ANTHOLOGY FILMS - OMNIBUS MOVIES with Episode Index!OF HORRORby psychocosmic-1 | created - 11 Feb 2013 | updated - 06 Feb 2014 | Public
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1. Waxworks (1924)
Not Rated | 65 min | Fantasy, Horror
A wax museum hires a writer to give the sculptures stories. The writer imagines himself and the museum owner's daughter in the stories.
Paul Leni´s "Das Waxfigurenkabinett" Am titel "WAXWORKS". Framing Story/Host: William Dieterle 1.Harun al-Rashid - with Emil Jannings 2.Ivan The Terrible - with Conrad Veidt 3.Jack The Ripper - with Werner Krauss GERMANY
2. Dead of Night (1945)
Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror
Architect Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns) senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.
Framing Story: Director Basil Dearden - w Mervyn Johns 5
1.THE HEARSE - D B Dearden w 4+
2.CHRISTMAS PARTY - D Cavalcanti 3+
3.THE MIRROR - D Robert Hamer 5
4.GOLFING STORY - D Charles Chrichton 2
5.THE VENTRILOQUIST - D Cavalcanti w Michael Redgrave 5
3. Masterworks of Terror (1959– )
65 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror
An anthology of three Edgar Allan Poe stories--"The Case of Mr. Valdemar," "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Tell-Tale Heart."
Am titel "MASTER OF HORRORS"
By The Carreras Brothers based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe.
1.FACTS IN THE CASE OF M VALDEMAR
2.THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO
3.THE TELL.TALE HEART
4. The Devil's Messenger (1961)
Approved | 72 min | Horror
Satan enlists the help of a suicide victim in Hell to lure unsuspecting earthly victims to their eternal doom. Contains 3 somewhat unrelated Twilight Zone-esque stories.
Three episodes from the never aired Swedish TV show 13 Demon Street, written and directed by Curt Siodmak, hosted by Lon Chaney Jr. 1.THE PHOTOGRAPH - w John Crawford 4 2.THE GIRL IN THE GLACIER - w Frank Taylor and Torsten Liljecrona 3+ 3.CONDEMNED IN THE CRYSTAL - Michael Hinn and Gunnel Broström 3+ TV PRODUCTION SWEDEN-USA
5. Tales of Terror (1962)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death.
Roger Cormans anthology film based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe.
1.MORELLA - w Vincent Price and Maggie Pierce
2.THE BLACK CAT/A CASK OF AMONTILLADO - Price and Peter Lorre
3.THE CASE OF M VALDEMAR - Price and Basil Rathbone
6. Black Sabbath (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
Boris Karloff hosts a trio of horror stories concerning a stalked call girl, a vampire-like monster who preys on his family, and a nurse who is haunted by her ring's rightful owner.
Orig titel "TRE VOLTA DELLA PAURA", Am titel "BLACK SABBATH" Three stories in three different levels of Horror, based on stories by three different authors. The Original order of the episodes: 1.THE TELEPHONE - (Au Howard Snyder) w Michele Mercier 3 2.THE WURDALAK - (Au Alexei Tolstoy) w Boris Karloff, Susy Andersen and Mark Damon. 4+ 3.A DROP OF WATER - (Au Anton Chekhov) w Jacqueline Pierreux 4+ ITALY
7. Twice-Told Tales (1963)
Approved | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance
Three horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the first story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of himself, his fiancee ... See full summary »
Three Nathaniel Hawthorne stories: 1.DR HEIDEGGER´S EXPERIMENT - w Vincent Price and Mari Blanchard. 2.DR RAPACCINI´S DAUGHTER - w Price and Brett Halsey 3.HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GARBLES - w Price and Beverly Garland USA
8. Kwaidan (1964)
Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes.
Orig titel "KWAIDAN" 1.KUROKAMI 2.CHAWAN NO NAK 3.MIMINASHI HOICHI NO HANASHI 4. (Snow Witch) JAPAN
9. Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Unrated | 98 min | Horror
Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers.
British AMICUS´ first omnibus movie, with Peter Cushing as a host. 1.WEREWOLF - w Neill McCallum and Ursula Howells 3+ 2.CREEPING VINE - w Bernard Lee 3 3.VOODOO - Roy Castle 4- 4.DISEMBODIED HAND - w Christopher Lee and Michael Gough 4 5.VAMPIRE - Jennifer Jayne,Donald Sutherland and Max Adrian 4- ENGLAND
10. Gallery of Horror (1967)
Not Rated | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
John Carradine narrates five horror tales with macabre twists. A couple fixes a strange old clock. The Scotland Yard is after a serial killer. A murdered scientist seeks revenge. The last two stories focus on Frankenstein and Dracula.
