An amiable psychopath and leader of a violent teen gang enjoys riding his motorcycle and loves his mother, who enjoys holding séances. He commits suicide and succeeds in returning as the "undead", continuing to terrorize the locals.
A strange woman runs a boardinghouse whose tenants--mostly misfits and others who won't be missed--begin dying off or simply disappearing. She still cashes their government benefit checks ... See full summary »
The original title for this film was "The Haunting Of Castle Montego" and was changed before the film was released theatrically. See more »
Mary Theresa 'Sable' Pulaski:
How come I never met nice guys like you? I attract bums like a park bench. Married at 15, divorced at 22, divorced at 28 again. Oh, what a bunch of daisies I picked. You married?
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Frankie and Johnny
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Say Wasn't That.....?
"Castle of Evil" is haunted castle movie much in the style of Roger Corman and England's Hammer productions. Although it doesn't quite measure up to those productions, it is a competent little horror flick.
The story involves a group of people who are summoned to a mysterious castle for the reading of the will of the man who has virtually destroyed each of their lives individually. Their host unfortunately has just passed away, or has he? The film contains most of the usual horror cliches and settings. There are the secret passages, sliding doors, dark shadows, murders and the requisite mysterious housekeeper.
The film is boosted by its veteran cast of actors who had all seen better days but were still able to deliver solid performances. Scott Brady is the hero of the piece and Virginia Mayo effectively plays a discarded mistress. Hugh Marlowe is along as a doctor, David Brian as a lawyer and the lovely Lisa Gaye as Brady's love interest. Shelley Morrison is quite good as the housekeeper.
What now makes this film memorable is the resemblance of the character "Kovic" to a certain former U.S. president. See if you agree.
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