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The 12 Saddest Things About Being a Screen Zombie

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It's a sadder fate than you might think, being a movie or TV zombie. Sure, they are all the rage right now, but despite their current vogue, zombies live a thankless, unglamorous life, with none of the excitement given some of their sexier movie monster cousins.

Here then are the saddest things you're likely to confront should you find yourself among the undead.

1. Unlike vampires, no one finds zombies sexy.

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(Photo: "Twilight," Summit Entertainment)

2. No one at all.

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(Photo: "Army of Darkness," Universal Pictures)

3. Even the so-called sexy zombies are still just rotting corpses.

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(Photo: "Warm Bodies," Summit Entertainment)

4. Even little zombies aren't cute.

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(Photo: "The Walking Dead," AMC)

5. Even the well-dressed undead are not impressive.

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(Photo: "Shaun of the Dead," Rogue Pictures)

6. Not even when they are being goofy.

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7. Even zombie pets aren't cute.

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(Photo: "Pet Sematary," Paramount Pictures)

7. Zombies can never pull off a subtle entrance.

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(Photo: "Dawn of the Dead," United Film Distribution Company)

8. Despite being a part of a mob, there is little camaraderie involved in being a zombie. It's more like being at a party where they run out of booze at 10:30.

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(Photo: "The Night of the Living Dead," The Walter Reade Organization)

9. Other monsters are hunted down and killed with dignity. If you're a zombie, they just slam a door on your head...

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(Photo: "The Evil Dead," New Line Cinema)

10. ...or hit you with a shovel like a bug.

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(Photo: "Shaun of the Dead," Rogue Pictures)

11. And the food!

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(Photo: "The Return of the Living Dead," Orion Pictures Corporation)

No warm blood for zombies.

12. No one understands a screen zombie.

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(Photo: "The Night of the Living Dead," The Walter Reade Organization)

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