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Color Me Blood Red (1965)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  13 October 1965 (USA)
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A crackpot artist kills various people to use their blood as his new crimson red color for his paintings.

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An eccentric artist is panned by a well-known critic at his opening for not having a good color sense, so he starts a new series, using his own blood to paint. Soon he is weakened and must find other sources of blood to continue his paintings. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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13 October 1965 (USA)  »

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Color Me Red  »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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Director Herschell Gordon Lewis cited Roger Corman's A Bucket of Blood (1959) as the main inspiration for Color Me Blood Red. See more »

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Gigi takes off her shoes to wade out in the pond to the watercycle. But in the next shot as she gets on the watercycle, her shoes are back on. See more »

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Rolf: Listen, pal, you'd be rude, too, if you saw your girl tied up, and a man with an axe in one hand and a bloody mess in the other. And a corpse outside there on the beach.
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14 August 2000 | by (Hemet, CA) – See all my reviews

Color Me Blood Red has a few good moments. I can honestly say it grossed me out a couple of times (I don't like razors.) The movie has a plot that keeps it fairly entertaining. The major down-fall is its low budget with some poor acting from the bit players. Some scenes are so bad they are funny which helps it. Overall grade: C-


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