Best Horror Movies of 1967


Wait Until Dark

7.7/10 IMDB

After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to retrieve it. When Hendrix leaves for business, the crooks make their move -- and find his blind wife, Susy, alone in the apartment. Soon, a life-threatening game begins between Susy and the thugs.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Jack Weston, Samantha Jones, Julie Herrod, Robby Benson, Mel Ferrer, Gary Morgan ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1967-10-26

The Fearless Vampire Killers

7.1/10 IMDB

A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

Starring: Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Ferdy Mayne, Iain Quarrier, Alfie Bass, Fiona Lewis, Jessie Robins, Sydney Bromley, Terry Downes ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1967-02-01

Quatermass and the Pit

7.0/10 IMDB

An ancient Martian spaceship is unearthed in London, and proves to have powerful psychic effects on the people around.

Starring: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, Julian Glover, Duncan Lamont, Bryan Marshall, Peter Copley, Edwin Richfield, Grant Taylor, Maurice Good ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1967-11-09
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : The Big Shave

The Big Shave

7.0/10 IMDB

A man walks into a meticulously clean and sterile bathroom and proceeds to shave. When his face is clean, however, he only continues to shave until he pierces through his skin. Blood covers him and falls around him, the red contrasting the perfect spotlessness of the bathroom.

Starring: Peter Bernuth ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1967-12-29

Spider Baby

6.8/10 IMDB

A caretaker devotes himself to three demented siblings after their father's death. But then money-hungry relatives show up to usurp their inheritance.

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Carol Ohmart, Quinn K. Redeker, Beverly Washburn, Jill Banner, Sid Haig, Mary Mitchel, Karl Schanzer, Mantan Moreland ..
Directed by: Jack Hill
Release date: 1967-12-24

Frankenstein Created Woman

6.5/10 IMDB

A deformed tormented girl drowns herself after her lover is framed for murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein, experimenting with the transfer of souls, places the boy's soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. Driven by revenge, she carries out a violent retribution on those responsible for both deaths.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters, Robert Morris, Duncan Lamont, Peter Blythe, Barry Warren, Derek Fowlds, Alan MacNaughtan, Peter Madden ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1967-03-15

Mad Monster Party?

6.6/10 IMDB

When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there including Dracula, The Werewolf, The Creature, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde and many more. But Frankenstein's title is not all that is at stake. The famous doctor has also discovered the secret of total destruction that must not fall into the wrong hands!

Starring: Boris Karloff, Allen Swift, Gale Garnett, Phyllis Diller, Ethel Ennis ..
Directed by: Jules Bass
Release date: 1967-03-08

The Sorcerers

6.2/10 IMDB

The great hypnotist Professor Montserrat has developed a technique for controlling the minds, and sharing the sensations, of his subjects. He and his wife Estelle test the technique on Mike Roscoe, and enjoy 'being' the younger man. But Estelle soon grows to love the power of controlling Roscoe, and the vicarious pleasures that provides. How far will she go, and can the Professor restrain her in time?

Starring: Boris Karloff, Catherine Lacey, Elizabeth Ercy, Ian Ogilvy, Victor Henry, Sally Adams, Meier Tzelniker, Gerald Campion, Susan George, Ivor Dean ..
Directed by: Michael Reeves
Release date: 1967-06-25

Torture Garden

6.1/10 IMDB

Five people visit a fairground sideshow run by the sinister Dr. Diabolo. Having shown them a handful of haunted-house-style attractions, he promises them a genuinely scary experience if they will pay extra.

Starring: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing, Maurice Denham, Barbara Ewing, Michael Bryant, John Standing, Robert Hutton, John Phillips ..
Directed by: Freddie Francis
Release date: 1967-11-01

The Shuttered Room

5.8/10 IMDB

In a small island off the American coast, the Whateleys live in an old mill where a mysterious bloody being creates an atmosphere of horror. After her parents get killed by lightning, young Susannah is sent to New York by her aunt Agatha, who wants her to avoid the family curse. Years later Susannah, now married, persuades her husband to spend a holiday in the abandoned mill. Once on the island, Susannah and Mike soon find themselves exposed to the hostility of a gang of thugs led by Ethan, Susannah's brutal cousin.