Alt titel "RETURN FROM THE PAST" Host John Carradine 1.THE WITCHS CLOCK - w John Carradine 2.SPARK OF LIFE - w Lon Chaney Jr 3.COUNT ALUCARD - w Mitch Evans 4.MONSTER RAID - w 5.KING VAMPIRE - w USA
11. Torture Garden (1967)
Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror
An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's fairground haunted-house attraction show.
AMICUS second omnibus Movie with stories by Robert Bloch.
Framing story host: Burgess Meredith
1.ENOCH - w Michael Bryant 4
2.TERROR OVER HOLLYWOOD - w Maurice Denham 3-
3.MR STEINWAY - w Barbara Ewing 3
4.THE MAN WHO COLLECTED POE - Jack Palance and Peter Cushing 4
12. Spirits of the Dead (1968)
R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Anthology film from three European directors based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe: a cruel princess haunted by a ghostly horse, a sadistic young man haunted by his double, and an alcoholic actor haunted by the Devil.
Am titel "SPIRITS OF THE DEAD" Three Edgar Allan Poe stories told by three different directors. 1.METZENGERSTEIN - D Roger Vadim w Jane and Peter Fonda 2.WILLIAM WILSON - D Louis Malle w Alain Delon and Brigitte Bardot 3.NEVER BET THE DEVIL YOUR HEAD - D F Fellini w Terence Stamp ITALY/FRANCE
13. O Estranho Mundo de Zé do Caixão (1968)
80 min | Horror
Three episodes: A dollmaker whose dolls are eerily human, a tale of necrophilia, and a doctor proves love is dead.
Am titel "THE STRANGE WORLD OF COFFIN JOE" Host>Jose M #Coffin Joe# Marins Appr names of titles, 1.THE DOLLMAKER 2.MOSTROUS MANIAC 3.THE TORTURERS PHILOSOPHY BRAZIL
Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A seemingly haunted painting drives a greedy man insane. A rich blind woman gets a new pair of eyes that allow her to see for only one brief ironic moment. An idyllic painting gives a Nazi war criminal in hiding some fleeting comfort.
TV Pilot of new series with episodes written and hosted by Rod Serling. 1.THE CEMETERY - w Roddy McDowall 5 2.EYES - w Joan Crawford 3 3.THE ESCAPE ROUTE - w Richard Kiley 4 TV PRODUCTION USA
15. The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
GP | 102 min | Horror
An anthology of four horror stories revolving around a mysterious rental house in the U.K.
Amicus third Anthology Movie also this tme based on Robert Bloch stories and with screenplay by Bloch. 1.METHOD FOR MURDER - w Denholm Elliot and Joanna Lumley 4 2.WAXWORKS - w Peter Cushing 4- 3.SWEETS TO THE SWEETS - w Christopher Lee 4- 4.THE CLOAK - w Ingrid Pitt 4 ENGLAND
16. Tales from the Crypt (1972)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die.
Based on stories from the American Horror Comic Books from the EC Company in the 1950´s. Hosted by Sir Ralph Richardson. 1.AND ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE - w Joan Collins 4 2.REFLECTION OF DEATH - w Ian Hendry 4+ 3.POETIC JUSTICE - w Peter Cushing 4+ 4.WISH YOU WERE HERE - w Barbara Murray 4 5.BLIND ALLEY - w Nigel Patrick 3+ ENGLAND
17. Asylum (I) (1972)
PG | 88 min | Horror
In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.
AMICUS´ 4TH OMNIBUS FILM written by Robert Bloch. Framing Story - Patrick Magee and Robert Powell 1.FROZEN FEAR - w Barbara Parkins 2.THE WEIRD TAYLOR - w Barry Morse 3.LUCY COMES TO STAY - w Britt Ekland and Charlotte Rampling 4.MANNIKINS OF HORROR - w Herbert Lom ENGLAND
18. The Vault of Horror (1973)
R | 87 min | Horror
An anthology of five horror stories shared by five men trapped in the basement of an office building.
