CANNIBAL FEROX (1981) Reviews and overview

Cannibal Ferox is a 1981 Italian exploitation horror feature film written and directed by Umberto Lenzi. It can be considered one of the ‘unholy trinity’ of superior Italian cannibal films, alongside Last Cannibal World and Cannibal Holocaust. …

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EVILSPEAK (1981) Reviews and overview

Evilspeak is a 1981 American supernatural horror film directed by Eric Weston from a screenplay co-written with Joseph Garofalo. The movie stars Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joseph Cortese and Claude Earl Jones. …

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MADHOUSE (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Many people visit, few ever leave the…’ Madhouse – aka There Was a Little Girl – is a 1981 Italian horror feature film produced and directed by Ovidio G. Assonitis (The …

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PANIC (1982) Reviews and overview

‘PRAY it doesn’t happen HERE -‘ Panic – original title: Bakterion– is a 1982 Italian/Spanish science fiction horror film directed by Tonino Ricci (Night of the Sharks; Encounters in the Deep; The …

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HELL NIGHT (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Pray for day’ Hell Night is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed by Tom DeSimone (Terror in the Jungle) from a screenplay written by Randy Feldman. The movie stars Linda Blair, Vincent Van Patten …

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DEMONOID (1981) Reviews and overview

Demonoid – aka Macabra – is a 1981 Mexican-American supernatural horror feature film produced and directed by Alfredo Zacarías (The Bees; Capulina contra las momias) from a screenplay co-written with David Lee Fein (Cheerleader Camp) and F. Amos Powell

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INCUBUS (1981) Reviews and overview

‘He is the destroyer’ Incubus – promoted as The Incubus – is a 1981 Canadian horror feature film directed by John Hough (American Gothic; The Legend of Hell House; Twins of Evil), from a screenplay …

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Dawn of the Mummy – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘They came from the dead… A monstrous, chilling terror stalking the living.’ Dawn of the Mummy is a 1981 American/Egyptian supernatural horror feature film produced and directed by Frank (Farouk) Agrama (Queen Kong), …

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WACKO (1981) Reviews and overview

‘At last! A motion picture made by, for, and about people… just like you!’ Wacko is a 1981 (released 1982) American comedy horror feature film produced and directed by Greydon …

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THE DEVIL (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Crawling horror from the depths of Hell!’ The Devil – aka Devil’s Express and original title Xie Mo – is a 1981 Hong Kong-Taiwan supernatural horror feature film directed by Jen-Chieh …

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The Survivor – Australia, 1981 – reviews

‘Pilot error? Or supernatural terror?’ The Survivor is a 1981 Australian horror thriller film directed by David Hemmings (actor in Harlequin; Thirst; Deep Red) from a screenplay by David Ambrose (Blackout), …

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Nightmare – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘The dream you can’t escape alive!’ Nightmare is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film written and directed by Italian filmmaker Romano Scavolini (Spirits of Death). It has also been released as Nightmare …

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Scream aka The Outing – USA, 1980

‘… no-one ever returns from this phantom town of terror!’ Scream – also known as The Outing – is a 1980 slasher horror feature film written, directed and co-produced by …

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The Demon (1979) reviews and overview

  ‘The screams you hear may be your own!’ The Demon is a 1979 South African slasher film co-produced, written and directed by Percival Rubens (Survival Zone; Sweet Murder). The movie stars …

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Dahshat – India, 1981

Dahshat – दहशत translation: “Scare” – is a 1981 Bollywood Indian Hindi horror film directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay from a screenplay by producer Kumar Ramsay. The film stars Om Shivpuri, Nadira, Navin Nischol, Sarika, Narendranath, …

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Graduation Day – USA, 1981 – reviews

Graduation Day is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed by ex-rabbi Herb Freed (Beyond Evil) from a screenplay co-written with Anne Marisse. It stars Christopher George, Patch Mackenzie …

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AMERICAN NIGHTMARE (1981) Reviews

‘Pray you never have one.’ American Nightmare is a 1981 Canadian horror film directed by Don McBrearty (The Haunting of Lisa) from a screenplay by John Sheppard (Mania, Never Cry Werewolf) based on a …

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