Battle #39: City Of The Living Dead VS The Beyond VS The House By The Cemetery

Discussion in 'Reader Polls' started by Hellbilly, Jul 1, 2006.

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  1. City Of The Living Dead (1980)

    33.3%
  2. The Beyond (1981)

    60.3%
  3. The House By The Cemetery (1981)

    6.3%
  1. The Chaostar

    The Chaostar Johnny Hallyday forever

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  2. shithead

    shithead Death By Ejaculation

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    The Beyond is Fulci's best film by far.
     
  3. Shokk

    Shokk Lord Of The Thighs

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    I voted City...but that was a snafu.The Beyond is easily the best Fulci offering of the three.City would be my second choice...the regurgitated guts scene is a horror icon.House was good but BOB annoyed me enough not to enjoy it as much as i should have.
     
  4. gore

    gore Guest

    City for me. Had to watch house twice because i fell asleep ( and not bc I was tired) . Beyond a close second. I dont know why but I like later Fulci more than anything. I really enjoyed demonia and others that most feel are his weakest.
     
  5. sacateca

    sacateca Guest

    City of the Living Dead! Among the best of his films in all, i love his pure cinema approach which resulted here in the heaviest atmosphere. Also i genuinelly love the ending.
     
  6. allmessedup

    allmessedup It's beer time.

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    I like CITY...first one I saw of the three. The trailers used to scare me as a kid [when it was billed as GATES OF HELL.] It's part of my childhood horror history, so I have to give it the edge over the othe two, which I didn't see until adulthood.
     
  7. wago70

    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    The Beyond was the hardest film for me to get a hold of back in '89 and so it's always been a preferred flick since then.
     
  8. I can't believe how much House By The Cemetery is sucking on this poll! Its easily my fav Fulci film! I've watched it maybe 3 Halloween's in a row (well, maybe not Halloween, but at least in October)!
     
  9. Crystal Plumage

    Crystal Plumage Dig me..but don't bury me

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    Exactemundo!
     
  10. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    I appear to have voted for The Beyond...

    Odd, considering that I have never thought it was a better film than House by the Cemetery. Not one day in my life. That's fuckin' weird.

    House > ...I guess Beyond > City
     
  11. Harry Warden

    Harry Warden Well-Known Member

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    City of the Living Dead. The Beyond was okay and House By the Cemetery was a complete bore.
     
  12. Zombie Dude

    Zombie Dude Well-Known Member

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    The Beyond is my favorite of the three. House by the Cemetery on the other hand would be last as I find it rather boring and all over the place.
     
  13. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    For an hour, City of the Living Dead is laughably so-bad-it's-good.

    House by the Cemetery is actually surprisingly touching, beautifully artful, and has some real depth to it (I can see how some don't dig that kind of thing, especially from Fulci). That is- when it too isn't a completely ludicrous laugh riot. But the death scenes are terrible and drag the film down. They lack the dynamite of the deaths in Zombie.
     

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