Best Horror Movies of 1965



7.7/10 IMDB

In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian holiday with her married boyfriend, Carole withdraws into her apartment. She begins to experience frightful hallucinations, her fear gradually mutating into madness.

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux, Patrick Wymark, Renée Houston, Valerie Taylor, James Villiers, Helen Fraser, Monica Merlin ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1965-06-01
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : The Ghost of the Hunchback

The Ghost of the Hunchback

6.2/10 IMDB

A hunchbacked caretaker presides over a forlorn mansion inhabited by the ghosts of his previous masters. An unbelieving trio (a doctor, his assistant and his niece) fail to heed the caretaker's warnings and are slaughtered horribly by the jealous occupants.

Starring: Kô Nishimura, Masumi Harukawa, Keiko Yumi, Yukiko Kuwahara, Yoko Hayama, Yûko Kusunoki, Takeshi Katô, Kazuo Katô, Harold Conway, Mitsue Suzuki ..
Directed by: Hajime Sato
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : Portrait in Terror

Portrait in Terror

4.6/10 IMDB

A plan to steal a valuable work of art leads to murder.

Starring: William Campbell, Anna Pavane, Patrick Magee, Kerry Anderson, Dante Gerino, Mike Astin ..
Directed by: Rados Novakovic
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : The Nest of the Cuckoo Birds

The Nest of the Cuckoo Birds

5.1/10 IMDB

Johnson, an agent for the Liquor Control Department, comes across the remote Cuckoo Bird Inn after escaping from a band of cut-throat moonshiners and a mysterious killer. He realizes there that he must discover the identity of the killer before it, or the inn's demented occupants turn him into another display in the grotesque Chapel of the Dead.

Starring: Bert Williams, Ann Long, Jackie Scelza, Chuck Frankle ..
Directed by: Bert Williams
Release date: 1965-05-16
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : Fortress of the Dead

Fortress of the Dead

6.1/10 IMDB

A former army private goes to an island off the coast of the Philippines which he believes to be haunted by the ghosts of fallen American soldiers.

Starring: John Hackett, Conrad Parham, Eddie Infante ..
Directed by: Ferde Grofé Jr.
Release date: 1965-01-01

Master Of Horror

5.6/10 IMDB

Anthology film based on three stories by Edgar Allen Poe. Argentinian genre effort that was re-edited and distributed in the U.S.

Starring: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Osvaldo Pacheco, Inés Moreno, Carlos Estrada ..
Directed by: Enrique Carreras
Release date: 1965-05-01
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : House of the Black Death

House of the Black Death

3.6/10 IMDB

Two brothers, both of whom are warlocks, use their powers and covens of witches to battle over the family fortune.

Starring: John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., Tom Drake, Dolores Faith, Andrea King, Jerome Thor, Margaret Shinn, George Mitchell, Sherwood Keith, Catherine Petty ..
Directed by: Harold Daniels
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : The Devil's Mistress

The Devil's Mistress

4.2/10 IMDB

A bewitching and beautiful Indian half-caste, Liah, takes her revenge on four ruthless cowboy desperadoes who have gunned down her husband for the sheer joy of killing. Using her enigmatic charm in a way that is fatal to the outlaws, the haunting young woman's vengeance is melted out in a strange, occult manner.

Starring: Joan Stapleton, Robert Gregory, Wes Moreland, Douglas Warren, Oren Williams, Arthur Resley ..
Directed by: Orville Wanzer
Release date: 1965-11-03
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : The Legend of Blood Mountain

The Legend of Blood Mountain

3.1/10 IMDB

A small-town newspaperman begins to suspect that a wave of murders committed in the area may not be the work of a serial killer but a monster. Edited into The Legend of McCullough’s Mountain.

Starring: George Ellis, Erin Fleming, Edward Yastin, Ernest D'Aversa, Glenda Brunson, Marianne Gordon ..
Directed by: Massey Cramer
Release date: 1965-09-28
Best Horror Movies of 1965 : Curse Of The Voodoo

Curse Of The Voodoo

3.0/10 IMDB

In Africa, a hunter kills a great lion. The animal turns out to be sacred to a local tribe of voodoo worshipers, and when the hunter returns to England, he finds himself seeing strange apparitions involving the lion and murderous jungle warriors.

Starring: Bryant Haliday, Dennis Price, Lisa Daniely, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Mary Kerridge, John Witty, Jean Lodge, Beryl Cunningham, Danny Daniels, Dennis Alaba Peters ..
Directed by: Lindsay Shonteff
Release date: 1965-08-22

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