The 24 Best Horror Movies of 1975

1). Deep Red (1975)

Score: 8.73/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
A psychic who can read minds picks up the thoughts of a murderer in the audience and soon becomes a…
Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Michael Forest, David Hemmings, Dario Argento, Edward Mannix, Marc Smith


2). Shivers (1975)

Score: 7.65/10 IMDB: 6.5/10 Trailer
A scientist living in an apartment complex kills a girl and uses acid to destroy her internal organs, and then…
Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Vlasta Vrana, David Cronenberg, Lynn Lowry, Fred Doederlein, Sonny Forbes

3). Trilogy of Terror (1975)

Score: 6.92/10 IMDB: 6.7/10 Trailer Review
Three stories interwoven together. The first, about a college student infatuated with his teacher. The second, a paranoid tale of…
Director: Dan Curtis
Stars: Karen Black, George Gaynes, Jim Storm, John Karlen, Walker Edmiston

4). Race with the Devil (1975)

Score: 6.75/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
Frank and Roger and their wives take off for Colorado in a recreational vehicle, looking forward to some skiing and…
Director: Jack Starrett
Stars: R.G. Armstrong, Peter Fonda, R.C. Keene, Paul A. Partain, James N. Harrell

5). Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)

Score: 6.55/10 IMDB: 6.0/10 Trailer
Nazi-Fascist Northern Italy, 1943-44. Four senior members of government, aided by henchmen and N*zi soldiers, kidnap a group of young…
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Stars: Antiniska Nemour, Lamberto Book, Efisio Etzi, Paolo Bonacelli, Gaspare Di Jenno

6). The Stepford Wives (1975)

Score: 6.4/10 IMDB: 6.9/10 Trailer
The Stepford Wives is about a small suburb where the women happily go about their housework - cleaning, doing laundry,…
Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: Dee Wallace, George Coe, Michael Higgins, Kenneth McMillan, Peter Masterson

7). Wolf Guy (1975)

Score: 5.97/10 IMDB: 6.7/10 Trailer
Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba is WOLFGUY, the only survivor of a clan of werewolves who relies on his feral, full-moon-activated superpowers…
Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Yoshio Neshima, Genji Kawai, Kôji Miemachi, Teruo Shimizu

8). The Beast (1975)

Score: 5.9/10 IMDB: 5.8/10 Trailer
Under the condition that within six months from the death of the accomplished businessman Philip Broadhurst, his beloved daughter and…
Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Jean Martinelli, Sirpa Lane, Guy Tréjan, Lisbeth Hummel, Marie Testanière

9). Autopsy (1975)

Score: 5.51/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer
Simona Sana is a young pathologist whom works in a morgue in Rome, Italy which suddenly gets hit with a…
Director: Armando Crispino
Stars: Margherita Horowitz, Carla Mancini, Pier Giovanni Anchisi, Massimo Serato, Maria Pia Attanasio

10). The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)

Score: 5.47/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place…
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Margot Kidder, Norman Burton, Jacqueline Manning, Jon Richards, Paul Nevens

11). Legend of the Werewolf (1975)

Score: 5.4/10 IMDB: 5.7/10 Trailer
A travelling circus in 19th century France adopts and showcases a feral "wolf boy", who grows into adulthood only to…
Director: Freddie Francis
Stars: Peter Cushing, Hilary Farr, John Harvey, Michael Ripper, Roy Lansford

12). Leonor (1975)

Score: 5.4/10 IMDB: 5.7/10 Trailer
Richard is a medieval nobleman. After his first wife dies in an accident and is buried in the family vault,…
Director: Juan Luis Buñuel
Stars: José Sacristán, Tito García, Francisco Nieto, Francisco Balcells, Carmen Maura

13). Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)

Score: 5.29/10 IMDB: 6.2/10 Trailer
Margaret and Lisa, high school friends, take the night train from Germany to Verona to spend Christmas with Lisa's family.…
Director: Aldo Lado
Stars: Flavio Bucci, Irene Miracle, Gianfranco De Grassi, Patty Edwards, Dante Fioretti

14). The Dead Don't Die (1975)

Score: 5.29/10 IMDB: 5.5/10 Trailer
The story begins in the Illinois State Penitentiary where Ralph Drake is about to be executed for the murder of…
Director: Curtis Harrington
Stars: Russ Grieve, Bill Smillie, George Hamilton, Brendan Dillon, Reggie Nalder

