Horror Movies of the 1970sby TheLastDriveIn | created - 03 May 2012 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
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1. And Soon the Darkness (1970)
GP | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two young English women go on a cycling tour of the French countryside. When one of them goes missing, the other begins to search for her. But who can she trust?
4. Count Yorga, Vampire (1970)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A couple invites a Count from Hungary, who recently immigrated to America, to conduct a seance for the woman's recently deceased mother, oblivious to the fact that he is actually a vampire.
5. Cry of the Banshee (1970)
GP | 91 min | Horror
In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona. Oona calls up a magical servant, a "banshee", to ... See full summary »
6. The Dunwich Horror (1970)
R | 90 min | Horror
Wilbur Whateley travels to the Arkham Miskatonic University to borrow the legendary Necronomicon. But, little does anyone know, Whateley isn't quite human...
7. Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
R | 95 min | Horror
Baron Frankenstein creates two "zombies" - one male, one female - planning to mate them in order to create a master race.
9. House of Dark Shadows (1970)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Vampire Barnabas Collins is accidentally released from his centuries-long confinement at his family's estate in Maine. He targets his clueless descendants who live there now and pursues Maggie, the incarnation of his lost love.
10. Lust for a Vampire (1971)
R | 91 min | Horror
In 1830, forty years to the day since the last manifestation of their dreaded vampirism, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful ... See full summary »
11. The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (1971)
R | 81 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer.
Next! aka The Strange Vice of Mrs.Wardh
12. Scars of Dracula (1970)
R | 96 min | Horror
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to ... See full summary »
13. Scream and Scream Again (1970)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London; the police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
16. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
18. The Beast in the Cellar (1971)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Soldiers in a rural English town are being brutally murdered by an unknown creature. Two sisters living nearby realize they might understand what's happening.
23. Cauldron of Blood (1970)
GP | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A blind sculptor works on his magnum opus unaware that the skeletons he has been using for armatures are the remains of the victims of his evil wife and that he is the next target.
Cauldron of Blood
24. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
25. Crucible of Terror (1971)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror
An obsessed sculptor kills a young woman to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.
28. The Devils (1971)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
31. Equinox (1970)
M/PG | 80 min | Horror, Adventure, Mystery
Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.
32. A Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970)
GP | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A bridal design shop owner kills various young brides-to-be in an attempt to unlock a repressed childhood trauma that's causing him to commit murder.
34. I, Monster (1971)
PG | 75 min | Horror
Christopher Lee stars in the Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous ... See full summary »
35. Season of the Witch (1972)
R | 130 min | Drama
A bored, unhappy suburban housewife gets mixed up in witchcraft and murder.
Season of The Witch aka Jack's Wife
36. Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A recently institutionalized woman has bizarre experiences after moving into a supposedly haunted country farmhouse and fears she may be losing her sanity once again.
38. The Mephisto Waltz (1971)
R | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Alan Alda's character is a music journalist whose career as a piano player came to an end when his debut concert received undeservedly scathing reviews.
40. The Night Visitor (1971)
GP | 106 min | Crime, Thriller, Horror
A man named Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for an axe-murder. Falsely convicted under a plea of "guilty due to insanity", he does not plan to let his sister and ... See full summary »
42. Play Misty for Me (1971)
R | 102 min | Thriller
A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Votes: 22,145 | Gross: $10.60M
45. The Baby (1973)
PG | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
A social worker, still reeling from the loss of her architect husband, investigates the eccentric, psychedelic Wadsworth Family, consisting of a mother, two daughters, and an adult son with the apparent mental capacity of an infant.
46. Baron Blood (1972)
PG | 90 min | Horror