Great Underseen and Underappreciated Horror/Fantastique Titles

UPDATED!! I've decided to remove some better known titles, and there's some new stuff as well!

Some of the finest horror films ever made that are in a dire need of rediscovery!
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1.
Lisa and the Devil (1973)
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Surreal goings-on at a Spanish villa in this poetic horror fairytale, which was crassly re-edited into The House of Exorcism for US release. (95 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
2.
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
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A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress. (108 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
3.
Blood and Roses (1960)
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Young Carmilla is jealous of her friend's engagement, and her obsession leads her to the tomb of a female vampire... (87 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
4.
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
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Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world. (77 mins.)
Director: Jaromil Jires
 
5.
Un sussurro nel buio (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Martino is a young child who claims to have an invisible friend called Luca. His parents assume it is just a game, but strange things start to happen... (100 mins.)
 
6.
As Filhas do Fogo (1978)
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Woman living in São Paulo goes to Gramado, South of Brazil, to visit a friend of hers. Together, they meet an odd woman who engages in strange experiences in parapsychology. From then on, bizarre events are bound to happen. (98 mins.)
 
7.
Hotel Fear (1977)
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A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her. (92 mins.)
 
8.
Al otro lado del espejo (1973)
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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. (82 mins.)
Director: Jesús Franco
 
9.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The film takes place before, during and immediately after the engagement party of Dr.Henry Jekyll and Miss Fanny Osborne... (92 mins.)
 
10.
The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)
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Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother. (101 mins.)
 
11.
Laurin (1989)
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A small port at the turn of last century, embedded in a romantic river landscape with dense woods and a large castle ruin on a hill... (84 mins.)
Director: Robert Sigl
 
12.
Daughters of Darkness (1971)
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A newlywed couple are passing through a vacation resort. Their paths cross with a mysterious, strikingly beautiful countess and her aide. (87 mins.)
Director: Harry Kümel
 
13.
The Night of the Hunted (1980)
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A woman is taken to a mysterious clinic whose patients have a mental disorder in which their memories and identities are disintegrating as a result of a strange environmental accident. (87 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
14.
A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will... (92 mins.)
 
15.
Blood for Dracula (1974)
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An ailing vampire count travels to Italy with his servant to find a bride. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Morrissey
 
16.
Hands of the Ripper (1971)
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As a young child Jack the Ripper's daughter witnesses him kill her mother. As a young woman she carries on the murderous reign of her father. A psychiatrist tries to cure her with tragic consequences. (85 mins.)
Director: Peter Sasdy
 
17.
Baba Yaga (1973)
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A photographer finds herself falling under the spell of a witch. (91 mins.)
Director: Corrado Farina
 
18.
The Haunting of Julia (1977)
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After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children. (98 mins.)
 
19.
The Company of Wolves (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window. (95 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
20.
Night of the Walking Dead (1975)
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In a 19th century village, a young aristocrat suffering from a terminal disease finds herself being drawn to the underground world of vampires and their strange rituals. (90 mins.)
Director: León Klimovsky
 
21.
All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A woman recovering from a car accident in which she lost her unborn child finds herself pursued by a coven of devil worshipers. (94 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
22.
The House That Screamed (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Lilli Palmer owns and runs a school for wayward girls in France. Her absolute discipline has fostered a social order among the girls with rampant sex... (99 mins.)
 
23.
Poison for the Fairies (1984)
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A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn. (90 mins.)
 
24.
Venus in Furs (1969)
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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. (86 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
 
25.
They Have Changed Their Face (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In this allegory on capitalism, director of a known car corporation invites one of his employees to his country villa to give him the good news. He just got promoted. However, the old man is not what he seems and promotion has a price. (90 mins.)
Director: Corrado Farina
 
26.
Spirits of the Dead (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged... (121 mins.)
 
27.
Short Night of Glass Dolls (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An American journalist in Prague searches for his girlfriend who has suddenly disappeared. (97 mins.)
Director: Aldo Lado
 
28.
Le orme (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A woman is tormented by strange dreams of astronauts on the moon. She visits a deserted seaside town whose inhabitants know her even though she does not know them. (96 mins.)
Director: Luigi Bazzoni
 
29.
Leonor (1975)
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A female vampire rises from her crypt every night in search of children as her victims. (101 mins.)
 
30.
The Iron Rose (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young couple out for a walk decide to take a stroll through a large cemetery. As darkness begins to fall they realize they can't find their way out, and soon their fears begin to overtake them. (86 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
31.
Damned in Venice (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A blind boy receives a vision that warn him of the birth of the anti-christ. (95 mins.)
Director: Ugo Liberatore
 
32.
Malpertuis (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Malpertuis is a labyrinth where characters issued from the Greek mythology are made prisoners by Cassavius... (125 mins.)
Director: Harry Kümel
 
33.
The Psychic (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it... (95 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
34.
The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Gory remake of the Gaston Leroux classic story, only this time, the phantom is not disfigured, but a man who was raised by rats deep under the Paris Opera House. (99 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
35.
Demons of the Mind (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest and satanic possession. (89 mins.)
Director: Peter Sykes
 
36.
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination... (96 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
37.
The Demoniacs (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A gang of pirates rape the two sole survivors of a ship wreck. The violated girls are rescued by the strange inhabitants of a supposedly haunted island, where they are granted supernatural powers to strike revenge against the pirates. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
38.
Web of the Spider (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The journalist Alan Foster makes a bet than he can spend one night at the haunted Blackwood Castle. As he learns... (102 mins.)
 
