1971 Horror Movies

Night of Dark Shadows (1971)

Night of Dark Shadows

    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Drama

    A painter and his wife move into a home and find themselves plagued by ghosts and spirits of his ancestors that used to be witches.

    Twins of Evil (1971)

    Twins of Evil

    • 78%
    • R
    • 87 min
    • Horror

    In nineteenth century middle-Europe, orphaned teenage twins Maria and Frieda go to live with their uncle Gustav Weil, who heads the Brotherhood, a vigilante group trying to stamp out vampirism. But their methods are random and misplaced and the only result is a terrorised populace. The real threat lies with Count Karnstein, and although the twins seem outwardly to be identical, Frieda finds herself much more drawn than her sister to the Count's castle dominating the skyline. ...

    Reazione a catena (1971)

    Reazione a catena

      • R
      • 84 min
      • Horror

      An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a dilapidated building on the estate.

      Daughters of Darkness (1971)

      Daughters of Darkness

      • 70%
      • R
      • 100 min
      • Horror

      A chic, good-looking and suitably 70's couple arrive at an extravagant and deserted seaside hotel after eloping. Stefan is wealthy and happily English, with a hidden streak of sadism, while Valarie is intelligent but of inferior (Swedish) blood. To keep her with him at the eerie hotel he lies consistantly about his relationship with his mother and his plans to tell her of their marriage. Meanwhile he has mysterious phone conversations with an older, dominant and pampered sissy. Two fresh...

      The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

      The Abominable Dr. Phibes

      • 78%
      • PG-13
      • 94 min
      • Fantasy

      Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctor's are responsible and begins exacting his revenge on all those involved.

      Lust for a Vampire (1971)

      Lust for a Vampire

        • R
        • 91 min
        • Horror

        In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but also with the headmaster who is desperate to become Mircalla's disciple, and the equally besotted and even more foolish author Richard Lestrange.

        The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

        The House That Dripped Blood

        • 78%
        • 102 min
        • Horror

        A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.

        A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)

        A Lizard in a Woman's Skin

          • Unrated
          • 101 min
          • Mystery

          Florinda Bolkan plays the daughter of a prominant English politician who keeps having recurring "nightmares" in which she makes love to a bisexual nympho who lives downstairs and conducts all-night LSD orgies. When the nocturnal wet dreams become murderous, the neighbor turns up dead, and Florinda is the main suspect. Did she actually commit the murder she dreamt about? Is she being framed by her philandering husband? Did Florinda actually make nightly visits downstairs aside from...

          Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)

          Black Belly of the Tarantula

            • R
            • 89 min
            • Horror

            Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.

            Blood and Lace (1971)

            Blood and Lace

              • 87 min
              • Horror

              After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage...

              Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)

              Blood from the Mummy's Tomb

                • PG
                • 94 min
                • Horror

                On the night before her anniversary, Margaret Fuchs receives an ancient Egyptian ring with a red stone as a birthday gift from her father, Prof. Julian Fuchs. Margaret has frequent nightmares about an expedition in Egypt with five members, including her father, finding the tomb of Queen Tera, an evil sorcerer with a severed hand. The members collect the sarcophagus with a totally preserved mummy, the severed hand with the ring with a red stone, and three relics. Margaret is possessed by the...

                Blood Legacy (1971)

                Blood Legacy

                  • R
                  • 82 min
                  • Horror

                  In order to qualify to inherit the family fortune, the four heirs must spend the night in the family estate. However, during the night someone starts killing them off.

                  Brain of Blood (1971)

                  Brain of Blood

                    • 87 min
                    • Horror

                    Human brain transplants and blood-soaked operations highlight this saga filled with blood, shock, and sheer fright, featuring mad doctor antics, an evil dwarf ("Freaks'" Angelo Rossitto), and a pure gold drive-in cast including Kent Taylor (The Mighty Gorga), Grant Williams (The Incredible Shrinking Man), Regina Carrol (Dracula vs. Frankenstein), and Vicki Volante (Horror of the Blood Monsters). Inspired by the wildly popular success of the "Blood Island" series, this follow up (shot in...

                    Caged Virgins (1971)

                    Caged Virgins

                      • 83 min
                      • Horror

                      Two girls on the run get lost in the French countryside, and wind up in a haunted chateau occupied by an ailing vampire and his servants.

                      Countess Dracula (1971)

                      Countess Dracula

                        • PG
                        • 93 min
                        • Horror

                        Based on the story of Elisabeth Bathory, the 18th century Countess who indulged herself in an orgy of murder and vampirism before before being walled up in her room by the authorities. The ageing Countess Dracula discovers that the blood of young virgins has a restorative effect on her celebrated beauty. Years later, she becomes engaged to a handsome young Hussar and is forced to repeat vile atrocities with ever-increasing regularity to hold off old age.

                        Creatures the World Forgot (1971)

                        Creatures the World Forgot

                          • PG
                          • 92 min
                          • Adventure

                          As the first nomadic tribes wander across the vast wilderness of the infant planet they confront hostilities created by the harsh environment and each other. After a massive volcanic eruption a tribal chief is killed and his two sons fight for supremacy, not only for the leadership of the tribe but also for the love of a beautiful young woman. The age-old battlegrounds of rivalry, envy and passion are explored in this tale of prehistoric adventure.

                          Death Walks on High Heels (1971)

                          Death Walks on High Heels

                            • Unrated
                            • 105 min
                            • Horror

                            A famed jewel thief named Rochard is slashed to death on a train. His daughter Nicole, a famous nightclub performer in Paris, is questioned by the police about some missing diamonds but she claims to know nothing about this. Nicole is then terrorized by a masked man with piercing blue eyes who demands to know where her father has hidden the stolen diamonds. Suspecting that her jealous boyfriend Michel may be the man who is harassing her, Nicole and her new-found friend Dr....

                            Demented Death Farm Massacre (1971)

                            Demented Death Farm Massacre

                              • R
                              • 85 min
                              • Horror

                              A gang of four thieves, having stolen over a million dollars worth of gems, are driving through the remote hill roads of the Carolinas when their jeep runs out of gas. A local moonshiner and his wife offer the strangers a place to stay until they can get help, but the thieves soon take advantage of their hosts. Both the moonshiner's young wife and his supposed hidden fortune prove to be irresistable temptations for the fugitives, but will their greed and jealousy prove to be...

                              Deviation (1971)

                              Deviation

                                • 89 min
                                • Horror

                                After a nocturnal car accident on the English countryside, an unfortunate couple is invited to a mysterious manor occupied by a creepy embalmer who throws sexy drug parties there.

                                Die Screaming, Marianne (1971)

                                Die Screaming, Marianne

                                  • R
                                  • 99 min
                                  • Crime

                                  After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands to inherit a large sum of money and also a number of documents containing information that will incriminate her father, who was a crooked judge. While her father wants the documents, her sister wants the money and they will each stop at nothing, even murder, to get what they want. Written by Kevin...