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, cemetery, priest, surrealism, flesh eating, extreme violence, gory, buried alive, crimes, investigation, clergy, supernatural ability, journalism, good versus evil, danger, escapades, deadly, atrocity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, 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 suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about gory, supernatural, danger, deadly, blood, zombie and violence mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like City of the Living Dead: The Church (1989), The House by the Cemetery (1981), The Beyond (1981), Zombie (1979), Zombie Holocaust (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, suspenseful ...
Plot: church, supernatural, ghost, massacre, secret, demon, gory, zombie, good versus evil, mystery, mysterious character, mischievous children ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 6.8
 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, scary, bleak, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: hotel, ghost, zombie, supernatural, morgue, murder, survival, danger, violence, blindness, experiment, mutilation ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 24K
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, shark, cannibalism, island, 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 ⇓
100%
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, party, crypt, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, danger, deadly, splatter, gore, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: europe, southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, cannibal, survival, investigation, supernatural, danger, rescue, slasher, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, psychological, mind bending, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, ghost, supernatural, black cat, village, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, mind game, supernatural ability, dangerous animal, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 3K
Baron Blood (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, Austria
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, gothic horror, good versus evil, murder, hotel, slasher, deadly, investigation, palaces castles and temples, afterlife, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century
Place: austria, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 17K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, witch, college, danger, gory, slasher, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, slasher, woman in danger, crimes, violence spree, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, investigation, ghost, nanny, supernatural ability, babies and infants, violence spree, mystery, curses spells and rituals, murder, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, middle east, new york, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, murder, home invasion, time, estate, vengeance, isolation, danger, woman in danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, rough, realistic ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, investigation, ghost, anthology, cat, photographer, hallucination, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
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, family in danger, destiny, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, woman in danger, good versus evil, ghost, strangulation, anthology ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 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, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, objects come to life, toy, doll, toy maker, surrealism, danger, youth, couple relations, golden years, evil doll, stranded ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, fear, nightmare, disfigurement, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, high school, serial killer, burned alive, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, slasher, murder, ghost, good versus evil, evil, reporter, gory, murder of a policewoman, supernatural, vengeance, sleazy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, rough, suspenseful, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, small town, maniac, survival, violence spree, murder, haunted by the past, isolation, danger, brutality, torture, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, gory, rescue, survival, deadly creature, uncover truth, dangerous animal, deadly, supernatural, slasher, escapades, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, danger, teenage life, supernatural, serial killer, survival, snake bite, race against time, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, murder, serial killer, psychopath, slasher, death, violence, torture, necrophilia, creep, sexual dysfunction, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, atmospheric, serious, futuristic, scary ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, satanism, gothic horror, escapades, curses spells and rituals, deadly, gory, disorder, village, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, psychopath, nightmare, dream, resurrection, disfigurement, asthma ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: semi serious, humorous, rough, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, gambling, murder, slasher, gore, disability, woman in danger, danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious
Plot: zombie, village, tomb, undead, murder, revenge, torture, ocean or sea, religions or cults, woman in danger, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
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Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, ghost, serial killer, supernatural, murder, college, rivalry, danger, mentally unstable, mystery, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, ghost, police detective, demon, model, hell, supernatural, investigation, deadly, clergy, crimes, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: zombie, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, sexual relations, deadly, toxic, gory, vengeance, chaos, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Messiah of Evil (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman goes searching for her missing artist father. Her journey takes her to a strange Californian seaside town governed by a mysterious undead cult.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious, dark ...
Plot: good versus evil, vampire, supernatural, zombie, albino, small town, living dead, undead, walking dead, curse, flesh eating, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 8K
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: plague, zombie, pregnancy, danger, chaos, supernatural, demon, apartment building, slasher, skyscraper, curses spells and rituals, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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