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The Beyond (1981)

...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (original title)
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A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural "accidents", she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

Director:

Lucio Fulci

Writers:

Dardano Sacchetti (story), Dardano Sacchetti (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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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 Ray ... Larry (as Anthony Flees)
Giovanni De Nava ... Joe the Plumber (credit only)
Al Cliver ... Dr. Harris
Michele Mirabella Michele Mirabella ... Martin Avery
Giampaolo Saccarola Giampaolo Saccarola ... Arthur
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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Taglines:

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 »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

11 November 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Seven Doors of Death See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$113,795, 11 September 1998

Gross USA:

$123,843, 5 March 2000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Fulvia Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (R-rated) | (cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (US version)| Mono (original version)

Color:

Black and White (Sepia)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The DVD commentary by actors Catriona MacColl and David Warbeck was recorded two weeks before Warbeck's death from cancer. In the commentary he talks about his illness. See more »

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When the corpse of the artist is in the autopsy room you can clearly see it blink. See more »

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Liza Merrill: You have carte blanche, but not a blank check.
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Just after the credits, when the screen turns black, a scream is heard. See more »

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Typical Italian Hackjob Horror Movie
23 January 2002 | by lghmgrfranSee all my reviews

My fault in watching a horror movie...ANY horror movie, is that I DEMAND some sense of LOGIC...JUST SOME mind you...I know, how DARE I be so arrogant....yeah, right. This movie and those of its "ILK" are strictly for those who have an affinity for CULT movies, with BAD ACTING, BAD DIRECTING, NON SENSICAL PLOT and CHEAP GORY SPECIAL EFFECTS...if you like that sort of thing, then this flick is right up your alley, dont get me wrong, I LOVE outright horror and gore...the problem is, while 3/4 of the population ACCEPT the crap that is put out as such, I however remain on my search. If you like your horror to make SENSE, then stick with stuff like, The Exorcist, The Omen, The Haunting (1960 version PLEASE!), yes, even Lost Souls. If you are the type who has no problem viewing crap on a stick, then Fulci films are for you.


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