AMICUS´ 6th OMNIBUS Film, based on stories from the American Horror Comic Books from the EC Company in the 1950´s. 1.MIDNIGHT MESS - w Daniel and Anna Massey 3+ 2.THE NEAT JOB - w Terry-Thomas and Glynis Johns 3+ 3.THIS TRICK´LL KILL YOU - w Curt Jurgens and Dawn Addams 4- 4.BARGAIN IN DEATH - w Michael Craig 3- 5.DRAWN AND QUARTERED - w Tom Baker 4 ENGLAND
19. Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
R | 90 min | Horror
A psychiatrist tells stories of four special cases to a colleague.
Not Amicus! Framing Hosts: Donald Pleasance and Jack Hawkins. 1.MR TIGER - w Russell Lewis and Donald Huston 2.PENNY FARTHING - w Susy Randall 3.MEL - w Joan Collins 4.LUAU - w Kim Novak ENGLAND
20. From Beyond the Grave (1974)
PG | 97 min | Fantasy, Horror
An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner.
Amicus´ seventh Anthology film this time with stories based on R Chetwynd-Hayes. Framing Story Host: Peter Cushing. 1."MALIGN MIRROR" - w David Warner 2."BLACK MAGIC" - w Donald Pleasance 3."INVISIBLE" - w Ian Charmichael and Nyree Dawn Porter 4."THE OAK DOOR" - w Ian Ogilvy and Anne Down ENGLAND
21. Trilogy of Terror (1975 TV Movie)
Unrated | 72 min | Horror, Thriller
Three bizarre horror stories all of which star Karen Black in four different roles playing tormented women.
TV Movie with episodes based on Richard Mathesons stories. 1.JULIE - (The Likeness Of Julie, 1962) 2.MILLICENT AND THERESE - (Therese, 1968) 3.AMELIA - (Mathesons (Prey, 1969) all starring Karen Black TV PRODUCTION USA
22. Creepshow (1982)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.
Votes: 38,706 | Gross: $21.03M
Episodes written by Stephen King inspired by Horror Comic Books. Frame story 1.FATHER´S DAY - w Viveka Lindfors 4- 2.LONESOME DEATH OF JORDY VERRIL - w Stephen King 4- 3.SOMETHING TO TIDE YOU OVER - w Leslie Nielsen and Ted Danson 4- 4.THE CRATE - w Adrienne Barbeau and Fritz Weaver 4 5.CREEPING UP ON YOU - w E G Marshall 3 USA
23. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
PG | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series.
Votes: 30,841 | Gross: $29.50M
Episodes taken from or inspired by Rod Serlings classic TV series from the late 1950´s and early 1960´s. Intro Story: D John Landis 1."THE BIGOT" - D/WR John Landis w Vic Morrow 2 2.KICK THE CAN - D Steven Spielberg WR Matheson/Rogan/Johnson w Scatman Crothers 3- 3.A GOOD LIFE - D Joe Dante WR Matheson w Kathleen Quinlan 4- 4.NIGHTMARE AT 20 000 FEET - D George Miller WR Matheson w John Lithgow 5 USA
24. Creepshow 2 (1987)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die.
Votes: 20,371 | Gross: $14.00M
1.1.OLD CHIEF WOO´NHEAD - w George Kennedy and Dorothy Lamour 2.THE RAFT - 4 3.THE HITCHHIKER - w Louis Chiles USA
25. Cat's Eye (1985)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror.
Votes: 21,236 | Gross: $13.09M
Episodes written by and based on stories by Stephen King.
1.QUITTERS, INC - w James Woods
2.THE LEDGE - w Robert Hayes
3.THE GENERAL - w Drew Barrymore
26. Two Evil Eyes (1990)
R | 120 min | Horror
Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. A greedy wife kills her husband, but not completely. A sleazy reporter adopts a strange black cat.
Votes: 5,594 | Gross: $0.35M
Orig Titel: "Due Occhi Diabolici" 1.FACTS IN THE CASE OF M VALDEMAR - D G Romero w Adrienne Barbeau 2.THE BLACK CAT - D D Argento w Harvey Keitel ITALY/USA
27. Trilogy of Terror II (1996 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Three short tales of terror including: woman's encounter when attempting to rob a grave; the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and tale of an African doll who comes to life.
Episodes based on stories by Richard Matheson and others. 1.THE GRAVEYARD RATS . (H Kuttner story) 2.BOBBY . 3.HE WHO KILLS . (Matheson story) TV PRODUCTION USA