3.8/10
421
24 user 28 critic

Assignment Terror (1970)

Los monstruos del terror (original title)
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 »

Directors:

(as Tulio Demichelli), (uncredited) | 2 more credits »

Writer:

(story and screenplay) (as Jacinto Molina Alvarez)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A man has had a werewolf curse cast upon him. If he doesn't get rid of it, he turns into a killer werewolf when the moon is full.

Director: José María Zabalza
Stars: Paul Naschy, Perla Cristal, Verónica Luján
Certificate: GP Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A man suffers from the curse of lyncanthropy and seeks out the aid of a German doctor and his wife who are experts in the occult. Unknowingly, the cursed man has summoned two vampires ... See full summary »

Director: Enrique López Eguiluz
Stars: Paul Naschy, Dyanik Zurakowska, Manuel Manzaneque
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In Medieval France a warlock is be-headed and his wife tortured and executed. Hundreds of years later an isolated group of people discover his head buried on their property. Soon it comes ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Aured
Stars: Paul Naschy, Emma Cohen, Víctor Alcázar
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An evil witch brings back to life the infamous Elizabeth Bathory, who was executed several hundred years previously for murdering young woman and bathing in their blood.

Director: Paul Naschy
Stars: Paul Naschy, Julia Saly, Silvia Aguilar
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A man whose ancestors executed a witch is turned into a werewolf by modern-day descendants of the executed witch.

Director: Carlos Aured
Stars: Paul Naschy, Fabiola Falcón, Mariano Vidal Molina
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Waldemar, the renowned adventurer, joins an expedition to find the Yeti in the Himalayas. While hiking the mountains, he's captured by two cannibalistic demon nymphets guarding a remote ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Iglesias
Stars: Paul Naschy, Mercedes Molina, Silvia Solar
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Paul Naschy returns as El Hombre Lobo for the sixth time as he searches for a cure to his full moon maddness by visiting the grandson of the infamous Dr. Jekyll. What ensues next is a ... See full summary »

Director: León Klimovsky
Stars: Paul Naschy, Shirley Corrigan, Jack Taylor
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

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 »

Director: León Klimovsky
Stars: Paul Naschy, Gaby Fuchs, Barbara Capell
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Paul Naschy plays a hunchback with below average intelligence who works at the morgue. He is in love with a sickly girl who happens to be the only person who is kind to him. Each day he ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Aguirre
Stars: Paul Naschy, Rosanna Yanni, Víctor Alcázar
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals.

Directors: Steve Sekely, Freddie Francis
Stars: Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Paul Naschy's Spanish version of "The Mummy".

Director: Carlos Aured
Stars: Paul Naschy, Jack Taylor, María Silva
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Werewolf Waldemar Daninsky becomes a tool for a mad scientist.

Director: René Govar
Stars: Paul Naschy, Peter Beaumont, Monique Brainville
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Dr. Odo Warnoff
...
Maleva Kerstein
...
Inspector Tobermann
Patty Shepard ...
Ilsa (as Patty Sheppard)
Ángel del Pozo ...
Dr. Kerian (as Angel del Pozo)
...
Waldemar Daninsky (as Paul Naschi)
Manuel de Blas ...
Count Janos de Mialhoff
Peter Damon
Ferdinando Murolo ...
El monstruo de Farancksalan / Frankenstein Monster
Diana Sorel
Gene Reyes ...
Tao-Tet (The Mummy)
Luciano Tacconi
Ella Gessler
...
Dr. Don Uno
Helga Geissler ...
(as Ella Gessler)
Edit

Storyline

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 re-animate various earth monsters, including the werewolf Waldemar Daninsky, Frankenstein's monster (both played by Jacinto Molina), the mummy Tao-Tet, and the vampire Count de Meirhoff. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

24 February 1970 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Assignment Terror  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Paul Naschy's third performance as Waldemar Daninsky, and the only one that the character was a supporting role. The fourth would be "La Noche de Walpurgis." See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Their passion we believed their weakness is what makes them really strong.
4 August 2013 | by (Leesburg, FL) – See all my reviews

One has to question the basic premise of the film: creating monsters to destroy Earth so the aliens can take over. Why not just create a bunch of zombies to do the job faster?

This low budget science fiction/horror film is significant for two reasons.

It is the third in the Waldemar Daninsky/Werewolf series, and the only one were the Count plays a supporting role. It stars Paul Naschy as the Count, and he also wrote the story. Patty Shepard, who plays Ilsa in the film, also starred with Naschy in two other Daninsky features. An American who moved to Spain to star in over 50 Spanish films, she died this year.

It is the last film of Michael Rennie, who played Klaatu in The Day the Earth Stood Still (The 1951 original).

I don't know where the title Frankenstein vs. Dracula comes from, as Frankenstein was busy killing the Count over and over, even when he was in bed with one of Dr. Warnoff's (Rennie) assistant. At the end, Frankenstein takes on the Count after he transforms into the Wolfman. Place your bets as to the outcome.

Inspector Toberman (Craig Hill) seems to know all the tricks against the monsters in his mission to save Ilsa.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?