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Tourist Lisa Reiner faints on the street and is taken to hospital. Read More »
Lisa and the Devil AKA Lisa et le Diable (1973) Mario Bava, Telly Savalas, Elke Sommer, Sylva Koscina
In this chiller from Italian director Mario Bava, Elke Sommer stars as Lisa, a young tourist who keeps running into Read More »
Rabid Dogs AKA Cani arrabbiati (1974) Mario Bava, Lamberto Bava, Lea Lander, George Eastman, Riccardo Cucciolla
A gang of thieves hijack a man’s car after botching their getaway from a robbery. Read More »
Baron Blood AKA Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga (1972) Mario Bava, Joseph Cotten, Elke Sommer, Massimo Girotti
A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. Read More »
The Day the Sky Exploded AKA La morte viene dallo spazio (1958) Paolo Heusch, Mario Bava, Paul Hubschmid, Madeleine Fischer, Fiorella Mari
Scientists discover that a group of meteors are hurtling on a collison course with Earth, and if they hit, the planet will be destroyed. Read More »
Four Times that Night AKA Quante volte… quella notte (1972) Mario Bava, Daniela Giordano, Brett Halsey, Dick Randall
While walking in the park with her dog in Castel Fusano, Tina flirts with Gianni, a playboy in a fancy sport car. Read More »
The Wonders of Aladdin (1961) Mario Bava, Henry Levin, Donald O’Connor, Noëlle Adam, Vittorio De Sica
A poor young man finds a magic lamp that possesses a genie Read More »
Odissea (1968) Franco Rossi, Mario Bava, Piero Schivazappa, Bekim Fehmiu, Leonard Steckel, Constantin Andrieu, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Odysseus’ journey told in Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka. Read More »
5 bambole per la luna d’agosto / 5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970) Mario Bava, William Berger, Ira von Fürstenberg, Edwige Fenech, Mystery, Thriller
George Stark is a wealthy industrialist who invites five business friends of his to his remote Mediterranean island Read More »
A lone rider comes across a dying soldier, the victim of an Indian attack, who gives him a paper authorizing the payment of $150,000 to the U.S. Army. Read More »
Esther and the King (1960) Raoul Walsh, Mario Bava, Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O’Dea, Biography, Drama, History
When a modern-day girl faces a big challenge in her life, her mother teaches her about the power of fasting by sharing the story of a heroine from the Bible.
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Blood and Black Lace / Sei donne per l’assassino (1964) Mario Bava, Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Isabella, a young model is murdered by a mysterious masked figure at a boarding house run by Max Morlacchi and his lover Countess Cristiana Como. When Isabella’s boyfriend is suspected of the killing, her diary, which apparently has some incriminating evidence linking her to the killer, dissapears, the masked killer begins killing off all the models in and around the house to find the diary.
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I coltelli del vendicatore / Knives of the Avenger (1966) Mario Bava, Cameron Mitchell, Fausto Tozzi, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Adventure
A mysterious knife-throwing viking warrior protects a young peasant woman and her young son from the clutches of a evil regent bent on claiming the title of king and the woman for himself.
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In psychedelic swinging 60s style, the dreaded thief (and killer) Diabolik wreaks havoc on a generic European country for his own financial gain and amusement. He shares an extravagant underground lair (and a giant bed of money) with his curvaceous, superficial girlfriend…who uses her awesome powers of wig-wearing to help Diabolik kill innocent people and steal billions from the government. Nonetheless, Diabolik is the “hero” of the film because he must face off against bumbling cops and revenge-seeking mafiosos.
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