Starring: Gig Young, Carol Lynley, Oliver Reed, Flora Robson, Judith Arthy, Rick Jones, Ann Bell, William Devlin, Charles Lloyd Pack, Bernard Kay ..
Directed by: David Greene
Release date: 1967-06-27

The Vengeance of Fu Manchu

5.1/10 IMDB

In his remote China hideaway the evil Fu Manchu plots the death and discredit of his arch rival, Inspector Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Horst Frank, Tsai Chin, Wolfgang Kieling, Maria Rohm, Howard Marion-Crawford, Suzanne Roquette, Noel Trevarthen, Tony Ferrer ..
Directed by: Jeremy Summers
Release date: 1967-05-25
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Night of the Big Heat

Night of the Big Heat

5.6/10 IMDB

While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes space aliens are to blame.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Patrick Allen, Peter Cushing, Jane Merrow, Sarah Lawson, William Lucas, Kenneth Cope, Percy Herbert, Thomas Heathcote, Anna Turner ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1967-05-01

The Mummy's Shroud

5.5/10 IMDB

Archaeologists discover the final resting place of a boy king, removing the remains to be exhibited in a museum. By disturbing the sarcophagus they unleash the forces of darkness. The Mummy has returned to discharge a violent retribution on the defilers as the curse that surrounds the tomb begins to come true. One by one the explorers are murdered until one of them discovers the ancient words that have the power to reduce the brutal killer to particles of dust.

Starring: André Morell, John Phillips, David Buck, Elizabeth Sellars, Maggie Kimberly, Michael Ripper, Tim Barrett, Richard Warner, Roger Delgado, Catherine Lacey ..
Directed by: John Gilling
Release date: 1967-03-15

Absurd Encounter with Fear

5.5/10 IMDB

A man approaches a woman in a field.

Starring: Jack Fisk, Peggy Lynch ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1967-03-05


5.3/10 IMDB

A lady ringmaster milks the publicity from a string of murders.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough, Judy Geeson, Robert Hardy, Geoffrey Keen, Sydney Tafler, George Claydon, Philip Madoc ..
Directed by: Jim O'Connolly
Release date: 1967-11-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Pink Panic

Pink Panic

7.0/10 IMDB

The Pink Panther stays in the haunted Dead Dog Hotel on a stormy night.

Directed by: Hawley Pratt
Release date: 1967-01-11
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

5.4/10 IMDB

Faustus is a scholar at the University of Wittenberg when he earns his doctorate degree. His insatiable appetite for knowledge and power leads him to employ necromancy to conjure Mephistopheles out of hell. He bargains away his soul to Lucifer in exchange for living 24 years during which Mephistopheles will be his slave. Faustus signs the pact in his own blood and Mephistopheles reveals the works of the devil to Faustus.

Starring: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Durden, Michael Menaugh, Andreas Teuber, Ram Chopra, Richard Carwardine, Patrick Barwise ..
Directed by: Richard Burton, Nevill Coghill
Release date: 1967-10-10

Theatre of Death

5.7/10 IMDB

The Theatre of Death in Paris specialises in horror presentations. A police surgeon finds himself becoming involved in the place through his attraction to one of the performers. When bloodless bodies start showing up all over town he realises there could be links with the theatre.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Julian Glover, Lelia Goldoni, Evelyn Laye, Jenny Till, Ivor Dean, Joseph Fürst, Betty Woolfe, Leslie Handford, Julie Mendez ..
Directed by: Samuel Gallu
Release date: 1967-11-01

The Gruesome Twosome

4.8/10 IMDB

An elderly woman has her son kill and scalp various young women to use their hair for her wig shop. A persistent coed tries to link various killings on a local Florida college campus to them.

Starring: Elizabeth Davis, Gretchen Wells, Chris Martell, Rodney Bedell, Ray Sager, Ronnie Cass, Karl Stoeber, Dianne Wilhite, Andrea Barr, Marcelle Bichette ..
Directed by: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Release date: 1967-08-28

They Came from Beyond Space

4.5/10 IMDB

A group of scientists are possessed by an alien force when they investigate a meteor shower in a rural field.

Starring: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Bernard Kay, Zia Mohyeddin, Geoffrey Wallace, Maurice Good, Michael Gough, Luanshya Greer, Paul Bacon, James Donnelly ..
Directed by: Freddie Francis
Release date: 1967-05-01

Female Vampire

5.8/10 IMDB

The first Iranian vampire film. A woman, abandoned by her lover, becomes a vampire and takes her revenge.

Starring: Mostafa Oskooyi, Mehdi Fat'hi, Valiyollah Shirandami, Mahindokht, Homayoondokht, Mohammad Kahnemout, Mohammad Taghi Kahnemoui ..
Directed by: Mostafa Oskooyi
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : The Equinox...A Journey Into the Supernatural

The Equinox...A Journey Into the Supernatural

5.6/10 IMDB

Deep within the woods and canyons of California, four teenagers happen upon an ancient book containing the secrets of a strange, malevolent world that coexists with that of mankind.

