Best Horror Movies of 1969

1.

Night Gallery

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

This anthology telefilm aired on NBC on November 8, 1969, and tells three strange tales: "The Cemetery," directed by Boris Sagal; "Eyes," directed by Steven Spielberg; and "The Escape Route," directed by Barry Shear. This film also served as a backdoor pilot for the TV series of the same name, which premiered on December 16, 1970.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Ossie Davis, Richard Kiley, Roddy McDowall, Barry Sullivan, Tom Bosley, George Macready, Sam Jaffe, Norma Crane, Barry Atwater ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg, Barry Shear, Boris Sagal
Release date: 1969-11-08
2.

What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire Marrable in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend, Edna Tilsney. The crazed Page, left only a stamp album by her husband, takes money from her housekeepers, kills them, and buries the bodies in her garden. Alice is a widow too. So is neighbor Harriet Vaughn. Lots of widows here.

Starring: Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon, Rosemary Forsyth, Robert Fuller, Mildred Dunnock, Joan Hungtington, Peter Brandon, Michael Barbera, Peter Bonerz, Richard Angarola ..
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Release date: 1969-08-20
3.

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The creature is tormented by a trapped soul in an alien shell and, after a visit to his wife who violently rejects his monstrous form, the creature wreaks his revenge on the perpetrator of his misery: Baron Frankenstein.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward, Thorley Walters, Maxine Audley, George Pravda, Caron Gardner ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1969-05-22
Best Horror Movies of 1969 : Invocation of My Demon Brother
4.

Invocation of My Demon Brother

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

The shadowing forth of Our Lord Lucifer, as the Power of Darkness gather at a midnight mass. The dance of the Magus widdershins around the Swirling Spiral Force, the solar swastika, until the Bringer of Light—Lucifer—breaks through.

Starring: Kenneth Anger, Bobby Beausoleil, Bill Beutel, Mick Jagger, Lenore Kandel, Anton LaVey, Anita Pallenberg, Keith Richards, Kenneth Anger, Bobby Beausoleil ..
Directed by: Kenneth Anger
Release date: 1969-10-10
5.

The Oblong Box

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.

Starring: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Uta Levka, Sally Geeson, Alister Williamson, Peter Arne, Hilary Dwyer, Maxwell Shaw, Carl Rigg ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1969-06-11
Best Horror Movies of 1969 : The Lottery
6.

The Lottery

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Every year, on June 27th, in a small village in New England, inhabited by no more than 300 people, a lottery is held in which a family is chosen as part of a ritual to ensure a good harvest.

Starring: Olive Dunbar, William Benedict, William Fawcett, Joe Haworth, Ed Begley Jr., Jim Boles, Donna Bowen, Blanche Bronte, Alan Brown, Nancy Hale ..
Directed by: Larry Yust
Release date: 1969-01-02
Best Horror Movies of 1969 : The Mad Room
7.

The Mad Room

2.9
5.8/10 IMDB

Ellen Hardy gets a rude awakening when she discovers that her brother and sister are scheduled to leave their mental institution. As children, they were put there after killing their parents. Ellen, who now lives in the house of an old widow, Mrs. Armstrong, takes them in. But if their secret gets out, it could jeopardize Ellen's plans to wed Mrs. Armstrong's stepson. She struggles with anxiety -- until Mrs. Armstrong suddenly turns up dead.

Starring: Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters, Skip Ward, Carol Cole, Severn Darden, Beverly Garland, Michael Burns, Barbara Sammeth, Lloyd Haynes, Jennifer Bishop ..
Directed by: Bernard Girard
Release date: 1969-05-01
8.

Fear No Evil

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A psychiatrist specializing in the occult becomes involved in the case of a man who is possessed by a spirit in an antique mirror. The man's fiance discovers that the mirror is able to bring back her former boyfriend, who had been killed in a car accident, from the dead.

Starring: Louis Jourdan, Lynda Day George, Carroll O'Connor, Bradford Dillman, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Marsha Hunt, Katherine Woodville, Harry Davis, Ivor Barry, Jeanne Buckley ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1969-03-03
Best Horror Movies of 1969 : Daughter of the Mind
9.

Daughter of the Mind

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Professor Samuel Hale Constable (Ray Milland) is a government expert in the field of cybernetics. He and his wheelchair-bound wife Lenore (Gene Tierney) became parents late in life, only to lose their daughter Mary (Pamelyn Ferdin) before she reached adolescence. Now their daughter's spirit seems to be reaching out to her grief-stricken father from beyond the grave, encouraging him to give up the important project on which he's been working. This 20th Century-Fox production premiered on ABC-TV as the "ABC Movie of the Week."

Starring: Don Murray, Ray Milland, Gene Tierney, Barbara Dana, Ed Asner, Pamelyn Ferdin, William Beckley, Ivor Barry, George Macready, John Carradine ..
Directed by: Walter Grauman
Release date: 1969-12-09
Best Horror Movies of 1969 : Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon
10.

Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Investigator Jonathon Fletcher and his assistant Sajeed Rau investigate supernatural incidents that the local authorities either cannot or will not tackle.

Starring: Cal Bellini, Thayer David, Marj Dusay, Louis Edmonds, Ingrid Helmke, Kerwin Mathews ..
Directed by: Lela Swift
Release date: 1969-08-26

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