The Devil’s Rain – USA, 1975

‘The ULTIMATE in Satanic possession!’ The Devil’s Rain is a 1975 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Robert Fuest (The Abominable Dr. Phibes; Dr. Phibes Rises Again; And Soon the Darkness) from a …

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Rage of the Mummy – USA, 2018

Rage of the Mummy is a 2018 American supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Dennis Vincent (The Aurora Monsters: The Model Craze That Gripped the World; The Witch’s …

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Who Can Kill a Child? – Spain, 1976

‘Suddenly… they were the only adults left on the island.’ Who Can Kill a Child? – Spanish title: ¿Quién puede matar a un niño? – is a 1976 Spanish horror feature film written …

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Next of Kin – Australia, 1982

‘There’s no place like home, bloody home.’ Next of Kin is a 1982 Australian horror feature film directed by New Zealander Tony Williams from a screenplay co-written with Michael Heath. The …

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Sugar Hill – USA, 1974

‘Meet Sugar Hill and her zombie hit men…’ Sugar Hill – aka Voodoo Girl – is a 1974 American zombie film directed by Paul Maslansky from a screenplay by Tim Kelly (Cry …

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Twins of Evil – UK, 1971

Twins of Evil is a 1971 British supernatural horror feature film directed by John Hough (American Gothic; The Legend of Hell House, Incubus) from a screenplay by Tudor Gates (The Vampire Lovers, …

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Recommended Movies

The ‘Recommended Horror Films’ in the following list are those that MOVIES & MANIA suggests are better than the average genre fare and well-worth viewing. To see our separate list …

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The Vault of Horror – UK, 1973

‘Everything that makes life worth leaving!’ The Vault of Horror – promoted as Vault of Horror – is a 1973 British anthology horror feature film made by Amicus Productions. Like the …

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Craze – UK, 1974

‘Where black magic explodes into murder!’ Craze is a 1974 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis (The Skull; The Vampire Happening; The Ghoul) from a screenplay co-written by producer Herman Cohen …

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Deathmaster – USA, 1972 – reviews

Deathmaster – or The Deathmaster on promo material – is a 1972 American vampire horror feature film directed by former actor Ray Danton (Hannah, Queen of the Vampires; Psychic Killer; …

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Blue Blood – UK, 1973 – reviews

Blue Blood – also known as Blueblood – is a 1973 British psychological drama film directed by Andrew Sinclair. It stars Oliver Reed, Fiona Lewis (Dr. Phibes Rises Again; Bram Stoker’s Dracula; Strange Behavior), Derek Jacobi, Anna Gaël (Dracula and …

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The Pied Piper – UK, 1972 – reviews

The Pied Piper is a 1972 British film directed by Jacques Demy and starring Jack Wild, Donald Pleasence (Death Line; The Mutations; Halloween) and John Hurt and featuring Donovan and Diana …

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Madhouse – UK, 1973 – reviews

‘If stark terror were ecstasy… living here would be sheer bliss!’ Madhouse is a 1973 (released 1974) British horror film directed by Jim Clark for Amicus Productions in association with …

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Goodbye Gemini – UK, 1970 – reviews

‘You’ll feel four hands reaching for you… when the Gemini twins arrive!’ Goodbye Gemini is a 1970 British psychological horror thriller directed by Alan Gibson (Dracula A.D. 1972, The Satanic Rites of …

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Hands of the Ripper – UK, 1971 – reviews

Hands of the Ripper is a 1971 British horror film directed by Peter Sasdy for Hammer Film Productions. Produced by one of the few female members of staff at Hammer, Aida Young, who had previously worked on the …

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Basil Kirchin – composer

In England, jazz drummer Basil Kirchin had established himself as a reliable hand to bandleaders such as Ted Heath, belting out resolutely British jazz stylings to 1950s ‘cats’. Although his success …

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Highgate Cemetery, North London, England

Highgate Cemetery is a place of burial in north London, England. It is designated Grade I on the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest. It is divided into two parts, …

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