Hammer House of Horror: Season 1, Episode 5

The House That Bled to Death (11 Oct. 1980)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Horror | Thriller
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 247 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

William and Emma Peters buy an old house where a brutal murder happened years ago in very bad condition with the intention of restoring it. They move with their daughter Sophie, and become ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 144 titles
created 31 Jan 2011
 
a list of 2031 titles
created 17 Jul 2011
 
a list of 80 titles
created 10 Sep 2013
 
a list of 275 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 466 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The House That Bled to Death (11 Oct 1980)

The House That Bled to Death (11 Oct 1980) on IMDb 7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hammer House of Horror.
« Previous Episode | 5 of 13 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Nicholas Ball ...
William Peters
Rachel Davies ...
Emma
Brian Croucher ...
George Evans
Patricia Maynard ...
Jean Evans (as Pat Maynard)
Milton Johns ...
Andrew James Powers
...
Sophia
Joanne White ...
Sophia (Older)
George Tovey ...
Old Man, Albert Clements
Una Brandon-Jones ...
Old Woman, Mrs. Clements
Jo Warne ...
1st Mother
Sarah Keller ...
2nd Mother
Max Mason ...
Journalist
Anna Perry ...
Journalist
Marilyn Finlay ...
Sister
Edit

Storyline

William and Emma Peters buy an old house where a brutal murder happened years ago in very bad condition with the intention of restoring it. They move with their daughter Sophie, and become friends of their neighbors Jean and George Evans. However, eerie events happen in the house, inclusive the death of Sophie's cat. In Sophie's birthday party, a pipe leaks blood and they leave the place, disclosing a secret later. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

11 October 1980 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When George Evans reads the newspaper with William and Emma, the headline reads "Albert Clements Butchers Wife"; but later, when talking to Jean and George, Mr. Powers asks of they knew "...the Johnsons, the husband that murdered his wife". See more »

Connections

Featured in Charlie Brooker's 2011 Wipe (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Super Scary!
26 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode scared me to death as a kid. I had nightmares for weeks!! In fact, it's the episode that I always remembered having nightmares about, which led me to research the whole series and watch it. Not to mention, it made me a mad fan of Hammer in general. As I got older, I couldn't remember if it was a movie or TV show and it was years before I finally tracked it down online. And it was just as good as I remembered!! The birthday party scene is truly terrifying. There is enough blood and gore to keep the slasher fan placated. But not so much that those of us who prefer atmosphere cannot enjoy every minute. In all, it's very creepy and has a well thought out plot. This is the best episode of one of the best horror series ever! Too bad it only lasted a season!


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Thirteenth Reunion Nullness
New Hammer films VicTheDaddy
theme spboschi
Mystery and Suspense mattslittlebrother
Witching Hour - the very end downseyboy
American TV Broadcast? roycmartin
Discuss The House That Bled to Death (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?