In New York, Dr. Norman Boyle assumes the research about Dr. Freudstein of his colleague Dr. Petersen, who committed suicide after killing his mistress. Norman heads to Boston with his wife... See full summary »
A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it. Along with her psychiatrist, she seeks to find the truth ... See full summary »
The cellar of an old hotel is built on top of the door to the beyond. Bloody zombies roam there. A young woman who is heir of the hotel wants to restaurate it. She is confronted with strange events. A painter has a lethal fall, the plumber vanishes and her friend breaks his neck. When she escapes to the hospital of a friendly doctor she doesn't know what a nightmare is waiting there... Written by
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This film was never seen in America in its uncut form until 1998, when Grindhouse Releasing tracked down the original master and restored the film, playing it at midnight shows at selected cities. Quentin Tarantino's Rolling Thunder Pictures released the restored DVD. See more »
When the corpse of the artist is in the autopsy room, the assistant says, "He's in amazingly good shape for a corpse that's supposedly been dead for six years," when he should have said sixty years. See more »
And you will face the sea of darkness, and all therein that may be explored.
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Just after the credits, when the screen turns black, a scream is heard. See more »
Fulci's masterpiece is by far one of the best Italian gore flicks of the eighties.
A young woman, MacColl, inherits an old hotel in Louisiana which happens to be one of the "Seven Doors of Death" which is a gateway in and out of hell. After the hotel is reopened, several bizarre occurrences involving disappearing persons and brutal murders transpire. MacColl along with the help of physician Warbeck investigate to discover that the door to hell is open and the dead is walking the earth. This is a truly remarkable film, boasting superb cinematography and excellent gore effects. Fulci captures the eerie atmosphere and dark visions of hell in a horrifying climax that has never quite been matched by any other filmmaker. If possible, see this in it's original uncut and letterboxed state, it is absolutely one of the most beautifully visual horror films ever made. The haunting score is an excellent example of Fabio Fabrizzi's finer musical works. This is the best of Fulci's three great horror films (the others being The House by the Cemetary and the Gates of Hell) which all, coincidentally starred MacColl.
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