ANTHOLOGY FILMS - OMNIBUS MOVIES with Episode Index!OF HORROR

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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.

Directors: Leo Birinsky, Paul Leni | Stars: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss, William Dieterle

Votes: 1,491

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.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

Votes: 9,818

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

ENGLAND

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."

Stars: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Adolfo Linvel, Narciso Ibáñez Serrador, Beatriz Día Quiroga

Votes: 83

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

ARGENTINA

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.

Directors: Herbert L. Strock, Curt Siodmak | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Karen Kadler, Michael Hinn, Ralph Brown

Votes: 396

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

68 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage, Peter Lorre

Votes: 5,751

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

USA

6. Black Sabbath (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

82 Metascore

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.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff, Mark Damon

Votes: 9,278

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 »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Vincent Price, Sebastian Cabot, Brett Halsey, Beverly Garland

Votes: 2,221

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.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama

Votes: 13,251

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.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Neil McCallum, Ursula Howells

Votes: 4,512

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.

Director: David L. Hewitt | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Rochelle Hudson, Roger Gentry

Votes: 464

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.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing

Votes: 2,144

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

ENGLAND

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.

Directors: Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Terence Stamp

Votes: 5,112

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.

Director: José Mojica Marins | Stars: Luiz Sérgio Person, Vany Miller, Mário Lima, Verônica Krimann

Votes: 503

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

14. Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Episode: Pilot (1969)

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.

Directors: Boris Sagal, Barry Shear, Steven Spielberg | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ossie Davis, Richard Kiley, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 1,443

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

55 Metascore

An anthology of four horror stories revolving around a mysterious rental house in the U.K.

Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: John Bryans, John Bennett, John Malcolm, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 4,535

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.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 8,740

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.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, Peter Cushing

Votes: 5,314

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.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Curd Jürgens, Terry-Thomas, Tom Baker, Daniel Massey

Votes: 4,379

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.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Donald Pleasence, Georgia Brown, Donald Houston

Votes: 1,252

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.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Peter Cushing, Ian Bannen, Ian Carmichael, Diana Dors

Votes: 3,348

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.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Karen Black, Robert Burton, John Karlen, George Gaynes

Votes: 5,418

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

59 Metascore

An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, E.G. Marshall

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

44 Metascore

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.

Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath

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

39 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Gornick | Stars: George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John, Tom Savini

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

70 Metascore

A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Alan King, Kenneth McMillan

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

USA

26. Two Evil Eyes (1990)

R | 120 min | Horror

61 Metascore

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.

Directors: Dario Argento, George A. Romero | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Harvey Keitel, Ramy Zada, Bingo O'Malley

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.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Lysette Anthony, Geraint Wyn Davies, Matt Clark, Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 1,295

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



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