70's, Action, Mook

Deathcheaters (1976) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Australian stuntmen engage in covert missions, perform death-defying stunts, and drink and shag women whose names they don’t remember! Huh, the “stuntmen” part of that sentence seems redundant. Steve Hall and Rodney Cann are a couple of stuntmen working in the Australian film and TV industry in the 1970s. The two are undeniable thrill seekers, […] […]

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, Thriller

The Baby (1973)

The Baby is about social worker Ann Gentry, who takes on a new case involving the Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths are a bit of an odd bunch. The family is run by the hard-nosed Mrs. Wadsworth (there is no Mr. Wadsworth), a woman who lives with her two adult daughters, Alba and Germaine, and her […]

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70's, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Occult, Zombies

Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things (1972)

Mean-spirited director, Alan, drags his small theater troupe off to an isolated island near Miami that’s been used as a cemetery for decades. No one in his rag-tag little troupe wants to be there, but Alan uses the near-constant threat of firing them to force them to play along with him. The game? Alan thinks it’ll be fun to use this old book of spells he bought to try to raise the dead from their graves.

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70's, Dead Things, Demons, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Supernatural

And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)

In 1975, young Catherine has just married Charles Fengriffen and moved into the young aristocrats’ stately manor. The two are clearly in love with each other and Catherine is thrilled to finally be by her husband’s side. But unfortunately for Catherine, Charles has been keeping a big, dark family secret from her about a curse placed on his bloodline thanks to the actions of his debaucherous grandfather, a curse that was immediately set into motion the moment Catherine stepped onto the premises.

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Romance, Vampires

Daughters of Darkness (1971)

Two newlyweds’, Stefan and Valorie, plans are delayed when a crash on the tracks delays their train and causes them to miss their boat to England. Now stuck in Ostend, Belgium during the off season, the two check into a luxurious hotel, content with the complete lack of other hotel guests and with the intention […]

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, music, Thriller

Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)

Popular African American singer Liz Wetherly (Leslie Uggams) has just finished a performance and has a full two weeks to get away from it all and relax before her next concert. Her goal is to get off the beaten path and find a nice, quiet place out in the middle of nowhere where she hopes no one will bother her. But she only gets half her wish when her car breaks down and she becomes stranded in a rural, remote southern town.

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70's, Dead Things, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Zombies

Shock (1977)

Dora, her son Marco and her new husband Bruno move into the home that the woman once shared with her late husband. Dora’s first husband, Carlo, was an abusive drug addict who abandoned Dora and baby Marco before tragically committing suicide at sea, his adrift boat being the closest anyone came to discovering his body. Dora had a breakdown after his death, and was forced to go into psychiatric care. But now, seven years later and sporting a new husband and clean bill of health, Dora has reluctantly returned to her old home to reclaim her life. But Bruno is a commercial airline pilot and is often away from the home, leaving Dora and Marco alone in a house full of bad memories.

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