongside Natalie Portman (© c.Fox Search/Everett/REX Features)
  • The film premiered at the 2004 Sundance festival (© c.Fox Search/Everett/REX Features)
  • The first of seven 'Saw' films was picked up at Sundance by Lionsgate
  • Comedy film starring Aaron Eckhart, Mario Bello and David Koechner (© c.Fox Search/Everett/REX Features)
  • Cross-country travelling comedy following a little girl in a beauty pageant (© c.Fox Search/Everett/REX Features)
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This offering from English director Danny Boyle revived the zombie film scene within the film industry. The film went on to be a succcess in Britain taking in £6.1 million (€7.5 million) but really took off in America where it raked in $45 million despite only showing in 1500 cinemas.

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