MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 44,704 this week

X312 - Flight to Hell (1971)
"X312 - Flug zur Hölle" (original title)

4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 167 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 6 critic

A plane leaving the turmoil of a South American country in the midst of a revolution crash-lands in the Amazon jungle in Brazil. Among the passengers are a corrupt banker who is smuggling ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Jess Frank)

Writers:

(story) (as Art Bern) , (dialogue), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 72 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: X312 - Flight to Hell (1971)

X312 - Flight to Hell (1971) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of X312 - Flight to Hell.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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 »

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Conrado San Martín, Diana Lorys, Howard Vernon
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

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.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Lina Romay, Paul Muller, Monica Swinn
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A madman conducts a private inquisition to exorcise demons by torturing women to death.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Lina Romay, Catherine Lafferière, Jesús Franco
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A mad scientist uses his army of mechanical monsters to control people who have Type O blood.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Eddie Constantine, Françoise Brion, Fernando Rey
Devil Hunter (1980)
Adventure | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

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.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Ursula Buchfellner, Al Cliver, Antonio Mayans
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

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 »

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Wal Davis, Alice Arno, Robert Woods
Comedy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

"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 »

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Janine Reynaud, Rosanna Yanni, Chris Howland
Sex Charade (1970)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story revolves around Anne who is held hostage by an escaped maniac from an insane asylum. The fugitive forces her to tell stories to prevent her from getting help. Anne then spins a ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Paul Muller, Soledad Miranda, Jack Taylor
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

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 »

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Jesús Franco, Lina Romay, Paul Muller
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Lina Romay, Pamela Stanford, Willy Braque
Golden Jail (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
Directors: Jesús Franco, Marius Lesoeur
Stars: Roger Darton, Evelyne Scott, Alice Arno
Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Antonio Mayans, Lina Romay, Trino Trives
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Tom Nilson - Reporter
Gila von Weitershausen ...
Miss Steffi (as Gila v. Weitershausen)
Hans Hass Jr. ...
Carlos Rivas
Fernando Sancho ...
Bill - Steward / Paco
Esperanza Roy ...
Annamaria Vidal
Ewa Strömberg ...
Mrs. Wilson (as Ewa Stroemberg)
Siegfried Schürenberg ...
Bankpräsident Alberto Rupprecht
Howard Vernon ...
Pedro
Paul Muller ...
John Somers (as Paul Müller)
Edit

Storyline

A plane leaving the turmoil of a South American country in the midst of a revolution crash-lands in the Amazon jungle in Brazil. Among the passengers are a corrupt banker who is smuggling diamonds out of the country, a reporter, a mysterious beauty and a shady flight attendant. The survivors find themselves up against not only the dangers of the jungle itself but a band of headhunters and a gang of revolutionaries who are looking for the smuggled diamonds. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

20 August 1971 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

X312 - Flight to Hell  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

ESP 9,602,690 (Spain)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Lukas: Lass die Unterwäsche an (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Uncle Jess' Jolly Jungle Adventure!
20 March 2007 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

The legendary euro-sleaze filmmaker Jess Franco directed an average of 5 movies per year during the early 70's, so naturally not all of his films are genuine masterpieces, or even remotely good movies for that matter. The majority, however, are truly entertaining and even grew out to become most wanted cult treasures that are difficult to come across on DVD. "X312 – Flight To Hell" is another extremely obscure and rarely seen film from The Godfather of Sleaze, and even though it certainly doesn't rank among his finest efforts, it's an action-packed and exiting exploitation adventure with cargo loads of rancid sex, paltry dialogs and nasty violence. The plot is extremely unoriginal but straightforward, as it introduces a series of highly sinister characters traveling over the Amazon jungle in a ramshackle airplane. One of the passengers is a corrupt bank director who's fleeing from the authorities with a briefcase of stolen diamonds attached to his arm. When the plane crash-lands in the middle of the Amazonian jungle and the survivors have to rely on each other in order to find their way out, some of passengers' true nature begins to show. Especially when the greedy flight captain Paco finds out about the valuable stolen loot, the lives of the rest of the passengers aren't worth a penny anymore. Franco's portrayal of the dangerous Amazon jungle is rather tame, actually. There are almost no virulent animal-attacks (apart from a handful of plastic alligators) or cannibalistic tribes, and most of the cast members die as a result of banal accidents or personal struggles. Sex and nudity, on the other hand, there is plenty! I guess only a director like Jess Franco is capable of mixing the concept of a jungle survival-trek with extended footage of lesbian sex and SM-torturing. The camera-work and editing is almost intolerably amateurish, with fast and uncontrolled movements that are unclear and difficult to follow. At least Bruno Nicolai's score is excellent and – surprisingly enough – the acting performances are far above average! The heroic male lead Thomas Hunter has quite the ideal charisma for his role and Franco regulars Howard Vernon ("The Awful Dr. Orloff", "Virgin Among The Living Dead") and Fernando Sancho ("Return of the Blind Dead", "Demon Witch Child") make great villains. The female starlets mainly serve as sexy eye-candy. Particularly Esperanza Roy impresses with her … um … big rack.


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss X312 - Flight to Hell (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?