Trivia: Stay for the duration of the credits, The movie doesn't end with them sailing away. There is a continuation of the movie IN the credits.
Trivia: The opening sequence features a vehicle losing control and crashing into a gas station causing a large explosion. This is the same scene that Ben describes to Barbara in the original "Night of the Living Dead" (1968).
Trivia: Ken Foree, Peter in the original and the Televangelist in the 2004 version, gets to deliver the tag line in both films. "When there's no more room in hell the dead will walk the Earth."
Trivia: The sheriff is played by the same actor who played 'Sex Machine' in From Dusk Till Dawn. And just after his television spot, the pregnant girl hides the bite that eventually turns her, just as Sex Machine did.
Trivia: The name of one of the stores in Crossroads Mall is named after the actress that played Fran in the original Dawn of the Dead, Gaylen Ross.
Trivia: During the shot where the camera zooms in on Ana's car, a helicopter is flying behind her. This is the same helicopter the survivors from the original Dawn of the Dead used to escape the city.
Trivia: When the first set of survivors enter the mall listen closely, the song that is playing on the mall speakers is a stylised rendition of "Don't worry, be happy". Somewhat ironic given the situation.