The Infamous Video Nasty Era

by gotovegas | created - 03 Jan 2012 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

A list of "video nasties" and other movies that came out in the same time period! They def dont make them like this anymore!!!!

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1. Absurd (1981)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

A priest comes to a small town to help get rid of a monster whose blood coagulates very fast. This creates problems as the monster is very hard to kill and then decides to go on a killing spree of its own.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: George Eastman, Annie Belle, Charles Borromel, Katya Berger

Votes: 1,760

2. The Aftermath (1982)

Not Rated | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

Two astronauts return to earth ("a few miles off the coast of Los Angeles") to find that it has been destroyed by nuclear war. L.A. has been taken over by Cutter and his gang of outlaw ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Barkett | Stars: Steve Barkett, Lynne Margulies, Sid Haig, Christopher Barkett

Votes: 423

3. Antropophagus (1980)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Tisa Farrow, Saverio Vallone, Serena Grandi, Margaret Mazzantini

Votes: 4,360

4. Axe (1974)

R | 65 min | Horror

Three criminals on a murder spree arrives at a farmhouse, where a girl is living with her paralyzed grandfather.

Director: Frederick R. Friedel | Stars: Leslie Lee, Jack Canon, Ray Green, Frederick R. Friedel

Votes: 978

5. 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.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Anjanette Comer, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Susanne Zenor

Votes: 2,145

6. Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Women's prison tale, with Lina Romay as Maria who is jailed after killing her father, played by director Jess Franco, who tries to rape her. Lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy round out the formula.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Paul Muller, Monica Swinn, Roger Darton

Votes: 918

AKA Barbed Wire Dolls

7. Bare Behind Bars (1980)

X | 87 min | Crime, Drama

In a prison, women rebel against the guards' sadism and sexual abuse and decide to run away. Some manage to escape and are chased by the Police.

Director: Oswaldo de Oliveira | Stars: Maria Stella Splendore, Neide Ribeiro, Márcia Fraga, Danielle Ferrite

Votes: 741

AKA Bare Behind Bars

8. Beast of the Yellow Night (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror

Satan saves Ashley from death on condition he become his disciple (and, as it turns out, a hairy murderous beast).

Director: Eddie Romero | Stars: John Ashley, Mary Charlotte Wilcox, Leopoldo Salcedo, Eddie Garcia

Votes: 500

AKA Beast

9. The Beast in Heat (1977)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, War

This is one of many so called Video Nasties about fictionalized World War 2 Nazi POW camp atrocities. A beautiful, nefarious senior female SS officer/doctor (Magall) creates a genetic, ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Batzella | Stars: Macha Magall, Gino Turini, Edilio Kim, Xiro Papas

Votes: 1,228

10. Bell from Hell (1973)

Unrated | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

A young man is released from an asylum and returns home for revenge on his aunt and her three daughters, who had him declared insane in order to steal his inheritance.

Directors: Claudio Guerín, Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Renaud Verley, Viveca Lindfors, Alfredo Mayo, Maribel Martín

Votes: 974

AKA A Bell From Hell

11. ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (1981)

R | 87 min | Horror

A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural "accidents", she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale, Antoine Saint-John

Votes: 16,909 | Gross: $0.12M

12. Beyond the Darkness (1979)

Unrated | 94 min | Horror

Grief-struck after the death of his wife, a young man attempts to keep her with him forever - by gutting her, stuffing her and replacing her eyes with glass eyes, turning her into a doll. But his bouts of insanity are just beginning.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Kieran Canter, Cinzia Monreale, Franca Stoppi, Sam Modesto

Votes: 3,641

AKA Beyond the Darkness

13. The Hanging Woman (1973)

R | 91 min | Horror

Paul Naschy plays a supporting role as a deranged gravedigger in this zombie movie, set in a small highland village in 19th-century Scotland, where a stranger's arrival to claim an ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Merino | Stars: Stelvio Rosi, Maria Pia Conte, Dyanik Zurakowska, Pasquale Basile

Votes: 461

AKA Beyond the Living Dead

14. The Black Room (1982)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

A serially unfaithful businessman rents a spare room from two siblings to use for his sexual conquests, unaware that they're serial killers who murder every woman he bring there.

Directors: Elly Kenner, Norman Thaddeus Vane | Stars: Stephen Knight, Cassandra Gava, Jimmy Stathis, Clara Perryman

Votes: 266

15. La casa con la scala nel buio (1983)

Unrated | 108 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.

Director: Lamberto Bava | Stars: Andrea Occhipinti, Anny Papa, Fabiola Toledo, Michele Soavi

Votes: 2,275

16. Blood Bath (1976)

PG | 86 min | Horror

The cast of a horror film go out for dinner with their director one night and they all exchange horror stories.

Director: Joel M. Reed | Stars: Harve Presnell, Jack Somack, Curt Dawson, Doris Roberts

Votes: 214

17. A Bay of Blood (1971)

R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The murder of a wealthy heiress by her husband triggers a series of brutal killings in the surrounding bay area.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Claudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli, Claudio Camaso, Anna Maria Rosati

Votes: 7,273

18. Blood Feast (1963)

Not Rated | 67 min | Horror

An Egyptian caterer kills various women in suburban Miami to use their body parts to bring to life a dormant Egyptian goddess, while an inept police detective tries to track him down.

Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis | Stars: William Kerwin, Mal Arnold, Connie Mason, Lyn Bolton

Votes: 4,709 | Gross: $4.00M

19. Blood for Dracula (1974)

R | 106 min | Horror

An ailing vampire count travels to Italy with his servant to find a bride.

Director: Paul Morrissey | Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Udo Kier, Vittorio De Sica, Maxime McKendry

Votes: 4,525

20. Bloodlust (1977)

90 min | Horror

A deaf and dumb accountant suffers from a psychic trauma in his childhood. He is collecting puppets and mutilates female bodies in the mortuary. After his secret love died by an accident he starts to kill.

Director: Marijan Vajda | Stars: Werner Pochath, Ellen Umlauf, Birgit Zamulo, Gerhard Ruhnke

Votes: 299

21. Blood Orgy of the She-Devils (1973)

PG | 73 min | Horror, Thriller

Lorraine and Mark enter the world of witchcraft where Mara foretells the future and helps them remember their past lives. When a series of mysterious murders begin to occur, they turn to Dr. Helsford for advice.

Director: Ted V. Mikels | Stars: Lila Zaborin, Victor Izay, Tom Pace, Leslie McRay

Votes: 528

22. Bloodrage (1980)

78 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

A sexually frustrated young man kills hookers.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: James Johnson, Judith-Marie Bergan, Jerry McGee, Ian Scott

Votes: 202

23. The Ghastly Ones (1968)

Not Rated | 81 min | Horror

Three married couples are forced to spend the night in a Victorian-era house where they start getting killed off by a deranged psycho who's bent on claiming an inheritance they are all entitled to.

Director: Andy Milligan | Stars: Veronica Radburn, Maggie Rogers, Hal Borske, Anne Linden

Votes: 419

24. Blood Song (1982)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

A psychopath escapes from a mental institution and starts a murder spree, which ends in the pursuing of a young handicapped girl, who once got a blood transfusion from him.

Director: Alan J. Levi | Stars: Donna Wilkes, Richard Jaeckel, Antoinette Bower, Dane Clark

Votes: 344

25. The Blood Spattered Bride (1972)

R | 82 min | Horror

Newlywed Susan is haunted by visions of Mircalla Karnstein, a centuries-old bride who murdered her husband on their wedding night.

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Simón Andreu, Maribel Martín, Alexandra Bastedo, Dean Selmier

Votes: 1,187

AKA The Blood Spattered Bride

26. Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)

X | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

Sardu, master of the Theatre of the Macabre, and his assistant Ralphus run a show in which, under the guise of 'magic', they torture and murder people in front of their audience. But what the punters see as a trick is actually real.

Director: Joel M. Reed | Stars: Seamus O'Brien, Viju Krem, Niles McMaster, Dan Fauci

Votes: 4,463

27. Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

A murderous barber and his equally psychopathic friend, a baker, hatch a plan whereby the barber murders people and the baker makes them into pies to be sold in his shop.

Director: Andy Milligan | Stars: John Miranda, Annabella Wood, Berwick Kaler, Jane Hilary

Votes: 363

28. Emanuelle's Revenge (1975)

96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Emanuelle (Lindt) is out to avenge her sister (Gori), who committed suicide after escaping from her sadistic lover Carlo (Eastman). So she chains him up in her basement, drugs him, and ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: George Eastman, Rosemarie Lindt, Annie Carol Edel, Patrizia Gori

Votes: 298

AKA Blood Vengeance

29. Blood Voyage (1976)

R | 80 min | Crime, Thriller, Horror

What is meant to be a pleasure cruise becomes a nightmare as murder follows murder on a small ship. With tension mounting, passengers and the crew turn on each other in a desperate attempt to identify the killer.

Director: Frank Mitchell | Stars: Warren Farlow, Jonathan Goldsmith, John Hart, Douglas Hume

Votes: 88

30. Die Säge des Todes (1981)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Girls are killed at a language-school in Spain.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Olivia Pascal, Christoph Moosbrugger, Nadja Gerganoff, Jasmin Losensky

Votes: 1,424

31. Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)

R | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Aured | Stars: Paul Naschy, Diana Lorys, Eduardo Calvo, Eva León

Votes: 558

AKA Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll

32. The Body Shop (1972)

X | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Emminent plastic surgeon and mad scientist Don Brandon loses his wife Anitra - pinup model and social butterfly - in a tragic accident. He and his faithful humpbacked and drooling assistant... See full summary »

Director: J.G. Patterson Jr. | Stars: J.G. Patterson Jr., Jenny Driggers, Roy Mehaffey, Linda Faile

Votes: 292

33. The Boogey Man (1980)

R | 82 min | Horror

Through the reflection in the mirror, a girl witnesses her mother's boyfriend's murder.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Suzanna Love, John Carradine, Ron James, Nicholas Love

Votes: 3,169 | Gross: $4.50M

34. Brutes and Savages (1978)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

Fascinated by forbidden rituals and ceremonies, world explorer Arthur Davis takes a crew with hidden cameras to Africa and South America to secretly record the beauty and horror of the "law... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Davis | Stars: Arthur Davis, Richard Johnson

Votes: 123

35. The Burning (1981)

R | 91 min | Horror

A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement.

Director: Tony Maylam | Stars: Brian Matthews, Leah Ayres, Brian Backer, Larry Joshua

Votes: 12,474

36. The Candy Snatchers (1973)

R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

Abused mute autistic boy is the only one who can help a teenage heiress kidnapped, tortured, raped and buried alive by three young psychopathic criminals who want to extort some diamonds from her rich scummy stepfather.

Director: Guerdon Trueblood | Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Ben Piazza, Susan Sennett, Brad David

Votes: 931

37. Jungle Holocaust (1977)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Horror

An oil prospector escapes from capture by a primitive cannibal tribe in the Philippine rain forest and heads out to locate his missing companion and their plane to return home.

Director: Ruggero Deodato | Stars: Massimo Foschi, Me Me Lai, Ivan Rassimov, Sheik Razak Shikur

Votes: 2,778

38. White Cannibal Queen (1980)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

A man who lost an arm and his family to a tribe of cannibals returns ten years later to bring back his teenager daughter, only to find that she grew up into a beautiful blonde woman who became the cannibals' queen.

Directors: Jesús Franco, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Al Cliver, Sabrina Siani, Jérôme Foulon, Lina Romay

Votes: 650

39. Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Giovanni Lambardo Radice and John Saxon are Vietman vets that bring back contagious virus that turn people into cannibals when bitten.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: John Saxon, Elizabeth Turner, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Cinzia De Carolis

Votes: 2,501

AKA Cannibal Apocalypse

40. Cannibal Ferox (1981)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror

Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei, Zora Kerova

Votes: 7,746

41. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Unrated | 95 min | Adventure, Horror

22 Metascore

During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew.

Director: Ruggero Deodato | Stars: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi

Votes: 43,831

42. La semana del asesino (1972)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A young man, Marco, working as a butcher, accidentally kills a taxi driver. His girlfriend Paula wants to go to the police so he has to kill her too. He then has to kill his brother, his ... See full summary »

Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: Vicente Parra, Emma Cohen, Eusebio Poncela, Charly Bravo

Votes: 962

43. Terreur cannibale (1980)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

After botching a kidnapping, two criminals hide with their victim in a friends house in the jungle. After one of them rapes the friend's wife, they're left to be eaten by a nearby cannibal tribe.

Directors: Alain Deruelle, Olivier Mathot, Julio Pérez Tabernero | Stars: Silvia Solar, Gérard Lemaire, Pamela Stanford, Olivier Mathot

Votes: 567

44. Cataclysm (1980)

R | 94 min | Horror

Police detective, Mitchell, investigating the death of a victim of a Nazi concentration camp discovers a nightclubbing playboy who has strange powers over women and is seemingly ageless.

Directors: Phillip Marshak, Tom McGowan, Gregg G. Tallas | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Marc Lawrence, Faith Clift, Richard Moll

Votes: 426

45. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a shocking indictment of the racism inflicted on the Indigenous people of Australia.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Angela Punch McGregor, Ray Barrett

Votes: 1,230

46. The Child (1977)

R | 82 min | Horror

A newly hired house-keeper in a secluded area is alarmed to discover that her boss's eleven-year-old daughter is using her supernatural powers to take revenge on the people she holds ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Voskanian | Stars: Laurel Barnett, Rosalie Cole, Frank Janson, Richard Hanners

Votes: 660

47. Christmas Evil (1980)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.

Director: Lewis Jackson | Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick

Votes: 3,462

48. City of the Living Dead (1980)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror

A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo, Antonella Interlenghi

Votes: 13,133

49. Combat Shock (1984)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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