MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,443 this week

The Thirsty Dead (1974)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Horror, Action  |  6 September 1974 (USA)
2.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.9/10 from 322 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 29 critic

Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 186 titles
created 16 Oct 2011
 
a list of 300 titles
created 25 Jul 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 50 titles
created 25 Dec 2012
 
a list of 11 titles
created 02 Mar 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Thirsty Dead" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Thirsty Dead (1974)

The Thirsty Dead (1974) on IMDb 2.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Thirsty Dead.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two old maid sisters are running a little family hotel in Spain. They are very religious and the moral of the foreign tourist girl is too much for them, they start to kill them.

Director: Eugenio Martín
Stars: Judy Geeson, Aurora Bautista, Esperanza Roy
Blood Thirst (1971)
Certificate: GP Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A sex-crimes specialist from New York travels to the Philippines to help his friend, a Manila homicide detective, solve a series of murders.

Director: Newt Arnold
Stars: Robert Winston, Katherine Henryk, Yvonne Nielson
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.

Director: Theodore Gershuny
Stars: Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov
The Embalmer (1965)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A crazed killer is on the loose in the catacombs of Venice, Italy. He stalks beautiful women, drags them to his underground lair, kills them, then stuffs them and adds them to his "collection."

Director: Dino Tavella
Stars: Maureen Brown, Luigi Martocci, Alcide Gazzotto
Evil Heritage (1976)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A young girl is caught up in a devil cult run by her evil uncle and cousin. She can trust no one and even people she thought were dead comes back to haunt her.

Director: Norman J. Warren
Stars: Michael Gough, Martin Potter, Candace Glendenning
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An attorney arrives at a castle to settle the estate of its recently deceased owner. The owner's wife and daughter reveal that he was someone who was able to summon the souls of ancient ... See full summary »

Director: Massimo Pupillo
Stars: Walter Brandi, Mirella Maravidi, Barbara Steele
The Manster (1959)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An American reporter in Japan is sent to interview an eccentric Japanese scientist working on bizarre experiments in his mountain laboratory. When the doctor realizes that the hapless ... See full summary »

Directors: George P. Breakston, Kenneth G. Crane
Stars: Peter Dyneley, Jane Hylton, Tetsu Nakamura
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Kroft, a legendary vampire, returns from sleep. Kroft attacks a couple in a graveyard, raping the woman. The child born feeds only on blood from his mother's breast.

Director: John Hayes
Stars: William Smith, Michael Pataki, Lyn Peters
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A mad scientist creates a monster called "Mosaico," who breaks out of the laboratory to hunt down and kill beautiful women.

Director: Mario Mancini
Stars: John Richardson, Gordon Mitchell, Renato Romano
Night Fright (1967)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community.

Director: James A. Sullivan
Stars: John Agar, Carol Gilley, Ralph Baker Jr.
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

An evil ruler uses witchcraft and evil spirits to keep his subjects in line, but the his reign of terror prompts the people to revolt.

Director: León Klimovsky
Stars: Paul Naschy, Norma Sebre, Guillermo Bredeston
Curse of Bigfoot (TV Movie 1975)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

Original film was called "Teenagers Battle the Thing" made in 1958. Approximately 59 minutes.

Director: Dave Flocker
Stars: Bob Clymire, Jan Swihart, Bill Simonsen
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Billingsley ...
Laura
...
Baru
...
Claire
Tani Guthrie ...
Ranu
Fredricka Meyers ...
Ann (as Fredricka Myers)
Chiqui da Rosa ...
Bonnie
Elena Sampson ...
Hala
Mary Walters ...
Eva
Rod Navarro ...
Francisco
Vic Diaz ...
Police lieutenant
Rick Rhorke ...
Sailor
Edit

Storyline

Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They need a special liquid to stay young. It is red, thick and warm! See more »


Certificate:

PG
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

6 September 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blood Hunt  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Baru: Friends? It was understood that you were unknown to each other.
Laura: You make friends quickly when you share a cell!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A great laugh -- really!
20 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If Plan 9 From Outer Space had not already captured the title of worst film ever made, this movie would have won hands down! I have to admit that I watched this move not once, but twice in the course of a few days. It is so bad, it's good! It has more cheese than Wisconsin. I wonder if Mystery Science Theatre 3000 has done this movie. If it hasn't now is the time! The acting reminds me of a sweaty sophomore on the opening night of a high school play -- only much much worse (and, once upon a time, I was that high school sophomore so I know what I'm talking about). And the musical score! HAHAHAHAHAH! This is a movie to rent and gather your friends around -- with some popcorn, plenty of booze, and some dynamite weed -- and watch the magic happen!


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What is Ann's profession? Gblakelii
Further Star Trek connections Gblakelii
sound... auroralunacy
The big box VHS from Applause...worth much? zombihntr
Discuss The Thirsty Dead (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?