1970 - 1979 Zombie/Living Dead Movies

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1.
The Crazies (1973)
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The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity in those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town. (103 mins.)
 
2.
Within the Woods (1978 Short Film)
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A group of friends spend a weekend at a remote cabin, and one of them accidentally desecrates an Indian burial ground... (32 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
3.
From Beyond the Grave (1974)
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An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner. (97 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
4.
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
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Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. (127 mins.)
 
5.
Corpse Eaters (1974)
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A story of zombies eating freshly killed humans. (61 mins.)
 
6.
Zombie (1979)
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Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
7.
Garden of the Dead (1972)
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Convicts on a chain gang sniff expermental formaldehyde fumes to get high. They attempt a prison break and are shot down by the guards... (59 mins.)
Director: John Hayes
 
8.
Alien Prey (1977)
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Jessica awakens when an alien spacecraft lands nearby. After dispatching a young couple, the alien assumes... (78 mins.)
 
9.
Dead of Night (1974)
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A young man killed in Vietnam inexplicably returns home as a zombie. (88 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
10.
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
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Six friends dig up a corpse to use in a Satanic ritual to make the dead rise from their graves. (87 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Clark
 
11.
Terror of the Living Dead (1973)
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Paul Naschy plays a supporting role as a deranged gravedigger in this zombie movie, set in a small highland village in 19th-century Scotland... (91 mins.)
 
12.
Horror Express (1972)
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In 1906, in China, a British anthropologist discovers a frozen prehistoric creature and must transport it to Europe by train. (84 mins.)
Director: Gene Martin
 
13.
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
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A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers. (95 mins.)
Director: Jorge Grau
 
14.
The Grapes of Death (1978)
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A young woman discovers that the pesticide being sprayed on vineyards is turning people into killer zombies. (85 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
15.
The Demoniacs (1974)
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A gang of pirates rape the two sole survivors of a ship wreck. The violated girls are rescued by the strange inhabitants of a supposedly haunted island, where they are granted supernatural powers to strike revenge against the pirates. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
16.
Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
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In the 13th century there existed a legion of evil knights known as the Templars, who quested for eternal... (101 mins.)
 
17.
Return of the Evil Dead (1973)
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500 years after they were blinded and executed for committing human sacrifices, a band of Templar knights... (91 mins.)
 
18.
Night of the Seagulls (1975)
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The Knight Templars return in this fourth installment of the Blind Dead series. On this outing, the Templars haunt a fishing village... (89 mins.)
 
19.
The Blind Dead 3 (1974)
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The living corpses of the Satan-worshiping Knights Templar hunt for human victims in a 16th century galleon. (89 mins.)
 
20.
Shock Waves (1977)
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Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers. (85 mins.)
Director: Ken Wiederhorn
 
21.
Sugar Hill (1974)
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When her boyfriend is murdered by gangsters, Sugar Hill decides not to get mad, but BAD! She entreats... (91 mins.)
Director: Paul Maslansky
 
22.
Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
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An Indian mystic uses magical chants to raise women from the dead, then sends them out to perform revenge killings for him. (89 mins.)
Director: Leon Klimovsky
 
23.
The House of Seven Corpses (1974)
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A director is filming on location in a house where seven murders were committed. The caretaker warns... (88 mins.)
Director: Paul Harrison
 
24.
Messiah of Evil (1973)
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A young woman goes searching for her missing artist father. Her journey takes her to a strange Californian seaside town governed by a mysterious undead cult. (90 mins.)
Director: Willard Huyck
 
25.
A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973)
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A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will... (92 mins.)
 
26.
The Omega Man (1971)
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Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race. (98 mins.)
Director: Boris Sagal
 
27.
The Black Hole (1979)
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A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole. (98 mins.)
Director: Gary Nelson
 
28.
Rabid (1977)
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A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic. (91 mins.)
 
29.
Phantasm (1979)
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A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a lethal arsenal of terrible weapons with him. (88 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
 
30.
Io zombo, tu zombi, lei zomba (1979)
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Horror/sex comedy about four zombies who are running a hotel and trying to eat their customers. In the end the quartet ends up in a shopping mall besieged by both the national guard and a horde of hungry zombies. (97 mins.)
Director: Nello Rossati
 
31.
The Hidan of Maukbeiangjow (1973)
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1970s spoof of American New Wave films, featuring a criminal couple on the run encountering a UFO cult. (93 mins.)
Director: Lee Jones
 
32.
Gou hun jiang tou (1976)
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Doctors dealing with patients noticed something weird going on, such as zombies with spikes in their heads and when removed... (89 mins.)
Director: Horace Mengwa