15). Lips of Blood (1975)

Score: 5.25/10 IMDB: 6.1/10 Trailer
This erotic vampire film features a young man on a strange quest after recognizing a castle on a poster. He…
Director: Jean Rollin
Stars: Serge Rollin, Jean-Loup Philippe, Jean Rollin, Annie Belle, Natalie Perrey

16). Night of the Howling Beast (1975)

Score: 5.23/10 IMDB: 5.4/10 Trailer
Waldemar, the renowned adventurer, joins an expedition to find the Yeti in the Himalayas. While hiking the mountains, he's captured…
Director: Miguel Iglesias
Stars: Paul Naschy, José Luis Chinchilla, Eduardo Alcázar, Luis Induni, Salomon

17). Night of the Seagulls (1975)

Score: 5.16/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer
The Knight Templars return in this fourth installment of the Blind Dead series. On this outing, the Templars haunt a…
Director: Amando de Ossorio
Stars: Julia Saly, Fernando Villena, Maria Vidal, Javier de Rivera, Sandra Mozarowsky

18). Psychic Killer (1975)

Score: 4.89/10 IMDB: 4.8/10 Trailer
Mental patient Arnold Masters, hospitalized for a murder he didn't commit, learns astral projection--the art of leaving one's physical body…
Director: Ray Danton
Stars: John Dennis, Bill Quinn, Joseph Della Sorte, Greydon Clark, Harry Holcombe

19). Exorcismo (1975)

Score: 4.83/10 IMDB: 4.7/10 Trailer
The story in this horror movie involves a young woman's unknowing participation in a satanic ceremony which causes her to…
Director: Juan Bosch
Stars: Jack Taylor, Paul Naschy, Luis Induni, María Kosty, Maria Perschy

20). Satan's Children (1975)

Score: 4.71/10 IMDB: 4.5/10 Trailer
Runaway teen Bobby is given shelter by a cult of Satanists, but his presence and questionable sexuality leads to conflicts…
Director: Joe Wiezycki
Stars: David Mendoza, John Edwards, David Harrington, Lonny Jensen, Pam Morris

21). Trip with the Teacher (1975)

Score: 4.35/10 IMDB: 4.1/10 Trailer
A pretty young teacher and four of her pretty students take a minibus to some Navajo ruins, little suspecting another…
Director: Earl Barton
Stars: Jill Voight, David Villa, Zalman King, Robert Gribbin, Edward Cross

22). Bug (1975)

Score: 4.05/10 IMDB: 5.2/10 Trailer
An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos…
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Stars: Alan Fudge, William Castle, James Greene, Bradford Dillman, Patty McCormack

23). The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)

Score: 3.81/10 IMDB: 2.9/10 Trailer
A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it,…
Director: Bill Rebane
Stars: Joel Thingvall, Robert Easton, Bill Williams, Steve Brodie, Barbara Hale

24). The Devil's Rain (1975)

Score: 3.4/10 IMDB: 4.8/10 Trailer
A bunch of Satanists in the American rural landscape have terrible powers which enable them to melt their victims. However…
Director: Robert Fuest
Stars: Tom Skerritt, William Shatner, Ernest Borgnine, Claudio Brook, Erika Carlsson

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24 List of 1975 Horror Films Worth Watching!

Best Horror Movies of 1975

Looking for the best 1975 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 1975 are "Deep Red (1975), Shivers (1975), Trilogy of Terror (1975), Race with the Devil (1975), Salo, and or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 1975 is Deep Red (1975) scoring 8.73/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 25,970+ votes for this movie. Starring in Deep Red (1975) is Michael Forest, David Hemmings, Dario Argento, Edward Mannix, and Marc Smith. Director Dario Argento did a phenomenal job treating us with this 1975 best horror film which was remarkable.Deep Red (1975) is in Horror, Thriller, and Mystery movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 1975 The next best 1975 horror movie is Shivers (1975) with a score of 7.65/10 stars. Vlasta Vrana, David Cronenberg, Lynn Lowry, Fred Doederlein, and Sonny Forbes star in "Shivers (1975)". Shivers (1975) is directed by David Cronenberg and has over 14,830+ IMDB votes. You can find Shivers (1975) in Horror, and Sci-Fi movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 1975, and we hope you enjoy the 24 movies on our list of good 1975 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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