City of the Living Dead
Directed by Lucio Fulci
A reporter and a psychic try to close the gates of hell before zombies invade Earth in the first of Italian gore maestro Lucio Fulci's "Gates of Hell" trilogy. After a priest guarding the gates dies, Mary and Peter learn that his death created the opportunity for the dead to rise in only a few days. Soon enough, gruesome things start happening - including the film's most famous sequence where a female victim literally pukes her guts out. If George Romero's living dead films are too tame for you, Fulci's films should satisfy all your creepy cravings. Contains violence and gore.
A reporter and a psychic try to close the gates of hell before zombies invade Earth.
Cast: Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo, Giovanni Lombardo Radice
Fulci always brings unique nightmare-fueled imagery that transcends any sub-genre descriptor, but his films are quite rough. You can expect bad dialogue and nonsensical human relationships, but somehow still feel compelled to stay for the horror and call it a "classic" when all is done. I truly wish modern directors would borrow some of the surreal and macabre absurdity from this period of horror history, because while there is a lot to be improved there are also amazing things to inspire and build off of. City of the Living Dead is exceptional in his filmography.
Classic 1980s cheese! Fun from beginning to end.
Criminally underrated. Fulci's best work, imho
IT was ok . It was kind of boring and predictable slow. The gore was very decent .
This was a good horror film for its time but i never could get the ending!!!