The Seven Gates Of Hell have been torn open, and in 3 days the dead shall rise and walk the earth. As a reporter (Christopher George) and a psychic (Catriona MacColl) race to close the portals of the damned, they encounter a seething nightmare of unspeakable evil. The city is alive — with the horrors of the living dead! Directed and co-written by the legendary Lucio Fulci (Zombie, The Beyond, The New York Ripper), City of the Living Dead features some of the maestro's most shocking and controversial sequences of all time. This is the definitive version of Fulci's hallucinogenic masterpiece of horror: uncut, uncensored and presented in all its brain-ripping, gut-spewing, head-drilling glory!

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City of the Living Dead (1980)

Horror · 1h 33m

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The Seven Gates Of Hell have been torn open, and in 3 days the dead shall rise and walk the earth. As a reporter (Christopher George) and a psychic (Catriona MacColl) race to close the portals of the damned, they encounter a seething nightmare of unspeakable evil. The city is alive — with the horrors of the living dead! Directed and co-written by the legendary Lucio Fulci (Zombie, The Beyond, The New York Ripper), City of the Living Dead features some of the maestro's most shocking and controversial sequences of all time. This is the definitive version of Fulci's hallucinogenic masterpiece of horror: uncut, uncensored and presented in all its brain-ripping, gut-spewing, head-drilling glory!

Status

Released

Languages

English, Italian, English, Italian

Countries

Italy, Italy

Production Companies

Dania Film, Medusa Distribuzione, National Cinematografica, Dania Film, Medusa Distribuzione, National Cinematografica
Cast
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Christopher George

Peter Bell
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Catriona MacColl

Mary Woodhouse (as Katriona Mac Coll)
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Carlo De Mejo

Gerry
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Antonella Interlenghi

Emily Robbins
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Giovanni Lombardo Radice

Bob
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Daniela Doria

Rosie Kelvin
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Fabrizio Jovine

Father William Thomas
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Luca Venantini

John-John Robbins (as Luca Paisner)
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Michele Soavi

Tommy Fisher
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Venantino Venantini

Mr. Ross
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Enzo D'Ausilio

Deputy Sheriff
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Adelaide Aste

Theresa
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Luciano Rossi

Policeman in Apartment
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Robert Sampson

Sheriff Russell
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Janet Agren

Sandra
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Nat Bush

Sgt. Clay (uncredited)
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Omero Capanna

Burning Zombie (uncredited)
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Lucio Fulci

Dr. Joe Thompson (uncredited)
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Michael Gaunt

Gravedigger (uncredited)
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Virginia Logan

Mrs. Holden (uncredited)
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Perry Pirkanen

Blond Gravedigger (uncredited)
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James Edward Sampson

James McLuhan (uncredited)
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Martin Sorrentino

Sgt. Clay (uncredited)
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Robert Spafford

Dunwich Bartender (uncredited)
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Robert E. Warner

Policeman Outside Apartment Building (uncredited)
Crew
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Lucio Fulci

Director
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Lucio Fulci

Writer
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Dardano Sacchetti

Writer
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H.P. Lovecraft

Writer
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Clark Ashton Smith

Writer
Disc Releases
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The Lucio Fulci Collection Volume 3 (City of the Living Dead/Don't Torture a Duckling)

(DVD)

6/11/2002

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City of the Living Dead

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/24/2023

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City Of The Living Dead

(DVD)

5/25/2010

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City of the Living Dead

(DVD)

2/27/2007

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The Gates of Hell

(Blu-ray, Slip Case)

6/2/2020

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The Gates of Hell

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

5/19/2020

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Hellsgate

(DVD)

6/20/2016

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City of the Living Dead

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/23/2000

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Fright Pack: Walking Dead

(DVD)

9/13/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

City of the Living Dead

(Blu-ray)

5/25/2010

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City of the Living Dead

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

8/29/2023

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