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The Beyond (1981)

...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (original title)
X | | Horror | 11 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
Larry Ray ...
Larry (as Anthony Flees)
Giovanni De Nava ...
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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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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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Behind this doorway lie the terrifying and unspeakable secrets of hell. No one who sees it lives to describe it. And you shall live in darkness for all eternity. 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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Schweick: Be careful what you do... because this hotel was built over one of the Seven Doors of Evil - and only I can save you!
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When the Gates of Hell Are Open, Deads Walk on Earth
26 June 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The New Yorker Liza Merril (Katherine MacColl) inherits an old hotel in Louisiana, and invests her savings to reopen the place. While repairing the building, many people dies, and local Dr. John McCabe (David Warbeck) feels close to Liza and tries to help her to solve the mystery of the hotel. Meanwhile, Emily (Sarah Keller), a blind woman, advises Liza to leave the place as soon as possible.

"Seven Doors of Death" is a frightening horror movie from the master of the genre Lucio Fulci. The special effects and makeup used for the horrible deaths are amazing, as well as the movements of the camera. The scary story has an unexpected surprising twist in the very end and certainly this movie may be considered one of the best movies of horror ever. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "A Casa do Além (VHS)" ("The House from Beyond")

Note: On 05 August 2014, I saw this movie again on DVD.

On 09 June 2015, I saw this movie again on DVD ( "Terror nas Trevas").


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