Best Horror Movies of 1973

1.

The Exorcist

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled priest who is struggling with his own faith.

Starring: Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, William O'Malley, Jack MacGowran, Barton Heyman, Peter Masterson ..
Directed by: William Friedkin
Release date: 1973-12-26
2.

High Plains Drifter

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitchell Ryan, Jack Ging, Stefan Gierasch, Ted Hartley, Billy Curtis, Geoffrey Lewis, Scott Walker ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1973-04-19
3.

The Wicker Man

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

Starring: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt, Robin Hardy, Aubrey Morris, Diane Cilento, Russell Waters, Lindsay Kemp, Irene Sunters ..
Directed by: Robin Hardy, Ari Aster
Release date: 1973-12-01
4.

Theatre of Blood

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.

Starring: Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Harry Andrews, Coral Browne, Robert Coote, Jack Hawkins, Michael Hordern, Arthur Lowe, Robert Morley ..
Directed by: Douglas Hickox
Release date: 1973-03-16
5.

Don't Look Now

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Laura and John, grieved by a terrible loss, meet in Venice, where John is in charge of the restoration of a church, two mysterious sisters, one of whom gives them a message sent from the afterlife.

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania, Massimo Serato, Renato Scarpa, Leopoldo Trieste, Giorgio Trestini, David Tree, Ann Rye ..
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
Release date: 1973-12-03
6.

Sisters

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is forced to take matters into her own hands. Her first move is to recruit private investigator Joseph Larch, who helps her to uncover a secret about Danielle's past that has them both seeing double.

Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, William Finley, Lisle Wilson, Barnard Hughes, Mary Davenport, Dolph Sweet, Olympia Dukakis, Catherine Gaffigan ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1973-03-26
7.

Westworld

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a gunslinger robot goes berserk.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Norman Bartold, Alan Oppenheimer, Victoria Shaw, Dick Van Patten, Linda Gaye Scott, Steve Franken, Michael T. Mikler ..
Directed by: Michael Crichton
Release date: 1973-08-15
8.

The Legend of Hell House

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it is up to the team to survive a full week in isolation, and solve the mystery of the Hell House.

Starring: Pamela Franklin, Roddy McDowall, Clive Revill, Gayle Hunnicutt, Roland Culver, Peter Bowles, Michael Gough, Miles Jonn-Dalton ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1973-06-15
9.

The Crazies

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.

Starring: Lane Carroll, Will MacMillan, Harold Wayne Jones, Lynn Lowry, Lloyd Hollar, Richard Liberty, Richard France, Harry Spillman, Bill Thunhurst, Stephen Liska ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 1973-03-16
10.

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

4.3
6.7/10 IMDB

Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the interlocking golden map, and they mount a quest across the seas to solve the riddle of the map.

Starring: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Douglas Wilmer, Martin Shaw, Grégoire Aslan, Kurt Christian, Takis Emmanuel, David Garfield, Ferdinando Poggi ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1973-12-20
11.

The Vault of Horror

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

The sequel to Tales from the Crypt. Five strangers trapped in a basement vault converse about their recurring nightmares. Their stories include vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths.

Starring: Anna Massey, Terry-Thomas, Glynis Johns, John Forbes-Robertson, Curd Jürgens, Dawn Addams, Ishaq Bux, Michael Craig, Edward Judd, Robin Nedwell ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1973-03-16
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : The Night Strangler
12.

The Night Strangler

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

After being run out of Las Vegas, reporter Carl Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of bizarre murders. It seems that every 21 years, for the past century, a killer kills a certain number of people, drains them of their blood and then disappears into the night. Kolchak is on his trail, but can he stop him?

Starring: Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug, Simon Oakland, Scott Brady, Wally Cox, Margaret Hamilton, John Carradine, Al Lewis, Nina Wayne, Virginia Peters ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1973-01-16
13.

Messiah of Evil

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A young woman searching for her missing artist father finds herself in the strange seaside town of Point Dune, which seems to be under the influence of a mysterious undead cult.

Starring: Michael Greer, Marianna Hill, Joy Bang, Anitra Ford, Royal Dano, Elisha Cook Jr., Charles Dierkop, Bennie Robinson, Dyanne Asimow, Walter Hill ..
Directed by: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz
Release date: 1973-05-02
14.

Night Watch

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her?

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Billie Whitelaw, Robert Lang, Tony Britton, Bill Dean, Michael Danvers-Walker, Rosario Serrano, Pauline Jameson, Linda Hayden ..
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Release date: 1973-11-08
15.

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.

