Most Popular Titles With Jesús Franco
1. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.
2. Tropical Inferno (1978)
75 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Somewhere in the jungles of South America mercenaries stop a truck which has allegedly loaded fruit. The cargo turns out to be six young women. Apprehended and handed over to the custody of the local women's prison.
3. Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Women's prison tale, with Lina Romay as Maria who is jailed after killing her father, played by director Jess Franco, who tries to rape her. Lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy round out the formula.
5. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
89 min | Horror
An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.
6. Eugenie (1970)
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.
7. Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
8. 99 Women (1969)
Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama
New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and ... See full summary »
Writers: Anya Corvin, Milo G. Cuccia, Carlo Fadda, Jesús Franco, Javier Péres Grober, Harry Alan Towers, Ornella Zanelli | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge, Herbert Lom
9. Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
90 min | Horror
Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile ... See full summary »
10. Count Dracula (1970)
PG | 98 min | Horror
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
11. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
12. A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her ... See full summary »
15. Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)
80 min | Drama, Adventure, Horror
16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women... See full summary »
16. Women Behind Bars (1975)
75 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things become even more interesting when his moll murders him and is slammed behind bars ... See full summary »
17. Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
73 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Timid, video game-loving DJ Santiago seemingly digs his own grave when he agrees to bring a violent criminal kingpin the head of Machine Gun Woman.
18. Venus in Furs (1969)
R | 86 min | Thriller
A musician finds the corpse of a beautiful woman on the beach. The woman returns from the dead to take revenge on the group of wealthy sadists responsible for her death.
19. Love Camp (1977)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A group of women are kidnapped by guerrillas and forced to serve as prostitutes for them in a jungle brothel. The sadistic female warden decapitates uncooperative girls.
Action, Fantasy, Horror | Filming
Cartoonist: Romeo Montague, a skilled (dying, bloated and drunken) former vampire-killer and his star-crossed bad-girl-with-a-gun partner: Julie Capuletti, returns in this campy, erotic sequel to the infamous cult-classic:'Frankenpimp'.
21. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)
134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
From TWI STUDIOS ( The fun, friendly makers of: FRANKENPIMP!, VIXEN HIGHWAY 2006: It Came From Uranus, & ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter ), comes this reimagining /... See full summary »
22. She Killed in Ecstasy (1971)
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 »
24. Vampire Killer Barbys (1996)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror
While driving on tour late night through a lonely road in the countryside of Spain, the van of the punk band "Killer Barbys" has an accident and breaks down. A creepy old man invites the ... See full summary »
25. Eugénie (1973)
X | 86 min | Drama, Thriller
Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power ... See full summary »
26. Hellhole Women (1981)
Unrated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In all the annals of exploitation cinema, there has never been anything quite like it: Take a luscious young bride (beautiful Playboy centerfold Ursula Fellner) thrust into a brutal prison ... See full summary »
27. The Story of Linda (1981)
88 min | Adventure, Crime
Betsy Norman is a happy assistant at a luxurious Spanish hotel. Shiela, the hotel owner, caters for all wishes of her clientele with another lucrative business, the brothel "Rio Amore" ... See full summary »
28. Les amazones du temple d'or (1986)
Not Rated | 86 min | Adventure
A woman, raised by an Amazon tribe after they killed her parents, seeks revenge on the tribe for their deaths by joining an expedition looking for the tribe's secret golden temple.
29. But Who Raped Linda? (1975)
76 min | Drama
A young woman is hired to care for an elderly man who lives on an island off the Greek coast. When she arrives there the man warns her that his daughters are evil and dangerous. The woman ... See full summary »
30. Oasis of the Zombies (1982)
Unrated | 82 min | Horror
An expedition searching for treasure supposedly buried by the German army in the African desert during WW II comes up against an army of Nazi zombies guarding the fortune.
31. Wicked Memoirs of Eugenie (1980)
96 min | Drama
Eugenie is the capricious daughter of a rich diplomat, living in a seaside resort in Spain. She exhibits her young and splendid body in the beach and night-clubs. She feels an incredible ... See full summary »
32. Women Without Innocence (1978)
76 min | Mystery, Thriller
Margarita, the only witness of a brutal murder, has temporary amnesia due to shock. She's sent to a psychiatric clinic where a masked man rapes her and kills another woman. She must piece her memory back together before he returns.
33. Tender Flesh (1997)
Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
A stripper and her sleazy boyfriend are invited by a wealthy woman and her lover to join them on her private island for a weekend of sex games in exchange for a large fee. When the couple ... See full summary »
35. Succubus (1968)
X | 79 min | Horror
Janine Reynaud stars as a nightclub stripper who free-floats through a spectral 60's landscape littered with dream-figures, dancing midgets and bizarre S&M games.
