HORROR MOVIES FROM THE 1970s (1970-1979)by bigrudedude87 | created - 01 Aug 2013 | updated - 03 Sep 2013 | Public
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1. The Dunwich Horror (1970)
R | 90 min | Horror
Wilbur Whateley travels to the Arkham Miskatonic University to borrow the legendary Necronomicon. But, little does anyone know, Whateley isn't quite human...
2. Scars of Dracula (1970)
R | 96 min | Horror
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to ... See full summary »
3. Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
R | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Three distinguished English gentlemen accidentally resurrect Count Dracula, killing a disciple of his in process. The Count seeks to avenge his dead servant, by making the trio die in the hands of their own children.
5. The Wizard of Gore (1970)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
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.
6. Mark of the Devil (1970)
R | 90 min | Drama, History, Horror
In 1700s Austria, a witch-hunter's apprentice has doubts about the righteousness of witch-hunting when he witnesses the brutality, the injustice, the falsehood, the torture and the arbitrary killing that go with the job.
7. Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
R | 79 min | Horror
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.
8. The Blood Rose (1970)
R | 92 min | Horror
An artist becomes obsessed with restoring the beautiful face of his badly burned fiancée, resorting to blackmailing a plastic surgeon into a shady operation.
9. Girly (1970)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered.
aka Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny, and Girly
11. Count Yorga, Vampire (1970)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A couple invites a Count from Hungary, who recently immigrated to America, to conduct a seance for the woman's recently deceased mother, oblivious to the fact that he is actually a vampire.
13. Equinox (1970)
GP | 80 min | Horror, Adventure, Mystery
Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.
15. The Beast in the Cellar (1971)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Soldiers in a rural English town are being brutally murdered by an unknown creature. Two sisters living nearby realize they might understand what's happening.
16. Assignment Terror (1970)
87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens from a dying world plot to conquer earth by praying on man's superstitions. Bringing two dead scientists (Michael Rennie and Karin Dor) back to life, they use their knowledge to ... See full summary »
17. And Soon the Darkness (1970)
GP | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two young English women go on a cycling tour of the French countryside. When one of them goes missing, the other begins to search for her. But who can she trust?
18. El bosque del lobo (1970)
87 min | Drama
Benito Freire is a peddler who lives miserably in an environment dominated by ignorance and superstition. He is dedicated to peddling by the Galician towns and suffers severe attacks of ... See full summary »
21. Cry of the Banshee (1970)
GP | 91 min | Horror
In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona. Oona calls up a magical servant, a "banshee", to ... See full summary »
X | 87 min | Drama, Horror
An innocent girl goes to spend the weekend on an island with a woman and her brother, but soon she finds herself entangled in a web of dream-like sexual experiments.
23. Dorian Gray (1970)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
aka The Evils of Dorian Gray
24. House of Dark Shadows (1970)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Vampire Barnabas Collins is accidentally released from his centuries-long confinement at his family's estate in Maine. He targets his clueless descendants who live there now and pursues Maggie, the incarnation of his lost love.
26. Goodbye Gemini (1970)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Unnaturally close, jet-setting twins become enmeshed in the Swinging London scene, where their relationship is strained after they befriend a predatory hustler and his girlfriend.
27. Incense for the Damned (1970)
R | 82 min | Horror
A group of friends search for a young English Oxford student who has disappeared whilst researching in Greece. They are shocked to find that, wherever he has been, certain unsolved murders ... See full summary »
aka Incense for the Damned
28. Lokis. Rekopis profesora Wittembacha (1970)
100 min | Fantasy, Horror
A pastor studying folklore in remote parts of 19th century Lithuania is invited to stay with a young nobleman. His mother is sequestered and mad. It seems she has been attacked by a bear as... See full summary »
30. Jonathan (1970)
110 min | Horror, Drama
In a apocalyptic 19th century landscape where wealthy vampires have taken over the world, a group of humans prepare an uprising, and select an adventurous young man to track down the leader of the undead and destroy him.
