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Italian Horror Directors

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Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
1. Riccardo Freda
I Vampiri (1956)
Caltiki - The Immortal Monster (1959)
Maciste In Hell (aka The Witch's Curse) (1962)
The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962)
The Ghost (1963)
A Doppia Faccia (aka Double Face) (1969)
The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire (1971)
Tragic Ceremony (1972)
Murder obsession (Follia omicida) (1981)
Hexenkult's rating:

Average listal rating (50 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
2. Mario Bava
Black Sunday (1960)
Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1963)
Black Sabbath (1963)
The Whip and the Body (1963)
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Planet of the Vampires (1965)
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Diabolik (1968)
Five Dolls for an August Moon (1970)
Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970)
Twitch of the Death Nerve (aka Bay of Blood) (1971)
Baron Blood (1972)
Lisa and the Devil (1974)
Kidnapped (aka Rabid Dogs) (1974)
Schock (aka Beyond the Door II) (1977)
Hexenkult's rating:

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
3. Renato Polselli
The Vampire and the Ballerina (1960)
The Vampire of the Opera (1964)
The Truth According to Satan (1972)
Delirio caldo (aka Delirium) (1972)
The Reincarnation of Isabel (1973)
Mania (1974)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
4. Giorgio Ferroni
Mill of the Stone Women (1960)
Night of the Devils (1972)

Average listal rating (4 ratings) 4.3  IMDB Rating
5. Marino Girolami
My Friend, Dr. Jekyll (1960)
Zombi Holocaust (aka Dr. Butcher MD) (1980)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
6. Anton Giulio Majano
Atom Age Vampire (1960)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
7. Roberto Mauri
Curse of the Blood Ghouls (aka Slaughter of the Vampires) (1962)
Night of Violence (1965)
King of Kong Island (1968)
Madeline, Study of a Nightmare (1974)

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
8. Paolo Cavara
Mondo Cane (1962)
Women of the World (1963)
Malamondo (1964)
Witchdoctor in Tails (1966)
The Wild Eye (1967)
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
...e Tanta Paura (aka Plot of Fear) (1976)

Average listal rating (4 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
9. Antonio Margheriti
The Virgin of Nuremberg (1963)
Mondo Inferno (1964)
Castle of Blood (1964)
Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
The Long Hair of Death (1964)
Naked You Die (aka School Girl Killer) (1968)
Contronatura (aka The Unnaturals) (1969)
Web of the Spider (1971)
Seven Deaths in the Cat's Eye (1973)
Flesh for Frankenstein (1973) with Paul Morrissey
Killer Fish (1979)
Cannibal Apocalypse (aka Invasion of the Fleshhunters) (1980)
Alien from the Deep (1989)


Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
10. Antonio Boccaci
Metempsyco (aka Tomb of Torture) (1963)

Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
11. Camillo Mastrocinque
Crypt of the Vampire (1964)
An Angel for Satan (1966)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
12. Luciano Ricci
Castle of the Living Dead (1964) with Lorenzo Sabatini

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
13. Lorenzo Sabatini
Castle of the Living Dead (1964) with Luciano Ricci
Juliette de Sade (1969)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
14. Romano Ferrara
Crimine a due (1964)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
15. Ambrogio Molteni
Death on the Fourposter (1964)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
16. Massimo Pupillo
Terror Creatures from the Grave (1965)
Bloody Pit of Horror (1965)
La Vendetta di Lady Morgan (1965)

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
17. Mario Caiano
Nightmare Castle (aka The Faceless Monster) (1965)
Shadow of Illusion (1970)
Eye in the Labyrinth (1972)
The Maniac Responsible (1975)
Nel Silenzio della Notte (1977)
Nazi Love Camp 27 (1977)
Vampire in Venice (aka Nosferatu in Venice) (1988)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
18. Luigi Bazzoni
The Lady of the Lake (aka The Possessed) (1965)
The Fifth Cord (1971)
Footprints (aka Primal Impulse) (1975)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 1  IMDB Rating
19. Franco Rossellini
The Lady of the Lake (aka The Possessed) (1965)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
20. Ernesto Gastaldi
Libido (1965)
The Lonely Violent Beach (1971)
Notturno con grida (1981)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
21. Vittorio Salerno
Libido (1965) with Ernesto Gastaldi
Notturno con grida (1981) with Ernesto Gastaldi