36. The Perverse Countess (1974)
87 min | Horror, Thriller
Two wealthy aristocrats lure a virginal girl to a Spanish island for a night of sex, death and cannibalism.
37. Macumba sexual (1983)
Unrated | 80 min | Horror
Princess Obongo, the Goddess of Unspeakable Lust, uses dark powers to ensnare a hapless couple of yuppies, so that she can imbue them with evil and conquer the world.
38. Faceless (1987)
98 min | Horror, Thriller
When model Barbara Hallen disappears in France, her father's private detective traces her steps to a private plastic surgery clinic run by Dr.Flamand.
40. Gemidos de placer (1983)
86 min | Thriller
A Man (Mayans) invites a Woman (Romay) to his house to live with him, just before the arrival of his wife (Vela) who is coming back from the insane asylum.
41. Che! (1969)
PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that ... See full summary »
42. Lorna the Exorcist (1974)
X | 81 min | Horror
A man is tormented by an ex-lover, Lorna, who is some kind of witch. She has a strange power over a number of women in the film, including the man's daughter, Linda.
43. Paula-Paula (2010 Video)
What you first need to understand before watching Jess Franco's Paula-Paula is that it's not a normal movie. There's not script, there's a beginning and ending, but something else in ... See full summary »
44. La fille de Dracula (1972)
87 min | Horror, Mystery
A young woman visits her gravely ill grandmother at the family estate. On her death bed, the old woman reveals to her granddaughter the family curse: they're all vampires. The young woman ... See full summary »
45. Midnight Party (1976)
75 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
A nightclub stripper hooks up with two playboys and ends up with an invitation to their midnight orgy.
Writers: Erwin C. Dietrich, Jesús Franco, Pierre-Claude Garnier, Marius Lesoeur, Julio Pérez Tabernero | Directors: Jesús Franco, Julio Pérez Tabernero | Stars: Lina Romay, Olivier Mathot, Claude Boisson, Monica Swinn
46. Zombie Lake (1981)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
50. Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt (1975)
82 min | Comedy, Crime
In Puerto Rico, a down-on-his-luck private detective is hired by a woman to take compromising photos of her husband, a notorioous nightclub owner. After he finishes the job, he finds ... See full summary »
51. Sexy Sisters (1977)
85 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Countess Edna Luise Von Stein keeps her disturbed sister Milly prisoner. Confined to her bed, Milly suffers from a deep sexual trauma resulting from being raped as a child by a muscular ... See full summary »
52. Don Quixote (1992)
116 min | Drama
The story of a Spanish gentlemen gone mad and his dim-witted squire sancho panza, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.
55. Emmanuelle Exposed (1982)
Unrated | 72 min | Drama
Emmanuelle is recently reunited with her husband, but at the next party, she gets drunk and strips nude for his friends. He returns to his lover. Later, a sober Emmanuelle tries to redeem ... See full summary »
58. Death of a Cyclist (1955)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed.
59. La mansión de los muertos vivientes (1985)
97 min | Horror
A group of vacationing waitresses visit a resort hotel on the Canary Islands, only to find that the former monastery's monks nearby have returned as living blind dead.
61. Das Frauenhaus (1977)
75 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Nightclub owner and erotic dancer Rita Blue uses her place as a front for working undercover as a spy. Motivated by her vehement hatred of men that stems from having been sexually abused as... See full summary »
62. The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein (1973)
94 min | Horror
Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race.
64. The Bloody Judge (1970)
PG | 84 min | Biography, Horror
Christopher Lee plays the Lord Chief Justice of 17th century England who condemns women as witches to further his political and sexual needs.
65. White Cannibal Queen (1980)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
A man who lost an arm and his family to a tribe of cannibals returns ten years later to bring back his teenager daughter, only to find that she grew up into a beautiful blonde woman who became the cannibals' queen.
66. L'éventreur de Notre-Dame (1975)
95 min | Horror
A madman conducts a private inquisition to exorcise demons by torturing women to death.
67. Al otro lado del espejo (1973)
82 min | Horror
A nightclub singer is haunted by the ghost of her late father. The dead man summons her through a mirror, forcing her to commit a series of violent crimes.
68. Sadist Erotica (1969)
92 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
"Red Lips" are two female detectives trying to find missing models and dancers. A pop artist called Klaus Thriller and his werewolf-like assistant, Morpho, are the main suspects for the ... See full summary »
69. Devil Hunter (1980)
Not Rated | 102 min | Horror
A Vietnam veteran heads to an island inhabited by cannibals to save a kidnapped model not only from her kidnappers, but also from the cannibals' lurking Devil god.