Starring: Frank Bonner, Edward Connell, Barbara Hewitt, Robin Christopher, Fritz Leiber Jr., Louis Clayton, James Phillips, Patrick Burke, Sharon Gray, Jim Duron ..
Directed by: Dennis Muren
Release date: 1967-01-01

A Taste of Blood

4.6/10 IMDB

A businessman turns into a vampire after drinking brandy laced with vampire blood and sets out on an odyssey of killing the descendants of Dracula's executioners.

Starring: Bill Rogers, Elizabeth Wilkinson, William Kerwin, Lawrence Tobin, Ted Schell, Otto Schelssinger, Eleanor Vaill, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Dolores Carlos ..
Directed by: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Release date: 1967-08-09

Something Weird

5.0/10 IMDB

An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.

Starring: Tony McCabe, Elizabeth Lee, William Brooker, Mudite Arums, Lawrence J. Aberwood, Larry Wellington, Jeffrey Allen, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Allison Louise Downe, Peg Stewart ..
Directed by: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Release date: 1967-08-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : From the Drain

From the Drain

4.5/10 IMDB

The film is centered on two men in a bathtub; it is implied that they are veterans of some past conflict. The first man is paranoid about the drain of the tub, the second indifferent to it. As the conversation between the two men progresses, a vine-like tendril emerges from the drain…

Starring: Mort Ritts, Stefan Nosko ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : The Touch of Her Flesh

The Touch of Her Flesh

5.1/10 IMDB

A distraught weapons dealer is involved in an automobile accident after catching his stripper wife in bed with another man. Upon recovering, he goes on a killing spree, bumping off exotic dancers and hookers while plotting revenge on his wife.

Starring: Suzanne Marre, Angelique, Michael Findlay, Vivian Del Rio, Peggy Steffans, Sally Farb, Ron Skideri, Roberta Findlay ..
Directed by: Michael Findlay
Release date: 1967-04-19
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : She Freak

She Freak

3.6/10 IMDB

Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.

Starring: Claire Brennen, Lee Raymond, Lynn Courtney, Bill McKinney, Claude Earl Jones, Ben Moore, Felix Silla, William Bagdad, Irving Berlin, David F. Friedman ..
Directed by: Byron Mabe
Release date: 1967-05-03

Zontar: The Thing from Venus

3.2/10 IMDB

A misguided scientist enables an alien from Venus named Zontar to come to earth in order to "help solve man's problems". However, as soon as Zontar arrives on Earth, it quickly becomes obvious that the three-eyed, bat-winged, skeletal black creature has a hidden agenda.

Starring: John Agar, Susan Bjurman, Tony Huston, Pat Delaney, Neil Fletcher, Warren Hammack, Colleen Carr, Jeff Alexander, Bill Thurman, Andrew Traister ..
Directed by: Larry Buchanan
Release date: 1967-12-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : World of the Depraved

World of the Depraved

4.4/10 IMDB

Two police detectives are assigned to investigate the murders of several young women at a health club.

Starring: Tempest Storm, Johnnie Decker, Larry Reed, Ron von Klausen, Bunny Ware, Gene Burke, Dolores Carlos ..
Directed by: Herb Jeffries
Release date: 1967-07-26

Gallery of Horror

3.4/10 IMDB

John Carradine narrates five horror tales, each with a comically predictable surprise ending. In the first, "The Witches Clock," the Farrells have purchased an old mansion in Salem Massachusetts and are warned by the town doctor of the history of witches in the community. The second story, "King of the Vampires," deals with a slight-figured killer called the King of the Vampires by Scotland Yard. The third, "Monster Raid," is about a man turned zombie when he ODs on his experimental drug. "Spark of Life" deals with a doctor Mendell obsessed with the experiments of a thrown-out professor named Erich von Frankenstein. "Count Alucard" is a variation on the Dracula story, with the Count acquiring the deed to Carfax Abbey from Harker as vampiresses and dead bodies start turning up.

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Rochelle Hudson, Roger Gentry, Ron Doyle, Karen Joy, Vic McGee, Ron Brogan, Margaret Moore, Gray Daniels ..
Directed by: David L. Hewitt
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : The Sex Killer

The Sex Killer

4.3/10 IMDB

A loner who works in a mannequin factory stalks and strangles women in Times Square.

Starring: Bob Meyer, Bob Oran, Uta Erickson, Rita Bennett, Sharon Kent, Helena Clayton ..
Directed by: Barry Mahon
Release date: 1967-07-05

Patterson-Gimlin Film

7.3/10 IMDB

A short film of what appears to be the first captured footage of Bigfoot.

Starring: Roger Patterson ..
Directed by: Roger Patterson, Bob Gimlin
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Ghostbreakers


7.3/10 IMDB

A professor and his beautiful assistant investigate a murder which occurs in a supposedly haunted house.

