1961 Horror Movies

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The Innocents(1961)

| 1h 40min | Horror, History, Thriller
3.7/5 (with 241 votes)

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

The Pit and the Pendulum(1961)

| 1h 20min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 134 votes)

Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to believe. After some investigating he finds out that it was extreme fear that was fatal to his sister and that she may have been buried alive!


1h 27min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 32 votes)

A woman named Emily checks into a hotel and offers the bellboy $2000 to temporarily marry her. We soon find out Emily is the caretaker of a wheelchair-bound mute named Helga, who was the childhood guardian of a pair of siblings: Miriam Webster and her half-brother, Warren, who is about to inherit the estate of their late father. Who is the mysterious Emily and what are her intentions?

The Curse of the Werewolf(1961)

| 1h 33min | Horror
3.3/5 (with 67 votes)

A child conceived after a demented beggar rapes a mute servant girl is raised by a wealthy but kindly bachelor gentleman and his woman servant who learn, years later, that he is a werewolf. His only chance for normalcy is to find a woman who will love him for himself, which will release him from the curse.


| 1h 32min | Horror, Science Fiction
1.9/5 (with 42 votes)

A portion of the tail of a prehistoric reptile is discovered in Denmark. It regenerates into the entire reptile, which proceeds to destroy buildings and property and generally make a nuisance of itself. It can fly, swim, and walk, and has impenetrable scales, which makes it difficult to kill.

Mr. Sardonicus(1961)

| 1h 29min | Horror, Drama, Mystery
3.2/5 (with 28 votes)

A search for a winning lottery ticket in his dead father's grave causes Sardonicus' face to freeze in a horrible grimace, until he forces a doctor to treat his affliction--with even more grotesque results! The audience gets an opportunity to vote--via the "Punishment Poll"--for the penalty Sardonicus must pay for his deeds...

Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory(1961)

1h 22min | Horror, Mystery
2.6/5 (with 19 votes)

The new science teacher Dr. Julian Olcott with a mysterious past arrives in an institutional boarding school for troublemaker girls. Along the night, the intern Mary Smith, who is blackmailing another teacher - Sir Alfred Whiteman - with some love letters, is slaughtered by a werewolf. The detective in charge of the investigation attributes the crime to a wolf, while her mate Priscilla believes she was killed by Sir Alfred. On the next days, other deaths happen in the school, reducing the list of suspects.

Devil's Partner(1961)

| 1h 13min | Horror
2.2/5 (with 5 votes)

An old man sells his soul to the devil, and turns into a young man. He then uses witchcraft and black magic to win a woman from his rival.

Directed by Charles R. Rondeau - With Edgar Buchanan

The Beast of Yucca Flats(1961)

| 54min | Horror, Science Fiction
1.1/5 (with 36 votes)

A refugee Soviet scientist arrives at a desert airport carrying secret documents, but is attacked by a pair of KGB assassins and escapes into the desert, where he comes in range of an American nuclear test and is transformed into a mindless killing beast.

The Mask(1961)

1h 23min | Horror, Thriller
3.2/5 (with 15 votes)

A young archaeologist believes he is cursed by a mask that causes him to have weird nightmares and possibly to murder. Before committing suicide, he mails the mask to his psychiatrist, Dr. Barnes, who is soon plunged into the nightmare world of the mask.

The Curse of the Crying Woman(1961)

1h 14min | Thriller, Horror
3.3/5 (with 22 votes)

A young woman inherits a mansion, only to discover that it is haunted by witches and evil spirits.


| 1h 8min | Drama, Horror, Adventure
2.1/5 (with 12 votes)

Two couples are on a boating trip when they come across an uncharted island. The four investigate and find themselves in the clutches of Dr. Albert Balleau, whose hobby is hunting both animals and humans… The group tries to escape only to be thwarted by Dr. Balleau and his henchmen.

