Italian Giallo Films

Giallo pictures to me, this is why I love them so much, they operate in a sort of an alternate universe, they have their own rules, they have their own ways of doing things.

Alan Jones, What Have You Done to Solange? (Arrow Blu-ray audio commentary, 2015)

A selection of Italian giallo films

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Title Year IMDb Rating
*** Black Sabbath 1963 Black Sabbath (1963) on IMDb
*** The Girl Who Knew Too Much 1963 The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1963) on IMDb
*** Blood and Black Lace 1964 Blood and Black Lace (1964) on IMDb
** Death on the Fourposter 1964 Death on the Fourposter (1964) on IMDb
** Assassination in Rome 1965 Assassination in Rome (1965) on IMDb
** The Embalmer 1965 The Embalmer (1965) on IMDb
*** The Possessed 1965 The Possessed (1965) on IMDb
*** Blow-Up 1966 Blow-Up (1966) on IMDb
*** The Murder Clinic 1966 The Murder Clinic (1966) on IMDb
** Deadly Sweet 1967 Deadly Sweet (1967) on IMDb
*** A Black Veil for Lisa 1968 A Black Veil for Lisa (1968) on IMDb
*** Death Laid an Egg 1968 Death Laid an Egg (1968) on IMDb
** Naked You Die 1968 Naked You Die (1968) on IMDb
*** The Sweet Body of Deborah 1968 The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968) on IMDb
*** La Bambola di Satana 1969 La Bambola di Satana (1969) on IMDb
*** Double Face 1969 Double Face (1969) on IMDb
*** Naked Violence 1969 Naked Violence (1969) on IMDb
*** Orgasmo 1969 Orgasmo (1969) on IMDb
*** Perversion Story 1969 Perversion Story (1969) on IMDb
*** So Sweet... So Perverse 1969 So Sweet... So Perverse (1969) on IMDb
** Top Sensation 1969 Top Sensation (1969) on IMDb
*** Yellow: The Cousins 1969 Yellow: The Cousins (1969) on IMDb
*** The Bird with the Crystal Plumage 1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) on IMDb
*** Death Occurred Last Night 1970 Death Occurred Last Night (1970) on IMDb
*** Five Dolls for an August Moon 1970 Five Dolls for an August Moon (1970) on IMDb
*** The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion 1970 The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970) on IMDb
*** Hatchet for the Honeymoon 1970 Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970) on IMDb
** In the Folds of the Flesh 1970 In the Folds of the Flesh (1970) on IMDb
*** A Quiet Place to Kill 1970 A Quiet Place to Kill (1970) on IMDb
*** The Weekend Murders 1970 The Weekend Murders (1970) on IMDb
*** A Bay of Blood 1971 A Bay of Blood (1971) on IMDb
** Black Belly of the Tarantula 1971 Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971) on IMDb
*** The Bloodstained Butterfly 1971 The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971) on IMDb
*** The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail 1971 The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail (1971) on IMDb
*** The Cat o’ Nine Tails 1971 The Cat o’ Nine Tails (1971) on IMDb
*** Cold Eyes of Fear 1971 Cold Eyes of Fear (1971) on IMDb
*** Death Walks on High Heels 1971 Death Walks on High Heels (1971) on IMDb
** The Designated Victim 1971 The Designated Victim (1971) on IMDb
** The Devil with Seven Faces 1971 The Devil with Seven Faces (1971) on IMDb
*** The Fifth Cord 1971 The Fifth Cord (1971) on IMDb
*** Four Flies on Grey Velvet 1971 Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971) on IMDb
** Human Cobras 1971 Human Cobras (1971) on IMDb
*** An Ideal Place to Kill 1971 An Ideal Place to Kill (1971) on IMDb
*** The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire 1971 The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire (1971) on IMDb
*** A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin 1971 A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (1971) on IMDb
*** The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave 1971 The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971) on IMDb
*** Short Night of Glass Dolls 1971 Short Night of Glass Dolls (1971) on IMDb
*** Slaughter Hotel 1971 Slaughter Hotel (1971) on IMDb
*** The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh 1971 The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (1971) on IMDb
*** All the Colors of the Dark 1972 All the Colors of the Dark (1972) on IMDb
*** Amuck 1972 Amuck (1972) on IMDb
*** The Case of the Bloody Iris 1972 The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972) on IMDb
*** The Dead Are Alive 1972 The Dead Are Alive (1972) on IMDb
*** Death Walks at Midnight 1972 Death Walks at Midnight (1972) on IMDb
** Delirium 1972 Delirium (1972) on IMDb
*** Don’t Torture a Duckling 1972 Don’t Torture a Duckling (1972) on IMDb
*** Eye in the Labyrinth 1972 Eye in the Labyrinth (1972) on IMDb
** The French Sex Murders 1972 The French Sex Murders (1972) on IMDb
*** Knife of Ice 1972 Knife of Ice (1972) on IMDb
** My Dear Killer 1972 My Dear Killer (1972) on IMDb
** The Red Headed Corpse 1972 The Red Headed Corpse (1972) on IMDb
*** The Red Queen Kills Seven Times 1972 The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972) on IMDb
*** Seven Blood-Stained Orchids 1972 Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972) on IMDb
*** So Sweet, So Dead 1972 So Sweet, So Dead (1972) on IMDb
*** Tropic of Cancer 1972 Tropic of Cancer (1972) on IMDb
*** What Have You Done to Solange? 