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: scary, rough, suspenseful, gothic, macabre, atmospheric, serious, cult film, disturbing, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, violence, buried alive, suicide, cemetery, priest, investigation, danger, rescue, psychic power, race against time, gore, small town, extreme violence, living dead, hanging, slasher, demon, surrealism, flesh eating, gory, crimes, clergy, supernatural ability ...
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, suspenseful, serious and atmospheric films with plots about gory, supernatural, danger, deadly, zombie, murder and violence mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like City of the Living Dead: The Church (1989), The Beyond (1981), The House by the Cemetery (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, serious, rough ...
Plot: church, supernatural, ghost, massacre, secret, demon, gory, zombie, escapades, mischievous children, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany, tokyo
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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: ghost, zombie, hotel, supernatural, morgue, murder, danger, survival, violence, blindness, experiment, mutilation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ 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%
 6.9
 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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, violence, tropical island, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 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, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, crypt, supernatural, mad scientist, danger, deadly, cannibalism, violence, survival horror, eaten alive, party, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: italy, southern italy, europe
⇓ 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, rescue, slasher, psychopath, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, vietnam, 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: mind bending, psychological, serious, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: black cat, investigation, ghost, supernatural, village, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, murder, danger, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, gothic horror, good versus evil, slasher, hotel, murder, deadly, investigation, supernatural ability, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ 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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, danger, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, mystery, amateur detective, woman in danger, siblings relations, murder, college, gory ...
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, slasher, woman in danger, deadly, violence spree, supernatural ability, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, zombie, family in danger, danger, missing child, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, mystery, violence spree, babies and infants, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, middle east, new york, africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, rough ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, ghost, investigation, anthology, hallucination, photographer, cat, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, ghost, model, hell, demon, woman in danger, danger, investigation, crimes, secret society, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, murder, home invasion, time, estate, vengeance, woman in danger, isolation, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Scars of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Prince of Darkness casts his undead shadow once more over the cursed village of Kleinenberg when his ashes are splashed with bat's blood and Dracula is resurrected. And two innocent victims search for a missing loved one... loved to death ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, gothic, serious, scary ...
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, dracula, village, bite mark, castle, priest, coffin, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, dangerous attraction, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ 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: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, strangulation, ghost, anthology ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, nightmare, supernatural, fear, 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 ⇓
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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, uncover truth, survival, rescue, deadly, supernatural, danger, boss and employee, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, cult film, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, supernatural, objects come to life, toy, toy maker, surrealism, youth, danger, couple relations, golden years, evil doll, stranded ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, swamp, slasher, youth, teenage life, danger, supernatural, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, slasher, murder, good versus evil, ghost, evil, reporter, gory, murder of a policewoman, supernatural, vengeance, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
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, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: vampire, gothic horror, blood, good versus evil, crucifix, stalking, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, woman in danger, imaginary, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, rough, futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, gothic horror, satanism, rivalry, danger, gory, deadly, disorder, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, family in danger, back from the dead, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 8K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, uncover truth, man versus machine, murder, danger, race against time, rescue, crimes, technology gone awry, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two friends, Takumi and Shunichi, arrive on the scene and help him dispose of ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, investigation, vengeance, ghost, afterlife, mind game, danger, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An Indian mystic uses magical chants to raise women from the dead, then sends them out to perform revenge killings for him.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: zombie, murder, vampire, investigation, revenge, devil worship, morgue, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, wizards and magicians, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 353
Savage Harvest (1994)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The agony and death of the Trail of Tears. A Cherokee elder, desperate to aid his people. Demons bursting into our world to destroy the entire tribe. And a great flood that washes the evil up into our modern world. The demons await the smell of the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: deadly creature, rivalry, small town, in the woods, kids in trouble, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, imaginary, forces of nature, supernatural ability, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, village, undead, tomb, revenge, murder, torture, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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