31. Venus Flytrap (1970)
Unrated | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A mad scientist uses thunder and lightning to turn carnivorous plants into man-eating creatures.
aka The Revenge of Dr. X
34. El vampiro de la autopista (1971)
90 min | Horror
Some kind of sadist, but not human, is murdering people. A doctor is convinced that the killings are the evil workings of a reclusive odd baron who died many years ago.
36. Awakening of the Beast (1970)
93 min | Drama, Horror
Psychiatrist experiments LSD on 4 volunteers, to investigate Coffin Joe's influence over them. Each patient presents a different reaction, involving sex, perversion and sadism.
37. A Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970)
GP | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
38. Scream and Scream Again (1970)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London; the police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
40. Crescendo (1970)
PG | 83 min | Horror, Thriller
A young American woman Susan Roberts goes to the south of France to do her thesis research on a recently deceased composer, staying with his eccentric relatives.
41. I Drink Your Blood (1970)
R | 83 min | Horror
A group of hippies wreak havoc on a small town and a young boy, whose grandfather and sister were attacked by them, decides to get even, with deadly results.
42. Cauldron of Blood (1970)
GP | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A blind sculptor works on his magnum opus unaware that the skeletons he has been using for armatures are the remains of the victims of his evil wife and that he is the next target.
43. La morte risale a ieri sera (1970)
93 min | Crime, Drama
A chief police inspector investigates the disappearance of a 25-year-old, intellectually disabled woman, the daughter of a lonely widower. After she turns up dead, the cops race to find the... See full summary »
aka Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion
44. Le foto proibite di una signora per bene (1970)
Not Rated | 93 min | Mystery, Thriller
A triangle of friendship, love, sex, and, perhaps, murder. Minou is newly married to Peter, a businessman in debt as he works to bring a new product to market. They met through Dominique, ... See full summary »
45. 5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970)
Not Rated | 78 min | Mystery, Thriller
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.
aka 5 Dolls for an August Moon
46. Night of the Bloody Transplant (1970)
R | Horror
Amateur film about a doctor who performs an illegal heart transplant only to have his drunken brother botch it. Film features actual open-heart surgery footage, as well as scenes of body ... See full summary »
47. Ijo geodam (1970)
81 min | Horror
Prince Yeongsangon lusts after Ya-hwa wo rebuffs his advances. As a result, Ya-hwa's husband, Pil-woo, is branded a traitor and executed. Ya-hwa commits suicide by slitting her own throat. ... See full summary »
49. In the Folds of the Flesh (1970)
92 min | Drama, Thriller, Horror
The guests of a villa are killed off one by one by their hosts. Incest, decapitations and a cyanide bath feature amongst the other bizarre delights.
aka In the Folds of the Flesh
50. The Nude Vampire (1970)
88 min | Horror
A young man falls in love with a beautiful woman being chased by sinister masked figures at night. He tries to track her down, and learns she's being held captive by his father and colleagues who believe she's a vampire.
51. Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen (1970)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
The inhabitants of an institution in a remote country rebel against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion are by turns humorous, boring and alarming. An allegory on the problematic nature ... See full summary »
52. Night Slaves (1970 TV Movie)
72 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man and his wife find themselves stranded in a small western town. He discovers that a strange force has turned the residents into zombies, and runs into a beautiful woman who he believes is the key to the mystery.
53. A Quiet Place to Kill (I) (1970)
94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A race-car driver whose life, both personal and professional, is in a rapid downfall is invited by her ex-husband's new wife to stay at their plush estate. The two women form a bond, and ... See full summary »
55. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
57. The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971)
R | 82 min | Horror
Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a ... See full summary »
58. A Bay of Blood (1971)
R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The murder of a wealthy heiress by her husband triggers a series of brutal killings in the surrounding bay area.
aka Twitch of the Death Nerve aka Last House on the Left Part 2
59. Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife, much in the same way tarantulas are killed by the black ... See full summary »
61. The Devils (1971)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
65. Hands of the Ripper (1971)
R | 85 min | Horror
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.
67. Simon, King of the Witches (1971)
R | 99 min | Horror
Simon, a young man with magic powers, invokes the help of the evil forces in order to take revenge on a man who cheated him with a bad cheque.
