Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo) (1970)

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
7.3 Rating
(231 ratings)
7.2 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by

Starring (View all)
Tony Musante Tony Musante
Sam Dalmas
Suzy Kendall Suzy Kendall
Enrico Maria Salerno Enrico Maria Salerno
Inspector Morosini
Eva Renzi Eva Renzi
Monica Ranieri
Umberto Raho Umberto Raho
Alberto Ranieri
Renato Romano Renato Romano
Professor Carlo Dover
Mario Adorf Mario Adorf
Berto Consalvi

Written by
fredric brown fredric brown
novel The Screaming Mimi


453 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 8 years, 4 months ago 870 comments
253 votes
History of Horror (2626 items)
list by diabolical dr voodoo
Published 7 years, 3 months ago 46 comments
85 votes
3003 Movies Into the Golden Age!!!...so far? (6099 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 6 years, 2 months ago 11 comments
81 votes
333 Films to Scare You to Death (331 items)
list by Harmonica
Published 6 years, 10 months ago 5 comments
76 votes
European Horror, some essentials and worthwiles (99 items)
list by nimimerkillinen
Published 8 years, 11 months ago 5 comments

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage Videos

Cover art, photos and screenshots

3 votes
2 votes
2 votes
1 vote
1 vote



2 years, 8 months ago at Dec 2 15:57
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage is Dario Argento's first film and despite being a very tame giallo, all the elements that make Argento who he is are all here at such an early stage. POV shots and exquisite framing, black leather glove-clad killer, ordinary Joe caught up in a mystery, etc. That being said, the style and violence are toned down considerably compared to his later work. Tony Musante... read more
View all The Bird with the Crystal Plumage reviews
A writer is stalked by a serial killer after witnessing a murder attempt on one woman's life.
Release date: 12 June 1970
UPC: 089859820229
Tags: Giallo (8), Thriller (7), Horror (7), Mystery (6), 1970s (6), Italy (6), 1970 (5), Crime (3), Victim (3), West Germany (3), Male Nudity (3), Italian (3), Street (2), Stalking (2), Mind Game (2), Crime Investigation (2), Joy (2), Stalker (2), Razor Blade (2), Dying (2)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review

English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

nusch added this to a list 4 months ago
Horror Films About Writers (11 movies items)

"Sam Dalmas "

nusch voted for an image 4 months ago

apu11 added this to a list 4 months ago
Watchlist (736 movies items)
mattevans829 added this to a list 6 months ago
Every Film I've Seen So Far (896 movies items)
HennĂ¿ voted for an image 9 months, 3 weeks ago

moviewatcher122 voted for an image 10 months ago

Kandi voted for 2 images 10 months, 1 week ago

moviewatcher122 added this to a list 10 months, 1 week ago
Moviewatcher122's 2016 Horrorfest (24 movies items)

"October 11 This is a really solid movie, but it is far from perfect. For starters, it is Dario Argento's first movie and it does show at times. The pacing is a little off at times and it does feel slow sometimes. That and I can't say I was really impressed with the twist ending. Even though I wasn't expecting it, I've seen the exact twist done better before and I feel like it was more shocking back then. For all its shortcomings though, it is a simplistic film that is very suspenseful, well-a"

ghostof posted 2 images 10 months, 1 week ago

ghostof added this to a list 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Film Diary of 2016 (183 movies items)
Von Sackbrain added this to a list 12 months ago
Jpit added this to a list 1 year ago
Watched in 2016 (249 movies items)

"5/8 Very straightforward, nothing fancy. Tony Musante sees a murder attempt of a woman and starts to investigate the case himself, while also helping the police with his finds. He himself is being targeted by the killer along the way. The score was by Morricone, but I didn't took much notice on it, and can't remember hearing anything interesting. There wasn't many moments I would single out, but that scene where Musante is running away and hiding from the contract killer was kind of good. Love "

mirinbuddy added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
1970 Films Ranked (17 movies items)
Toby White added this to a list 1 year, 2 months ago
Horror Films I've Seen (283 movies items)
Toby White added this to a list 1 year, 2 months ago
Favourite Horror Films (95 movies items)
Chaostar added this to a list 1 year, 2 months ago
Watched at 2016 (194 movies items)
Anakin added this to a list 1 year, 5 months ago
The Giallo in Ten Films (10 movies items)

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block