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City of the Living Dead (1980)
Original name: Paura nella città dei morti viventi
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, macabre, disturbing, gothic, demonic, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, slasher, gore, buried alive, violence, suicide, extreme violence, flesh eating, demon, living dead, cemetery, surrealism, priest, gory, hanging, supernatural ability, psychic power, investigation, good versus evil, crimes, danger, deadly, clergy, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, new york, georgia, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about gory, danger, zombie, deadly, supernatural, blood and violence mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like City of the Living Dead: The House by the Cemetery (1981), The Beyond (1981), Zombie (1979), Demons (1985), The House of Clocks (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, haunted house, mad scientist, gore, slasher, serial killer, ghost, supernatural, gory, psychopath, axe, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 17K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, surreal, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hotel, zombie, ghost, afterlife, gore, blood, violence, blindness, mutilation, acid, hell, entrails ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.9
 22K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, shark, violence, tropical island, plague, gory, cannibalism, mad scientist, back from the dead, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, chainsaw, attack, gory, chaos, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, danger, small town, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, party, crypt, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, gore, splatter, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 17K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, danger, chaos, prostitute, pimp, gory, deadly creature, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, rome italy, italy, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The House of Clocks (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of vicious young punks break into the house of an elderly couple, terrorize, and then murder them. Suddenly, the clocks in the house begin to run backwards, and the dead come back for revenge!
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, time, home invasion, murder, supernatural, supernatural ability, gory, vengeance, estate, danger, deadly, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Manhattan Baby (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An archaelogist opens an Egyptian tomb and accidently releases an evil spirit. His young daughter becomes possessed by the freed enity and, upon arrival back in New York, the gory murders begin.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, investigation, ghost, gory, mystery, slasher, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, murder, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Zombie Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.
Style: scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, zombie, mad scientist, jungle, cannibal, mad doctor, gory, apocalypse, deadly creature, experiment, undead, survival ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, village, black cat, psychic, photographer, investigation, gory, mysterious character, serial killer, mystery, slasher, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, violence, murder, cat, anthology, hallucination, photographer, gory, ghost, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 1K
FleshEater (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually there are zombies everywhere, ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, satanic
Plot: zombie, extreme violence, splatter, deadly creature, in the woods, gory, rescue, survival, violence spree, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 1K
Eaters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world - devastated by the Great Epidemic - is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men - Igor and Alen, two hunters of dead and a scientist, Gyno - try to give an answer to what has happened to the human race. Alen and Igor leave for two ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, gory, mad scientist, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, chaos, disorder, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, creep, serial killer, high school, boiler room, booby trap, dream, alcoholic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Terror of the Living Dead (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his uncle's death, Serge Chekov journeys to a spooky Scottish village for the reading of the will. But when he inherits the estate, Serge runs afoul of his uncle's jealous wife , his business partner , his maid and others. It's ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: zombie, gothic horror, satanism, supernatural, mad scientist, gory, deadly, necrophilia, witch, village, disorder, afterlife ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknown to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh after government officials conduct pest control experiments using ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hippie, zombie, slasher, countryside, ultrasound, undead, plague, morgue, murder, hospital, danger, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 5K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, investigation, vengeance, supernatural ability, suburbs, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.2
 1K
Hellgate (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. He uses it to re-animate his daughter. He lets her ...
Style: scary, serious
Plot: small town, zombie, supernatural, ghost, slasher, murder, motorcycle gang, gory, serial killer, college, undead, laser ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
 18K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, house, return, hometown, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 7K
Demons 2 (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartment building, demon, zombie, plague, supernatural, danger, chaos, pregnancy, gory, good versus evil, deadly creature, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, psycho killer, monster, death, sadism, priest, cannibal, slasher, gory, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Grapes of Death (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman discovers that the pesticide being sprayed on vineyards is turning people into murderous lunatics.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, rough
Plot: zombie, blood, murder, violence, exploitation, vineyard, dynamite, gory, village, deadly, supernatural, village life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Night of the Seagulls (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Knight Templars return in this fourth installment of the Blind Dead seris. On this outing, the Templars haunt a fishing village, where they rise seven nights every seven years to claim their sacrificial offerings in return for the safety of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough
Plot: zombie, torture, murder, revenge, undead, tomb, village, gory, ancient mystery, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A company, not wanting to pay for their chemicals to be dumped properly, put some into a truck of milk, which eventually kills three girls. The girls then return from the dead to seek bloody revenge.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly, supernatural, supernatural ability, terrorism, vengeance, sexual relations, danger, escapades, chaos, toxic ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, siege, survival, isolation, trapped, cult, cemetery, gun, barricade, cellar, house, farm ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beyond the Darkness (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out ...
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, creep, serial killer, slasher, necrophilia, torture, death, violence, psychopath, gory, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 163K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: log cabin, zombie, supernatural, necronomicon, evil, demonic possession, occult, gory, monster, cult, axe, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 972
Touch of Death (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lester Parson is a lonely gigolo who dates and kills off middle-aged women in ultra-gory fashion just for the pleasure of watching them die, as well as to take their money and jewelery as well as cook and eat their remains for his dinner.
Style: dark humor, rough, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gore, gambling, murder, psychopath, gory, zombie, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, chaos, farm, isolation, danger, apocalypse, deadly, supernatural, walking dead, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 5K
The Church (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshipers and build a large Gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, rough, bleak ...
Plot: church, ghost, demon, massacre, secret, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, zombie, mystery, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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