Movies like City of the Living Dead

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City of the Living Dead (1980)
 6.3
 16K
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, macabre, gothic, atmospheric, slasher, serious, awful, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, violence, suicide, cemetery, priest, investigation, danger, rescue, buried alive, psychic power, race against time, demon, small town, extreme violence, living dead, hanging, surrealism, gory, crimes, clergy, supernatural ability, journalism, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 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 psychotronic films with plots about danger, supernatural, blood, gory, deadly, zombie and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like City of the Living Dead: Zombie (1979), The Beyond (1981), The House by the Cemetery (1981), Baron Blood (1972), Inferno (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 26K
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, violence, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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100%
 6.8
 21K
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, gloomy, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, hotel, supernatural, murder, survival, danger, violence, blindness, mutilation, experiment, morgue ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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100%
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: europe, italy, southern italy
⇓ 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, psychotronic, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, ghost, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: gothic horror, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, hotel, murder, good versus evil, investigation, deadly, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, legends and myths, supernatural ability, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 19K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: dark, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, danger, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, mystery, amateur detective, woman in danger, siblings relations, murder, death, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 7K
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, captivating, tense ...
Plot: church, supernatural, ghost, massacre, secret, gory, zombie, demon, good versus evil, mystery, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 70s
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ 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, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, survival, investigation, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, rescue, serial killer, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: gothic, psychological, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, village, black cat, investigation, uncover truth, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, danger, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, investigation, murder, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, foreknowledge, gory, violence spree, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, usa, middle east, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, stephen king, family in danger, violence, resurrection, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 82K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, cult film, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, witch, lesbian subtext, dancer's life, serial murder, supernatural horror, boarding school, ballet, coven, mystery, killing off one by one, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: rough, scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, danger, gory, apocalypse, survival, race against time, rescue, heroes, supernatural, deadly creature, mad scientist, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: italy, papua new guinea, barcelona, barcelona spain, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 106K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, dark fantasy, gory, demon, murder, violence, supernatural, danger, brutality, vengeance, monster, blood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 3K
Superstition (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: curse, haunted house, supernatural, witchcraft, witch, old dark house, investigation, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger, urban legend, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 10K
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: doll, supernatural, objects come to life, toys, youth, danger, toy, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil, house ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 9K
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: police detective, ghost, demon, murder, supernatural, hell, model, woman in danger, danger, investigation, crimes, secret society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 158K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: demons, zombie, gory, supernatural, demon, survival, violence, friendship, blood, curses spells and rituals, isolation, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: slasher, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, rescue, deadly, dangerous animal, survival, uncover truth, boss and employee, animal life, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 11K
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: scary, serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, vampire, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, ghost, good versus evil, strangulation, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: zombie, murder, supernatural, home invasion, time, deadly, estate, gory, woman in danger, vengeance, isolation, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 10K
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, slasher, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, swamp, back from the dead, danger, survival, youth, serial killer, teenage life, monster, zombie, snake, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, rough, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: maniac, vengeance, murder, small town, survival, violence spree, danger, haunted by the past, isolation, brutality, torture, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: southern usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, murder, ghost, good versus evil, evil, reporter, gory, murder of a policewoman, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 horror, gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, good versus evil, crucifix, stalking, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: slasher, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: island, cannibal, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, gory, survival, isolation, danger, confined, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: athens greece, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Terror of the Living Dead (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 98 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: gothic horror, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, satanism, necrophilia, gory, disorder, conspiracy, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Scars of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 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: gothic, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, murder, good versus evil, village, bite mark, castle, priest, coffin, supernatural ability, supernatural, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: zombie, village, murder, torture, undead, revenge, tomb, ocean, vengeance, legends and myths, survival, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, terrorism, sexual relations, vengeance, chaos, escapades, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, gory, toxic ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%