CANNIBAL TERROR (1980) Reviews and overview

Cannibal Terror is a 1980 French-Spanish horror film directed by Alain Deruelle [as A.W. Steeve], Olivier Mathot and Julio Pérez Tabernero (Sexy Cat; Las Alegres Vampiras de Vögel) from a screenplay by …

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PROM NIGHT (1980) Reviews and overview

‘If you’re not back by midnight… you won’t be coming home!’ Prom Night is a 1980 American/Canadian slasher film directed by Paul Lynch and starring Leslie Nielsen (Grizzly; Repossessed) and Jamie Lee Curtis. The original music score was …

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HEADLESS GHOST (1980) Overview

Headless Ghost (Phi hua khaad) is a 1980 Thai supernatural horror feature film. The movie stars Sorapong Chatri [Sorapong Chatree] and Setta Sirachaya.  

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Gre-Gory, Big Bad Vampire Bat – toy

Gre-Gory, Big Bad Vampire Bat, was a Mattel company creation from 1980, designed to appeal to horror-obsessed youngsters or to those with a fondness for large rubber bats. Once you’ve come …

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DEVIL HUNTER (1980) Reviews and overview

Devil Hunter is a 1980 Spanish/West German horror feature film directed by Jesus Franco [as Clifford Brown]; it has also been released as The Devil Hunter, Chasseurs d’Hommes, Jungfrau under Kannibalen, The Man Hunter, Mandingo …

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SATAN’S SLAVE (1980) Reviews and overview

Satan’s Slave – original title: Pengabdi Setan (translation: “Devoted to Satan”) – is a 1980 Indonesian horror film directed by Sisworo Gautama Putra (Savage Terror; The Hungry Snake Woman) from a screenplay co-written with Naryono Prayitno and Imam Tantowi for …

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THE ISLAND (1980) Reviews and overview

‘There’s no escape but death’ The Island is a 1980 American thriller feature film with horror elements, directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Michael Caine (Dressed to Kill; The Hand; The …

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HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR (1980) TV series

Hammer House of Horror is a British television series, made in 1980. An anthology series created by Hammer Films in association with Cinema Arts International and ITC Entertainment, it consisted of thirteen 50-minute episodes, …

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DEATH SHIP (1980) Reviews and overview

Death Ship is a 1980 Canadian-British horror feature film directed by Alvin Rakoff from a screenplay by John Robins. The movie stars George Kennedy, Richard Crenna (The Evil), Sally Ann Howes and …

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ZOMBIES’ LAKE (1980) Overview

Zombies’ Lake, or Zombie Lake is a 1980 zombie horror feature film directed by Jean Rollin (under the name J.A. Laser) for Paris-based exploitation specialists Eurocine. The original French title is …

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THE ALIEN DEAD (1980) Reviews and overview

The Alien Dead is a 1980 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by Fred Olen Ray (The Tomb, Evil Toons, Super Shark) from a screenplay co-written with Martin Nicholas. Filmed deep in the swamps …

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THE PSYCHOTRONIC MAN (1979) Reviews and overview

The Psychotronic Man (aka The Psycho-Tronic Man) is a 1979 low budget science fiction cult film that opened in Chicago April 23, 1980 at the Carnegie Theatre. It was directed by Jack M. Sell and written, produced and starred Peter …

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ANTHROPOPHAGOUS (1980) Reviews and overview

Antropophagus, released in Britain as Anthropophagous: The Beast and in the US as Anthropophagus: The Grim Reaper is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Joe D’Amato and co-written by D’Amato and George Eastman (under his real name, Luigi Montefiori), who also starred …

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WINDOWS (1980) Reviews and overview

Windows is a 1980 American psycho thriller film starring Talia Shire (Prophecy), Joseph Cortese and Elizabeth Ashley, directed by cinematographer Gordon Willis (The Godfather and sequel) from a screenplay by Barry Siegel. The soundtrack score was composed by Ennio Morricone. …

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