1972 What Have You Done to Solange? (1972) on IMDb
** A White Dress for Marialé 1972 A White Dress for Marialé (1972) on IMDb
*** Who Saw Her Die? 1972 Who Saw Her Die? (1972) on IMDb
*** Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key 1972 Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972) on IMDb
** Door Into Darkness 1973 Door Into Darkness (1973) on IMDb
*** Seven Deaths in the Cat’s Eye 1973 Seven Deaths in the Cat’s Eye (1973) on IMDb
*** Torso 1973 Torso (1973) on IMDb
** Death Will Have Your Eyes 1974 Death Will Have Your Eyes (1974) on IMDb
** The Girl in Room 2A 1974 The Girl in Room 2A (1974) on IMDb
*** The Killer Reserved Nine Seats 1974 The Killer Reserved Nine Seats (1974) on IMDb
*** The Perfume of the Lady in Black 1974 The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974) on IMDb
*** Spasmo 1974 Spasmo (1974) on IMDb
*** What Have They Done to Your Daughters? 1974 What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974) on IMDb
** Autopsy 1975 Autopsy (1975) on IMDb
*** The Bloodsucker Leads the Dance 1975 The Bloodsucker Leads the Dance (1975) on IMDb
** Calling All Police Cars 1975 Calling All Police Cars (1975) on IMDb
*** Deep Red 1975 Deep Red (1975) on IMDb
*** Eyeball 1975 Eyeball (1975) on IMDb
** Footprints on the Moon 1975 Footprints on the Moon (1975) on IMDb
** The Killer Must Kill Again 1975 The Killer Must Kill Again (1975) on IMDb
*** The Police Are Blundering in the Dark 1975 The Police Are Blundering in the Dark (1975) on IMDb
*** Strip Nude for Your Killer 1975 Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975) on IMDb
*** The Suspicious Death of a Minor 1975 The Suspicious Death of a Minor (1975) on IMDb
** The House of the Laughing Windows 1976 The House of the Laughing Windows (1976) on IMDb
** Plot of Fear 1976 Plot of Fear (1976) on IMDb
*** Shadows in an Empty Room 1976 Shadows in an Empty Room (1976) on IMDb
*** Hitch-Hike 1977 Hitch-Hike (1977) on IMDb
** Nine Guests for a Crime 1977 Nine Guests for a Crime (1977) on IMDb
*** The Psychic 1977 The Psychic (1977) on IMDb
*** Watch Me When I Kill 1977 Watch Me When I Kill (1977) on IMDb
*** The Bloodstained Shadow 1978 The Bloodstained Shadow (1978) on IMDb
*** The Pyjama Girl Case 1978 The Pyjama Girl Case (1978) on IMDb
*** Rings of Fear 1978 Rings of Fear (1978) on IMDb
** The Sister of Ursula 1978 The Sister of Ursula (1978) on IMDb
*** Giallo in Venice 1979 Giallo in Venice (1979) on IMDb
*** The Killer Nun 1979 The Killer Nun (1979) on IMDb
*** Play Motel 1979 Play Motel (1979) on IMDb
*** Madhouse 1981 Madhouse (1981) on IMDb
*** Murder Obsession 1981 Murder Obsession (1981) on IMDb
*** The New York Ripper 1982 The New York Ripper (1982) on IMDb
** The Scorpion with Two Tails 1982 The Scorpion with Two Tails (1982) on IMDb
*** Tenebre 1982 Tenebre (1982) on IMDb
*** A Blade in the Dark 1983 A Blade in the Dark (1983) on IMDb
*** Murder-Rock: Dancing Death 1984 Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984) on IMDb
** Formula for a Murder 1985 Formula for a Murder (1985) on IMDb
*** Phenomena 1985 Phenomena (1985) on IMDb
*** The Monster of Florence 1986 The Monster of Florence (1986) on IMDb
*** Delirium 1987 Delirium (1987) on IMDb
*** Opera 1987 Opera (1987) on IMDb
*** StageFright 1987 StageFright (1987) on IMDb
** Phantom of Death 1988 Phantom of Death (1988) on IMDb
*** Nightmare Beach 1989 Nightmare Beach (1989) on IMDb
*** A Cat in the Brain 1990 A Cat in the Brain (1990) on IMDb
** Scandal in Black 1990 Scandal in Black (1990) on IMDb
* Body Puzzle 1992 Body Puzzle (1992) on IMDb
** The Smile of the Fox 1992 The Smile of the Fox (1992) on IMDb
* Trauma 1993 Trauma (1993) on IMDb
* The Washing Machine 1993 The Washing Machine (1993) on IMDb
** Crime of Passion 1994 Crime of Passion (1994) on IMDb
** The Girl from Cortina 1994 The Girl from Cortina (1994) on IMDb
* Fatal Frames 1996 Fatal Frames (1996) on IMDb
*** The Stendhal Syndrome 1996 The Stendhal Syndrome (1996) on IMDb
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