39.
Symptoms (1974)
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A young woman is invited by her girlfriend, who lives in an English country mansion, to stay there with her. The estate, however, isn't quite what it seems--and neither is the friend who issued the invitation. (92 mins.)
Director: Joseph Larraz
 
40.
The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Horror thriller set in 17th century England about the children of a village slowly converting into a coven of devil worshipers. (97 mins.)
Director: Piers Haggard
 
41.
Death Smiles on a Murderer (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A man discovers an ancient Incan formula for raising the dead, and uses it for a series of revenge murders. (92 mins.)
 
42.
La comtesse perverse (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Two wealthy aristocrats lure a virginal girl to a Spanish island for a night of sex, death and cannibalism. (87 mins.)
Director: Clifford Brown
 
43.
Seven Dead in the Cat's Eye (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In a small Scottish village, horribly murdered bodies keep turning up. Suspicion falls upon the residents of a nearby castle that is haunted by a curse involving a killer cat. (95 mins.)
 
44.
Jonathan (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Unusual twist on vampire mythology supposes one important difference from most movies: daylight does not harm vampires... (110 mins.)
 
45.
The Night Child (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The titular medallion is a gift presented to young Nicole Elmi. Once the girl places the gift around her neck, she is possessed by the spirit of a dead child who was a murderess. (90 mins.)
 
46.
Lorna the Exorcist (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A man is tormented by an ex-lover, Lorna, who is some kind of witch. She has a strange power over a number of women in the film, including the man's daughter, Linda. (81 mins.)
Director: Clifford Brown
 
47.
The Unnaturals (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The characters engage in a séance at a mansion while a storm rages outside. During their stay, the film uses an extensive flashback structure to reveal the various criminal acts that each have perpetrated. (83 mins.)
 
48.
The Shiver of the Vampires (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
49.
Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood. (89 mins.)
Director: Franco Manera
 
50.
Requiem for a Vampire (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A vampire lures beautiful young women to his castle in Europe. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
51.
Two Orphan Vampires (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A pair of teenage girls, who are blind by day, but when the sun goes down, they roam the streets to quench their thirst for blood. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
52.
Las mariposas disecadas (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The pain of a lost love may drive you crazy. (106 mins.)
Director: Sergio Véjar
 
53.
City of Pirates (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island of pirates and encounters a man with multiple personalities. (111 mins.)
Director: Raoul Ruiz
 
54.
The Sinners of Hell (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A group of sinners involved in interconnected tales of murder, revenge, deceit and adultery all meet at the Gates of Hell. (101 mins.)
Director: Nobuo Nakagawa
 
55.
House (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A schoolgirl and six of her classmates travel to her aunt's country home, which tries to devour the girls in bizarre ways. (88 mins.)
 
56.
The Housemaid (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A composer and his wife are thrown into turmoil when a housemaid becomes more than they bargained for. (111 mins.)
Director: Ki-young Kim
 
57.
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country. (106 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
58.
Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A bed possessed by a demon spirit consumes its users alive. (77 mins.)
Director: George Barry
 
59.
The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The film depicts its protagonist, Joseph (Jan Nowicki), traveling through a dream-like world, taking... (124 mins.)
Director: Wojciech J. Has
 
60.
The Mansion of Madness (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The inmates of an insane asylum take over the institution, imprison the doctors and staff, and then put into play their own ideas of how the place should be run. (99 mins.)
 
61.
The Long Hair of Death (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older... (96 mins.)
Director: Anthony Dawson
 
62.
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events... (96 mins.)
Director: Philip Ridley
 
63.
Revenge in the House of Usher (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Dr. Alan Harker receives an invitation and arrives at the house of his former professor at the Prague University... (93 mins.)
Director: Jesús Franco
“ The Spanish cut "El Hundimiento de la Casa Usher", only! The subsequent retitled versions are completely re-edited and re-shot. ” - matheusmarchetti
 
64.
Celia (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia. (102 mins.)
Director: Ann Turner
 
65.
Morgiana (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Klara and Viktoria are sisters. Their father dies, leaving most of his property to Klara. When Klara becomes involved with a man that her sister loves, Viktoria begins to plot her murder. (100 mins.)
Director: Juraj Herz
 
66.
Empire of Passion (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A married woman and her lover murder her husband and dump his body into a well. After a while, his ghost comes to haunt them while the local gossip grows stronger. (105 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
67.
The Blood Spattered Bride (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young husband's sexual fantasies frighten his new wife and cause her to seek advice from Carmilla... (100 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
68.
La nuit des horloges (2007)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
69.
Mister Designer (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A famous artist strives to find the secret of eternal life through the beautiful mannequins he creates. (109 mins.)
Director: Oleg Teptsov
 
70.
The Rape of the Vampire (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
After a psychoanalyst unsuccessfully tries to convince four sisters that they are not 200 year old vampires, the Queen of the Vampires promulgates the cause of the Undead. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Rollin
 
71.
Shock Treatment (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Doctors at a rejuvenation clinic discover a formula that will prevent aging. However, it involves harvesting the blood and body parts of young men, a process that the doctors aren't particularly averse to. (91 mins.)
Director: Alain Jessua