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)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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  
In London, the Italian gym teacher Enrico 'Henry' Rosseni is having a love affair with his eighteen year-old student Elizabeth Seccles... (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. (103 mins.)
 
17.
One on Top of the Other (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 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 6.5/10 X  
When a girl is murdered in a park, a 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 6.1/10 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.
The Fifth Cord (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An alcoholic journalist finds himself on the trail of a murderer after the police make him a suspect in their investigation. (90 mins.)
Director: Luigi Bazzoni
 
24.
Knife of Ice (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident... (91 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
25.
The Sunday Woman (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Police commissioner Santamaria is investigating the murdering of the ambiguous architect Mr. Garrone... (105 mins.)
Director: Luigi Comencini
 
26.
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A college film student, obsessed with the works of Alfred Hitchcock, investigates a murder committed in the apartment building across from his and suspects that his seductive neighbor hired a girlfriend to commit the deed. (93 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
27.
The Young, the Evil and the Savage (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The corpses are piling up at St. Hilda's School for Girls, leaving top cop Michael Rennie with more than the usual suspects... (98 mins.)
Director: Anthony Dawson
 
28.
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
 
29.
So Sweet... So Perverse (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Jean, a French businessman's life is forever changed when he overhears a brutal attack. Upon further investigation... (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
30.
The Weekend Murders (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 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
 
31.
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.)
 
32.
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
 
33.
Sweets from a Stranger (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 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
 
34.
The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young newlywed couple from America returns to Geneva to visit Marcel's home town. Once there he is... (95 mins.)
 
35.
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
 
36.
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.)
 
37.
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... (108 mins.)
Director: Luciano Ercoli
 
38.
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
 
39.
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
 
40.
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
 
41.
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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43.
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
 
44.
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
 
45.
The Final Scoop (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.)
 
46.
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A series of murders are committed near the estate of a degenerate author and his wife. (96 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
47.
Eyeball (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A maniac killer in a red cape and hood is killing off American tourists on a tour bus by gouging out their eyeballs. (100 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
48.
The Flower with the Deadly Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A wealthy doctor Andrea Valenti (Gianni Garko) accidentally kills his mistress, then the doctor falls victim of blackmail. (90 mins.)
 
49.
The Crimes of the Black Cat (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 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
 
50.
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
 
51.
La ragazza di Cortina (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
(93 mins.)
Director: Maurizio Vanni
 
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53.
Delitti e profumi (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Eddy is the detective of a general store. His girl is Barbara who works in the same store. Barbara receives a gift... (95 mins.)
 
54.
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