1963 Horror Movies

The Birds (1963)

The Birds

  • 96%
  • PG-13
  • 119 min
  • Horror

Spoilt socialite and notorious practical joker Melanie Daniels is shopping in a San Francisco pet store when she meets Mitch Brenner. Mitch is looking to buy a pair of love birds for his young sister's birthday; he recognises Melanie but pretends to mistake her for an assistant. She decides to get her own back by buying the birds and driving up to the quiet coastal town of Bodega Bay, where Mitch spends his weekends with his sister and mother. Shortly after she arrives, Melanie is attacked by a...

The Haunting (1963)

The Haunting

  • 86%
  • G
  • 112 min
  • Horror

Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity. With him are the skeptical young Luke, who stands to inherit the house, the mysterious and clairvoyant Theodora and the insecure Eleanor, whose psychic abilities make her feel somehow attuned to whatever spirits inhabit the old mansion. As time goes by it becomes obvious that they have gotten more than they bargained for as the ghostly...

The Old Dark House (1963)

The Old Dark House

    • Unrated
    • 86 min
    • Comedy

    An American who sells cars in England receives a mysterious invitation from an old, excentric millionaire to visit his house in which he lives with his twin brother. Written by Volker Boehm

    The Terror (1963)

    The Terror

      • PG
      • 81 min
      • Horror

      Set in France, a young officer sees a young woman who mysteriously disappears into the sea. He finds himself in a house where a portrait of the woman hangs and they say she has been dead for twenty years.

      "The Outer Limits" The Hundred Days of the Dragon

        • Unrated
        • 51 min
        • Fantasy

        The election draws near and William Lyons Selby seems destined to win. Elsewhere, the communist nation of dictator Li Kwan has achieved a remarkable breakthrough: a serum that renders human flesh plastic. A simple injection and a process of molding allows an agent to quietly murder Selby and take his place! America has elected a spy to the highest office in that nation. Selby's daughter and his aide suspect all is not right, but have no idea what the real problem is. One thing seems...

        Black Sabbath (1963)

        Black Sabbath

          • 92 min
          • Horror

          Black Sabbath is a 1963 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava. Boris Karloff, in addition to appearing in the linking passages, has a role in "The Wurdalak" segment (based on a story by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy). The film comprises three horror stories, the others being "The Drop of Water" and "The Telephone."

          Black Zoo (1963)

          Black Zoo

            • 88 min
            • Horror

            The most savage animal in a garden of beasts, animal-worship cultist and private zoo owner Michael Conrad (Michael Gough) has trained his lions well, siccing the big cats on any fool who dares get in his way. First it was a snoopy secretary, then a scheming realtor (Jerome Cowan). But only when his unhappy wife (Jeanne Cooper) runs off with his beloved chimps does Conrad unleash his inner beast, and the fur really flies. Shot by Academy Award®-winning* cinematographer Floyd Crosby on a...

            Blood Feast (1963)

            Blood Feast

            • 36%
            • 67 min
            • Horror

            The film starts out incredibly in a beautiful Gothic castle in Germany. As little girls, Kitty Wildenbrück and her sister Evelyn have been fighting when their grandfather tells them the story behind an incredibly uncanny painting: Legend has it that a fiendish Red Lady is to return to the castle every hundred years and kill seven people. Fourteen years later, Kitty (Barbara Bouchet) has become a successful fashion photographer. Suddenly, people begin to get murdered...

            Bring Me The Vampire (1963)

            Bring Me The Vampire

              • Unrated
              • 100 min
              • Horror

              A group of would-be beneficiaries gather for the reading of a will, and discover that they must spend the night in a spooky castle to gain their inheritance. A spooky housekeeper and a man who seems to be a vampire are just two of the obstacles that might deter them.

              Dead Birds (1963)

              Dead Birds

                • Unrated
                • 84 min
                • Horror

                The film's title is borrowed from a Dani fable that Gardner recounts in voice-over. The Dani people, whom Gardner identifies mysteriously as "a mountain people," believe that there was once a great race between a bird and a snake, which was to determine the lives of human beings. Should men shed their skins and live forever like snakes, or die like birds? The bird won the race, dictating that man must die. The film's plot revolves around two characters, Weyak and Pua. Weyak is a warrior who...

                Dementia 13 (1963)

                Dementia 13

                • 65%
                • 75 min
                • Horror

                Following the abrupt death of her husband from a heart attack, the scheming Louise Haloran travels to her in-laws estate in Ireland, only to find herself trapped in a creepy, decrepit castle with her ex-husband’s demented family.

                Diary of a Madman (1963)

                Diary of a Madman

                  • PG
                  • 96 min
                  • Horror

                  Simon Cordier, a French magistrate and amateur sculptor comes into contact with a malevolent entity. The invisible - yet corporeal - being, called a "horla" is capable of limited psychokinesis and complete mind control.

                  House of the Damned (1963)

                  House of the Damned

                    • Unrated
                    • 62 min
                    • Mystery

                    An architect and his wife are staying in an empty castle in California. They are joined by an unhappily married lawyer and his wife. Things start getting strange when they spot a half man/half beast prowling around the house and keep seeing a headless woman wandering the grounds. Written by [email protected]

                    Maniac (1963)

                    Maniac

                      • 86 min
                      • Crime

                      The rape of his teenage daughter instigated a violent, maniacal retribution on the perpetrator for which Georges was incarcerated in an asylum for the insane. When a stranger enters a quiet, country town and is seduced by a sensuous married woman he unwittingly finds himself at the centre of a storm of sexual guilt and murder for which he has been carefully and surreptitiously groomed to take full responsibility.

                      Paranoiac (1963)

                      Paranoiac

                        • Unrated
                        • 80 min
                        • Drama

                        Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but events prove that he is an impostor, sent by Keith Kossett, son of the attorney for the family estate, who has been dipping into the family trust fund. Written by Wheeler Winston Dixon

                        The Atomic Brain (1963)

                        The Atomic Brain

                          • Unrated
                          • 64 min
                          • Horror

                          Somehow, atomic power is harnessed to transplant brains. An old woman uses this power to hire two sexy (and one homely) foreign housekeepers with the idea of transplanting her old brain into a sexy woman's. Written by Jonah Falcon <[email protected]>

                          The Comedy of Terrors (1963)

                          The Comedy of Terrors

                            • 84 min
                            • Comedy

                            An undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients.

                            The Crawling Hand (1963)

                            The Crawling Hand

                              • 89 min
                              • Horror

                              After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.

                              The Evil Eye (1963)

                              The Evil Eye

                                • 86 min
                                • Comedy

                                A tourist witnesses a murder and finds herself caught up in a series of bloody killings.

                                The Haunted Palace (1963)

                                The Haunted Palace

                                • 80%
                                • NR
                                • 87 min
                                • Horror

                                A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.