Directed by Ralph Brooke - With Robert Reed, June Kenney, Gene Persson
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The Curse of the Doll People(1961)

1h 22min | Horror
3.3/5 (with 7 votes)

Four men are cursed by a voodoo priest for stealing a sacred idol from his temple. Soon a band of murderous "doll men" are after the men and their families.


2.1/5 (with 14 votes)

Dr.Decker comes back from Africa after a year, presumed dead. During that year, he came across a way of growing plants and animals to an enormous size. He brings back a baby chimpanzee to test out his theory. As he has many enemies at home, he decides to use his chimp, 'Konga' to 'get rid of them'. Then Konga grows to gigantic proportions and wreaks havoc all over the city of London!!

Directed by John Lemont - With Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad, Claire Gordon, Austin Trevor, Jack Watson, ...

Santo vs. the Zombies(1962)

2.3/5 (with 5 votes)

Masked luchador "Santo" fights against an evil doctor and his zombie army.

The Snake Woman(1961)

1h 8min | Horror
2.0/5 (with 4 votes)

A doctor in 1890 England, in order to cure his wife's "sick mind," injects her with snake venom. She later gives birth to a daughter whom the villagers call "The Devil's Baby" and in a fit of fear they end up burning the family's house down. Years later a Scotland Yard detective is sent to the village to investigate a rash of deaths that are caused by snakebite.

Directed by Sidney J. Furie - With Susan Travers

The Naked Witch(1964)

59min | Horror, Thriller
1.6/5 (with 8 votes)

A student researching the German settlements of Central Texas unearths the grave of a reputed witch. The witch (who happens to be both beautiful and naked) rises from her grave and embarks on a campaign of seduction and murder against the descendants of her persecutors. It's up to the student to stop her bloody reign of terror-if he can resist the seductive powers of her evil beauty.

Directed by Larry Buchanan - With Charles West, Gary Owens, Charles West

A Flower of Evil(1961)

A doctor of biology succeeds in making a flower of evil. He has dedicated long years to the research for revenge. When he orders, the flower drinks human blood and resumes its shape as a flower. He uses the flower to take his revenge.

Directed by Lee Yong-min

The World of the Vampires(1961)

1h 23min | Horror
2.7/5 (with 5 votes)

A vampire uses two sisters to seek revenge from the last member of a family that persecuted the undead in Europe, but his plan is threatened by a man who knows how to destroy him with a peculiar piece of music.

Doctor Blood's Coffin(1961)

1h 32min | Horror
2.6/5 (with 11 votes)

After being thrown out of medical school for ethical violations, Dr. Peter Blood returns home to a small Cornish village, where he sets up a research laboratory in a secluded cave. There, he attempts to revive the dead, using kidnapped humans -- who he views as unworthy of life -- for their body parts, specifically, their hearts.

The Shadow of the Cat(1961)

1h 19min | Horror, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)

Tabitha, once the placid, gentle and devoted pet, adopts all the characteristics of a ferocious, wild animal following the murder of her mistress. The three guilty people are all trapped by the cat's power and each will come to untimely deaths of horrific proportions without anyone being able to solve the mystery that surrounds their brutal death.

The Devil's Messenger(1961)

1h 12min | Horror
2.1/5 (with 6 votes)

In this feature version of the Swedish TV series "13 Demon Street," a 50,000-year-old woman is found frozen in an ice field, and a man's death is foretold in dreams.

The Dead One(1961)

1h 11min | Horror
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A voodoo priestess sends out zombies to bring back live victims for her sacrificial rituals.

Directed by Barry Mahon

Santo vs. the Evil Brain(1961)

1h 10min | Adventure, Action, Crime
2.6/5 (with 5 votes)

In SANTO CONTRA EL CEREBRO DEL MAL (SANTO VS. THE EVIL BRAIN), the silver-masked hero must foil the plot of a mad scientist to create a zombie army.

House of Mystery(1961)

56min | Mystery, Horror
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)

A young couple go to check out a house they're thinking of buying. A somewhat mysterious woman tells the couple several stories of the fates that befell the house's previous owners.

Directed by Vernon Sewell - With Nanette Newman
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