Horror: Gothic Horror & Haunted Houses

Strap in for some truly spooky houses, full of dark attics and candelabras.

Castle of Blood

It was begun by Sergio Corbucci (Django), completed by Antonio Margheriti (The Long Hair of Death) and remains one of the true masterpieces of Gothic Horror. When a cynical journalist accepts a wager that he won’t survive the night in a haunted castle, it will unlock an odyssey of sexual torment, undead vengeance and a dark seductress (the legendary Barbara Steele) ...Read More

The Monster Of The Opera

Conceived as a sequel to their landmark THE VAMPIRE AND THE BALLERINA, director Renato Polselli (THE REINCARNATION OF ISABEL, DELIRIUM) and screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi resurrected their gothic-fiend-stalks-a-theatrical-troupe framework for an over-the-top aria of reincarnated lovers, sheer nightgowns, sapphic hunger, interdimensional damnation and frenzied 'opera.'

Challenge The Devil

In the most obscure film of his early ‘60s Italian period – if not his entire career – Christopher Lee stars in this brilliantly bizarre combination of neo-realist crime thriller, tawdry Christian melodrama, fizzy cabaret musical and trippy gothic horror, culminating in a gang of bongo-crazed delinquents menaced by a white-haired Lee as a sinister Victorian who may ...Read More

Lady Frankenstein

Co-produced by Roger Corman, "one of the most underrated horror movies of all time" (Classic Horror) features lurid direction by Mel Welles (Little Shop of Horrors) from a story by by Dick Randall (Pieces), and a cast that includes Hollywood legend Joseph Cotten alongside EuroCult icons Rosalba Neri, Paul Muller, and Mickey Hargitay.

Scream Of The Demon Lover

Though he made only two horror films, veteran writer/director José Luis Merino here embraces the genre's classic elements and ravishes them to vivid extremes: When a beautiful biochemist (Erna Schurer) arrives at a foreboding castle to work for a sinister baron, she'll unlock a nightmare of dark romance, sexual violence, grisly family secrets and some of the most pe...Read More

Curse of the Crimson Altar

Night Flight and Stone Brewing present Dr. FrankenStone’s Fright Nights with 1968's Curse of the Crimson Altar starring Barbara Steel, Boris Karloff, and Christopher Lee. Crack open a beer, settle in for Curse of the Crimson Altar and don't miss the short intermission where we show you how to recreate #DrFrankenStone's beer blend concoctions using Stone beers (tr...Read More

The Seventh Grave

The sole feature by enigmatic director Garibaldi Serra Caracciolo - here using the anglicized pseudonym 'Finney Cliff' - combines familiar murder mystery elements of THE CAT AND THE CANARY with odd dollops of mad doctors, escaped lepers, giallo-style killings and one of the most strikingly original séance sequences in the entire genre.

Horrors Of The Black Museum

The promotion announced that this film was released in "Hypnovision" which gives an idea of the story. Edmond Bancroft a frustrated crime reporter and thriller writer wants accurate crimes for his next book so he hypnotizes his assistant to make him commit the required crimes. Events chronicled in this movie are based on actual crimes and events chronicled in Scot...Read More

Nightmare Castle

The legendary Barbara Steele (Black Sunday) delivered two of her most memorable performances in this tale of obsession, madness and depravity. Steele stars as a cheating wife who is chained, whipped and tortured to death by her sadistic scientist husband, and as her unstable blonde stepsister whose fate may be even more ghastly. Paul Muller (Vampyros Lesbos), Helga ...Read More

Beyond The 7th Door

More than 30 years later, it remains one of the most ambitious, sought-after and totally bizarre low-budget Canadian features of all: Yugoslavian-born actor Lazar Rockwood in a debut performance Canuxploitation.com calls "creepy, astonishingly uncharismatic, and displaying a complete disregard for the craft of acting" is Boris, an ex-con and career thief who convinc...Read More

Black Sabbath

This trio of atmospheric horror tales start with: Il Telefono (The Telephone) A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an escaped prisoner from her past; I Wurdulak" - Vladimire d'Urfe (The Wurdalak) Starring Boris Karloff plays a Russian count in the early 1800s who stumbles upon a family in the countryside trying to destroy a particularly vicious li...Read More

Funeral Home

The 1980s retro horror classic! Young and frightened 16-year old Heather stays with her grandmother in the hopes of helping her turn a funeral home into a bed-and-breakfast. But strange happenings and unexplained murders around the home quickly make this vacation spot a "dead-and-breakfast" - with no answers as to who or what is causing all the death. Gloomy thrille...Read More

La Madre Muerta (The Dead Mother)

Ismael (Karra Elejalde, Timecrimes) breaks into the house of a fine art restorer and shoots the homeowner dead, leaving her daughter orphaned and traumatized for life. Years later Ismael is working in a bar where he sees the daughter again. Paranoid that she has recognised him and will report him, he kidnaps her and holds her hostage, demanding that her hospital pay...Read More

Nosferatu: A Tale of Gothic Horror (with score by Christian Death & other gothic-industrial bands)

This 63 minute DVD features the classic Gothic Horror Film; Nosferatu to music by some of the top Gothic Industrial Bands ever, such as Christian Death, Electric Hellfire Club and more.

