City of the Living Dead

Synopsis: In the small New England town of Dunwich, a priest commits suicide by hanging himself in the church cemetery which somehow opens the gates of hell allowing the dead to rise. Peter, a New York City reporter, teams up with a young psychic, named Mary, to travel to the town where they team up with another couple, psychiatrist Jerry and patient Sandra, to find a way to close the gates before All Saints Day or the dead all over the world will rise up and kill the living.
Genre: Horror
Director(s): Lucio Fulci
Production: Medusa Distribuzione
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

I'll see you around

wait, guys... guys...

brand new building...

new construction.

I tell you,

more garbage like this...

I'm gonna loose

all of my customers.

The language is scary,

I admit it.

But the overall message

couldn't have been more


Then why did you choose

the topic of incest?

When I was 8 years old

I wanted to marry my father.

I guess all girls that age

want to marry their fathers.


I got over it pretty quickly

he was a drunk.

One day he just picked up

and left my mother and me.

Did this leave any

particular emotional

feeling in you at the time?


That and pity for my mother.

I began to hate all men

and I...

excuse me jerry.

Hi, sandra.

How are you?

Hello emily.

How come so early?

I mean I thought

we made it for eight.

That's the trouble.

I can't make it tonight.

I have to see bob.


You're not upset are you?

No, I'm not upset.

Maybe a little worried perhaps.

You've been seeing

an awful lot of him,

haven't you, lately?

Poor bob.

He's a sick and ionely kid.

I don't see why people

hate him so.

His mother was what you call

a woman of easy virtue.

No husband. No morals.

Here in dunwich,

anybody like that

is also branded a witch.

Look sandra.

I don't believe those

idiots who tell me

that our ancestors were

salem witch burners alright?

Okay, okay

jerry, I'm sorry.

- Don't worry

I'll see you tomorrow.

Around 9?

Sure thing.


So long sandra.

Bye bye and take it easy.

Jerry, bye.

- Bye

okay sandra,

where were we?

On the same old problem, men.

Why do they have to

make life so difficult?



did he hurt you?

Did he claw you?

He must have been frightened.


It's the first time he

ever acted up like that.

He loves to have you pet him.

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Lucio Fulci

Lucio Fulci (Italian: [ˈlutʃo ˈfultʃi]; 17 June 1927 – 13 March 1996) was an Italian film director, screenwriter and actor. He is perhaps best known for his gore films, including Zombi 2 (1979) and The Beyond (1981), although he made films in genres as diverse as giallo, western and comedy. Fulci is known as the "Godfather of Gore", a title also given to Herschell Gordon Lewis. more…

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