Italian horror: Argento - Bava - Fulci - etc

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1.
A Bay of Blood (1971)
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An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out... (84 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
2.
Baron Blood (1972)
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A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor... (98 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
3.
Beyond the Door II (1977)
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A couple is terrorized in their new house haunted by the vengeful ghost of the woman's former husband who possesses her young son. (95 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
4.
Autopsy (1975)
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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.)
 
5.
Black Sabbath (1963)
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A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an... (92 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
6.
Black Sunday (1960)
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A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way. (87 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
7.
City of the Living Dead (1980)
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A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from the grave. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
8.
Deep Red (1975)
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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
 
9.
Demons (1985)
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A group of people are trapped in a large movie theater in West Berlin that is infected by ravenous demons who proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
 
10.
Demons 2 (1986)
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A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
 
11.
Horror Castle (1963)
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Women are being tortured to death with various torture devices in the dungeon of an old castle by a deformed, hooded, holocaust survivor. (84 mins.)
Director: Anthony Dawson
 
12.
Inferno (1980)
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An American college student in Rome and his sister in New York investigate a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches. (107 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
13.
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
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An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl. (85 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
14.
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
 
15.
Macabre (1980)
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A middle-aged woman, traumatized from the death of her adulterous lover, moves into a room at a New Orleans boarding house where the blind landlord becomes suspicious to her activities of continuing her affair with her dead lover. (89 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
 
16.
Mill of the Stone Women (1960)
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Hans arrives in a town near Amsterdam to write a story on the reclusive sculptor, Professor Val, who... (95 mins.)
Director: Giorgio Ferroni
 
17.
Mother of Tears (2007)
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Part three of the "Three Mothers" trilogy which takes place in Rome and has to do with Mater Lachrymarum (The Third Mother). (102 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
18.
A Cat in the Brain (1990)
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A horror film director is stalked by a mad psychiatrist/serial killer bent on killing people to model the killings after the director's gory death scenes from his movies. (87 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
19.
Opera (1987)
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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
 
20.
Phenomena (1985)
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A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders. (116 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
21.
Suspiria (1977)
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A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
22.
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
 
23.
Terror! Il castello delle donne maledette (1974)
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Brazzi plays mad Dr. Frankenstein, Dunn is an evil dwarf and Lugosi (no relation to Bela) is a Neanderthal man... (89 mins.)
 
24.
The Beyond (1981)
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A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell. (87 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
25.
The Card Player (2004)
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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
 
26.
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
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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
 
27.
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
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A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement. (86 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
28.
The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
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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
 
29.
The Psychic (1977)
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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
 
30.
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
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A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession. (120 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
31.
The Whip and the Body (1963)
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In the 19th century, a sadistic nobleman terrorizes the members of his family. He is found dead, but his ghost soon returns to haunt the residents of his castle. (91 mins.)
Director: John M. Old
 
32.
Trauma (1993)
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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
 
33.
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
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Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. (120 mins.)
 
34.
Zombi 3 (1988)
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When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated... (95 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
35.
Zombie (1979)
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Strangers looking for a woman's father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
36.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Pelts (2006)
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A sleazy, desperate fur trader who haunts a local strip club, gets his hands on some priceless raccoon furs that might be more than just priceless but cursed. (60 mins.)
 
37.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Jenifer (2005)
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While parked in a remote spot lunching Chinese food with his partner, Detective Frank Spivey saves a... (60 mins.)
 
38.
The Wax Mask (1997)
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Paris, 1900: a couple are horribly murdered by a masked man with a metal claw who rips their hearts out... (98 mins.)
 
39.
Sleepless (2001)
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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
 
40.
The House of Exorcism (1975)
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A total re-edit of Mario Bava's gothic classic Lisa and the Devil for US release in 1975. Cheesy exorcism scenes were shot to try to capitalize on the success of The Exorcist. (92 mins.)
 
41.
Giallo (2009)
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In Italy, a woman fears her sister may have been kidnapped. Inspector Enzo Avolfi fears it's worse. They team up to rescue her from a sadistic killer known only as Yellow. (92 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
42.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
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A writer is stalked by a serial killer after witnessing a murder attempt on one woman's life. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento