Giallo

"Giallo" Films I've seen, from best to worst
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1.
Deep Red (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried. (126 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
2.
The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
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Stefano, a young restorer, is commissioned to save a controversial mural located in the church of a small, isolated village. (110 mins.)
Director: Pupi Avati
 
3.
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders. (102 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
4.
Tenebre (1982)
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An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book. (101 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
5.
Evil Eye (1963)
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A tourist witnesses a murder and finds herself caught up in a series of bloody killings. (86 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
6.
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
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A shadowy killer in black brutally murders fashion models. (88 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
7.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A witness of an attack, a writer becomes stalked by a serial killer. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
8.
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer. (115 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
9.
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A musician is stalked by an unknown killer who's blackmailing him for an accidential killing of another stalker. But is everything what it appears to be? (104 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
10.
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A teacher who is having an affair with one of his students takes her out on a boat. They see a knife killing on shore... (103 mins.)
 
11.
A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young woman is accused of murdering her debauched neighbor after dreaming it. Was she set up, or did she really do it? (104 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
12.
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
 
13.
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
 
14.
Sleepless (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus. (117 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
15.
Nothing Underneath (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A serial killer roams the city of Milan, Italy, using scissors to assassinate and kill top-models. A... (90 mins.)
Director: Carlo Vanzina
 
16.
The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother. (101 mins.)
 
17.
One on Top of the Other (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead. (97 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
18.
Autopsy (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders. (100 mins.)
 
19.
Watch Me When I Kill (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer... (95 mins.)
Director: Antonio Bido
 
20.
The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A girl is murdered in a park. The man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue. (95 mins.)
Director: Duccio Tessari
 
21.
Paranoia (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A rich and lonely American widow befriends two young people whose motives become suspect. (91 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
22.
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer. (98 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
23.
Knife of Ice (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident... (91 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
24.
Death Walks at Midnight (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Valentina, a beautiful fashion model, takes an experimental drug as part of a scientific experiment... (103 mins.)
Director: Luciano Ercoli
 
25.
So Sweet... So Perverse (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Jean, a French businessman's life is forever changed when he overhears a brutal attack. Upon further investigation... (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
26.
The Weekend Murders (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A family goes to a British estate to hear the reading of a will and while there they are murdered one by one. (98 mins.)
Director: Michele Lupo
 
27.
Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A bridal design shop owner kills various young brides-to-be in an attempt to unlock a repressed childhood trauma that's causing him to commit murder. (88 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
28.
The Sunday Woman (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Police commissioner Santamaria is investigating the murdering of the ambiguous architect Mr. Garrone... (105 mins.)
Director: Luigi Comencini
 
29.
Sweets from a Stranger (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A serial killer is terrifying the prostitutes in a big Italian city. After few barbaric murdering four prostitutes Lena... (91 mins.)
Director: Franco Ferrini
 
30.
The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When two sisters inherit their family castle, a string of murders committed by a mysterious dark haired... (100 mins.)
 
31.
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail begins with the mysterious death of a millionaire and spirals into the murder of his suddenly rich wife, which draws the attention of a dogged investigator, who follows a trail of blood to the bitter end. (90 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
32.
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise... (94 mins.)
Director: Anthony Ascott
 
33.
The Dead Are Alive (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A photographer on an archaeological expedition digging up Etruscan ruins in Italy begins to suspect that not all the Etruscans buried there are actually dead. (105 mins.)
 
34.
Death Walks on High Heels (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A famed jewel thief named Rochard is slashed to death on a train. His daughter Nicole, a famous nightclub performer in Paris... (105 mins.)
Director: Luciano Ercoli
 
35.
Opera (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself. (107 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
36.
Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The owner of a prestigious New York ballet school teams up with a male model to solve a series of bizarre murders of a few of the students. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
37.
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
 
38.
5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A small group of people come to an island to relax but soon find themselves trapped on the island with a murderer in their midst. (88 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
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40.
The Card Player (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A Rome policewoman teams up with a British Interpol agent to find a crafty serial killer whom plays a taunting game of cat-and-mouse with the police by abducting and killing young women and showing it over an Internet web cam. (103 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
41.
Trauma (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A young man tries to help a teenage European girl whom escaped from a clinic hospital after witnessing the murder of her parents by a serial killer and they try to find the killer before the killer finds them. (106 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
42.
Bugie rosse (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A journalist is after a scoop in a homosexual environment. (89 mins.)
 
43.
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
 
44.
Eyeball (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A maniac Killer in red cape and hood is killing off American tourists on a tour bus by gouging out thier eyeballs. (100 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
45.
The Flower with the Deadly Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A wealthy doctor Andrea Valenti (Gianni Garko) accidentally kills his mistress, then the doctor falls victim of blackmail. (90 mins.)
 
46.
The Crimes of the Black Cat (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A blind pianist tries to figure out who is responsible for a string of murders using a black cat with its claws dipped in curare. (90 mins.)
Director: Sergio Pastore
 
47.
A Blade in the Dark (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity. (110 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
 
48.
La ragazza di Cortina (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
(93 mins.)
Director: Maurizio Vanni
 
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Play Motel (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A reporter and his girlfriend investigate deaths surrounding a hotel where several prominent people go to have sex. (90 mins.)
Director: Roy Garrett