Most Popular Titles With Jesús Franco
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1. Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
90 min | Horror
Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile ... See full summary »
2. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.
3. Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Women's prison tale, with Lina Romay as Maria who is jailed after killing her father, played by director Jess Franco, who tries to rape her. Lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy round out the formula.
4. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
5. 99 Women (1969)
Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama
New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and ... See full summary »
Writers: Anya Corvin, Milo G. Cuccia, Carlo Fadda, Jesús Franco, Javier Péres Grober, Harry Alan Towers, Ornella Zanelli | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge, Herbert Lom
6. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
89 min | Horror
An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.
8. Eugenie (1970)
X | 87 min | Drama, Horror
An innocent girl goes to spend the weekend on an island with a woman and her brother, but soon she finds herself entangled in a web of dream-like sexual experiments.
9. A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her ... See full summary »
10. We Are 18 Years Old (1959)
78 min | Comedy
Comedy about the surreal holiday of two teenage Spanish girls, where they meet a bizarre assortment of villains and new friends.
11. Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
12. Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
73 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Timid, video game-loving DJ Santiago seemingly digs his own grave when he agrees to bring a violent criminal kingpin the head of Machine Gun Woman.
13. Women Behind Bars (1975)
75 min | Crime, Thriller
A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things become even more interesting when his moll murders him and is slammed behind bars ... See full summary »
15. Count Dracula (1970)
PG | 98 min | Horror
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
16. Love Camp (1977)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A group of women are kidnapped by guerrillas and forced to serve as prostitutes for them in a jungle brothel. The sadistic female warden decapitates uncooperative girls.
17. Tropical Inferno (1978)
75 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Somewhere in the jungles of South America mercenaries stop a truck which has allegedly loaded fruit. The cargo turns out to be six young women. Apprehended and handed over to the custody of the local women's prison.
18. The Story of Linda (1981)
88 min | Adventure, Crime
Betsy Norman is a happy assistant at a luxurious Spanish hotel. Shiela, the hotel owner, caters for all wishes of her clientele with another lucrative business, the brothel "Rio Amore" ... See full summary »
19. Succubus (1968)
X | 79 min | Horror
Janine Reynaud stars as a nightclub stripper who free-floats through a spectral 60's landscape littered with dream-figures, dancing midgets and bizarre S&M games.
20. Die Marquise von Sade (1976)
79 min | Adult, Drama, Horror
A lonely aristocrat Miss Gray has a twin sister who's in an asylum. They share a strange bond. Miss Gray is rational but frigid while her sister is insane yet feels sexual pleasure for both... See full summary »
21. Tender Flesh (1997)
Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
A stripper and her sleazy boyfriend are invited by a wealthy woman and her lover to join them on her private island for a weekend of sex games in exchange for a large fee. When the couple ... See full summary »
22. Vampire Killer Barbys (1996)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror
While driving on tour late night through a lonely road in the countryside of Spain, the van of the punk band "Killer Barbys" has an accident and breaks down. A creepy old man invites the ... See full summary »
23. Jack the Ripper (1976)
R | 87 min | Drama, Thriller
A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
24. Hellhole Women (1981)
Unrated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In all the annals of exploitation cinema, there has never been anything quite like it: Take a luscious young bride (beautiful Playboy centerfold Ursula Fellner) thrust into a brutal prison ... See full summary »
25. The Perverse Countess (1974)
87 min | Horror, Thriller
Two wealthy aristocrats lure a virginal girl to a Spanish island for a night of sex, death and cannibalism.
26. Zombie Lake (1981)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
27. Al otro lado del espejo (1973)
82 min | Horror
A nightclub singer is haunted by the ghost of her late father. The dead man summons her through a mirror, forcing her to commit a series of violent crimes.
31. Rio 70 (1969)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Adventure
Sumuru, the beautiful leader of the all-female kingdom of Femina, plans to use her women to take over the world.
33. Venus in Furs (1969)
R | 86 min | Thriller
A musician finds the corpse of a beautiful woman on the beach. The woman returns from the dead to take revenge on the group of wealthy sadists responsible for her death.
34. Midnight Party (1976)
75 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
A nightclub stripper hooks up with two playboys and ends up with an invitation to their midnight orgy.
Writers: Erwin C. Dietrich, Jesús Franco, Pierre-Claude Garnier, Marius Lesoeur, Julio Pérez Tabernero | Directors: Jesús Franco, Julio Pérez Tabernero | Stars: Lina Romay, Olivier Mathot, Claude Boisson, Monica Swinn
Action, Fantasy, Horror | Filming
Cartoonist: Romeo Montague, a skilled (dying, bloated and drunken) former vampire-killer and his star-crossed bad-girl-with-a-gun partner: Julie Capuletti, returns in this campy, erotic sequel to the infamous cult-classic:'Frankenpimp'.
37. Paula-Paula (2010 Video)
What you first need to understand before watching Jess Franco's Paula-Paula is that it's not a normal movie. There's not script, there's a beginning and ending, but something else in ... See full summary »
38. Che! (1969)
PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that ... See full summary »
39. Macumba sexual (1983)
Unrated | 80 min | Horror
Princess Obongo, the Goddess of Unspeakable Lust, uses dark powers to ensnare a hapless couple of yuppies, so that she can imbue them with evil and conquer the world.
40. Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt (1975)
82 min | Comedy, Crime
In Puerto Rico, a down-on-his-luck private detective is hired by a woman to take compromising photos of her husband, a notorioous nightclub owner. After he finishes the job, he finds ... See full summary »
41. Sie tötete in Ekstase (1971)
73 min | Horror
A young doctor kills himself after a medical committee terminates his research into human embryos, considering it too inhumane. His wife then seeks revenge on those who drove her husband to... See full summary »
42. L'éventreur de Notre-Dame (1975)
95 min | Horror
A madman conducts a private inquisition to exorcise demons by torturing women to death.
43. Oasis of the Zombies (1982)
Unrated | 82 min | Horror
An expedition searching for treasure supposedly buried by the German army in the African desert during WW II comes up against an army of Nazi zombies guarding the fortune.
44. Don Quixote (1992)
116 min | Drama
The story of a Spanish gentlemen gone mad and his dim-witted squire sancho panza, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.
45. Faceless (1987)
98 min | Horror, Thriller
When model Barbara Hallen disappears in France, her father's private detective traces her steps to a private plastic surgery clinic run by Dr.Flamand.
46. Emmanuelle Exposed (1982)
Unrated | 72 min | Drama
Emmanuelle is recently reunited with her husband, but at the next party, she gets drunk and strips nude for his friends. He returns to his lover. Later, a sober Emmanuelle tries to redeem ... See full summary »
47. La mansión de los muertos vivientes (1985)
97 min | Horror
A group of vacationing waitresses visit a resort hotel on the Canary Islands, only to find that the former monastery's monks nearby have returned as living blind dead.
48. Les amazones du temple d'or (1986)
Not Rated | 86 min | Adventure
A woman, raised by an Amazon tribe after they killed her parents, seeks revenge on the tribe for their deaths by joining an expedition looking for the tribe's secret golden temple.
49. Diamonds of Kilimandjaro (1983)
Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A group of adventurers head to a primitive tribe in Africa to find a treasure of diamonds and a beautiful white girl who was lost years ago and was made the tribe's goddess.
50. Eugénie (1973)
X | 86 min | Drama, Thriller
Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power ... See full summary »