1971

Crucible of Terror – UK, 1971

‘A mind so evil it could lock its terrible secret inside a beautiful body’ Crucible of Terror is a 1971 British horror film directed by Ted Hooker from a screenplay co-written with producer Tom Parkinson. Peter Newbrook (director of The Asphyx) was executive producer… Read More ›

Blood and Lace – USA, 1970

‘Shock after shock after shock as Desire drives a bargain with Death!’ Blood and Lace is a 1970 American horror thriller feature film directed by Philip Gilbert from a screenplay by co-producer Gil Lasky (Spider Baby; The Night God Screamed). Co-producer Ed Carlin… Read More ›

Duel – USA, 1971

‘The most bizarre murder weapon ever used!’ Duel is a 1971 television thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg (Jaws; producer of Poltergeist) from a screenplay by Richard Matheson, based on his short story, originally published in Playboy magazine.   The film stars Dennis Weaver (What’s… Read More ›

Brain of Blood – USA, 1971

‘A blood-dripping brain transplant turns a maniac into a monster…’ Brain of Blood – also known as The Creature’s Revenge and The Undying Brain – is a 1971 American horror film directed by Al Adamson (Blood of Dracula’s Castle; Dracula vs. Frankenstein; Nurse Sherri) from a story by… Read More ›

The Corpse Grinders – USA, 1971

The Corpse Grinders is a 1971 American horror film directed by Ted V. Mikels (The Astro-Zombies, Blood Orgy of the She-Devils), from a screenplay co-written with actor Arch Hall Sr. and Joseph Cranston (The Crawling Hand). It stars Sean Kenney, Monika Kelly and Sanford… Read More ›

Necromania – USA, 1971

Necromania – on-screen title: Necromania: A Tale of Weird Love – is a 1971 American adult movie with a horror theme written and directed by Edward D. Wood, Jr (Plan 9 from Outer Space, Night of the Ghouls, Orgy of the Dead). The uncredited cast are… Read More ›

Wake in Fright aka Outback – Australia, USA

Wake in Fright  – aka Outback – is a 1971 Australian/American thriller film directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence (Halloween; The Mutations; Death Line) and Chips Rafferty. The screenplay was written by Evan Jones, based on Kenneth Cook’s 1961 novel of the same name. For many years, Wake in… Read More ›

Unman, Wittering and Zigo – UK, 1971

Unman, Wittering and Zigo is a 1971 British macabre thriller film directed by John Mackenzie and co-produced and starring David Hemmings, Douglas Wilmer and Tony Haygarth. It was adapted by Simon Raven (Incense for the Damned/Bloodsuckers) from Giles Cooper’s 1950s radio play of the same title. The notable cinematography is by Geoffrey Unsworth (Goodbye Gemini).Though… Read More ›

The Ωmega Man – USA, 1971

The Ωmega Man is a 1971 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by Boris Sagal, whose many TV credits include directing episodes of The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. It stars and starring Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash and Paul Koslo. It was written by John William Corrington and Joyce Corrington,… Read More ›

Vampire Circus – UK, 1971

Vampire Circus is a 1971 British supernatural horror feature film directed by Robert Young from a screenplay by Judson Kinberg. It was produced by Wildburg Stark and Michael Carreras (who was uncredited) for Hammer Film Productions. The movie stars Adrienne Corri (Madhouse), Thorley Walters (The Earth… Read More ›