Movies like City of the Living Dead

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City of the Living Dead
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, macabre, disturbing, gothic, serious, rough, bloody, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, gory, gore, slasher, supernatural, violence, blood, cannibalism, brutality, small town, splatter, visceral, death, teleportation, murder, supernatural ability, demons, apocalypse, cult, suicide, investigation, mad scientist, transformation, ghosts, monster ...
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 suspenseful, scary, serious and atmospheric films with plots about brutality, splatter, mentor, supernatural, danger, gory and blood mostly in Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like City of the Living Dead: The Beyond (1981), The House by the Cemetery (1981), Zombie (1979), Zombie Holocaust (1980), Salem's Lot (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Beyond
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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.
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The House by the Cemetery
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, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
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Zombie
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, bloody, serious, rough, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 84 min.
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Audience: teens
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Blood Feast
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, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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The Satanic Rites of Dracula
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The police and British security forces call in Professor Van Helsing to help them investigate Satanic ritual which has been occurring in a large country house, and which has been attended by a government minister, an eminent scientist and secret ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, gory, vengeance, blood, ghost, death, zombie, motorcycle, investigation, supernatural ability, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
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Two Thousand Maniacs!
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, macabre, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: florida
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    User:   46%
 
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Inferno
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: gory, serial killer, slasher, witch, supernatural, murder, death, college, violence, dark fantasy, stylish, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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    User:   42%
 
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The Church
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, gothic, serious ...
Plot: gory, supernatural, church, zombie, religion, death, witch, deadly creature, demons, splatter, ghost, devil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany
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System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
The Devil Rides Out
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powers of good are pitted against the forces of evil as the Duc de Richelieu wrestles with the charming but deadly Satanist, Mocata, for the soul of his friend. Mocata has the knowledge and the power to summon the forces of darkness and, as the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
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Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   49%
 
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The Sentinel
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, devil, ghost, blood, violence, demons, haunted house, supernatural ability, ghosts, catholicism, male nudity ...
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Dracula: Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, stylized ...
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Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth
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, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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Black Sabbath
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: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, russia
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Night of the Living Dead
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, tense, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, splatter, gore, blood, apocalypse, end of the world, wilderness, death, danger, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
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Asylum
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: psychiatrist, serial killer, mental illness, supernatural, mad scientist, insanity, mental institution, mentally unstable, blindness, doctors, imaginary friend, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Legend of Hell House
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, gory, supernatural, mystery, investigation, survival, blood, isolation, ghost, ghosts, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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The Evil Dead
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, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, cult, zombie, supernatural, isolation, monster, splatter, gore, blood, violence, rape, demons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
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The Amityville Horror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, island, supernatural, murder, blood, imaginary friend, ghost, police investigation, demons, curses spells and rituals, mystery, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, long island
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System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
A Nightmare on Elm Street
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: suspenseful, scary, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, serial killer, dreams, teenager, murder, blood, death, violence, revenge, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
The Boogey Man
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, supernatural, murder, revenge, death, blood, ghost, splatter, halloween, psychiatrist, family in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
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Tales from the Crypt
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, vengeance, supernatural, murder, revenge, blood, verbal byplay, ghost, death, splatter, blindness, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
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System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, serial killer, supernatural, violence, ghost, urban legend, blood, afterlife, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Graveyard Shift
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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, zombie, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, small town, insanity, monsters, splatter, deadly creature, spiders ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
Amityville II: The Possession
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, dysfunctional family, supernatural, murder, incest, vengeance, blood, gory, ghost, demons, losing-it hero, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Ju-on: The Grudge
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, death, ghosts, blood, murder, hospital, investigation, missing child, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   32%
    User:   34%
 

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Dolls
Genre: Fantasy, 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.
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Audience: teens
Plot: gore, supernatural, blood, ghost, splatter, slasher, transformation, gory, demons, crimes, danger, toys ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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Two Evil Eyes
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, macabre, gothic ...
Plot: gory, vengeance, zombie, murder, violence, supernatural, greed, death, revenge, gore, blood, hypnosis ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
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System:   31%
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