Starring: Kim Darby, Jim Hutton, William Demarest, Barbara Anderson, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Lesley Woods, Robert Cleaves, Sterling Swanson, Joel Lawrence, William Sylvester ..
Directed by: John Newland
Release date: 1973-10-10
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : Scream, Pretty Peggy
16.

Scream, Pretty Peggy

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.

Starring: Ted Bessell, Sian Barbara Allen, Bette Davis, Charles Drake, Allan Arbus, Jessica Rains, Christiane Schmidtmer, Johnnie Collins III, Tovah Feldshuh ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1973-11-24
17.

Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

A notorious bank robber kills his wife and flees the police, only to be captured by a mysterious group of figures in an abandoned town. His beautiful daughter, Lila Lee, receives a letter stating that her father is near death and that he needs to see her. Sneaking away at night from her minister guardian, Lila embarks on a terrifying journey...

Starring: Lesley Taplin, Cheryl Smith, William Whitton, Hy Pyke, Maxine Ballantyne, Steve Johnson, Parker West, Richard Blackburn, Charla Hall, Jack Fisher ..
Directed by: Richard Blackburn
Release date: 1973-05-01
18.

The Norliss Tapes

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A newspaper publisher listens to the personal tapes of investigative reporter David Norliss, who has disappeared during an investigation. The tapes tell the story of that investigation, involving a recent widow whose late husband has been seen working in his private studio. As Norliss and the widow investigate, they unravel a plot involving Voodoo and the walking dead.

Starring: Roy Thinnes, Don Porter, Angie Dickinson, Claude Akins, Michele Carey, Vonetta McGee, Hurd Hatfield, Robert Mandan, Stanley Adams, Bob Schott ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1973-02-21
19.

The Creeping Flesh

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil he is terrified that it will be passed on to their daughter. He tries to use the skeleton's blood to immunise her against this eventuality, but his attempt has anything but the desired result.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Lorna Heilbron, George Benson, Kenneth J. Warren, Duncan Lamont, Harry Locke, Hedger Wallace, Michael Ripper, Catherine Finn ..
Directed by: Freddie Francis
Release date: 1973-02-12
20.

The Return

3.2
7.6/10 IMDB

Stephen Royds arrives at an old house announcing that he intends to buy the property, much to the surprise of its solitary occupant, caretaker Mrs Parks. The house has been all but abandoned since its previous owner, Gerald Harboys had been committed to an asylum for the apparent murder of his wife Muriel on their wedding night. Harboys had been obsessive about the physical perfection of women and, discovering that Muriel had had her right middle toe amputated as a child, had murdered her. But her ghost is said to still haunt the old house.

Starring: Rosalie Crutchley, Peter Vaughan ..
Directed by: Sture Rydman
Release date: 1973-10-28
21.

The Baby

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. The problem is, the baby is twenty-one years old.

Starring: Anjanette Comer, Susanne Zenor, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Tod Andrews, Michael Pataki, David Mooney, Beatrice Manley ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1973-03-01
22.

The Asphyx

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Hugo is a brilliant turn-of-the-century scientist, loved and respected by his family and friends, admired by his colleagues. But he is a man quickly becoming obsessed with a curious and frightening question... what is the mysterious apparition found in the photographs of his dying subjects?

Starring: Robert Powell, Robert Stephens, Jane Lapotaire, Alex Scott, Ralph Arliss, Fiona Walker, Terry Scully, Tony Caunter, Paul Bacon ..
Directed by: Peter Newbrook
Release date: 1973-02-01
23.

And Now the Screaming Starts!

3.2
5.9/10 IMDB

In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.

Starring: Stephanie Beacham, Peter Cushing, Patrick Magee, Herbert Lom, Ian Ogilvy, Geoffrey Whitehead, Guy Rolfe, Rosalie Crutchley, Gillian Lind, Janet Key ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1973-04-27
24.

Ganja & Hess

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.

Starring: Marlene Clark, Duane Jones, Bill Gunn, Sam Waymon, Leonard Jackson, Candece Tarpley, Richard Harrow, John Hoffmeister, Betty Barney, Mabel King ..
Directed by: Bill Gunn
Release date: 1973-04-20
25.

The Satanic Rites of Dracula

3.1
5.5/10 IMDB

The police and British security forces call in Professor Van Helsing to help them investigate Satanic ritual which has been occurring in a large country house, and which has been attended by a government minister, an eminent scientist and secret service chief. The owner of the house is a mysterious property tycoon who is found to be behind a sinister plot involving a deadly plague. It is in fact Dracula who, sick of his interminable existence, has decided that he must end it all in the only possible way- by destroying every last potential victim.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Coles, William Franklyn, Freddie Jones, Joanna Lumley, Richard Vernon, Barbara Yu Ling, Patrick Barr, Richard Mathews ..
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Release date: 1973-11-03
26.

