1 user

Contos de Horror (1997)

| Horror
Woman who was raped and murdered reincarnates in the body of Maria Imaculada, a housemaid who hides her true inner evil self behind an innocent face, likes to secretly perform satanic rites... See full summary »


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In war-torn Spain, during the tumultuous 1937, a Republican young officer will hopelessly fall for the charms of a deceitful femme-fatale who will not hesitate to use him in her best interest.

Director: Agustí Villaronga
Stars: Marcel Borràs, Núria Prims, Oriol Pla
Trapped Ashes (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Seven strangers on a Hollywood movie studio tour are trapped inside an infamous House of Horror and forced to tell their most terrifying stories to get out alive.

Directors: Sean S. Cunningham, Joe Dante, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Jayce Bartok, Henry Gibson, Lara Harris
Demon Under Glass (Video 2002)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The pursuit of a serial killer leads to a deeper evil. When the government captures a vampire he is imprisoned and subjected to brutal medical experiment. With the project's original MD ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Cunningham
Stars: Jason Carter, Garett Maggart, Jack Donner
Goongnyeo (2007)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

During the Chosun period, a court lady is found dead, hanging by the rafters of the palace. After examining the dead body, place physician Chun-ryung discovers that the dead maid was ... See full summary »

Director: Mi-jung Kim
Stars: Jin-hee Park, Se-ah Yun, Yeong-hie Seo
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The film covers the period from 1947, when UPA troops broke with fights abroad, and to autumn of 1959, when in Munich KGB agent Bohdan Stashynskyi killed Stepan Bandera.

Director: Oles Yanchuk
Stars: Leonid Bakshtayev, Nikolay Boklan, Valeriy Legin
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A revenge thriller in which, following his estranged father's death, a man vows vengeance against his relatives who had abandoned him and returns to the family diamond business with an elaborate robbery in mind.

Director: Arthur Harari
Stars: Niels Schneider, August Diehl, Hafed Benotman
Halfway (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A recently released convict finds himself trapped between his urban criminal past and his new life on probation as the only black man in a conservative white Wisconsin farming town.

Director: Ben Caird
Stars: Amy Pietz, Jeffrey DeMunn, Quinton Aaron
Vice Squad (1982)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A Los Angeles businesswoman, known only by her street name of Princess, turns to prostitution to support herself and her young daughter when she's forced by Detective Tom Walsh and his vice... See full summary »

Director: Gary Sherman
Stars: Season Hubley, Gary Swanson, Wings Hauser
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bresson
Stars: Isabelle Weingarten, Guillaume des Forêts, Jean-Maurice Monnoyer
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When Angela (Sarah Smyth) refuses to leave her planned-parenthood clinic after it is shut down by the state, a family of fanatical evangelists vow to make her pay.

Director: Larry Kent
Stars: Sarah Smyth, Bart Anderson, Steve Bradley


Credited cast:
Fábio Ferreira ...
Ieda Maria ...
José Mojica Marins ...
Padre / Cavaleiro do Medo
Cris Matos ...
Maria Imaculada
Débora Mikitin ...
Régis Monteiro ...
Ricardo Perez ...


Woman who was raped and murdered reincarnates in the body of Maria Imaculada, a housemaid who hides her true inner evil self behind an innocent face, likes to secretly perform satanic rites in her room and changes the life of the family she's working for. Her intent is revenge against all the men crossing her way. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis







Also Known As:

Horror Tales  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show more on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Evil Within
12 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

The joiner Amauri (Ricardo Perez) lives in a small farm in the countryside of São Paulo with his wife Leda (Ieda Maria) and his religious brother Egydio (Regis Monteiro). Amauri hires the maid Maria Imaculada (Cris Matos), a young woman from Salvador, to help the stressed Leda in the housework. However, when she arrives, the flowers, trees, birds, fishes and small animals in the area die. Egydio is reading a book written by Joe Coffin where the soul of a raped deceased woman reincarnates full of anger in the body of a young woman seeking revenge against men and he sees similarities with Maria Imaculada, who secretly worships the devil in her room. Meanwhile a strange priest (José Mojica Marins) gives a medal to Amauri in the local chapel for his self-protection. When the son of Leda and Amauri, Marcílio (Fábio Ferreira), comes to the farm to spend a week vacation with his virgin fiancée Cláudia (Débora Mikytyn), Imaculada sees an easy victim and seduces the youngster and forces him to rape and kill Cláudia. The scared Egydio prays to God asking for help and the Cavaleiro do Medo (Fear Knight - José Mojica Marins) brings a holy stiletto to him to destroy the evil.

"Contos de Horror" is a B (or Z?) cult-movie of Joe Coffin that narrates the story like the Crypt Keeper of "Tales from the Crypt". The director Andrea Pasquini and the cast are amateurish, with the exception of Regis Monteiro and José Mojica Marins; however, the direction and the performances are above average, despite some histrionic moments. The special effects are very poor; but despite the extremely low-budget, this film works very well and entertains. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Contos de Horror" ("Horror Tales")

8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Steven Spielberg's Most Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs

"The IMDb Show" takes a look at the new trailer for Ready Player One and breaks down director Steven Spielberg's five greatest Easter eggs of all time. Plus, we connect the dots between IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017.

Watch now