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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)

 -  Horror  -  28 February 1965 (USA)
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Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to... See full summary »

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Roy Castle ...
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Max Adrian ...
Ann Bell ...
Ann Rogers (segment 2 "Creeping Vine")
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Eric Landor (segment 4 "Disembodied Hand")
Jennifer Jayne ...
Nicolle Carroll (segment 5 "Vampire")
Neil McCallum ...
Jim Dawson (segment 1 "Werewolf")
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Alan Freeman ...
Bill Rogers (segment 2 "Creeping Vine")
Peter Madden ...
Caleb (segment 1 "Werewolf")
Kenny Lynch ...
Sammy Coin (segment 3 "Voodoo")
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Jerry Drake (segment 2 "Creeping Vine")
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Dr. Bob Carroll (segment 5 "Vampire")
Harold Lang ...
Roy Shine (segment 3 "Voodoo")
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Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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Acclaimed as "THE FEAR OF THE YEAR"

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Horror

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28 February 1965 (USA)  »

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The Blood Suckers  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

First feature film of Roy Castle. See more »

Goofs

Franklyn Marsh does not touch the deck three times as is necessary according to Dr Terror around the beginning of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Hopkins: Plant like that... could take over the world.
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References The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) See more »

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Dambala
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Music by Boscoe Holder
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Cheesy,but enjoyable horror movie from Amicus.
19 March 2001 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

I simply admire those 60's and early 70's English horror movies from Amicus.They're so charming and fun to watch(albeit sometimes goofy)that I really appreciate this kind of entertainment.Christopher Lee is excellent as usual and the rest of the cast is also splendid.The film contains five rather weird stories.The best one-The Disembodied Hand involves an art critic,who is terrorized by a severed hand.By today's standards "Doctor Terror's House of Horrors" isn't very scary or violent,but it features some really creepy scenes.All in all this is simply a must-see for fans of the English horror.My rating:7/10.


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