Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the professor. Out of the blue, the zombies attack them and they seek shelter in the mansion. The creatures put the manor under siege while they protect themselves trying to survive to the horde of zombies.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When the moon turns red, the dead shall rise!
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Did You Know?
Filmed on location at a real castle. See more
When two characters are passionately kissing by the fountain, the woman notices a hand coming out of the dirt from a flowerpot. The small branches and leaves wrapped around this zombie's hand change in every shot. See more
[to an attacking zombie
No, stay back! I'm your friend!
"The earth shall tremble, graves shall open, they shall come among the living as messengers of death and there shall be the nigths of terror." 'Profecy of the Black Spider' See more
The original 1986 UK Video release on the Apex label (as "Nights Of Terror") had been heavily pre-cut by 10 minutes 6 secs by the distributors before submission and then cut by a further 3 minutes 11 secs by the BBFC, removing nearly all of the gore and reducing the running time to barely 65 mins in length. The 2002 Vipco release (as "The Zombie Dead") saw all of the BBFC cuts waived and the film fully restored to its original version. See more