Swedish

Häxan aka Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)

Häxan (English title: The Witches or Witchcraft Through the Ages) is a 1922 Swedish-Danish silent horror film written and directed by Benjamin Christensen. Based partly on Christensen’s study of the Malleus Maleficarum, a 15th century German guide for inquisitors, Häxan is a study of how superstition and the misunderstanding of diseases and mental illness could lead… Read More ›

Tor Johnson – actor

Tore Johansson (19 October 1903 – 12 May 1971), better known by the stage name Tor Johnson, was a Swedish professional wrestler (billed as The Super Swedish Angel) and actor. He appeared in many B-movies, including three Edward D. Wood, Jr. films…. Read More ›

Sensoria

‘Every apartment has a past…’ Sensoria is a 2015 Swedish horror thriller produced and directed by Christian Hallman from a screenplay he co-wrote with Måns F.G. Thunberg. NSFW trailer: The film, which has been part-financed by a Kickstarter campaign, will most probably be shown… Read More ›

Horrorpedia Facebook Group

Open up your mind for everyone’s dissection and delectation! There is now a Facebook Group for Horrorpedia users/followers. Sign up and have your say about all things horror related! Post anything and everything about horror, sci-fi, cult and exploitation movies… Read More ›

The Phantom Carriage

The Phantom Carriage (original title: Körkarlen) is a 1921 Swedish film generally considered to be one of the central works in the history of Swedish cinema. Released on New Year’s Day 1921, it was directed by and starred Victor Sjöström, alongside Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg and Astrid Holm. It is based… Read More ›

Wither

Wither (original title: Vittra) is a 2012 Swedish horror film directed by Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wicklund and starring Patrik Almkvist, Lisa Henni, and Patrick Saxe. It is based on the legend of the mythological creature of the same name. Ida and Albin… Read More ›

The Night Visitor (1971)

The Night Visitor (Swedish title: Papegojan) is a 1971 Swedish/American psychological horror/thriller film in English, starring Max von Sydow (The Exorcist), Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard, Per Oscarsson, Rupert Davies and Andrew Keir (Quatermass and the Pit), and directed by Laslo Benedek. The film was produced by Mel Ferrer and features… Read More ›