A medium has a mysterious vision of a priest hanging himself... A seemingly dead woman awakes screaming in her coffin... And in the sleepy New England town of Dunwich, a girl vomits up her intestines and a local misfit has a drill bit ploughed into his cranium... These hallucionogenic often grotesque visions punctuate a skeletal story telling of a reporter and a psychic who must race against time to prevent hordes of rotting corpses spewing forth from the gates of hell...

  1. Lucio Fulci

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Dardano Sacchetti

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Christopher George

    Christopher George

    Peter Bell

  2. Catriona MacColl

    Catriona MacColl

    Mary Woodhouse

  3. Carlo De Mejo

    Carlo De Mejo


  4. Giovanni Lombardo Radice

    Giovanni Lombardo Radice


  5. Janet Ågren

    Janet Ågren


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City of the Living Dead



Original Title Paura nella città dei morti viventi

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 1, 1981


    No rating information.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

Revenue -



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