MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,203 this week

The Washing Machine (1993)
"Vortice mortale" (original title)

 -  Drama | Thriller | Horror  -  1993 (Italy)
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 306 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 18 critic

A police detective investigates the murder of a man found dismembered in a washing machine and is drawn into a web of deceit and murder by the dead man's lover, Vida, and her two sisters, Sissy and Ludmilla,

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2212 titles
created 17 Jul 2011
 
a list of 307 titles
created 01 Jul 2012
 
a list of 132 titles
created 07 Mar 2013
 
a list of 202 titles
created 21 Jul 2013
 
a list of 40 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Washing Machine (1993)

The Washing Machine (1993) on IMDb 5.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Washing Machine.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy whom are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops whom thrive on living dangerously.

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Marc Porel, Ray Lovelock, Adolfo Celi
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Deep within the underbelly of Paris, there is a club which is the home of a secret, wicked society. At first it resembles an ordinary fetish or Goth nightclub, but within the cavernous ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeremy Kasten, Uwe Boll, and 11 more credits »
Stars: Christine Ahanotu, Dídac Alcaraz, U. Bernard
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and ... See full summary »

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Christopher Connelly, Gioia Scola, Tony King
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Valeria D'Obici, Leonardo Treviglio, Paolo Malco
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves.

Directors: Antonio Margheriti, Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Reg Park, Mireille Granelli, Ettore Manni
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Chronicles the life of a young New Orleans prostitute and her co-workers.

Director: Dennis Kane
Stars: Virginia Mayo, Bruce Davison, Alisha Fontaine
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Rita Rusciano, Matteo Tosi
Father Hope (TV Movie 2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Bud Spencer, Salvatore Cascio, Marco Messeri
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A reporter tries to stop the crash of an aircraft after uncovering an airline's plot to save their business by sabotaging Concorde flights and have them decommissioned.

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: James Franciscus, Mimsy Farmer, Venantino Venantini
Zenabel (1969)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Zenabel, a young woman from a humble background, discovers that she is actually the daughter of a Spanish nobleman who was killed by a ruthless don, Alonso, who took the title. So Zenable ... See full summary »

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Lucretia Love, John Ireland, Lionel Stander
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An insurance company, led by a wealthy English family, organized an expedition to Africa to find a lost heiress who has been raised in the wild as Gungala and one of the explorers falls in love with her.

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Kitty Swan, Micaela Pignatelli, Angelo Infanti
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Philippe Caroit ...
Inspector Alexander Stacev
...
Maria 'Sissy' Kolba
Katarzyna Figura ...
Vida Kolba (as Kashia Figura)
Barbara Ricci ...
Ludmilla Kolba
Laurence Regnier ...
Nikolai
László Borbély ...
Music Teacher
Claudia Pozzi ...
Irina
...
Yuri Petkov
Vilmos Kolba
Károly Medriczky
Sándor Boros
Tamás Pintér
Ágnes Dávid ...
(as Ági Dávid)
Edit

Storyline

A police detective investigates the murder of a man found dismembered in a washing machine and is drawn into a web of deceit and murder by the dead man's lover, Vida, and her two sisters, Sissy and Ludmilla,

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller | Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

1993 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Washing Machine  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dirty!!
8 December 2005 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

Utterly demented thriller (giallo?) about three twisted sisters that fall for the same type of men and use their washing machine as a killer device. Police inspector Alexander Stacev is bound to go nuts as all three sisters turn out professional liars and dedicated to get him in bed. It's hard to believe that this light-headed, almost comical horror cheapie was directed by Ruggero Deodato, creator of notorious Italian gut-munchers like "Cannibal Holocaust" and "Last Cannibal World". Judging by the ludicrous premise and absurd story-twists, Deodato must have been suffering from an identity crisis, or something! There's more gratuitous sex and nudity in "The Washing Machine" than in the average Shannon Tweed TV-thriller, but the actresses are bustier (especially the Polish Kashia Figura) AND there's splatter, too! What more could you possibly wish for? A terrific musical score, perhaps? There's that too!


5 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD? capracabana
Discuss The Washing Machine (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?