Jim Krut The Helicopter Zombie
Jim KrutThe Helicopter Zombie


Saturday, October 14 - 

At the Gettysburg Ghost Exchange and The Pike Restaurant 


   The Gettysburg Ghost Exchange along with Tom Lialios -Deadly Grounds Coffee and Jim Krut From Dawn of The Dead Bring you ZOMBIE FEST!
   The Fest starts at The Gettysurg Ghost Exchange (1015 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg) with a new flavor of Deadly Grounds made just for Gettysburg served by Tom out of The Deadly Grounds Hearse.

    Inside, mingle with The Helicopter Zombie from George Romero's classic Dawn of The Dead. I will have Helicopter Zombie tees, tanks and hoodies, as well as a selection of photos from Dawn of the Dead, suitable for autographing ($20 per autograph). A portion of all sales will go to charity...
    Then the fun moves out to the Baltimore Pike for the first ZOMBIE WALK. The destination is The Pike Restaurant & Tap House (985 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg) where there will be - Bobbing for Body Parts on the heated deck!

    After you have your fill of body parts, we head inside to a private party room for food and more scary games.

    The Helicopter Zombie will pick the best Zombie......Scary-Karaoke the nigt away with full Cash Bar try the drink of the Evening Monster Mash!
$25.00 per person

Welcome to the"Helicopter Zombie" site!

JIM KRUT is known internationally as the Helicopter Zombie (tm)*. In the 1978 George A. Romero horror classic film "Dawn of the Dead," his zombie character steps under a whirling helicopter blade and loses the top of his head to cinematic history!






The Helicopter Zombie scene in "Dawn of the Dead" is one of the Top Five zombie deaths ever? See for yourself!  There's also Bravo's list of the 100 Scariest Movie Moments  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oIQW8ftwFg&sns=fb), where Dawn of the Dead is listed as #39, and it shows the Helizombie scene.) 

Check out  Jim's other film credits in the IMDB (Internet Movie DataBase) under Jim Krut.

Check out this recent interview with Jim Krut on Zombiepalooza Radio Live, hosted by Jackie Chin. We talk independent films, special effects, current projects and more!


 "I decided to wear what is now my favorite tank top..." - April Evans

(If you're interested in the Helicopter Zombie tanks, tees or hoodies, click here!)

A few fun highlights...

This is the classic scene from George A. Romero's 1978 "Dawn of the Dead". Crafted by Tom Savini himself,  here's an uplifting moment that may strike a chord in your brain...

This is a teaser clip from a  2017 High Rock Pictures film still in production, "Bottom Creek." The still photo shows makeup being applied while I'm in a kayak. Thanks Cori Coulter, for making me look good!

This 20-minute short is "VALU" from director Matt Leslie in 2016. I'm a little off the rails in this one.  Just remember, I'm still a nice guy!

Still in production, "Host of Sparrows" is a beautifully crafted tale of deception, murder and intrigue by director Kevin Boon and Third Child Productions. Check out the Facebook page for current photos from the film in progress.

        Get your Helicopter Zombie gear NOW! Check out Helizombie hoodies, tees, tanks, autographed photos and more - only from the Helicopter Zombie!


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(Please note:  A few website updates are in progress. If you notice missing links or other issues, please drop me an email. Thanks! -- Jim)


IMDB - Jim Krut

(Internet Movie Database)

Email for Jim Krut: helizombie@comcast.net


I am available for a range of roles, appearances and presentations. Due to film production and appearance schedules, please contact me well in advance of your event, thanks! 

I am not represented by a booking agent or manager. Please contact me directly regarding appearances or casting. 


To contact  Jim Krut for questions,  merchandise orders, or booking availability, write to helizombie@comcast.net or use the online form.

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