70. Diamonds of Kilimandjaro (1983)
Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A group of adventurers head to a primitive tribe in Africa to find a treasure of diamonds and a beautiful white girl who was lost years ago and was made the tribe's goddess.
71. Die Sklavinnen (1977)
70 min | Crime, Drama
When a woman has been found by the police she tells of being kidnapped, drugged and tortured by 'Arminda' (Lina Romay). For many years they have been trying to shut down Arminda's sex ... See full summary »
72. The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962)
Approved | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Dr. Orlof, a former prison doctor, abducts beautiful women from nightclubs and tries to use their skin to repair his daughter's fire-scarred face. He is assisted by Morpho, a deformed ... See full summary »
73. Plaisir à trois (1974)
80 min | Drama
After her recent release from a deep psychiatric care, a Libertine-styled countess goes back to very evil ways, trainer her sights on a pretty girl with the intention to destroy her after fully corrupting her body and soul.
74. Drácula contra Frankenstein (1972)
85 min | Horror
Dracula kills another innocent victim and Dr. Seward decides it's time to wipe him off the face of the earth. Armed with a hammer and a wooden stake, he arrives at Castle Dracula and duly ... See full summary »
75. The Devil Came from Akasava (1971)
84 min | Adventure, Thriller
A mineral is discovered which can turn metal to gold or humans into zombies. When the mineral is stolen, secret agents are sent in to get the mineral back!
76. The Lustful Amazons (1974)
88 min | Adventure
In medieval France, traveler Pygar tells he-man Karzan (Maciste in the French version) of his recent journey to a place called Antigua, and of its entire community of Amazons promising ... See full summary »
77. Cannibal Terror (1980)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
After botching a kidnapping, two criminals hide with their victim in a friends house in the jungle. After one of them rapes the friend's wife, they're left to be eaten by a nearby cannibal tribe.
81. Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969)
PG | 92 min | Adventure, Crime
An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth's oceans.
84. Call of the Blonde Goddess (1977)
89 min | Crime, Drama
Susan arrives in Haiti to live with her husband Jack, who lives with a lesbian housekeeper and Olga, a nymphomaniac platinum blonde, introduced to her as Jack's sister. Susan begins to have... See full summary »
85. La casa de las mujeres perdidas (1983)
Desdemona lives on an isolated island with her strange family: her father Mario, her stepmother Dulcinea and her mentally challenged sister Paulova. As the only inhabitants on the island ... See full summary »
86. Night of the Assassins (1974)
82 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Horror mystery about the residents of a Louisiana castle who are being murdered by a masked killer. When the family arrives for the reading of Marion's will, his wife is strapped to the ... See full summary »
87. Revenge in the House of Usher (1983)
93 min | Horror
Dr. Alan Harker receives an invitation and arrives at the house of his former professor at the Prague University, Roderic Usher, who lives with his housekeeper Helen in an old castle. Dr. ... See full summary »
88. Strange Voyage (1964)
92 min | Comedy, Crime
Paquita and her brother Venancio, both single and childish, live in a small town near Madrid. Their bossy eldest sister Ignacia, also an old maid, dominates them. One night, Paquita hears ... See full summary »
91. Incubus (2002 Video)
88 min | Horror
Twenty years ago an artist made a deal with a mysterious woman. In return for a successful life he would give his unborn daughter to her. Now with his daughter Lucy an adult, the strange woman has come to collect.
92. Pick-Up Girls (1981)
99 min | Action, Comedy
Private eye Al Crosby is paid by millionaire Harry Feldman to take his place at a meeting with Emilio, a gangster. He is drugged and photographed in compromising positions by two hookers, ... See full summary »
93. Fall of the Eagles (1989)
85 min | Drama, War
In World War II Germany, two young men--one an ardent Nazi and the other a secret anti-Nazi--are in love with the same woman, the daughter of a wealthy banker. The two join the army, and ... See full summary »
94. Killer Barbys vs. Dracula (2002)
Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Comedy, Music
The Killer Barbies (Silvia, Billy, Muerte, Jeyper-man, and guest Bela Blasko) are playing at Tivoli World... See full synopsis »
96. The Panther Squad (1984)
R | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A squad of female mercenaries take on an organization called Space Clean, which is dedicated to stopping space exploration.
97. The Diabolical Dr. Z (1966)
Unrated | 86 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Woman seeks to avenge her father's death by using a local dancer, with long poisonous fingernails, to do her bidding.
100. Ópalo de fuego: Mercaderes del sexo (1980)
96 min | Thriller
The Spanish language version omits the entire opening sequence that establishes the story line for the film... See full synopsis »