|Directed by||Giuliano Carnimeo|
|Produced by||Fabrizio De Angelis|
|Written by||Dardano Sacchetti|
|Starring|| David Warbeck |
Nelson de la Rosa
|Music by||Stefano Mainetti|
|Edited by||Vincenzo Tomassi|
|Distributed by||Fulvia Film|
Ratman (Italian: Quella villa in fondo al parco) is a 1988 Italian exploitation horror film directed by Giuliano Carnimeo.
This article needs an improved plot summary. (February 2020)
Two models, Marlis and Peggy, are on a Caribbean Island for a photoshoot. One night Peggy is found dead and her body seems eaten by rats.
The victim's sister, Terry, arrives on the island and helped by a mystery novel writer met at the airport starts to investigate. Meanwhile, Marlis and the photographer find other corpses in the jungle. Searching for a help they stopped at an isolated house just to discover that the landlord is a scientist who created a ferocious mutant half-ape, half rat.
Ratman was released in 1988.
Todd Martin of Horror News Network had praised the film for its gore and acting of Nelson de la Rosa and Eva Grimaldi but criticized the film for its long and boring scenes where blood and gore were not the factors.John White of The Digital Fix gave the film 7 out of 10, criticizing its visual presentation but also mentioning that "Those who love bad monster movies will open their heart to Ratman."
Ratman was released on DVD in the United Kingdom by Shameless Screen Entertainment on 31 March 2008. It was released uncut for the first time in its most complete version, containing its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and it also contains trailers for other Shameless DVD releases, a picture gallery and reversible cover art containing the new DVD release and the original poster-style cover.
Eyeball is a 1975 Italian giallo slasher film written and directed by Umberto Lenzi.
Suspiria is a 1977 Italian supernatural horror film directed by Dario Argento, who co-wrote the screenplay with Daria Nicolodi, partially based on Thomas De Quincey's 1845 essay Suspiria de Profundis. The film stars Jessica Harper as an American ballet student who transfers to a prestigious dance academy in Germany but realizes, after a series of brutal murders, that the academy is a front for a supernatural conspiracy. It also features Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, Alida Valli, Udo Kier and Joan Bennett, in her final film role.
Nelson de la Rosa Martínez, a.k.a.Mahow, was a Dominican actor and one of the shortest men of the 20th and 21st centuries. Nelson measured 71 centimeters tall.
Paul Naschy was a Spanish movie actor, screenwriter, and director working primarily in horror films. His portrayals of numerous classic horror figures—The Wolfman, Frankenstein's monster, Count Dracula, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Fu Manchu and a mummy—earned him recognition as the Spanish Lon Chaney. He had one of the most recognizable faces in Spanish horror film. Naschy also starred in dozens of action films, historical dramas, crime movies, TV shows and documentaries. He also wrote the screenplays for most of his films and directed a number of them as well. King Juan Carlos I presented Naschy with Spain's Gold Medal Award for Fine Arts in 2001 in honor of his work, the Spanish equivalent of being knighted.
Blood and Black Lace is a 1964 giallo film directed by Mario Bava and starring Eva Bartok and Cameron Mitchell. The story concerns the brutal murders of the models of a Roman fashion house, committed by a masked killer in a desperate attempt to obtain a scandal-revealing diary.
The Mystery of Mamo, also known as The Secret of Mamo, is a 1978 Japanese animated science fiction action comedy film; it is the first animated film of the Lupin III franchise created by manga author Monkey Punch. The film was originally released in Japan as Lupin III but was later retitled to Lupin III: Lupin vs. the Clone to differentiate it from other elements of the franchise. Directed by Sōji Yoshikawa from a screenplay by Yoshikawa and cult pink film screenwriter Atsushi Yamatoya, the film was produced by animation studio Tokyo Movie Shinsha and distributed by Toho. The film's plot follows master thief Arsène Lupin III, who attempts to foil Mamo - a wealthy and powerful recluse seeking immortality - while trying to win the affections of his rival and would-be lover, Fujiko Mine.
Horror Express is a 1972 science fiction-horror film, produced by Bernard Gordon and Gregorio Sacristan, directed by Eugenio Martín, that stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa, and Telly Savalas. The screenplay was written by Arnaud d'Usseau and Julian Zimet. Horror Express is based on the 1938 novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell.
Danger: Diabolik 1968 action film directed and co-written by Mario Bava, based on the Italian comic series Diabolik by Angela and Luciana Giussani. The film is about a criminal named Diabolik, who plans large-scale heists for his girlfriend Eva Kant. Diabolik is pursued by Inspector Ginko, who blackmails the gangster Ralph Valmont into catching Diabolik for him.
Deep Red, also known as The Hatchet Murders, is a 1975 Italian giallo film, directed by Dario Argento and co-written by Argento and Bernardino Zapponi. It was released on 7 March 1975. It was produced by Claudio and Salvatore Argento, and the film's score was composed and performed by Goblin. It stars Macha Meril as a medium and David Hemmings as a pianist who investigates a series of murders performed by a mysterious figure wearing black leather gloves.
My Bloody Valentine 3D is a 2009 American slasher film directed and co-edited by Patrick Lussier, and starring Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, and Kevin Tighe. It is a remake of the 1981 Canadian slasher film of the same name. The film focuses on the residents of a small town that is plagued by a serial killer in mining gear on Valentine's Day.
El Baron del Terror is a 1962 Mexican supernatural horror film, directed by Chano Urueta, written by Federico Curiel, Adolfo López Portillo and Antonio Orellana, and starring its producer, Abel Salazar.
Aenigma is a 1988 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci and was produced by Boro Banjac, Walter Brandi and Ettore Spanuolo.
Nightmare Circus is a 1974 horror film directed by Alan Rudolph, and co-written by him and Roman Valenti.
Eva Grimaldi is an Italian actress and model.
Widow Blue! is a 1970 pornographic horror film written and directed by Walt Davis and starring Alex Elliot, Walt Davis, Charles Lish, Rick Cassidy, John Holmes, Andy Bellamy, Susan Wescott, and Sandy Dempsey.
Delitti e profumi is a 1988 Italian giallo film directed by Vittorio De Sisti, based on a story entitled Scarlet by Bonadies and De Fornari, both of whom also worked on the screenplay. Traci Lords appears in a cameo, a brief appearance in a softcore porn clip.
The Murder Clinic is a 1966 horror film directed by Lionello De Felice and Elio Scardamaglia. It was produced by Elio Scardamaglia, Francesco Scardamaglia and Luciano Martino;. The screenplay was written by Martino and Ernesto Gastaldi from their own story. It stars William Berger, Françoise Prévost, Mary Young and Barbara Wilson.
The Gardener is a 1974 American horror film written and directed by James H. Kay and starring Joe Dallesandro and Katharine Houghton.
The Loreley's Grasp is a 1973 Spanish horror film written and directed by Amando de Ossorio, and starring Tony Kendall, and Helga Liné. The film centers on a series of horrific murders in a German town by the Rhine river perpetrated by a deadly water spirit known as the Lorelei. The film was released in theaters in the United States under the alternate title When the Screaming Stops on August 24, 1976. It was later released on VHS in 1985 before being released on DVD in 2007. Critical reception for the film has been mostly negative, with criticism directed towards the film's script, and phony monster costume.
Ratman is a 1988 Italian horror film.
|This exploitation film–related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article related to an Italian film of the 1980s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|