Paura nella cittą dei morti viventi (City Of The Living Dead) (The Gates of Hell)
Paura nella cittą dei morti viventi (City Of The Living Dead) (The Gates of Hell) (1980)

A loose sequel to Zombie, this Italian horror film has developed a cult following, mainly for its extremely graphic scenes of gore and violence. The terror begins when a priest's suicide somehow triggers the resurrection of countless… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: August 11, 1980
DVD Release Date: May 23, 2000
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

Whilst not as outlandish as The Beyond, undoubtedly Fulci's finest fever-dream, City Of The Living Dead is still startlingly crackers.

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Fernando F. Croce

Total cinema

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

The very epitome of giallo; Fulci's masterpiece, but also among the worst films I've ever seen.

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton
Dread Central

City of the Living Dead is a film that deserves its place within your horror library. Bless your black horror loving hearts, Blue Underground! Now bring on The Beyond and Zombie please!

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Brian Holcomb

Teleporting Zombies! Hanging priests! Bleeding eyes! Organ regurgitation! The plot is meaningless and the characters senseless. But these are pluses for films in this cycle.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Yes, this is the one with the "intestines scene".

Sean Axmaker

... the story is a strange mix of supernatural weirdness, demonic invasion and rotting corpses hunting down the living with a sense of purpose.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Drink less [than six beers], you'll be bored with the nonsensical plot. Drink more, you'll probably vomit when you see a girl in the movie literally puke her guts out.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Tsubaki Sanjuro
You can call this a dress rehearsal for The Beyond. Not as focused and effective as The Beyond, but full of crazy over the top moments. There are enough gory… More
Lee ?
After the eerie opening nothing much happens until the last 25 minutes. But gorehounds are treated to two of the most infamous moments of violence in Italian… More
Bruce Bruce
More blood and guts from Lucio Fulci. I watch this on Netflix Streaming before they jack up their rates. I saw no real point to this one. A priest commits… More
Aj V
A very exciting, very gory, very good horror movie, I was really impressed by the special effects and the acting in this movie. The story was pretty good too.… More
Cassandra Maples
Some films have articles, essays, even books dedicated to explaining how great they are. As a teenager it only took one simple sentence to put City of the… More
Alex roy
Lucio Fulci has crafted some extraordinary films over his career. City Of The Living is one of his last great films. City Of The Living Dead is another gore… More