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Horror
An American actress inherits a castle in Transylvania. What she doesn't know is that her ancestor, the Baroness Catali, was in actuality a vampire countess, and emerges from her tomb to ravage the nearby village and Catholic seminary.
aka The Vampire Happening
69. La plus longue nuit du diable (1971)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror
Six of seven tourists in a east European castle overnight are victims of a helper of the devil. Is Satan willing to spare their souls?
aka The Devil's Nightmare
71. Blood and Lace (1971)
R | 87 min | Horror
After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage run by Mrs. Deere and her handyman. ... See full summary »
72. Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)
PG | 94 min | Horror
An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magical powers. Her spirit returns in the form of a young girl and strange things start to happen.
73. I, Monster (1971)
PG | 75 min | Horror
Christopher Lee stars in the Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous ... See full summary »
74. Countess Dracula (1971)
PG | 93 min | Horror
In medieval Europe aging Countess Elisabeth rules harshly with the help of lover Captain Dobi. Finding that washing in the blood of young girls makes her young again she gets Dobi to start ... See full summary »
75. The Return of Count Yorga (1971)
R | 97 min | Horror
Count Yorga continues to prey on the local community while living by a nearby orphanage. He also intends to take a new wife, while feeding his bevy of female vampires.
77. Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Horror
During summer break, two bored Catholic schoolgirls vow to become Satanists and play a series of increasingly dangerous and morbid games.
78. Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay (1971)
86 min | Horror
Two French girls get lost in the woods and accidentally enter the realm of sorceress Morgana Le Fay - who gives them the choice of either staying young forever as her lovers, or rot in a dungeon for eternity.
aka Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay
79. Werewolves on Wheels (1971)
R | 85 min | Horror
A biker gang visits a monastery where they encounter black-robed monks engaged in worshipping Satan. When the monks try to persuade one of the female bikers, Helen, to become a satanic ... See full summary »
80. Twins of Evil (1971)
R | 87 min | Horror
A religious sect led by Gustav Weil hunts all women suspected of witchcraft, killing a number of innocent victims. Young Katy, Gustav's niece, will involve herself in a devilish cult, and become an instrument of Justice in the region.
82. See No Evil (1971)
GP | 89 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young blind woman is pursued by a maniac while staying with family in their country manor.
aka The Blind Terror
83. Honey Britches (1971)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
This is the story of four jewel thieves on the run who decide to hole up with a hillbilly couple until the search for them slackens off.
Votes: 426 | Gross: $0.38M
aka Demented Death Farm Massacre
84. The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery
A wealthy pervert lures beautiful young women to his castle so he can have his way with them.
aka The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave
86. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
87. The Mephisto Waltz (1971)
R | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Alan Alda's character is a music journalist whose career as a piano player came to an end when his debut concert received undeservedly scathing reviews.
88. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
GP | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
89. 4 mosche di velluto grigio (1971)
PG | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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?
90. Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A recently institutionalized woman has bizarre experiences after moving into a supposedly haunted country farmhouse and fears she may be losing her sanity once again.
91. What the Peeper Saw (1972)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A wealthy author's second wife begins to suspect that her 12 year old stepson may have murdered his mother, who mysteriously died in a bathtub accident.
aka Night Hair Child
92. The Velvet Vampire (1971)
R | 80 min | Horror
Sleepy-eyed nice guy Lee Ritter and his vapid, but pretty wife, Susan accept the invitation of mysterious vixen Diane LeFanu to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Tensions arise when ... See full summary »
94. Sie tötete in Ekstase (1971)
Unrated | 73 min | Horror
A young doctor kills himself after a medical committee terminates his research into human embryos, considering it too inhumane. His wife then seeks revenge on those who drove her husband to... See full summary »
95. Crucible of Terror (1971)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror
An obsessed sculptor kills a young woman to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.
98. Alien Terror (1971)
90 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
In the European village of Gudenberg in 1890, Prof. Mayer and his assistant Isabel have created a powerful ray machine. One of the powerful rays is shot into space and attracts a flying ... See full summary »
aka The Incredible Invasion
100. Lust for a Vampire (1971)
R | 91 min | Horror
In 1830, forty years to the day since the last manifestation of their dreaded vampirism, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful ... See full summary »