Swedish Horror And Terror In Film

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1.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ Original Titel: Det Sjunde Inseglet/ The Seventh Seal
Ingmar Bergman 1957 b/w
9/10 Dark drama ” - psychocosmic-1
 
2.
Damen i svart (1958)
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Private detectives Mr and Mrs John Hillman visits a friend in the country. While there they track down a murderer who is disguised as a ghost. (110 mins.)
Director: Arne Mattsson
“ Original Titel: Damen I Svart/ The Lady In Black
Arne Mattsson 1958 b/w
7/10 Thriller, Mystery ” - psychocosmic-1
 
3.
Mannequin in Red (1958)
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A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is... (108 mins.)
Director: Arne Mattsson
“ Original Titel: Mannekäng I Rött/ Mannequin In Red
Arne Mattsson 1958 color
8/10 Thriller, Mystery, First Giallo? ” - psychocosmic-1
 
4.
Invasion of the Animal People (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Aliens release a furry critter in the wilds of Lapland where it takes a woman captive and threatens a group of scientists. (55 mins.)
Director: Virgil W. Vogel
“ Original Titel: Rymd Invasion I Lappland/ Space Invasion In Lapland
Virgil W Vogel 1959 b/w US/ SWE
8/10 Science Fiction Exploitation ” - psychocosmic-1
 
5.
The Doll (1962)
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A lonely night watchman at a department store develops a fixation on one of the store's mannequins. He soon steals her and brings her to his home, where he can be with her all the time. One day, she comes to life... (96 mins.)
Director: Arne Mattsson
“ Original Titel: Vaxdockan/ The Waxdoll
Arne Mattsson 1962 b/w
8/10 Psychological Thriller ” - psychocosmic-1
 
6.
Lady in White (1962)
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A ghost called Vita Frun (White Lady) is accused of several murders. Detective Hillman is contacted to resolve the case. (109 mins.)
Director: Arne Mattsson
“ Original Titel: Vita Frun/ The White Wife
Arne Mattsson 1962 b/w
8/10 Thriller, Mystery ” - psychocosmic-1
 
7.
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
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While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has an emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires. (90 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ Original Titel: Vargtimmen/ Wolf Hour
Ingmar Bergman 1968 b/w
8/10 Psychological Horror Drama ” - psychocosmic-1
 
8.
Sensuous Sorceress (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A priest, Sven, and his wife Anna live in a lonely vicarage in northern Sweden. Anna has been suffering from nervous trouble... (99 mins.)
Director: Torgny Wickman
“ Original Titel: Skräcken Har 1000 Ögon/ Horror Have 1000 Eyes
Torgny Wickman 1970 color
7/10 Witchcraft, Erotic Horror ” - psychocosmic-1
 
9.
Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
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A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute. (104 mins.)
“ Original Titel: Thriller - En Grym Film/ Triller - A Cruel Picture
Bo A Vibenius 1974 color
7/10 Terror, Exploitation, Sex ” - psychocosmic-1
 
10.
In Search of Dracula (1975 Documentary)
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A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on the subject. (86 mins.)
Director: Calvin Floyd
“ Original Titel: Vem Var Dracula?/ Who Was Dracula?
Calvin Floyd 1975 color
7/10 Dracula Documentary ” - psychocosmic-1
 
11.
Terror of Frankenstein (1977)
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Victor Frankenstein's search for the secret of life leads to the creation of a monster that consumes his life and family. (92 mins.)
Director: Calvin Floyd
“ Original Titel: Victor Frankenstein
Calvin Floyd 1977 color SWE/ IRE
6/10 Frankenstein ” - psychocosmic-1
 
12.
The Sleep of Death (1980)
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Set in 1815, a young Englishman touring Europe encounters more than he bargained for. His pursuit of the beautiful Countess St... (90 mins.)
Director: Calvin Floyd
“ Original Titel: Ondskans Värdshus/ Inn of the Flying Dragon
Calvin Floyd 1981 color SWE/ IRE
? Vampire ” - psychocosmic-1
 
13.
The Visitors (1988)
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Frank, Sara and their two children have recently moved into the house of their dreams on the countryside... (109 mins.)
Director: Joakim Ersgård
“ Original Titel: Besökarna/ The Visitors
Joakim Ersgård 1988 color
7/10 Haunted House ” - psychocosmic-1
 
14.
Frostbitten (2006)
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Vampires terrorize a city in Norrbotten. (98 mins.)
Director: Anders Banke
“ Original Titel: Frostbiten/ Frostbitten
Anders Banke 2006 color
7/10 Vampires ” - psychocosmic-1
 
15.
Let the Right One In (2008)
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Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ Original Titel: Låt Den Rätte Komma In
Tomas Alfredsson 2008 color
8/10 Vampire ” - psychocosmic-1
 
16.
Kullamannen (1967 TV Series)
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Dr. Miller, Uncle Louis, Mrs. Werner and writer Harry - four classic characters. Who is evil and who is good - it is not entirely clear... (29 mins.)
“ Transl titel: The Hill Man
7 episodes
Leif Krantz 1967 b/w
9/10 Thriller, Mystery ” - psychocosmic-1
 
17.
Kråkguldet (1969 TV Series)
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Granhyttan in Sweden used to have rich mines. One day a suspicious couple, Signe and Orvar, arrives in the small town and retires in a purged hut... (30 mins.)
“ Transl Titel: The Crow Gold
6 episodes
Leif Krantz 1969 color
8/10 Thriller, Mystery ” - psychocosmic-1
 
18.
Stora skälvan (1972 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Leif Krantz
“ Transl Titel: The Big Chill
6 individual episodes
Leif Krantz 1972 color
8/10 Terror ” - psychocosmic-1
 
19.
Pojken med guldbyxorna (1975 Mini-Series)
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(175 mins.)
Director: Leif Krantz
“ Transl Titel: The Boy With The Gold Pants
6 episodes
Leif Krantz 1975 color
7/10 Mystery ” - psychocosmic-1