Baron Blood (1972)

Genres - Horror  |   Sub-Genres - Gothic Film, Supernatural Horror  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Italy, West Germany  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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This above-average horror film concerns a young couple (Antonio Cantafora, Elke Sommer) who manage to revive a cruel sorceror-Baron (Joseph Cotten) from the 1500s. Posing as a cripple, the Baron assimilates back into society and buys back his old castle, where he begins torturing and murdering innocent locals in his dungeon. Veteran filmmaker Mario Bava's direction is assured, and Euro-horror buffs will enjoy the cast, which includes Massimo Girotti ("Terence Hill" of spaghetti western fame), Luciano Pigozzi, Umberto Raho, and young Nicoletta Elmi (Profondo Rosso).

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castle, ghost, gore, haunted-house, investigation, killing-spree, murder, rampage, revenge, vampire, zombie