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Diana Van der Vlis, Norman Fell, Larry Blyden, Richard Anderson, Michael Constantine, Margaret Hamilton, Kevin McCarthy, Anne Jeffreys, Richard Ney ..
Directed by: Don Medford
Release date: 1967-09-08
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Blood Of Ghastly Horror

Blood Of Ghastly Horror

2.8/10 IMDB

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

Starring: John Carradine, Kent Taylor, Tommy Kirk, Regina Carrol, Roy Morton, Tacey Robbins, Arne Warde, Richard Smedley, Kirk Duncan, Tanya Maree ..
Directed by: Al Adamson
Release date: 1967-12-17

Hillbillys in a Haunted House

2.8/10 IMDB

Country singers on their way to Nashville have car trouble, forcing them to stop at an old haunted mansion. Soon they realize that the house is not only haunted, but is also the headquarters of a ring of international spies after a top secret formula for rocket fuel.

Starring: Ferlin Husky, Joi Lansing, Don Bowman, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., Linda Ho, Basil Rathbone, Molly Bee, Merle Haggard, Sonny James ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1967-05-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : The Eye Creatures

The Eye Creatures

2.2/10 IMDB

A teenager and his girlfriend must save the world from "eye" aliens after their attempts to convince authorities of an invasion fall on deaf ears.

Starring: John Ashley, Cynthia Hull, Warren Hammack, Chet Davis, Bill Peck, Ethan Allen, Charles McLine, Nathan Wyle, Bob Cowan, Tony Huston ..
Directed by: Larry Buchanan
Release date: 1967-10-20
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Creature of Destruction

Creature of Destruction

3.2/10 IMDB

A mad stage hypnotist Dr. John Basso reverts his beautiful assistant Doreena into the physical form of a prehistoric sea monster she was in a past life. Using this power he attempts to find fame and fortune by predicting a series of murders and then using the monster to carry them out.

Starring: Les Tremayne, Pat Delaney, Aron Kincaid, Neil Fletcher, Annabelle Weenick, Ron Scott, Roger Ready, Suzanne Roy, Byron Lord, Barnett Shaw ..
Directed by: Larry Buchanan
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Carnage of Dracula

Carnage of Dracula

4.8/10 IMDB

A short vampire film with a vampire chasing a woman and going back to his castle after his feeding. However, there is a vampire hunter that is the direct descendant of Van Helsing and stabs the vampire where he rest.

Starring: Gene Densmore, Michael Lynn, Ann Merrit, Marti Quigg ..
Directed by: Bill Black
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : The Revenge of Dr. X

The Revenge of Dr. X

2.7/10 IMDB

A mad scientist creates man eating creatures from carnivorous plants.

Starring: James Craig, James Yagi, John Stanley, Atsuko Rome, Tota Kondo, Lawrence O'Neill, Al Ricketts, Edward M. Shannon ..
Directed by: Norman Thomson
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : I, Marquis De Sade

I, Marquis De Sade

4.8/10 IMDB

It spins the tale of a writer, obsessed with the Marquis De Sade, who begins to live out De Sade's violent sexual fantasies. Featuring the spectacular Babette Bardot (Russ Meyer's MONDO TOPLESS) and a host of assorted lovelies!

Starring: Sheldon Pearson, Cindy Ellis, Holly Saunders, Jennie Lee, Babette Bardot ..
Directed by: Richard Hilliard
Release date: 1967-11-22
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Professor Lust

Professor Lust

4.5/10 IMDB

A sex-crazed Jekyll & Hyde riff wherein an elderly professor uses a maysterious chemical to turn himself into a swinger.

Starring: Larry Swenson, Herbert Lannard, Jacqueline Michelin, Rita Bennett, Janet Banzet, Angelique, Madison Arnold ..
Directed by: William Rose
Release date: 1967-11-30
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Mr. Clay

Mr. Clay

0.0/10 IMDB

A stop motion filmmaker is hunted by one of his creations.

Starring: Don Dohler ..
Directed by: Don Dohler
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1967 : Night Fright

Night Fright

2.7/10 IMDB

A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community.

Starring: John Agar, Carol Gilley, Ralph Baker Jr., Dorothy Davis, Bill Thurman, Roger Ready, Gary McLain, Darlene Drew, Frank Jolly, Bill Hollingsworth ..
Directed by: James A. Sullivan
Release date: 1967-11-01


0.0/10 IMDB

A descent into an illustrated, monochromatic world of macabre creatures of increasing intensity.

Directed by: F.M. Murer
Release date: 1967-01-01

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