Pitt plays Gerry Lane, a devoted family man that quit his job as UN Inspector to be with his wife and children. When his city is attacked by zombies Gerry and his family escapes and seeks refuge on a Navy ship. In order to keep his family safe Gerry agrees to return to work in find the cause of the infection and find a cure. Many will be disappointed that this movie has nothing to do with Max Brook’s novel, but the movie stands well on its own. This is probably one of the best zombie movies around as it covers all areas that really make for an exciting undead flick. You get to see the macro affects of a zombie invasion as well as the close-quarters claustrophobic encounters keeps you on the edge of your seat.