4.9/10
222
8 user 22 critic

Evil Eye (1975)

Malocchio (original title)
The police has to face some extremely brutal murders. How is the rich playboy Peter Crane (Jorge Rivero) involved in this? He suffers from horrible nightmares that make him believe that he is responsible for these murders...

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story) | 4 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Evil Eye (1963)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A tourist witnesses a murder and finds herself caught up in a series of bloody killings.

Director: Mario Bava
Stars: Letícia Román, John Saxon, Valentina Cortese
La encadenada (1975)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A beautiful young woman sets her sights on an aging millionaire. She seduces him, and moves into his mansion with him. She soon tires of him, though, and after she gets rid of him, she goes after his son

Director: Manuel Mur Oti
Stars: Marisa Mell, Richard Conte, Anthony Steffen
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Bianchi
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Nino Castelnuovo, Femi Benussi
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two sisters running a small hotel in Spain kill female tourists whose morals do not meet their strict religious standards.

Director: Eugenio Martín
Stars: Aurora Bautista, Judy Geeson, Esperanza Roy
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A british undercover special agent is assigned to investigate the death of a colleague in Lisbon, where he finds out that his colleague was very close to uncover a gang of drug smugglers. ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Bosch
Stars: Anthony Steffen, Antonio Pica, María Kosty
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders...

Director: Jim O'Connolly
Stars: Bryant Haliday, Jill Haworth, Mark Edwards
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon end up going undercover in a villa owned by a mysterious woman.

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Irene Papas, Ray Lovelock, Ornella Muti
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A wealthy Englishman finds his third wife dead. After the police discover that his first 2 wives had also died suddenly, an investigation is lead. Meanwhile, a new neighbor moves in and she seems to become very interested in Arthur.

Director: Eugenio Martín
Stars: Carroll Baker, Michael Craig, Miranda Campa
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

This movie is about a woman, Charlotte, who goes in search of the ultimate sexual experience.

Director: Roger Vadim
Stars: Sirpa Lane, Michel Duchaussoy, Mathieu Carrière
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A blind boy receives a vision that warn him of the birth of the anti-christ.

Director: Ugo Liberatore
Stars: Renato Cestiè, Rena Niehaus, Yorgo Voyagis
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A blind pianist tries to figure out who is responsible for a string of murders using a black cat with its claws dipped in curare.

Director: Sergio Pastore
Stars: Anthony Steffen, Sylva Koscina, Giovanna Lenzi
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A photographer named Kitty (Susan Scott) watched through a tourist telescope the killing of a woman through the window of a nearby house. She is unable to get a clear view of the killer's ... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Pradeaux
Stars: Robert Hoffmann, Nieves Navarro, George Martin
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anthony Steffen ...
Inspector Ranieri
...
Dr. Stone
Pilar Velázquez ...
Dr. Sarah Turner (as Pilar Velasquez)
...
Eduardo Fajardo ...
Walter, the majordomo (as Eduardo Fayardo)
Pia Giancaro ...
Tanya
Luis La Torre ...
Robert Gifford
Eva Vanicek ...
Sonja
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Derek Stevens (as Alan Collins)
Lone Fleming ...
Yvonne Chevrel (as Lane Fleming)
Flora Marrone ...
(as Floria Marrone)
...
Walter's wife (as Terele)
...
Elizabeth Stevens
Edit

Storyline

People around Peter Crane begin dying in mysterious fashion. How is Playboy Peter involved in this? He begins having nightmares dealing with murder...His psychiatrist has no idea of what Peter is suffering from. Even the police are in danger as they start investigating the case. What is the secret of the "Magic Circle"? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

playboy | police | murder | magic | voyeur | See All (29) »

Genres:

Crime | Horror

Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

6 February 1975 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Evil Eye  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Italian) | (Spanish) | (US)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The films Spanish title is Más allá del exorcismo, meaning "Beyond the Exorcism" in English. Though the film features no exorcism at all it was released under this title in Mexico in hopes of following the success of The Exorcist (1973). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Bizarre borderline Giallo
9 August 2009 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

This film is often said to be a Giallo; I would say it just about qualifies, but it's really very much on the borderline. Eroticofollia is just as strange and surreal as its nonsense title suggests it is; and generally makes just about as much sense too! The film could be described as a psychological horror film, and it's clear that director Mario Siciliano wanted to put more focus on the imagery than the storyline, and as such the film is very thin in terms of plot. Luckily, the imagery is rather good and the director creates a good atmosphere for the film. The plot focuses on a playboy named Peter Crane. He is plagued by terrible nightmares, and this leads him to murder - his first victim being a girl that has dreams of him murdering her! As his grip on sanity slips further, Peter decides to seek help from his doctor; however, the murders continue. Peter's problems increase when he receives an anonymous phone call from someone saying they've seen him committing the crimes...

This film reminded me somewhat of the classic Giallo The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave in terms of style, characters and content. However, this one is nowhere near as good as the earlier film. Eroticofollia gets off to a good start that promises it might lead somewhere worthwhile, but it then gets overloaded with its own bizarreness and things soon get rather tedious. The way that it delves into supernatural territory certainly doesn't help proceedings either, and it's an ill-advised twist. The film could have been quite decent if it tried harder to stay on the straight and narrow. To the film's credit, lead actor Jorge Rivero is rather good in the lead role and always holds the audience's interest well. He gets good back-up from Richard Conte and the beautiful Daniela Giordano; though Anthony Steffen does not get an opportunity to deliver his best performance. Despite its shortcomings, the film does stay just about decent for most of the duration; but then completely spoils itself with a very ill-advised twist at the end.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Evil Eye (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?