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What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

Updated October 12, 2018 605 votes 168 voters 1.3k views20 items

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Mario Bava was a prolific director of gothic Italian horror movies movies, including Black Sabbath and Kill, Baby, Kill. But which Mario Bava movies are the greatest among his extensive filmography? From classic horror movies like Black Sunday, A Bay of Blood, Baron Blood, Hatchet for the Honeymoon, and Five Dolls for an August Moon, let your voice be heard and rank the best Mario Bava films!

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    Black Sabbath is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsBoris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina, Mark Damon, Jacqueline Pierreux

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Kill, Baby, Kill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsErika Blanc, Piero Lulli, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Luciano Catenacci, Giuseppe Addobbati

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Blood and Black Lace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsCameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Franco Ressel, Luciano Pigozzi, Harriet White

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Lisa and the Devil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsElke Sommer, Telly Savalas, Sylva Koscina, Alida Valli, Robert Alda

    Directed byMario Bava, Alfredo Leone

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    Black Sunday is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?
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    ActorsBarbara Steele, John Richardson, Arturo Dominici, Andrea Checchi, Renato Terra

    Directed byMario Bava

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    The Evil Eye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsJohn Saxon, Valentina Cortese, Letícia Román, Milo Quesada, Luigi Bonos

    Directed byMario Bava

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    A Bay of Blood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?
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    A Bay of Blood

    1971

    ActorsClaudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli, Claudio Camaso

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Five Dolls for an August Moon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsEdwige Fenech, William Berger, Howard Ross, Maurice Poli, Teodoro Corrà

    Directed byMario Bava

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    The Whip and the Flesh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsChristopher Lee, Daliah Lavi, Jacques Herlin, Luciano Pigozzi, Harriet White

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Planet of the Vampires is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsBarry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Ivan Rassimov, Ángel Aranda, Federico Boido

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Hercules in the Haunted World is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsChristopher Lee, Reg Park, Mino Doro, Rosalba Neri, Ida Galli

    Directed byMario Bava, Franco Prosperi

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    Baron Blood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?
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    ActorsElke Sommer, Joseph Cotten, Massimo Girotti, Rada Rassimov, Umberto Raho

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Danger: Diabolik is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsMichel Piccoli, Marisa Mell, Adolfo Celi, Terry-Thomas, John Phillip Law

    Directed byMario Bava

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    The Vampires is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsPaul Muller, Riccardo Freda, Miranda Campa, Gianna Maria Canale, Charles Fawcett

    Directed byRiccardo Freda, Mario Bava

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    Rabid Dogs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsGeorge Eastman, Ettore Manni, Riccardo Cucciolla, Don Backy, Luigi Antonio Guerra

    Directed byLamberto Bava, Mario Bava

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    Knives of the Avenger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsCameron Mitchell, Fausto Tozzi, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Renato Terra, Osiride Pevarello

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Caltiki the Undying Monster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsDidi Perego, Arturo Dominici, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, John Merivale, Nerio Bernardi

    Directed byRiccardo Freda, Mario Bava

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    Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bomb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsVincent Price, Laura Antonelli, Fabian, Mario Bava, Ciccio Ingrassia

    Directed byMario Bava

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    Hatchet for the Honeymoon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsLaura Betti, Dagmar Lassander, Luciano Pigozzi, Gérard Tichy, Femi Benussi

    Directed byMario Bava

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    The Giant of Marathon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What's Your Favorite Mario Bava Film?

    ActorsMylène Demongeot, Steve Reeves, Sergio Fantoni, Miranda Campa, Daniela Rocca

    Directed byBruno Vailati, Jacques Tourneur, Mario Bava

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