The Ghoul – UK, 1975

The Ghoul is a 1974 [released 1975] British horror feature film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by John Elder [Anthony Hinds] and produced by his son, Kevin Francis …

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The Skeleton Key – USA/Germany, 2005

The Skeleton Key is a 2005 American/German horror film co-produced and directed by Iain Softley from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger (The Ring). It stars Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, John Hurt, and Peter Sarsgaard. Caroline Ellis, …

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Monolith – USA, Germany, 1993

‘The end of the world is about to begin’ Monolith is a 1993 American-German science fiction action horror film produced and directed by John Eyres (Ripper; Octopus; Goodnight, God Bless) …

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John Hurt – actor

John Hurt (22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017) was an English actor whose career spanned six decades. He came to prominence for his sympathetic role as Timothy Evans, who was hanged in …

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The Pied Piper – UK, 1972

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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Only Lovers Left Alive – USA, 2013

Only Lovers Left Alive is a 2013 romance drama vampire film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton (Suspiria, 2017), Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt (The Ghoul, Alien). Plot: After living for centuries, vampire Adam (Tom Hiddleston) …

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10 Rillington Place – UK, 1971

‘The story of the Christie sex-murders!’ 10 Rillington Place is a 1971 British crime drama film with a horrific theme directed by Richard Fleischer (Amityville 3-D; See No Evil; The Boston Strangler), …

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The Shout – UK, 1978

The Shout is a 1978 British horror feature film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, based on a short story by Robert Graves, adapted for the screen by Michael Austin. Plot: A mysterious …

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Alien – UK, USA, 1979

Alien is a 1979 British-American science fiction horror feature film directed by Ridley Scott from a screenplay written by Dan O’Bannon, based on a storyline co-written with Ronald Shusett. The …

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