Scream Blacula Scream

3.1
5.6/10 IMDB

After a dying Voodoo queen chooses an adopted apprentice as her successor, her true heir is outraged. Seeking revenge, he buys the bones of Blacula the vampire off of a dealer, and uses voodoo to bring the vampire back to do his bidding. In turn, Blacula turns him into a vampire and makes him his slave. Meanwhile, a police officer with a large collection of African antiques and an interest in the occult investigates the murders caused by Blacula and his vampire horde.

Starring: William Marshall, Don Mitchell, Pam Grier, Michael Conrad, Richard Lawson, Lynne Moody, Janee Michelle, Barbara Rhoades, Bernie Hamilton, Arnold Williams ..
Directed by: Bob Kelljan
Release date: 1973-06-27
27.

Flesh for Frankenstein

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Within the decadent walls of the Frankenstein mansion, the Baron and his depraved assistant Otto have discovered the means of creating new life. As the Baron's laboratory begins to fill up with stitched body parts, the Baroness dallies with the randy new manservant and soon the decadent, permissive household is consumed by an outrageous, bizarre, and hilarious orgy of death and dismemberment.

Starring: Joe Dallesandro, Monique van Vooren, Udo Kier, Arno Juerging, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Sr?an Zelenovi?, Nicoletta Elmi, Marco Liofredi, Liù Bosisio, Rosita Torosh ..
Directed by: Paul Morrissey, Antonio Margheriti
Release date: 1973-11-30
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : Nothing But the Night
28.

Nothing But the Night

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

When various trustees of the Van Traylen Orphanage begin dying in close order, it's at first written off as a coincidence. But, when a school bus accident very nearly takes out three more of them along with a group of orphans, Col. Bingham (Christopher Lee) and his pathologist friend, Mark (Peter Cushing), begin looking into the deaths. They come to think the answer lies with one of the girls on the bus, who has vivid memories of things she could not possibly have seen.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Georgia Brown, Keith Barron, Gwyneth Strong, Fulton Mackay, Michael Gambon, Duncan Lamont, Kathleen Byron ..
Directed by: Peter Sasdy
Release date: 1973-02-16
29.

Psychomania

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

A gang of young people call themselves the Living Dead. They terrorize the population from their small town. After an agreement with the devil, if they kill themselves firmly believing in it, they will survive and gain eternal life. Following their leader, they commit suicide one after the other, but things don't necessarily turn out as expected...

Starring: Nicky Henson, George Sanders, Mary Larkin, Ann Michelle, Roy Holder, Denis Gilmore, Miles Greenwood, Beryl Reid, Martin Boddey, Bill Pertwee ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1973-01-05
30.

Schlock

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

A quiet suburb in Southern California is terrorized by a mysterious murderous monster living in a cave. As the bodies pile up -- with incriminating banana peels always near by the crime scene -- a group of teens stumble on the guilty party: a 20-million-year-old Schlockthropus, an ape-like creature with a sense of the absurd.

Starring: John Landis, Saul Kahan, Joseph Piantadosi, Eliza Roberts, Tom Alvich, Walter Levine, Harriet Medin, Eric Allison, Charles Villiers, Ralph Baker ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1973-03-01
31.

Tales That Witness Madness

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Dr Tremayne is an enigmatic Psychiatrist running an asylum housing four very special cases. Visited by colleague Nicholas, Tremayne explains his amazing and controversial theories as to why each of the four patients went mad...cue four distinct tales each with a different set of characters.

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Donald Pleasence, Georgia Brown, Donald Houston, Russell Lewis, David Wood, Suzy Kendall, Peter McEnery, Neil Kennedy, Richard Connaught ..
Directed by: Freddie Francis
Release date: 1973-01-01
32.

Sssssss

2.9
5.4/10 IMDB

David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner's young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly brewed up a serum that can transform any man into a King Cobra snake-and he plans to use it on David.

Starring: Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies, Richard B. Shull, Tim O'Connor, Jack Ging, Reb Brown, Ted Grossman, Kathleen King, Charles Seel ..
Directed by: Bernard L. Kowalski
Release date: 1973-07-06
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : A Cold Night's Death
33.

A Cold Night's Death

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station.

Starring: Robert Culp, Eli Wallach, Michael C. Gwynne, Vic Perrin ..
Directed by: Jerrold Freedman
Release date: 1973-01-30
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : COI: Lonely Water
34.

