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Giallology (1963-2012)

by ExperimentoFilm
A chronology of the giallo. Films which may have influenced gialli: Ossessione (1942), Cortocircuito (1943), The Spiral Staircase (1946), The Unsuspected (1947), Delitto al luna park (1952), 23 Paces to Baker Street (1956), Screaming Mimi (1958), Mannequin in Red (1958), Rider in Blue (1959), The Facts of Murder (1959), Peeping Tom (1960), Psycho (1960), Lipstick (1960), Midnight Lace (1960), Murder She Said (1961), Lady in White (1962), Blood Feast (1963), The Phantom of Soho (1964), The Sleeping Car Murders (1965), Hysteria (1965), Blow-Up (1966), The Third Eye (1966), Wait Until Dark (1967), Twisted Nerve (1968), I, the Body (1968), The… Read more

A chronology of the giallo.

Films which may have influenced gialli:
Ossessione (1942), Cortocircuito (1943), The Spiral Staircase (1946), The Unsuspected (1947), Delitto al luna park (1952), 23 Paces to Baker Street (1956), Screaming Mimi (1958), Mannequin in Red (1958), Rider in Blue (1959), The Facts of Murder (1959), Peeping Tom (1960), Psycho (1960), Lipstick (1960), Midnight Lace (1960), Murder She Said (1961), Lady in White (1962), Blood Feast (1963), The Phantom of Soho (1964), The Sleeping Car Murders (1965), Hysteria (1965), Blow-Up (1966), The Third Eye (1966), Wait Until Dark (1967), Twisted Nerve (1968), I, the Body (1968), The Haunted House of Horror (1969), The Exquisite Cadaver (1969)

Films possibly influenced by gialli:
Fragment of Fear (1970), And Soon the Darkness (1970), Devil’s Ransom (1970), Assault (1971), Die Screaming, Marianne (1971), The Great Swindle (1971), Marta (1971), Without Apparent Motive (1971), Fear in the Night (1972), The Gore Gore Girls (1972), Tower of Evil (1972), Don’t Look Now (1973), Night Watch (1973), Baba Yaga (1973), Violent Blood Bath (1973), Ten Little Indians (1974), Icy Breasts (1974), Death Will Have Your Eyes (1974), Innocents with Dirty Hands (1975), Deadly Strangers (1976), Schizo (1976), Nuit d’Or (1976), Brigade call-girls (1977), Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), Friday the 13th (1980), Dressed to Kill (1980), Happy Birthday to Me (1981), Corpse Mania (1981), The Fan (1981), Schizoid (1980), Night School (1981), The Fourth Man (1983), Mystère (1983), Body Double (1984), Blind Date (1984), Terror and Black Lace (1985), Knife Under the Throat (1986), White of the Eye (1987), Amsterdamned (1988), Étoile (1989), Basic Instinct (1992), Knight Moves (1992), Color of Night (1994), The Monster (1994), 5 Dead on the Crimson Canvas (1996), Perfect Blue (1998), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Black Angel (2000), Scarlet Diva (2000), Black Serenade (2001), Lust for Vengeance (2001), Stereoblood (2002), The Da Vinci Code (2006), I Know Who Killed Me (2007), Darkness Surrounds Roberta (2008), Amer (2009), Angels & Demons (2009), Black Swan (2010), Julia’s Eyes (2010), Masks (2011), Passion (2012), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), Yellow (2012), The Butterfly Room (2012), The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears (2013), Deep Sleep (2013), The Duke of Burgundy (2014), The Editor (2014), Gelato Giallo (2015), Francesca (2015)

Supernatural gialli:
Kill Baby, Kill! (1966), Sex of the Witch (), The Killer Reserved Nine Seats (1974), The Black Cat (1981), Scorpion with Two Tails (1982), Phenomena (1985)

Spanish gialli:
Trumpet of the Apocalypse (1969), Shadow of Death (1969), In the Eye of the Hurricane (1971), 7 Murders for Scotland Yard (1971), The Glass Ceiling (1971), An Open Tomb… An Empty Coffin (1972), Alta tensión (1972), Murder Mansion (1972), The Corruption of Chris Miller (1973), Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1973), The Killer Is One of Thirteen (1973), The Deadly Triangle (1973), No One Heard the Scream (1973), A Dragonfly for Each Corpse (1974), The Killer Wore Gloves (1974), The Killer with a Thousand Eyes (1974), Night of the Skull (1974), Killing of the Dolls (1975), The Killer is Not Alone (1975), Diary of an Erotic Murderess (1975), Death Haunts Monica (1976), Mortal Sin (1977), Trauma (1978)

Related lists:
All the Colors of the List
Appreciating the tremendous beauty of ‘Giallo’ film titles
A-Z List of Giallo Cliches
Giallo Films
Another Big Honkin Giallo List

My lists:
J&B
Carroll Baker’s gialli
Krimi 1959-1972
Poliziotteschi 1967-1985
early slashers 1971-1981

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