Kim Newman's Nightmare Movies

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1.
Homicidal (1961)
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The brutal stabbing murder of a justice-of-the-peace sparks an investigation of dark family secrets in a sleepy small town in Southern California. (87 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
2.
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
 
3.
Premature Burial (1962)
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An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him. (81 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
4.
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
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Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War. (83 mins.)
 
5.
She-Devils on Wheels (1968)
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An all-female motorcycle gang, called 'The Maneaters' hold motorcycle races, as well as terrorize the residents of a small Florida town, and clash off against an all-male rival gang of hot-riders. (82 mins.)
 
6.
The Wizard of Gore (1970)
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A TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician whom has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending. (95 mins.)
 
7.
Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
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A murderous barber and his equally psychopathic friend, a baker, hatch a plan whereby the barber murders people and the baker makes them into pies to be sold in his shop. (79 mins.)
Director: Andy Milligan
 
8.
Guru, the Mad Monk (1970)
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A deranged 15th Century prison colony chaplain exploits his power to get money for his church including murder and grave robbing committed by his vampire mistress and one-eyed hunchback assistant. (62 mins.)
Director: Andy Milligan
 
9.
The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves Are Here! (1972)
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The daughter in a family of werewolves decides to put an end to the family curse. (91 mins.)
Director: Andy Milligan
 
10.
The Astro-Zombies (1968)
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The Plan - to build a super human; How? - by murdering innocent convenient victims and using various bits of them; The Result - Creatures on the rampage. (92 mins.)
Director: Ted V. Mikels
 
11.
The Corpse Grinders (1971)
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When the Lotus Cat Food Company finds itself in financial trouble, the owners decide to find a new, cheap source of meat -- the local graveyard... (72 mins.)
Director: Ted V. Mikels
 
12.
Blood Orgy of the She-Devils (1973)
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Lorraine and Mark enter the world of witchcraft where Mara foretells the future and helps them remember their past lives. When a series of mysterious murders begin to occur, they turn to Dr. Helsford for advice. (73 mins.)
Director: Ted V. Mikels
 
13.
Garden of the Dead (1972)
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Convicts on a chain gang sniff experimental formaldehyde fumes to get high. They attempt a prison break... (59 mins.)
Director: John Hayes
 
14.
The Child (1977)
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A newly hired house-keeper in a secluded area is alarmed to discover that her boss's eleven-year-old... (82 mins.)
 
15.
The Children (1980)
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A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails. (93 mins.)
Director: Max Kalmanowicz
 
16.
Bloodeaters (1980)
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After drug crops are sprayed with a chemical by a passing airplane, the growers of the crop are poisoned... (89 mins.)
Director: Charles McCrann
 
17.
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
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Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers. (79 mins.)
Director: Glen Coburn
 
18.
God Told Me To (1976)
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A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to." (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen