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The Beyond (1981)
"...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  1 March 1983 (USA)
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A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Catriona MacColl ...
Liza Merril (as Katherine MacColl)
David Warbeck ...
Dr. John McCabe
Cinzia Monreale ...
Emily (as Sarah Keller)
Antoine Saint-John ...
Schweick
Veronica Lazar ...
Martha
Anthony Flees ...
Larry
Giovanni De Nava ...
Al Cliver ...
Dr. Harris
Michele Mirabella ...
Martin Avery
Gianpaolo Saccarola ...
Arthur (as Giampaolo Saccarola)
Maria Pia Marsala ...
Jill
Laura De Marchi ...
Mary-Ann
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Storyline

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 Matthias Luehr <mluehr@htwm.de>

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The seven dreaded gateways to hell are concealed in seven cursed places... And from the day the gates of hell are opened, the dead will walk the earth. See more »

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Also Known As:

7 Doors of Death  »

Box Office

Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$113,795 (USA) (11 September 1998)

Gross:

$126,387 (USA) (13 November 1998)
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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 »

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Fulci's masterpiece is by far one of the best Italian gore flicks of the eighties.
15 February 1999 | by (Washington DC, USA) – See all my reviews

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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