‘City of the Living Dead‘ is a Lucio Fulci film that is also known as ‘Paura nella città dei morti viventi’ and is one of the films that make up the unofficial ‘Gates of Hell’ trilogy.
In the film, a priest inadvertently opens the gates of Hell when he commits suicide by hanging himself…..and the dead start to rise from the grave.
A reporter from New York teams up with a psychic after investigating the story and they get embroiled in a race against time to try and close the gates of Hell before ‘All Saints Day’ when the dead all over the globe will rise from their graves and kill the living.
‘City of the Living Dead’ posters:
The film was released under various titles across the world, with differing theatrical poster art depending on the region.