Horror

Aoi numa no onna / Blue Lake Woman (1986) Akio Jissôji, Kotobuki Hananomoto, Janet Hatta, Saburô Shinoda, Horror

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Blue Lake Woman tells the story of Nagare, a painter who wanted to commit a lover’s suicide with Mizue, the wife of his friend and patron Takigawa. Growing afraid at the last moment, he doesn’t go through with it – but Mizue sinks to the bottom of Blue Lake. Some time later, Nagare follows an invitation by Takigawa, who claims to have forgiven everything. To Nagare’s shock, Takigawa’s new wife, Ameko, looks exactly like Mizue. While staying as Takigawa’s guest, Nagare becomes haunted by Mizue’s ghost, who wants to be reunited with him at the bottom of Blue Lake…

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The Invisible Man (1933) James Whale, Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has taken a room at the nearby Lion’s Head Inn, hoping to reverse an experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible. Unfortunately, the drug he used has also warped his mind, making him aggressive and dangerous. He’s prepared to do whatever it takes to restore his appearance, and several will die in the process.

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La bête / The Beast (1975) Walerian Borowczyk, Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Erotic

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“La Bête” by Walerian Borowczyk is based on the short story “Lokis” written by Prosper Merimée.Lucy Broadhurst(Lisabeth Hummel),an American heiress betrothed to the son of an impoverished Marquis,arrives at the family’s crumbling château and learns of a mythical ursine beast purported to prowl the nearby forest.It is fabled that a former lady of the house(Sirpa Lane)once engaged in perverse sex with the creature and Lucy finds herself consumed by dreams of the incident.

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Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks (1974) Dick Randall, Rossano Brazzi, Michael Dunn, Edmund Purdom, Horror

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See the battle of the monsters, Goliath versus Ook! “South Pacific” star Rossano Brazzi plays the crackpot Frankenstein whose latest creature is a goofy, dome-headed neanderthal cleverly named Goliath. Typical of monsters, Goliath has the hots for Frankenstein’s new squeeze, Krista, who likes to bathe in milk. When Genz, a horny necrophile dwarf, is expelled from the castle, he promptly makes friends with Ook, a second neanderthal just passing through town. Out for revenge, Genz lets Goliath loose to go head to pointy-head with Ook in a good old-fashioned monster rumble.

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The Snow Creature (1954) W. Lee Wilder, Paul Langton, Leslie Denison, Teru Shimada, Horror

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Botanist Frank Parrish leads an expedition to the Himalayas to seek out new flora, accompanied by hardboiled news photographer Peter Wells. When their lead guide, Subra, learns his wife has been kidnapped by a Yeti, Parrish disbelieves him, so the sherpas commandeer the expedition at gunpoint and turn it into a search-and-rescue party. To Parrish’s surprise, they discover a whole family of Yetis in a cave, and are able to subdue the male and carry it back to civilization, to ship to the USA for study. Subra is forgiven his acts because he was right after all. Wells, meanwhile, phones in the story and Parrish finds his discovery – shipped upright in a meat cooler to maintain its natural environment – detained in the US because Wells’ story refers to it as a snowMAN, and a decision must be made whether this is a customs or immigration matter. During this bureaucratic snafu, the creature escapes its containers and disappears into Los Angeles, mysteriously appearing in different parts of …

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Dracula (1931) Tod Browning, Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Fantasy, Horror

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After a harrowing ride through the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, Renfield enters castle Dracula to finalize the transferral of Carfax Abbey in London to Count Dracula, who is in actuality a vampire. Renfield is drugged by the eerily hypnotic count, and turned into one of his thralls, protecting him during his sea voyage to London. After sucking the blood and turning the young Lucy Weston into a vampire, Dracula turns his attention to her friend Mina Seward, daughter of Dr. Seward who then calls in a specialist, Dr. Van Helsing, to diagnose the sudden deterioration of Mina’s health. Van Helsing, realizing that Dracula is indeed a vampire, tries to prepare Mina’s fiance, John Harker, and Dr. Seward for what is to come and the measures that will have to be taken to prevent Mina from becoming one of the undead.

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The Stewardess / Fai seung hung che (2002) Tak-Sam Leong, Sam Lee, San-san Lee, Yiu-Cheung Lai, Comedy, Horror, Thriller

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Keung suffers from a recurring nightmare in which a woman in red chases him down a highway and tries to kill him with a plastic toy jet. When his girlfriend Apple leaves on a business trip, Keung pounces on the chance to approach his new neighbor, Yurei, a Japanese stewardess. However, it soon becomes apparent that his new love interest is damaged goods, and that she has Keung and Apple booked first class for a flight straight to hell.

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