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Mansion of the Doomed (1976)

An insane surgeon finds himself up to his armpits in eyeballs after guilt prompts him to begin removing the eyes of abducted people in hopes of performing transplants on his daughter who ... See full summary »

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Dr. Leonard Chaney
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Katherine
Trish Stewart ...
Nancy Chaney
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Dr. Dan Bryan
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Al
JoJo D'Amore ...
Georgio (as Jo Jo D'Amore)
Donna Andresen ...
Sylvia Porter
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Miss Mathews
Katherine Fitzpatrick ...
Elevator Victim
Katherine Stewart ...
The Hitchhiker
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Simmy Bow ...
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Wino
Del Negro ...
Black Intern
Libby Chase ...
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An insane surgeon finds himself up to his armpits in eyeballs after guilt prompts him to begin removing the eyes of abducted people in hopes of performing transplants on his daughter who lost her own in a car-accident he caused. Written by Ørnås

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This was called Massacre Mansion for the UK VHS release. See more »

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Scary plot but... slow and bad movie.
3 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

The plot of this one is really disturbing and scary. "Mansion of the Doomed" provides drama, horror, suspense, and most of all cheap gore effects that will surely please the lovers of the red!

The drama is portrayed by the Doctor's situation. He victimizes innocent people in order to take off their eyeballs to later practice eye surgery on her daughter in order for her to recover her sight. Crudely, any father would do the impossible to help a daughter, that's for sure. The fact that this lunatic takes the eyeballs of the victims and later cages them in his mansion is the disturbing factor.

With a plot like that you can expect a brutal and chilling exploitation movie. Well there are some gruesome and disturbing scenes involving negligent eye surgery and that's about it. There's no suspense, even false scares, and you can never say that the movie shocked you, it just disturbs the audience by showing violent scenes.

There's not much to comment about this one, except that if you like the sub-genre you should check this one out. It's as cheesy as you can get but it's plot makes it eerie. The movie wasn't just done correctly.


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