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* ''Film/{{Contraband|1980}}'', a gritty crime drama set in Naples.

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* ''Film/{{Contraband|1980}}'', a gritty crime drama set in Naples.his sole ''poliziotesco'' picture, which was funded by actual mobsters after the original producer died suddenly and his widow nearly pulled the plug.



* ''Contraband'', his sole poliziotesco picture, which was funded by actual mobsters after the original producer died suddenly and his widow nearly pulled the plug.

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* ''Film/{{Contraband|1980}}'', a gritty crime drama set in Naples.


Lucio Fulci (17 June 1927 13 March 1996) was an Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[SplatterHorror horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for [[{{Gorn}} gore]], and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.

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Lucio Fulci (17 June 1927 13 March 1996) was an Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[SplatterHorror horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for [[{{Gorn}} gore]], and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.
Ending}}s. Compare Creator/DarioArgento.


Lucio Fulci (17 June 1927 13 March 1996) was an Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[SplatterHorror horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for gore, and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.

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Lucio Fulci (17 June 1927 13 March 1996) was an Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[SplatterHorror horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for gore, [[{{Gorn}} gore]], and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.


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Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[SplatterHorror horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for gore, and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.

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Lucio Fulci (17 June 1927 13 March 1996) was an Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[SplatterHorror horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for gore, and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.


Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[HorrorTropes horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for gore, and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.

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Italian screenwriter and director, best known for splattery [[{{Giallo}} gialli]] and [[HorrorTropes [[SplatterHorror horror]] films (though he also made {{western}}s and comedies). His films seldom pass up an excuse for gore, and the effects are consistently over-the-top sometimes horrifyingly convincing, sometimes [[SpecialEffectFailure amusingly fake]], but always extreme. His films are driven by theme and visual style rather than coherent plot; they tend to be [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism deeply pessimistic]], and propelled toward nihilistic {{Downer Ending}}s.


* ''Film/{{Zombi 2}}'' (known as ''Zombie Flesh Eaters'' in the UK and ''Zombie'' in the US), where a Caribbean island is infested with zombies. Titled ''Zombi 2'' because ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978'' was titled ''Zombi'' in Italy.
* ''Film/CityOfTheLivingDead'', zombie flick with religious tyings which was followed by two loose "sequels" (Read below)

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* ''Film/{{Zombi 2}}'' (known as ''Zombie Flesh Eaters'' in the UK and ''Zombie'' in the US), where a Caribbean island is infested with zombies. Titled The title ''Zombi 2'' because is a case of DolledUpInstallment: ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978'' was titled ''Zombi'' in Italy.
* ''Film/CityOfTheLivingDead'', zombie flick with religious tyings elements which was followed by two loose "sequels" (Read below)



* ''Four of the Apocalypse'', one of three Spaghetti Westerns he directed.


* ''Film/{{Zombi 3D}}'', a "sequel" to his own ''Zombi 2'' that is one part ''Film/TheReturnOfTheLivingDead'', one part ''Film/DayOfTheDead'', and one part ''Film/TheCrazies'', telling the story of a conflict between scientists and the military following a zombie-inducing contamination and a group of survivors trying to get out of Dodge alive.

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* ''Film/{{Zombi 3D}}'', a "sequel" to his own ''Zombi 2'' that is one part ''Film/TheReturnOfTheLivingDead'', one part ''Film/DayOfTheDead'', ''Film/DayOfTheDead1985'', and one part ''Film/TheCrazies'', telling the story of a conflict between scientists and the military following a zombie-inducing contamination and a group of survivors trying to get out of Dodge alive.


* ''Contraband'', his sole poliziotesco picture, which was funded by actual mobsters after the original producer died suddenly and his wido nearly pulled the plug.

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* ''Contraband'', his sole poliziotesco picture, which was funded by actual mobsters after the original producer died suddenly and his wido widow nearly pulled the plug.


* ''White Fang'', [[PlayingAgainstType a rare family film in his repertoire]].

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* ''White Fang'', [[PlayingAgainstType a rare family film in his repertoire]].repertoire.

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[[AC: Other films he made include:]]
* ''Contraband'', his sole poliziotesco picture, which was funded by actual mobsters after the original producer died suddenly and his wido nearly pulled the plug.
* ''Four of the Apocalypse'', one of three Spaghetti Westerns he directed.
* ''Massacre Time'', one of three Spaghetti Westerns he directed.
* ''The Silver Saddle'', one of three Spaghetti Westerns he directed.
* ''White Fang'', [[PlayingAgainstType a rare family film in his repertoire]].
* ''Film/{{Zombi 3D}}'', a "sequel" to his own ''Zombi 2'' that is one part ''Film/TheReturnOfTheLivingDead'', one part ''Film/DayOfTheDead'', and one part ''Film/TheCrazies'', telling the story of a conflict between scientists and the military following a zombie-inducing contamination and a group of survivors trying to get out of Dodge alive.


->''Fulci's attention to gruesome detail is so excessive it's ridiculous, approaching [[{{Gorn}} blood porn]].''

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->''Fulci's attention to gruesome detail is so excessive it's ridiculous, approaching [[{{Gorn}} blood porn]].porn.''


* ''Film/{{Zombi 2}}'' (known as ''Zombie Flesh Eaters'' in the UK and ''Zombie'' in the US), where a Caribbean island is infested with zombies. Titled ''Zombi 2'' because ''Film/DawnOfTheDead'' was titled ''Zombi'' in Italy.

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* ''Film/{{Zombi 2}}'' (known as ''Zombie Flesh Eaters'' in the UK and ''Zombie'' in the US), where a Caribbean island is infested with zombies. Titled ''Zombi 2'' because ''Film/DawnOfTheDead'' ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978'' was titled ''Zombi'' in Italy.


* ''Film/TheBeyond'' (a.k.a. ''Seven Doors of Death''), a sad, thoughtful horror film based on the works of Creator/HPLovecraft and ClarkAshtonSmith. Features [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies extra zombies]] thanks to ExecutiveMeddling.

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* ''Film/TheBeyond'' (a.k.a. ''Seven Doors of Death''), a sad, thoughtful horror film based on the works of Creator/HPLovecraft and ClarkAshtonSmith.Creator/ClarkAshtonSmith. Features [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies extra zombies]] thanks to ExecutiveMeddling.

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