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
22. Silvio Amadio
Assassination in Rome (1965)
Amuck! (1972)
Smile Before Death (1972)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
23. Dino Tavella
The Embalmer (1965)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
24. Elio Scardamaglia
The Murder Clinic (1966)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
25. Mino Guerrini
Third Eye (1966)
Date for a Murder (1967)

Average listal rating (26 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
26. Tinto Brass
Col cuore in gola (aka Deadly Sweet) (1967)
Salon Kitty (1976)
Caligula (1979)

Average listal rating (3 ratings) 3.7  IMDB Rating
27. Michele Lupo
Your Turn to Die (1967)
The Weekend Murders (1970)

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
28. Massimo Dallamano
A Black Veil for Lisa (1968)
Devil in the Flesh (1969)
Dorian Gray (1970)
What Have They Done to Solange? (1972)
Coed Murders (aka What Have They Done to Your Daughters?) (1974)
The Night Child (aka The Cursed Medallion) (1975)

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating
29. Giulio Questi
Death Laid an Egg (1968)
Arcana (1972)
Vampirismus (1982)
Don't Open the Door for the Man in Black (1990)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
30. Romolo Guerrieri
The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968)
La controfigura (aka The Double) (1971)

Average listal rating (13 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
31. Umberto Lenzi
Orgasmo (aka Paranoia) (1969)
So Sweet... So Perverse (1969)
Paranoia (aka A Quiet Place to Kill) (1969)
Oasis of Fear (1971)
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Man from Deep River (aka Deep River Savages) (1972)
Knife of Ice (1972)
Spasmo (1974)
Eyeball (1975)
Eaten Alive! (aka Doomed to Die) (1980)
Nightmare City (aka City of the Walking Dead) (1980)
Cannibal Ferox (aka Make Them Die Slowly) (1981)
Nightmare Beach (aka Welcome to Spring Break) (1988)
La Casa 3 (aka Ghosthouse) (1988)
Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
The Hell's Gate (1989)
House of Witchcraft (1989)
House of Lost Souls (1989)
Black Demons (1991)
Hexenkult's rating:

Average listal rating (65 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
32. Lucio Fulci
Perversion Story (1969)
Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Seven Notes in Black (aka The Psychic) (1977)
Zombie (aka Zombi 2) (1979)
City of the Living Dead (aka The Gates of Hell) (1980)
The Black Cat (1981)
The Beyond (1981)
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
The New York Ripper (1982)
Manhattan Baby (1982)
Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)
Dangerous Obsession (aka The Devil's Honey) (1986)
Aenigma (1987)
Touch of Death (1988)
Sodoma's Ghost (aka The Ghosts of Sodom) (1988)
Zombi 3 (1988)
The Sweet House of Horrors (1989)
The House of Clocks (1989)
Hansel e Gretel (1990)
A Cat in the Brain (aka Nightmare Concert) (1990)
Demonia (1990)
Door to Silence (1991)
Voices from Beyond (1994)
Hexenkult's rating:

Average listal rating (139 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
33. Dario Argento
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Door into Darkness TV series (1973): "Il Tram" & "Testimone Oculare"
Deep Red (1975)
Suspiria (1977)
Inferno (1980)
Tenebre (1982)
Phenomena (1985)
Opera (1987)
Two Evil Eyes (1990) with George Romero
Trauma (1993)
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Phantom of the Opera (1998)
Sleepless (2001)
The Card Player (2004)
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005)
Masters of Horror TV series: "Jenifer"(2005) & "Pelts"(2006)
Mother of Tears (2007)
Giallo (2009)
Hexenkult's rating:

Average listal rating (12 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
34. Pupi Avati
Thomas and the Bewitched (1970)
Balsamus l'uomo di Satana (aka Blood Relations) (1970)
The House with Laughing Windows (1976)
Tutti defunti... tranne i morti (1977)
Le Strelle nel Fosso (1979)
Zeder (aka Revenge of the Dead) (1983)
L'amico d'infanzia (aka The Childhood Friend) (1994)
Arcane Sorcerer (aka The Mysterious Enchanter) (1996)
The Hideout (2007)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
35. Luciano Ercoli
Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970)
Death Walks on High Heels (1971)
Death Walks at Midnight (1972)
Il Figlio della Sepolta Viva (1974)

Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
36. Duccio Tessari
Death Occurred Last Night (1970)
The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
Man Without a Memory (aka Puzzle) (1974)

Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
37. Sergio Martino
The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (1971)
Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
Torso (1973)
The Suspicious Death of a Minor (1975)
Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978)
Screamers (aka Island of the Fishmen) (1979)
The Great Alligator (aka Big Alligator River) (1979)
Scorpion with Two Tails (1982)
2019 - After the Fall of New York (1983)
Fists of Steel (aka Atomic Cyborg) (1986)
The Fishmen and Their Queen (1995)
Mozart Is a Murderer (1999)

Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
38. Aldo Lado
Short Night of Glass Dolls (1971)
Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Night Train Murders (1975)
The Humanoid (1979)
Ritual of Love (1989)
Dark Friday (1993)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
39. Tonino Ricci
Un omicidio perfetto a termine di legge (1971)
Bermude: la fossa maledetta (aka Cave of the Sharks) (1978)
Bakterion (aka Panic) (1982)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
40. Corrado Farina
They Have Changed Their Face (1971)
Baba Yaga (1973)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating
41. Armando Crispino
The Dead Are Alive (1972)
The Castro's Abbess (1974)
Autopsy (1975)
Frankenstein: Italian Style (1975)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 1  IMDB Rating
42. Giuliano Carnimeo
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)
Ratman (1988)

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 4  IMDB Rating
43. Romano Scavolini
Spirits of Death (1972)
Nightmare (aka Nightmares in a Damaged Brain)(aka Blood Splash) (1981)

Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
44. Tonino Valerii
My Dear Killer (1972)

Average listal rating (11 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
45. Joe D'Amato
Death Smiles on a Murderer (1973)
Demon Rage (aka Emanuelle's Revenge) (1975)
Black Cobra (1976)
Emanuelle in America (1977)
Emanuelle Around the World (1977)
Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (aka Trap Them and Kill Them) (1977)
Papaya: Love Goddess of the Cannibals (1978)
Beyond the Darkness (aka Buried Alive) (1979)
Antropophagus (aka The Grim Reaper) (1980)
Erotic Nights of the Living Dead (1980)
Porno Holocaust (1981)
Rosso sangue (aka Absurd)(aka Monster Hunter) (1981)
Orgasmo Esotico (1982) with Mario Siciliano
Caligula: The Untold Story (1982)
Killing Birds (1987) uncredited
Deep Blood (1989) with Raffaele Donato
The Crawlers (aka Troll 3) (1990) with Fabrizio Laurenti
Frankenstein 2000 (1991)
Hexenkult's rating:

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
46. Luigi Cozzi
Dario Argento's Door Into Darkness (TV show): "Il vicino di casa" (1973)
The Killer Must Kill Again (1975)
Contamination (aka Alien Contamination) (1980)
Turno di Notte (TV Show): 9 episodes (1987-1988)
Nosferatu in Venice (aka Vampire in Venice) (1988)
The Black Cat (aka Demons 6) (1989)
Paganini Horror (1989)
Dario Argento: Master of Horror (1991) Documentary
Il mondo di Dario Argento 3: Il museo degli orrori di Dario Argento (1997)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
47. Maurizio Pradeaux
Death Carries a Cane (1973)
Death Steps in the Dark (1977)

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
48. Francesco Barilli
The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)
Pensione paura (1977)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
49. Mario Gariazzo
The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (aka The Sexorcist) (1974)
Play Motel (1979)
Amazonia: The Catherine Miles Story (1985)

Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
50. Vincenzo Rigo
The Killers Are Our Guests (1974)


 

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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jan 15 12:35
I am the fan of horror films. I like it. Thanks.
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Oct 6 17:40
great list
everyone is great
good job
Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Mar 12 13:13
Bravo..but my number 1 is Lamberto Bava!
do u know Alex Infascelli too???
Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Mar 16 1:22
Thanks Time Bomb. I haven't heard of him before. His movies look interesting, though. I'll definitely have to check him out. Added him to the list.
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Jun 20 16:06
Wow! There are so many... I didn't expect it! Well done!

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