Flesh And Blood: The Hammer Heritage Of Horror

From the 1950s when they pumped Technicolor blood into old monsters like Frankenstein and Dracula, to today's chillers like 'Let The Right One In" and "The Lady In Black", Hammer Films combined ghastly horror with erotic tension. Your hosts and narrators are Count Dracula and Baron Frankenstein (Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing) known to Star Wars fans as Count Dou...Read More

City Of The Dead (Remastered)

College student Nan is researching the history of witchcraft. Taunted by her brother and fiancé, who have voiced their concerns, Nan arms herself with resolve and drives to the small New England village of Whitewood. She is glad she was able to count on the support of her professor. A bit anxious but consumed with curiosity, she will soon embark herself on the journ...Read More

Inn Of The Damned

On a long and dust covered road there is an old Inn where you and everyone are always welcomed. The fire is always blazing, the food is always warm and comforting and the Innkeepers have sweet smiles that make you feel right at home, but there is a secret within the walls that no one knows abouta secret that keeps the guests coming, but never lets them leave. Star...Read More

Masked Mutilator

In 1994, a production team in Eastern Pennsylvania brought together a group of local pro wrestlers and young actors to make a horror-action film. A quarter of a century later, the movie was finally finished: After accidentally killing an opponent in the ring, a professional wrestler takes a job at a group home for youth offenders. But when a psychopath wearing a wre...Read More

The Human Monster

Bela Lugosi gives one of his finest portraits of evil in this adaptation of Edgar Wallace's terror-thriller-mystery THE DARK EYES OF LONDON. A series of 'drownings' have Scotland Yard baffled. One common denominator; the dead men were heavily insured through a particular brokerage firm...and all the policies were paid off. Larry Hold, a Scotland Yard detective, and ...Read More

Torture Dungeon

A deranged duke (Gerald Jacuzzo) plots to murder every living heir to the throne of England in a plot to acquire the crown for himself. 42nd Street luminary Andy Milligan uses his Staten Island home as a stand-in for medieval England, creating a deeply strange frisson between the past and present. Come for the lovely period costumes and stay for the non-stop, petty bickering!

The Church

In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshippers and build a large gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is accidentally reopened, a group of people trapped inside the church become possessed by the fury of the damned. Can the blo...Read More

Paganini Horror

When an all-girl rock band records an unpublished song by Niccolò Paganini – the 19th Century composer said to have sold his soul to the Devil – they will unleash a skintight spandex nightmare of extreme violins, cheesy power ballads, SUSPIRIA-influenced lighting and outlandish Satanic havoc that QuietCool calls “serious fun…it drips with as much love as it does wit...Read More

Horror Express

Hammer alumni Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee reunite for this tale of mad monks, primitive humanoids and bloodthirsty zombies set aboard a train bound for Moscow all aboard the Horror Express! Directed by Spanish filmmaker Eugenio Martin, Horror Express remains one for the more chilling horror efforts of the early 1970s.

The Mansion of Madness (La Mansion De La Locura)

Mexican gothic horror film The Mansion of Madness (1973, released in the USA as Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon) is the directorial debut, Juan López Moctezuma who was colleague of Jodorowsky’s. It is loosely based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story: The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether. Inmates take over an insane asylum against the backdrop of extravagant se...Read More

Bloody Pit Of Horror

When the crew of a saucy photoshoot breaks into an abandoned castle, they will unleash the madness of the male-body-obsessed owner (muscleman Mickey Hargitay in the WTF? performance of his career) who is possessed by the vengeful spirit of a 16th century torturer. Walter Brandi (The Playgirls And The Vampire) and Femi Benussi co-star in this hair-raising orgy of sad...Read More

Dark Places

Christopher Lee toplines a cast that includes Joan Collins, Herbert Lom and Jane Birkin in the 1974 UK production – directed by Don Sharp of Psychomania fame – that’s equal parts ‘old dark house’ supernatural shocker and Amicus-style all-star fun: When the former administrator of an asylum (Robert Hardy, aka ‘Cornelius Fudge’ of the Harry Potter films) inherits the ...Read More

The Terror

The ghostly apparition of a young woman is witnessed by an 18th Century French Lieutenant in Napoleon's army. After two failed attempts to keep up with her, Lt. Andre Duvalier (Nicholson) heads to the castle of Baron Von Leppe (Karloff), where he notices a painting of the Baron's late wife Ilsa, who looks identical to the ghostly woman. Duvalier is now determined to...Read More