COI: Lonely Water

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Warning children not to play near 'dark and lonely' water, a horror-film style and voiceover is used in this film to highlight the dangers.

Starring: Terry Sue-Patt, Donald Pleasence ..
Directed by: Jeff Grant
Release date: 1973-01-01
35.

Satan's School for Girls

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

Satan's School for Girls is set within the grim walls of Fallbridge College for Girls. Hoping to learn the truth behind the "suicide" of her younger sister, Beth Hammersmith enrolls in Fallbridge under the assumed name of Karen Oxford. Our heroine soon learns that the school is in the clutches of a coven of witches called "The Five" -- and that she herself has the right satanic qualities to enable The Five to take over the world

Starring: Pamela Franklin, Kate Jackson, Lloyd Bochner, Jamie Smith-Jackson, Roy Thinnes, Jo Van Fleet, Cheryl Ladd, Frank Marth, Terry Lumley, Gwynne Gilford ..
Directed by: David Lowell Rich
Release date: 1973-09-19
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : Sons of Satan
36.

Sons of Satan

2.8
5.0/10 IMDB

A man searching for his brother finds that he has joined a cult of devil-worshiping gay vampires.

Starring: Ned Burke, Ken Foxx, Damon Rosi, Bill North, Carl Ford, Tex Neeley, Tom Paine, Shannon ..
Directed by: Tom DeSimone
Release date: 1973-01-01
37.

Horror Hospital

2.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Following his forced retirement from an appalling rock band, Jason decides to vacation at Brittlehouse Manor, a health farm run by the leather-gloved, ex-Nazi scientist Dr. Storm. Along the way, Jason meets Judy, also on her way to Brittlehouse Manor to visit her aunt, who married Dr. Storm some years ago. Once they arrive, the pair realise rather quickly that something is wrong, probably because the other guests have had their brains surgically removed, or all the blood pouring from the sink, or possibly just because the creepy midget keeps telling them to brush their teeth.

Starring: Michael Gough, Robin Askwith, Vanessa Shaw, Dennis Price, Ellen Pollock, Skip Martin, Kurt Christian, Barbara Wendy, Kenneth Benda, Martin Grace ..
Directed by: Antony Balch
Release date: 1973-05-11
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : The Devil's Daughter
38.

The Devil's Daughter

2.7
5.8/10 IMDB

A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to Satan when she was born is told by Satan that she must marry a fellow demon.

Starring: Shelley Winters, Belinda Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, Jonathan Frid, Martha Scott, Joseph Cotten, Barbara Sammeth, Diane Ladd, Lucille Benson, Thelma Carpenter ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1973-01-09
39.

Don't Look in the Basement

2.7
4.9/10 IMDB

A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.

Starring: Bill McGhee, Jessie Lee Fulton, Robert Dracup, Harryette Warren, Michael Harvey, Jessie Kirby, Hugh Feagin, Betty Chandler, Camilla Carr, Gene Ross ..
Directed by: S.F. Brownrigg
Release date: 1973-09-01
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : The House in Nightmare Park
40.

The House in Nightmare Park

2.7
5.7/10 IMDB

Comedy legend Frankie Howerd stars as the victim of sinister shenanigans in this hilarious spoof of British horror films of the early ‘70s. Starring Hugh Burden and Oscar winner Ray Milland, and written by Terry Nation. Foster Twelvetrees, a struggling tragedian who scrapes a living by giving hammy performances from the classics, can hardly believe his luck when he’s invited to give a dramatic reading at the country home of a well-off family. Joy soon turns to outraged horror when he discovers dead bodies, foul intentions, lots of snakes and a madwoman in the attic. Can he uncover the hidden family secret before he comes to a sticky end..?

Starring: Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burden, Kenneth Griffith, John Bennett, Rosalie Crutchley, Ruth Dunning, Elizabeth MacLennan, Aimée Delamain, Peter Munt ..
Directed by: Peter Sykes
Release date: 1973-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : Lost Hearts
41.

Lost Hearts

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A young orphan, Stephen, is sent to go and live with his strange, much older cousin at his remote country house. Once there, Stephen experiences terrible dreams in which he sees a young girl and boy who are missing their hearts.

Starring: Simon Gipps-Kent, Joseph O'Conor, James Mellor, Susan Richards, Christopher Davis, Michelle Foster, Roger Milner ..
Directed by: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Release date: 1973-12-25
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : The Picture of Dorian Gray
42.

The Picture of Dorian Gray

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Adaptation of the novel by Oscar Wilde.

