Movies like City of the Living Dead

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City of the Living Dead (1980)
 6.3
 14K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre, disturbing, gothic, satanic, demonic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, violence, hanging, slasher, demon, suicide, living dead, cemetery, priest, surrealism, flesh eating, extreme violence, gory, buried alive, crimes, investigation, clergy, supernatural ability, journalism, good versus evil, danger, escapades, atrocity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: usa, new england, new york, manhattan new york city, georgia

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Most similar movies to City of the Living Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about gory, danger, supernatural, deadly, blood, murder 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), Zombie Holocaust (1980), Salem's Lot (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 18K
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, scary, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, hotel, ghost, afterlife, morgue, murder, gore, blood, violence, danger, survival, acid ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.9
 23K
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, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, island, shark, back from the dead, violence, tropical island, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, crypt, party, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, splatter, gore, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: europe, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, suspenseful, rough, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, living dead, death, hell on earth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, jungle, cannibal, mad doctor, gory, apocalypse, survival, supernatural, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, supernatural, mystery, escapades, curses spells and rituals, ghost, missing person, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: investigation, zombie, supernatural, murder, danger, family in danger, slasher, nanny, supernatural ability, deadly, gory, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, middle east, usa, africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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, scary, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, isolation, danger, chaos, supernatural, survival, apocalypse, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, murder, home invasion, time, vengeance, estate, danger, isolation, woman in danger, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: ghost, village, investigation, black cat, photographer, psychic, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, murder, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, ghost, investigation, cat, photographer, hallucination, anthology, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, satanic
Plot: zombie, extreme violence, splatter, in the woods, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, violence spree, crimes, rescue, supernatural, survival, on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 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, suspenseful, serious, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, slasher, zombie, vengeance, investigation, supernatural, danger, woman in danger, mind game ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 168K
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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, monster, evil, demonic possession, gory, axe, stabbing, occult, necronomicon, survival, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, monster, cannibal, psycho killer, sadism, death, priest, clergy, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, nightmare, disfigurement, fear, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, high school, serial killer, burned alive, dreams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, murder, ghost, good versus evil, evil, reporter, slasher, gory, murder of a policewoman, supernatural, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vengeance, gore, ghost, maniac, gory, murder, slasher, zombie, isolation, small town life, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 6K
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, scary, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: church, ghost, massacre, secret, demon, supernatural, gory, zombie, mischievous children, heroic mission, deadly creature, mysterious character ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, danger, teenage life, supernatural, serial killer, survival, race against time, zombie, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 8K
Dolls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: storm, gore, good versus evil, toy, doll, candlestick, fireplace, toy maker, heavy rain, surrealism, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, siege, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: psycho film, disturbing, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, obsession, serial killer, psychopath, slasher, torture, violence, death, necrophilia, creep, love triangle, zombie ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 3K
Baron Blood (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, ghost, murder, hotel, slasher, chase, gothic horror, torture, witchcraft, vengeance, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century
Place: europe, austria, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, psychopath, resurrection, dream, nightmare, disfigurement, child killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: zombie, village, undead, tomb, torture, revenge, murder, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, satanism, gothic horror, escapades, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, village, danger, afterlife, gory ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, murder, destiny, ghost, strangulation, anthology, family in danger, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 8K
The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, police detective, ghost, model, demon, hell, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, teenage life, couples, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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