Never was a fan of Horror....but now I am!!!

by gameprod | created - 15 Dec 2018 | updated - 23 Dec 2018 | Public

Just Horror movies I missed over the last 40 years because I didn't like the gore factor. Just recently watched evil dead and now can't wait to see what I missed.

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1. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

81 Metascore

When a 12 year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 345,791 | Gross: $232.91M

2. The Omen (1976)

R | 111 min | Horror

62 Metascore

Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son?

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Votes: 101,859 | Gross: $4.27M

3. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

66 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 834,599 | Gross: $44.02M

4. Dead of Night (1974)

PG | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A young soldier killed in Vietnam inexplicably shows up to his family home one night.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: John Marley, Lynn Carlin, Richard Backus, Henderson Forsythe

Votes: 4,025

A.K.A Deathdream

5. The Asphyx (1972)

PG | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

English country squire Sir Hugo Cunningham searches for immortality by literally 'bottling up' the Spirit of the Dead, or Asphyx.

Director: Peter Newbrook | Stars: Robert Powell, Robert Stephens, Jane Lapotaire, Alex Scott

Votes: 2,031

A.K.A Spirit of the Dead

6. Asylum (I) (1972)

PG | 88 min | Horror

In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, Peter Cushing

Votes: 5,462

7. Ben (1972)

PG | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Lee Montgomery, Joseph Campanella, Arthur O'Connell, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 2,327

8. Beware! The Blob (1972)

GP | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers.

Director: Larry Hagman | Stars: Robert Walker Jr., Gwynne Gilford, Richard Stahl, Richard Webb

Votes: 1,611

9. Baron Blood (1972)

PG | 90 min | Horror

A young man, visiting the castle of a murderous ancestor in Austria, accidentally brings his dead relative back to life - searching for new victims.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Elke Sommer, Massimo Girotti, Luciano Pigozzi

Votes: 3,037

10. Blacula (1972)

PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles.

Director: William Crain | Stars: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Thalmus Rasulala

Votes: 5,407 | Gross: $2.18M

11. The Night of a Thousand Cats (1972)

R | 63 min | Horror

Millionaire playboy Hugo (whose lack of facial expressions give him the appearance of a Thundercat marionette) flies around Acapulco in his private helicopter to pick up sexy young women. ... See full summary »

Director: René Cardona Jr. | Stars: Anjanette Comer, Hugo Stiglitz, Zulma Faiad, Christa Linder

Votes: 516

A.K.A Blood Feast

12. Blood Freak (1972)

X | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A biker comes upon a girl with a flat tire and offers her a ride home. He winds up at a drug party with the girl's sister, then follows her to a turkey farm owned by her father, a mad ... See full summary »

Directors: Brad F. Grinter, Steve Hawkes | Stars: Steve Hawkes, Dana Cullivan, Randy Grinter, Heather Hughes

Votes: 1,387

13. Psycho à Go-Go (1967)

GP | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.

Director: Al Adamson | Stars: John Carradine, Kent Taylor, Tommy Kirk, Regina Carrol

Votes: 497

A.K.A Blood of Ghastly Horror

14. Zaat (1971)

PG | 100 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A mad scientist transforms himself into an aquatic killer.

Directors: Don Barton, Arnold Stevens | Stars: Marshall Grauer, Wade Popwell, Paul Galloway, Gerald Cruse

Votes: 4,525

A.K.A. The Blood Waters of Dr. Z

15. Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

Six friends in a theatrical troupe dig up a corpse on an abandoned island to use in a mock Satanic ritual. It backfires with deadly consequences.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Alan Ormsby, Valerie Mamches, Jeff Gillen, Anya Ormsby

Votes: 3,855

16. Daughters of Satan (1972)

R | 90 min | Horror

James Robertson buys a painting depicting witches being burned at the stake, one of whom bears an uncanny resemblance to his wife, Chris. Chris, gradually taken over by the personality of ... See full summary »

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: Tom Selleck, Barra Grant, Tani Guthrie, Paraluman

Votes: 766

17. Dear Dead Delilah (1972)

R | 95 min | Horror

A sickly matriarch of a dysfunctional family living in an old Southern mansion teases her siblings about finding a long lost treasure hidden in the premises, little did she know that there is someone ready to kill to get their hands on it.

Director: John Farris | Stars: Agnes Moorehead, Will Geer, Michael Ansara, Dennis Patrick

Votes: 292

18. Raw Meat (1972)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror

When a government official disappears in the London tunnels, after several reports of missing people in the same location, Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously, along with a couple who stumble into a victim by accident.

Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Norman Rossington, David Ladd, Sharon Gurney

Votes: 3,499

A.K.A Death Line

19. Deathmaster (1972)

PG | 84 min | Horror

Quarry is a mysterious, articulate stranger who draws a cult like following of local hippies. Rather than showing them peace and love, he has more sinister plans for them, as he is a ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Danton | Stars: Robert Quarry, Bill Ewing, Brenda Dickson, John Fiedler

Votes: 307

20. Demons of the Mind (1972)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest, and Satanic possession.

Director: Peter Sykes | Stars: Robert Hardy, Shane Briant, Gillian Hills, Yvonne Mitchell

Votes: 1,259

21. Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)

Not Rated | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town rife with superstition and a distrust of outsiders.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Florinda Bolkan, Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian, Irene Papas

Votes: 7,368

22. Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

The vengeful doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Valli Kemp, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 5,282

23. Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

Approved | 96 min | Horror

Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula from the dead in London in 1972. The Count goes after the descendants of Van Helsing.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Neame

Votes: 5,161

24. Fear in the Night (1972)

PG | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, and finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man, but nobody believes her.

Director: Jimmy Sangster | Stars: Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates, Peter Cushing

Votes: 1,496

25. Beware My Brethren (1972)

R | 98 min | Horror

A religious sect called the Brethren has taken control of widow Birdy Wemys, sending her unstable son, Kenny, into a spiraling descent into madness. No woman is safe when Kenny's religious ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Ann Todd, Patrick Magee, Tony Beckley, Madeleine Hinde

Votes: 349

A.K.A The Fiend

26. The Flesh and Blood Show (1972)

R | 96 min | Horror

Actors rehearsing a show at a mysterious seaside theater are being killed off by an unknown maniac.

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Ray Brooks, Jenny Hanley, Luan Peters, Robin Askwith

Votes: 664

27. Frogs (1972)

PG | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

51 Metascore

A group of helpless victims celebrate a birthday on an island estate crawling with killer amphibians, birds, insects, and reptiles.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Ray Milland, Sam Elliott, Joan Van Ark, Adam Roarke

Votes: 5,549

28. Garden of the Dead (1972)

PG | 59 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

Convicts on a chain gang sniff experimental formaldehyde fumes to get high. They attempt a prison break, are shot down by the guards and buried in the prison garden. Soon, they rise from ... See full summary »

Director: John Hayes | Stars: Philip Kenneally, Duncan McLeod, John Dullaghan, John Dennis

Votes: 404

29. Grave of the Vampire (1972)

PG | 91 min | Horror

Kroft, a legendary vampire, returns from sleep. Kroft attacks a couple in a graveyard, raping the woman. The child born feeds only on blood from his mother's breast.

Director: John Hayes | Stars: William Smith, Michael Pataki, Lyn Peters, Diane Holden

Votes: 980

30. Horror Express (1972)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

68 Metascore

In 1906, in China, a British anthropologist discovers a frozen prehistoric creature and must transport it to Europe by train.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa

Votes: 8,401

31. Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972)

PG | 84 min | Horror

Somewhere in upstate New York, A secretive group of farmers are harvesting human blood for a mysterious purpose.

Director: Ed Adlum | Stars: Norman Kelley, Tanna Hunter, Bruce Detrick, Paul Craig Jennings

Votes: 699

32. The Last House on the Left (1972)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

68 Metascore

Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln

Votes: 30,835 | Gross: $3.10M

33. Necromancy (1972)

PG | 83 min | Horror

Orson Welles plays the head of a witches' coven in the town of Lilith, where he needs the powers of Pamela Franklin to raise his son from the dead.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Orson Welles, Pamela Franklin, Lee Purcell, Michael Ontkean

Votes: 670

34. Night of the Cobra Woman (1972)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

After being bitten by a cobra in the Philipines, Lena can turn herself into a snake and she stops aging. The curse comes with a price. The priestess Lena must consume cobra venom and vital young men to stay young.

Director: Andrew Meyer | Stars: Joy Bang, Marlene Clark, Roger Garrett, Vic Diaz

Votes: 289

35. Night of the Lepus (1972)

PG | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

37 Metascore

Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the south-west.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 3,979

36. Nothing But the Night (1973)

PG | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

Three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last few months in deaths looking like suicides. However, after a mysterious bus accident involving the last three trustees and ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Georgia Brown

Votes: 1,190

37. The Possession of Joel Delaney (1972)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A woman (Shirley MacLaine) begins to suspect that her brother (Perry King) is possessed by a voodoo spirit.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Perry King, David Elliott, Lisa Kohane

Votes: 857

38. The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves Are Here! (1972)

GP | 91 min | Horror

The daughter in a family of werewolves decides to put an end to the family curse.

Director: Andy Milligan | Stars: Hope Stansbury, Jackie Skarvellis, Noel Collins, Joan Ogden

Votes: 305

39. Superbeast (1972)

R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A doctor finds a jungle laboratory, complete with mad scientist and genetic engineering experiments.

Director: George Schenck | Stars: Antoinette Bower, Craig Littler, Harry Lauter, Vic Diaz

Votes: 285

40. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper (Sir Ralph Richardson), receive visions of how they will die.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 9,070

41. The Thing with Two Heads (1972)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.4