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Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1971  

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List of the best 1971 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1971, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List movies include Vampyros Lesbos, Countess Dracula and many more. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1971, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Daughters of Darkness John Karlen, Delphine Seyrig, Fons Rademakers

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The Abominable Dr. Phibes Vincent Price, Caroline Munro, Joanna Lumley

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Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay Alfred Baillou, Solange Pradel, Dominique Delpierre

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Let's Scare Jessica to Death Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Alan Manson

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Sweet, Sweet Rachel Stefanie Powers

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Willard Ernest Borgnine, Elsa Lanchester, Bruce Davison

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Malpertuis Orson Welles, Susan Hampshire, Jean-Pierre Cassel

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A Lizard in a Woman's Skin Stanley Baker, Alberto de Mendoza, Florinda Bolkan

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Vampyros Lesbos Dennis Price, Soledad Miranda, Paul Muller

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Blade of the Ripper Edwige Fenech, Alberto de Mendoza, George Hilton

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A Taste of Evil Barbara Stanwyck, Roddy McDowall, Barbara Parkins

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Night of Dark Shadows Kate Jackson, David Selby, John Karlen

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What the Peeper Saw Britt Ekland, Harry Andrews, Hardy Krüger

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See No Evil Mia Farrow, Paul Nicholas, Dorothy Alison

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The Devils Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Gemma Jones

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Blood and Lace Vic Tayback, Gloria Grahame, Len Lesser

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The Corpse Michael Gough, David Butler, Nicholas Jones

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The Cat o' Nine Tails Karl Malden, James Franciscus, Catherine Spaak

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The Mephisto Waltz Jacqueline Bissett, Alan Alda, Barbara Parkins

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Countess Dracula Lesley-Anne Down, Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green

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10 Rillington Place John Hurt, Richard Attenborough, Robert Hardy

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The Night Digger Patricia Neal, Peter Sallis, Pamela Brown

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Straw Dogs Dustin Hoffman, David Warner, Peter Vaughan

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Venom Meagan Good, Method Man, Laura Ramsey

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Twitch of the Death Nerve Claudine Auger, Isa Miranda, Laura Betti

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The Blood on Satan's Claw Linda Hayden, Patrick Wymark, Godfrey James

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Legend of the Mountain Sylvia Chang, Tien Feng, Feng Hsu

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Web of the Spider Klaus Kinski, Michèle Mercier, Anthony Franciosa

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Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde Martine Beswick, Dorothy Alison, Ralph Bates

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Necromania Rene Bond, Maria Aronoff

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Murders in the Rue Morgue Jason Robards Jr., Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann

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The House That Dripped Blood Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley, Peter Cushing

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Cross Current Philippe Leroy, Franco Ressel, Franco Fantasia

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Lust for a Vampire Yutte Stensgaard, Ralph Bates, Mike Raven

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Exponerad Christina Lindberg, Janne Carlsson, Siv Ericks

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Hands of the Ripper Dora Bryan, Eric Porter, Lynda Baron

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The Horny Vampire Jerry Delony

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The Adult Version Of Jekyll & ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1971
The Adult Version Of Jekyll & Hide Rene Bond

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Psychomania George Sanders, Robert Hardy, Beryl Reid

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Black Noon Yvette Mimieux, Ray Milland, Gloria Grahame

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Revenge

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The Velvet Vampire Johnny Shines, Robert Tessier, Michael Blodgett

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The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman Paul Naschy, Bernabe Barta Barri, Yelena Samarina

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The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant Bruce Dern, Casey Kasem, Berry Kroeger

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They Have Changed Their Face Adolfo Celi, Amedeo Tommasi, Claudio Trionfi

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Beast of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1971
Beast of the Dead Eddie Garcia, John Ashley, Celeste Yarnall

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The Naked Beast Aldo Barbero, Norberto Aroldi, Susana Beltran

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The Geek

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The Vampire Happening is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1971
The Vampire Happening Ferdy Mayne, Pia Degermark, Joachim Kemmer