Starring: Shane Briant, Nigel Davenport, Fionnula Flanagan, Vanessa Howard, Charles Aidman, John Karlen, Brendan Dillon, Linda Kelsey, Kim Richards, William Beckley ..
Directed by: Glenn Jordan
Release date: 1973-04-22
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : A Reflection of Fear
43.

A Reflection of Fear

2.7
5.9/10 IMDB

A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself in the midst of strange goings-on, which evolve into a web of crime and murder.

Starring: Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman, Sondra Locke, Signe Hasso, Mary Ure, Mitchell Ryan, Gordon Devol, Liam Dunn, Victoria Risk, Michele Montau ..
Directed by: William A. Fraker
Release date: 1973-02-12
44.

Daddy's Deadly Darling

2.6
4.8/10 IMDB

Teenager Lynn kills her father while he tries to rape her - the receiving officer at the mental hospital cannot convince her that her father is dead. After electric shock treatment she escapes in a nurses car. There is a farm where the manager is unable to feed his pigs on the usual swill, they have tasted blood - Human Blood! Lynn stumbles on the farm, she is looking for work she explains. "Papa they tell me, what do you see One little girl as deadly as can be." The circle begins, feed people to the pigs - then eat the pigs.

Starring: Jesse Vint, Walter Barnes, Marc Lawrence, Toni Lawrence, Paul Hickey, Catherine Ross, Iris Korn, Erik Holland, William Michael, Jim Antonio ..
Directed by: Marc Lawrence
Release date: 1973-05-25
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : Dark Places
45.

Dark Places

2.6
5.6/10 IMDB

A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Joan Collins, Herbert Lom, Jane Birkin, Robert Hardy, Jean Marsh, Carleton Hobbs, Roy Evans, Martin Boddey ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1973-05-01
46.

Invasion of the Bee Girls

2.5
4.9/10 IMDB

Neil Agar, a security agent with the State Department, is dispatched to Peckham, California to investigate the death of a bacteriologist working at government-sponsored Brandt Research. His investigation is soon complicated by a growing number of deaths, all men who died of congestive heart failure caused by sexual exhaustion.

Starring: William Smith, Anitra Ford, Victoria Vetri, Cliff Osmond, Wright King, Ben Hammer, Anna Aries, Andre Philippe, Sid Kaiser, Katie Saylor ..
Directed by: Denis Sanders
Release date: 1973-06-01
47.

Warlock Moon

2.5
5.4/10 IMDB

Young lovers John and Jenny decide to go for a drive in the countryside one day when they happen upon the remains of a long-abandoned resort spa. After doing some exploring, they find that an elderly woman, Agnes Abercrombie, is living in the crumbling building. As they learn the gruesome history of the place, involving cannibalism and a ghost bride, Jenny becomes the victim of violent attacks and supernatural visions. But no one will believe her and now she's stuck in the dilapidated resort overnight. Will she survive until morning?

Starring: Laurie Walters, Joe Spano, Edna MacAfee, Harry Baur, Charles Raino, Ray K. Goman, Steve Solinsky, Richard Vielle, Michael Herbert, Joan Zerrien ..
Directed by: Bill Herbert
Release date: 1973-09-27
48.

Night of Fear

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

A young girl who has just spent an afternoon playing tennis and making love with a man, gets accidentally run off the road by a truck. Ending up on a dead-end dirt road, her car gets stuck in a ditch, where she starts getting terrorized by a drooling, gibbering psycho, who also has a colony of rats.

Starring: Norman Yemm, Carla Hoogeveen, Mike Dorsey, Briony Behets, Peter Armstrong, James Moss, Curt Jansen ..
Directed by: Terry Bourke
Release date: 1973-03-16
49.

Scream... and Die!

2.5
4.9/10 IMDB

A young model, Valerie, and her petty thief boyfriend witness a murder in a backwoods manor. Valerie escapes, but soon finds herself being stalked by the killer.

Starring: Andrea Allan, Karl Lanchbury, Maggie Walker, Peter Forbes-Robertson, Judy Matheson, Annabella Wood, Alex Leppard, Lawrence Keane, Edmund Pegge, Daphne Lea ..
Directed by: José Ramón Larraz
Release date: 1973-12-07
Best Horror Movies of 1973 : Frankenstein
50.

Frankenstein

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

A scientist obsessed with creating life steals body parts to put together his "creation." Released as a feature on video, this was originally shown in two installments on TV as part of the Wide World of Entertainment series.

Starring: Robert Foxworth, Susan Strasberg, Bo Svenson, Heidi Vaughn, Philip Bourneuf, Robert Gentry, Jon Lormer, William Hansen, John Karlen, George Morgan ..
Directed by: Glenn Jordan
Release date: 1973-01-16

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