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Director:
Writers:
Amando de Ossorio (screenplay)
Amando de Ossorio (story)
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Release Date:
1975 (USA) See more »
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Have they heard your heart beating? See more »
Plot:
500 years after they were blinded and executed for committing human sacrifices, a band of Templar knights... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Tony Kendall ... Jack Marlowe
Fernando Sancho ... Mayor Duncan
Esperanza Roy ... Vivian
Frank Braña ... Howard
José Canalejas ... Murdo
Loreta Tovar ... Monica
Ramón Lillo ... Bert
Lone Fleming ... Amalia
Maria Nuria ... Nancy - Amalia's daughter
José Thelman ... Juan - Monica's boyfriend
Juan Cazalilla ... Governor
Betsabé Ruiz ... Governor's maid
Marisol Delgado ... Doncella
Luis Barboo ... Executed Templar
Francisco Sanz ... Station Manager (as Paco Sanz)
Ramón Centenero ... Farmer 1
Cristino Almodóvar ... Farmer 2
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Directed by
Amando de Ossorio 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Amando de Ossorio  screenplay
Amando de Ossorio  story

Produced by
Ramón Plana .... producer
 
Original Music by
Antón García Abril 
 
Cinematography by
Miguel Fernández Mila 
 
Film Editing by
José Antonio Rojo 
 
Makeup Department
Antonio Campillo .... assistant makeup artist
José Luis Campos .... makeup artist
Marita Sánchez .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ramón Plana .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paulino González .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Vázquez Hermanos .... property master
Eduardo Hidalgo .... assistant set decorator
 
Special Effects by
Amando de Ossorio .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Miguel Barquero .... second operator
Manuel Martínez .... still photographer
Ramón Perdiguero .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Rafael de la Cueva .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Blanca Astiasu .... script secretary
José Ángel Santos .... production assistant
José Sánchez .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"El ataque de los muertos sin ojos" - Spain (original title)
"The Return of the Evil Dead" - Australia (imdb display title), USA
"Mark of the Devil 5: Return of the Blind Dead" - USA
"Mark of the Devil Part V: Night of the Blind Terror" - USA (video box title)
"Mark of the Devil V" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
91 min
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM14 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (re-rating) (1994) | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
The English-dubbed version of this movie, Return of the Evil Dead, popularized the use of the generic term "evil dead" to refer to malevolent undead.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: As Murdo's decapitated body falls back through the hole, a tube of fake blood is visible at his shoulder.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in La llamaban La Madrina (1973)See more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the International Version and the Spanish Version?
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These guys really know how to crash a party, 13 June 2011
Author: sgtking from United States

A lot of European Horror films stand on their own and never get a sequel. In the US there has been an abundance of them, in some cases far too many. When a film is a big success a sequel seems like the next logical step. Amando de Ossorio's 'Tombs of the Blind Dead' was a hit in his native Spain and introduced new monsters to terrify audiences. If the Templar Knights could rise from the grave once what could stop them from doing it again? This time there would be a new setting, characters, and even a different back story, but again Ossorio would be at the helm. The result is not as good, but not all together bad either.

Pros: Acting is fine. Good score that's chilling at times. Beautifully photographed. Ossorio again gets some nice shots and creates a spooky ambiance. Moves at a good pace most of the times. A few effective shocks. The Templars are given more to do and are still scary. Ups the stakes a bit.

Cons: Even less plot this time. Pace lags at times, mostly in the second half. Most characters are one dimensional. Anticlimactic ending.

Final thoughts: Some seem to prefer this to the original, but I can't say I agree. It has more flaws than 'Tombs,' but overall is a worthy follow up. The villains of the title are still the kind of thing nightmares are made of. And it's without a doubt better than the next outing.

My rating: 3/5

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