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The Pit and the Pendulum

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The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

PG-13 80 min - Horror, Mystery, Thriller - 12 August 1961
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Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to believe. After some investigating he finds out that it was extreme fear that was fatal to his sister and that she may have been buried alive!

Director:  Roger Corman

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Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to believe. After some investigating he finds out that it was extreme fear that was fatal to his sister and that she may have been buried alive!


Collections: Roger Corman

Tagline: Betrayal cuts both ways!

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  12 August 1961

Box Office

Budget:  $200,000
Revenue:  $2,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Alta Vista Productions, American International Pictures (AIP)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 20 min

Piranha

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Piranha (1978)

R 94 min - Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Comedy - 3 August 1978
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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Director:  Joe Dante

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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.


Collections: Joe Dante

Tagline: A hideous death lurked unseen in the river...

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  3 August 1978

Box Office

Budget:  $660,000
Revenue:  $16,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  New World Pictures, Piranha Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 34 min

The Long Hair of Death

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The Long Hair of Death (1964)

96 min - Horror - 30 December 1964
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In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older daughter knows the real reason for the execution lies in the lord's sexual desire for her mother. After confronting the lord on the matter, she, too, is killed. A much younger daughter is spared and taken in by her mother's killers. Once she is of age, as a horrible, deadly plague sweeps the land, she marries the lord's worthless son. Then, during a brutal thunderstorm, the older daughter mysteriously reappears and begins to avenge her mother's death.

Director:  Antonio Margheriti

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In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older daughter knows the real reason for the execution lies in the lord's sexual desire for her mother. After confronting the lord on the matter, she, too, is killed. A much younger daughter is spared and taken in by her mother's killers. Once she is of age, as a horrible, deadly plague sweeps the land, she marries the lord's worthless son. Then, during a brutal thunderstorm, the older daughter mysteriously reappears and begins to avenge her mother's death.


Collections: Antonio Margheriti

Genres: Horror

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Country:   Italy
Language:  Italian
Release Date:  30 December 1964

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Cinegai S.p.A.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 36 min

Castle of Blood

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Castle of Blood (1964)

87 min - Horror - 27 February 1964
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A writer accepts a wager that he cannot spend the night alone in a haunted castle on All Soul's Eve. Once night falls at the castle, several who had been murdered therein return to life, reliving their deaths and seeking to kill the writer for his blood in a vain attempt to stay alive beyond that one night.

Writers:  Edgar Allan Poe

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A writer accepts a wager that he cannot spend the night alone in a haunted castle on All Soul's Eve. Once night falls at the castle, several who had been murdered therein return to life, reliving their deaths and seeking to kill the writer for his blood in a vain attempt to stay alive beyond that one night.



Tagline: The living and the dead change places in an orgy of terror!

Genres: Horror

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Country:   France,   Italy
Language:  Italian
Release Date:  27 February 1964

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Vulsinia Films, Giovanni Addessi Produzione Cinematografica, Ulysse Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 27 min

Shivers

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Shivers (1975)

R 88 min - Horror, Science Fiction - 10 October 1975
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The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Director:  David Cronenberg
Writers:  David Cronenberg

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Storyline

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.


Collections: David Cronenberg

Tagline: Going mad is just the beginning of the terror...

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Country:   Canada
Language:  English
Release Date:  10 October 1975

Box Office

Budget:  $179,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  DAL Productions, Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC), Cinépix

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min