Classic Horror Movies

Mario Bava, Salvatore Billitteri, 1963


Black Sabbath

An atmosphere of dread and anxiety pervades this anthology of three terrifying tales of the super...


Peter Graham Scott, 1959


The Headless Ghost

One of the first films made in Britain by B-movie maestro Herman Cohen, The Headless Ghost is an ...


Don Siegel, 1956


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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

The quintessential fifties sci-fi movie in which the town of Santa Mira is invade...


Terence Fisher, 1957


The Curse of Frankenstein

Hammer's phenomenally successful film - the first entry in the long line of horro...


Wendy Toye, David Eady, 1951; 1955


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Three Cases of Murder

Unseen for many years, Three Cases of Murder and Return To Glennascaul are a treat for lovers of ...


Oswald Mitchell, 1948


The Greed of William Hart

A dark and gory tale of body snatchers in 19th century Edinburgh, based on the tr...


Terence Fisher, 1960


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The Brides of Dracula

A top class Hammer movie, featuring Peter Cushing's second outing as Van Helsing and David Peel's...


John Lemont, 1961



Michael Gough turns in a memorably demented performance in this sci-fi B-movie which takes a skew...


Robert Wise, 1945


The Body Snatcher

'The Screen's Last Word in Shudder Shock Sensation!' In The Body Snatcher, Boris Karloff stars in...


Kaneto Shindo, 1968


Kuroneko (Masters of Cinema)

Released to great acclaim in 1968, Kuroneko is a sparse, atmospheric horror story...


John Gilling, 1967


The Mummy's Shroud

The time is 1920; the place is Mezzera, Egypt, an exotic land of mystery and ancient magic. A rou...


John Gilling, 1965


The Plague of the Zombies

An excellent mid-period Hammer horror, The Plague of the Zombies transplants Hait...


Jack Hill, 1968


Spider Baby

The credits of Spider Baby dub this 'the maddest story ever told', a promise thatís well on the w...


Mark Robson, 1945


Isle of the Dead

A 1945 Val Lewton production from RKO Pictures, Isle of the Dead stars Boris Karloff as a General...


Freddie Francis, 1969


Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly

A cult British horror film from director Freddie Francis, Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and...


Lew Landers, 1935


The Raven

Following the success of The Black Cat, Karloff and Lugosi teamed up again for another classic sl...


Vernon Sewell, 1968


The Blood Beast Terror

The only British giant killer moth movie? With an inventive script from Hammer's Peter Bryan (The...


James Whale, 1932


The Old Dark House

A great fun old-school creepy horror flick from Frankenstein director James Whale, with Karloff o...