Non si deve profanare il sonno dei morti (Let Sleeping Corpses Lie) (Don't Open the Window)
Non si deve profanare il sonno dei morti (Let Sleeping Corpses Lie) (Don't Open the Window) (1974)

A new insect-killing device somehow backfires and manages to raise the dead from their graves. The newly created zombies terrorize the surrounding town in their search for delicious, warm flesh, as zombies are wont to do, in this Italian… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 28, 1974
DVD Release Date: September 1, 2005
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Juergens

Scenic settings, guts, and a residual contact high from the counterculture movement converge in one of the zombie genre's most unique and enjoyable entries.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Doom hangs over the thing like a pall.

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Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Artfully builds its atmosphere of spiritual (and social) unrest.

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Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

Much of the pleasure of this UK take on Night Of The Living Dead comes from seeing the undead wandering round the grey landscape of '70s Britain as if they've accidentally lurched into an early Mike Leigh film.

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Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

... Grau delivers the gore with a certain amount of restraint, never allowing the violence to overwhelm the film and building up a good amount of suspense between attacks.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Cópia nada ambiciosa de A Noite dos Mortos Vivos que, apesar de tudo, se revela bastante interessante e incômoda.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's artfully atmospheric, capturing a nightmarish landscape in the idyllic English countryside.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

This minor cult classic has its fans, to be sure, but it never really pays off.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Director Jorge Grau has an incredible eye and creates a lavish horror spectacle.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Those dang dirty hippies and their satanic rites!
A.D. Villarreal
An above average 70's Italian zombie tale that has some creepy atmosphere and a few gory, gut-munching scenes. Also known as The Living Dead At the… More
Melvin White
Let Sleeping Corpses Lie or Living Dead at Manchester Morgue is an easily forgettable zombie movie. It doesn't offer anything that is memorable or that… More
Tim Salmons
The fantastic little splatterpiece that could. Really enjoyed this one. Nice to see a downer ending with a swift comeuppance. The gore isn't that… More
Alex roy
Living Dead At Manchester Morgue is one of the zombie genres greatest masterpieces. A near flawless film with a phenomenal story, the dead start rising after… More
Ryan Marshall
**** out of **** I think it's safe to assume that if you're a director working in the horror genre and you've got some Italian in you - even… More