A Bay of Blood (1971) Poster

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Sex & Nudity

  • A nude couple are in a bed passionately kissing, but no actual nudity is shown.
  • A woman strips and goes skinny-dipping, her breasts, buttocks and pubic region are exposed for a while.

Violence & Gore

  • A couple are violently impaled through a bed with a spear while they are having sex. Some blood and gore is shown.
  • A woman's throat is slit with a billhook with bloody results.
  • A collection of dead bodies are shown huddled together. Blood is splattered on their faces and the bathtub in which they are huddled.
  • A man is killed offscreen. A scream is heard.
  • An old disabled woman is strangled and hung to death.
  • A man is stabbed repeatedly with a knife. Some blood is shown.
  • A decomposing corpse is seen floating in water. In a later scene, the corpse's face is shown in close ups.
  • A girl runs through woods and is chased by an assailant. After, her throat is slashed open with a billhook and she has the back of her neck slit open.
  • A man is hit in the face with a billhook. Blood is seen seeping out of a huge scar across his face.
  • A man is stabbed in the thighs through glass with scissors. He is seen later bleeding and struggling to survive.
  • A man is strangled with a telephone cord.
  • A man has boiling water thrown on his face.
  • A man strangles a woman to death with his hands.
  • A man is stabbed with a spear and impaled to a wall. He twitches while swinging a billhook to try to injure his killer, but finally gives up while cuffing lots of blood on the hands of the killer.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • People are seen smoking throughout the film
  • A woman is shown drinking in many scenes

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The whole film is very violent with plenty of stylized murder sequences filled with blood


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Violence & Gore

  • A child holds up a shotgun and shoots his parents, not realizing that he has killed them. No blood is shown

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