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Favorite Horror Movies of the 1970s

by Paul Johnson
Favorite Horror Movies of the 1970s by Paul Johnson
1. Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero) 2. Halloween (John Carpenter) 3. Eraserhead (David Lynch) 4. Jaws (Steven Spielberg) 5. Carrie (Brian De Palma) 6. Martin (George Romero) 7. Don’t Look Now (Nicolas Roeg) 8. The Brood (David Cronenberg) 9. Deep Red (Dario Argento) 10. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Hooper) 11. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Jaromil Jires) 12. Phantom of the Paradise (Brian De Palma) 13. Alien (Ridley Scott) 14. It’s Alive (Larry Cohen) 15. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Philip Kaufman) 16. Suspiria (Dario Argento) 17. Shivers (David Cronenberg) 18. Phantasm (Don Corserelli) 19. Blood on Satan’s Claw (Piers… Read more

1. Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero)
2. Halloween (John Carpenter)
3. Eraserhead (David Lynch)
4. Jaws (Steven Spielberg)
5. Carrie (Brian De Palma)
6. Martin (George Romero)
7. Don’t Look Now (Nicolas Roeg)
8. The Brood (David Cronenberg)
9. Deep Red (Dario Argento)
10. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Hooper)
11. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Jaromil Jires)
12. Phantom of the Paradise (Brian De Palma)
13. Alien (Ridley Scott)
14. It’s Alive (Larry Cohen)
15. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Philip Kaufman)
16. Suspiria (Dario Argento)
17. Shivers (David Cronenberg)
18. Phantasm (Don Corserelli)
19. Blood on Satan’s Claw (Piers Haggard)
20. Breakfast at Manchester Morgue (Jorge Grau)
21. Silent Night, Bloody Night (Theodore Gershuny)*
22. Dead of Night (Bob Clark)
23. Piranha (Joe Dante)
24. Black Christmas (Bob Clark)
25. Death Line (Gary Sherman)
26. The Wicker Man (Robin Hardy)
27. Blue Sunshine (Jeff Leibman)
28. Rabid (David Cronenberg)
29. Abominable Dr. Phibes (Robert Fuest)
30. The Crazies (George Romero)
31. Eaten Alive (Tobe Hooper)
32. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Peter Weir)
33. Lisa and the Devil (Mario Bava)
34. The Shout (Jerzy Skolimowski)
35. Gold Told Me To (Larry Cohen)
36. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (Terrence Fisher)
37. The House with Laughing Windows (Pupi Avati)
38. Bird with the Crystal Plumage (Dario Argento)
39. Hatchet for a Honeymoon (Mario Bava)
40. Captain Kronos (Brian Clemens)
41. Return of the Evil Dead (Armando De Ossorio)*
42. Theater of Blood (Douglas Hickox)
43. Zombie (Lucio Fulci)
44. The Fury (Brian De Palma)
45. Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires (Roy Ward Baker)*
46. Tombs of the Blind Dead (Amando de Ossorio)*
47. It Lives Again (Larry Cohen)
48. The Exorcist (William Friedkin)
49. Messiah of Evil (William Huyck)
50. Duel (Steven Spielberg)
51. Legend of the Werewolf (Freddie Francis)*
52. Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman)
53. Twitch of the Death Nerve (Mario Bava)
54. The Evil (Gus Trikonis)*
55. Asylum (Roy Ward Baker)
56. The Driller Killer (Abel Ferrera)
57. Incredible Melting Man (William Sachs)
58. Shock (Mario Bava)
59. Legend of Hell House (John Hough)
60. Squirm (Jeff Liebman)
61. Five Dolls for an August Moon (Mario Bava)
62. Demons of the Mind (Peter Sykes)
63. From Beyond the Grave (Kevin Connor)*
64. The Creeping Flesh (Freddie Francis)
65. The Asphyx (Peter Newbrook)
66. Don’t Torture the Duckling (Lucio Fulci)
67. Tales from the Crypt (Freddie Francis)
68. Frankenstein: The True Story (Jack Smight)*
69. Baron Blood (Mario Bava)
70. Wizard of Gore (H.G. Lewis)
71. Brotherhood of Satan (Bernard McEveety)
72. Madhouse (Jim Clark)
73. Horror High (Larry Stouffer)*
74. The Gore Gore Girls (H.G. Lewis)
75. Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (Lucio Fulci)
76. The Devil’s Nightmare (Jean Brismee)
77. I Drink Your Blood (David E. Durston)
78. Taste the Blood of Dracula (Peter Sasdy)*
79. Don’t Look in the Basement (S.F. Brownrigg)
80. Kingdom of the Spiders (Bud Carlos)*
81. Scream and Scream Again (Gordon Hessler)
82. Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb (Seth Holt)*
83. Last House on the Left (Wes Craven)
84. Ganja & Hess (Bill Gunn)
85. Horror Express (Eugenio Martin)
86. Vault of Horror (Roy Ward Baker)
87. The Devil’s Wedding Night (Luigi Batzella)*
88. The Horror of Frankenstein (Jimmy Sangster)*
89. Savage Weekend (David Paulsen)*
90. Blood of Ghastly Horror (Al Adamson)*
91. Cries and Shadows (Franco Lo Cascio)*
92. Blood Freak (Brad Grintner)
93. Sugar Hill (Paul Maslansky)
94. Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (George Barry)

*-Absent from the database. Read less