Evil Eye (1975)
"Malocchio" (original title)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 215 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 20 critic

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...



(screenplay), (story), 4 more credits »
0Check in

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video




Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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

An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer.

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi
Black Candles (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A young woman travels with her partner to England on the unexpected death of her brother. Staying with her sister-in-law, she finds her companion soon drawn into a satanic cult based in the... See full summary »

Director: José Ramón Larraz
Stars: Helga Liné, Vanessa Hidalgo, Jeffrey Healey
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 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
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An archaelogist opens an Egyptian tomb and accidently releases an evil spirit. His young daughter becomes possessed by the freed enity and, upon arrival back in New York, the gory murders begin.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Christopher Connelly, Laura Lenzi, Brigitta Boccoli
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A woman recovering from a car accident in which she lost her unborn child finds herself pursued by a coven of devil worshipers.

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Ivan Rassimov
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mann is a gunman informed by a childhood friend that his father was murdered years earlier by his mother and her lover. To make matters worse, Mann's sister, who is in love with his friend,... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Leonard Mann, Luciana Paluzzi, Pietro Martellanza
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A priest becomes involved in demonology and exorcisms.

Directors: Franco Lo Cascio, Angelo Pannacciò
Stars: Richard Conte, Françoise Prévost, Patrizia Gori
No Way Out (1973)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

Director: Duccio Tessari
Stars: Alain Delon, Richard Conte, Carla Gravina
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Four women make a pact with the Devil. The 13-year-old daughter of one of them has begun to shown signs of a dark nature which causes preoccupation and somewhat regret on her mother.

Director: Pier Carpi
Stars: Anne Heywood, Valentina Cortese, Frank Finlay
Amuck (1972)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A writer's secretary tries to find her missing friend and uncovers a murder plot.

Director: Silvio Amadio
Stars: Farley Granger, Barbara Bouchet, Rosalba Neri
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Mario Siciliano
Stars: Bryan Rostron, Mario Novelli, Giuseppe Castellano
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A nightclub singer is haunted by the ghost of her late father. The dead man summons her through a mirror, forcing her to commit a series of violent crimes.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Emma Cohen, Philippe Lemaire, Françoise Brion


Credited cast:
Jorge Rivero ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dr. Stone
Eduardo Fajardo ...
Walter, the majordomo
Lone Fleming ...
Yvonne Chevrel
Pia Giancaro ...
Daniela Giordano ...
Elizabeth Stevens
Luis La Torre ...
Robert Gifford
Flora Marrone
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Derek Stevens (as Alan Collins)
Walter's wife (as Terele)
Anthony Steffen ...
Inspector Ranieri
Eva Vanicek ...
Pilar Velázquez ...
Dr. Sarah Turner


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 (30) »


Crime | Horror




| |


Release Date:

6 February 1975 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Evil Eye  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


| (Italian) | (Spanish)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


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

Especially bizarre, supernatural giallo
21 October 2007 | by (Denver, Colorado and Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

Although this movie is categorized by some as a giallo, it goes beyond having a plot that is merely delightfully absurd, like most films in the genre, to one that is almost completely non-sensical, including even several possibly supernatural nods to "The Exorcist". The plot involves a wealthy playboy and swinger who begins to have strange dreams where he murders people (one of whom actually calls him up at the beginning of the movie and tells him SHE had a dream that he was going to murder her!). When the same people actually end up dead, he begins to think he is going crazy or is being controlled by a satanic cult (or something), so he checks himself into a psychiatric clinic under the care of a doctor (Richard Conte) who bears more than a little resemblance to Dr. Caligari. But then he runs off with a pretty nurse to her isolated villa. . . There is all manner of other weirdness happening, including things moving by themselves a la a low-grade version of "The Exorcist". There's also a cop (Anthony Steffens) investigating, but he seems to be in a completely different movie. I don't want to spoil the ending (although it spoils itself pretty well), but it's both a cliché and a cop-out.

The lead actor (Jorge Rivero) is a good-looking guy, which ALMOST explains why every woman he meets immediately throws herself at him, even if they are married, they have just had a dream he murdered them, or he just checked into their clinic as a potentially homicidal schizophrenic. As typical for the genre there are a lot of pretty women on display including former Miss Italy Daniela Giordana, who's virtually unrecognizable (and spends all her screen time NOT quite getting naked), and Lone Fleming, a fixture in Amando Ossorio "Blind Dead" and Paul Naschy horror films.

I'm not really sure whether or not I'd recommend this. Oh well, I've reported, you decide.

12 of 15 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: