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ICEBOX MURDERS, THE (1982) Original title: "El Cepo." A maniac murders beautiful women, then stores their bodies in a freezer. Spanish giallo starring Jack Taylor, Mirta Miller, Claudia Gravy, and others. Directed by Francisco Rodriguez Gordillo. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
IDEAL PLACE TO KILL (1971) Also known as: "Dirty Pictures." Ornella Muti and Ray Lovelock play two lovers running from the police. They hide out in the home of an older woman played by Irene Papas, but don't know she is a killer. Numerous twists come into play as strange coincidences occur around them. Suspenseful thriller/giallo also starring Sal Borgese, Umberto Raho, and others. Directed by Umberto Lenzi. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (B/B-).
IGUANA WITH THE TONGUE OF FIRE (1971) Sadistic killer stalks an Irish diplomat's family, and leaves a trail of dead bodies in his wake. Violent and sleazy Eurotrash from director Riccardo Freda. Stars Luigi Pistilli, Dagmar Lassander, Anton Diffring. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A-/B).
I'LL SEE YOU IN HELL (1960) Original title: "Ti Aspettero All'Inferno." After pulling off a jewel heist, three criminals are forced to go into hiding. When one of them (a sadist played by John Drew Barrymore) kills another one during a violent argument, he and the remaining partner are forced to hide out in an old barn. Soon, however, a woman shows up who seems to know something about the murder. She then manages to seduce them into betraying each other. This rare thriller also stars Eva Bartok, Massimo Serato, and Moira Orfei. Directed by Piero Regnoli. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
IMPLACABLE THREE, THE (1963) Original title: "Tres Hombres Buenos." Spaghetti western starring Geoffrey Horne, Claudio Undari, Cristina Gaioni, Paul Piaget, Fernando Sancho, and others. Directed by Joaquin Luis Romero Marchent. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
INFERNO IN CARACAS (1966) Also known as: "Countdown to Doomsday." Euro spy thriller starring George Ardisson, Pascale Audret, Christa Linder, Luciana Angiollilo, and others. Directed by Marcello Baldi. Dubbed in German, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
INHERITANCE, THE (1976) Original title: "Eredita Ferramonti." This is a compelling drama about an Italian family in the 1880's. Papa (Anthony Quinn) closes down the long-standing Ferramonti bakery and informs his children that they will have to fend for themselves in future. Irene his daughter-in-law under the guise of reconciling the family feud, maps out a plan to grab the inheritance for herself. Fabio Testi, Dominique Sanda, Gigi Proietti, and others. Directed by Mauo Bolognini. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
INQUIRY, THE (1986) Also known as: "The Investigation." A Roman agent is sent to Palestine to investigate rumors of the resurrection of an executed criminal. Bizarre historical tale starring Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Angelo Infanti, and others. Directed by Damiano Damiani. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A/A-).
IN ORDER TO SURVIVE (1979) Original title: "Insanlari Seveceksin." Rare Turkish crime drama, which stars Cuneyt Arkin as a vigilante up against a Rome-based criminal organization. Lots of fistfights, shootouts, and more. Also stars Mario Cutini, Sevda Karaca, Turgut Ozatay, and others. Directed by Melih Gulgen. Dubbed in Turkish, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
IN THE HIGHEST OF SKIES (1977) Original title: "Nel Piu Altro dei Cieli." Strange surrealistic film starring Livio Barbo, Edy Biagetti, Giorgio Bonora, Gisella Burinato, and others. Directed by Silvano Agosti. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
IN THE SHADOW OF EAGLES (1966) After the death of Octavian, the rebel populations of Illyria and Pannonia pose a grave threat to the Roman Empire. Tribune Marcus Ventidius is sent to subdue the uprising and, after a bitter battle, captures Pannonian chief Magdus together with a number of women hostages. These include Magdus's own daughter Helen, betrothed to cruel Illyrian warrior Batone who has killed many Romans. Julia, daughter of the Roman governor Messala, is in love with Tribune Marcus and, jealous of his sympathy for the barbarian girl, plots an escape by Helen and her father. Stars Cameron Mitchell, Alex Gavin, Beba Loncar, Remo De Angelis, and others. Directed by Ferdinando Baldi. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
INTRIGUE IN LOS ANGELES (1964) Original title: "Intrigo a Los Angeles." Rare Euro spy thriller starring Carole Walker, Luciano Marin, Mary Luger, Gaetano Quartarano, and others. Directed by Romano Ferrara. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
INVESTIGATION CRIMINAL (1970) Original title: "Investigacion Criminal." Juan Bosch directs this rare Spanish crime thriller, which is really worth a good viewing. Police follow the trail of a savage rapist killer. Starring Angel Aranda, Luis Prendes, Manuel Barrio, Silvana Sandoval, and others. Dubbed in Spanish, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
INVINCIBLE SIX, THE (1968) Based on the story "The Heroes of Yucca," this film features a ragtag group of jewel thieves who become the unofficial guardians of a small Iranian village. When bandits attack the village, looking for a treasure map, the Invincible Six are there to save the day, wooing the local females and frustrating the new leader of the bandits. Starring Elke Sommer, Stuart Whitman, Isarco Ravaioli, and others. Directed by Jean Negulescu. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
INVISIBLE DR. MABUSE, THE (1962) Strange things happen in a revue theatre. The dancer Maria seems to be hunted by an invisible admirer. When the body of a probable FBI agent is found in a trunk the police asks FBI man Joe Como for help. Como gets interested in the revue theatre and an ominous transport firm soon. When he is receiving mysterious threatening letters he is sure that Dr. Mabuse has risen again. But what is going on at "Enterprise X" so that both the goverment and the mad genius in crime are interested in it? Starring Lex Barker, Karin Dor, and Wolfgang Preiss. Directed by Harald Reinl. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
IO, SEMIRAMIDE (1962) Also known as: "Slave Queen of Babylon." Now in English!! Yvonne Furneaux, John Ericson, Renzo Ricci, Gianni Rizzo, and Germano Longo, star in this sword-and-sandal based on the life of an ancient Assyrian queen who becomes involved in plots, counterplots, and falls in love with a foe of her country. Directed by Primo Zeglio. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
IO TIGRO, TU TIGRI, EGLI TIGRA (1978) Rare comedy starring Renato Pozzetto, Erika Blanc, Paolo Villagio, Enrico Montesano, and others. Directed by Giorgio Capitani and Renato Pozzetto. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
ISABELLA, DUCHESS OF DEVILS (1969) Also known as: "Ms. Stiletto." Now in English!! An Alsacian Baron massacres the family of a French Duke, and takes his lands, and his title. Isabella, the Duke's baby child, escapes the massacre, is raised by gypsies, and comes back twenty years later to exact revenge. Surprisingly good outing starring Brigitte Skay, Mimmo Palmara, Sal Borgese, Renato Baldini, and Fred Williams. Directed by Bruno Corbucci. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
ISLAND MONSTER (1953) Boris Karloff stars in this Italian crime drama, which was billed as a horror film. An Italian government agent is assigned to break up a drug smuggling ring on the island of Ischia, but his daughter is kidnapped by the gang leader, who masquerades as the local benefactor. Also starring Franca Marzi, Renato Vicario, Carlo Duse, and Giulio Battiferri. Directed by Roberto Bianchi Montero. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
ISLAND OF THE LOST GIRLS (1968) Classic sleaze-actioner, which casts the familiar team of Brad Harris and Tony Kendall as two investigators called to Bangkok to look into the kidnapping of an American tourist. Their information leads them to a strange cult (run by an Oriental "madam) which kidnaps girls, drugs them, and has them conveyed to a secret island, to act as "escorts" to wealthy tourists. An excellent choice for lovers of Italian exploitation cinema. Directed by Roberto Mauri. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
ITALIAN SECRET SERVICE (1968) Luigi Comencini directs this spy/espionage comedy, about a family man who is drafted into the military to act as a spy against a secret organization. Stars Nino Manfredi, Clive Revill, Giorgia Moll, Francoise Prevost, and Giampiero Albertini. Dubbed in English, with Finnish subtitles. (A-/B).
IT MEANS THAT MUCH TO ME (1960) Original title: "Me Faire Ca a Moi." Eddie Constantine plays a man forced to flee after he turns the tables on a criminal organization. Fast-paced stuff also starring Rita Cadillac, Henri Colgan, Pierre Grasset, and others. Directed by Pierre Grimblat. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
JACOB, THE MAN WHO FOUGHT WITH GOD (1963) Also known as: "I Patriarchi." Another low-budget Biblical anthology from director Marcello Baldi. This one starts off with Genesis and takes us into the age of the patriarchs, to look at the lives of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Stars Fosco Giachetti, Giuseppe Addobbati, Giorgio Cerioni, Alfredo Rizzo, and others. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
JAMES TONT: OPERATION UNO (1965) Lando Buzzanca, Evi Marandi, Rosalba Neri, Loris Gizzi, and George Wang star in this spy/espionage comedy. Secret Service agent James Tont (Buzzanca) investigates Goldsinger, an Asian megalomaniac who plans to rule the world. Directed by Bruno Corbucci. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
JAMES TONT: OPERATION DUE (1965) Lando Buzzanca returns as the titular character. While attending a congress of spies which is being held in Geneva, secret agent James Tont investigates a serum that can alter the hormones of people and make them older or younger. Bond spoof which also stars Loris Gizzi, Claudie Lang, Evi Marandi, Franco Ressel, and Furio Meniconi. Directed by Bruno Corbucci. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
JESSE JAMES' KID (1965) Original title: "El Hijo del Jesse James." Rare Spanish-Italian western starring Claudio Undari, Adrian Hoven, Mercedes Alonso, Luis Induni, and others. Directed by Antonio del Amo. Dubbed in English. (B-/C).
JOLANDA, DAUGHTER OF THE BLACK CORSAIR (1952) Original title: "Jolanda, La Figlia del Corsaro Nero." Mario Soldati directs this fast swashbuckling adventure based on a tale by Emilio Salgari. Starring May Britt, Marc Lawrence, Renato Salvatori, Guido Celano, Barbara Florian, Ignazio Balsamo, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
JONATHAN OF THE BEARS (1993) Original title: "Jonathan Degli Orsi." Spaghetti western starring Franco Nero, John Saxon, David Hess, Rodrigo Obregon, and others. Directed by Enzo Castellari. Dubbed in English, with Portuguese subtitles. (A-/B).
JOURNEY BENEATH THE DESERT (1961) Original title: "L'Atlantide." An international cast appears in this French-Italian desert adventure/ fantasy. A helicopter crashes in the desert, and the crew winds up in the underground city of Atlantis and get mixed up in a slave revolt. Jean-Louis Trintignant, Haya Harareet, Amedeo Nazzari, Georges Riviere, Gabriele Tinti, and others. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer and Giuseppe Masini. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
JOURNEY TO THE BEGINNING OF TIME (1955) Also known as: "Journey to Prehistory." Czechoslovakian animation, which was previously available in German only. This print is in English. A group of kids take off in a raft, and stumble upon a prehistoric world of swamps, giants, and deadly monsters. Directed by Karel Zeman. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
JOURNEY TO THE FAR SIDE OF THE SUN (1969) Above average British sci-fi adventure. A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun. The European Space Exploration Council send American astronaut and British scientist via spaceship to explore the other planet. Starring Roy Thinnes, Ian Hendry, Patrick Wymark, Lynn Loring, and others. Directed by Robert Parrish. In English. (A/A-).
JUDEX (1963) Favraux, an unscrupulous banker, receives a threatening note, signed by "Judex", demanding that he pay back the people he has swindled. He refuses, and apparently dies after a midnight toast at his masked ball. However, he is only drugged by Judex and locked away. Judex spares his life when the banker's widowed daughter, Jacqueline, rejects the inheritance. Meanwhile Diana Monti, the former governess, kidnaps Jacqueline to try to get the banker's money. But Judex is hot on her trail. Channing Pollock, Francine Berge, and others. Directed by Georges Franju. Dubbed in French, with English subtitles. (B/B-).
JULIUS CAESAR VS. THE PIRATES (1962) Julius Caesar (Gustavo Rojo) flees Rome because of a conspiracy against him and takes refuge by the king of Bithynia. He finds a woman there and while he escorts her to Rhodes their ship sinks. Saved by the pirates he asks for help to get back to Rome. However, the chief of the pirates (Gordon Mitchell) charges a ransom for their release, and Caesar is forced to return to Rome to collect the money. Vowing vengeance against the pirates, he returns with a large force to destroy them. Also starring Abbe Lane, Erno Crisa, and Mario Petri. Directed by Sergio Grieco. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A-/B).
JUNGLE GIRL AND THE SLAVER (1957) Sequel to "Liane the Jungle Goddess." A government agent is sent to Africa to find Liane, the only person capable of bringing the local tribes together to make a stand against the vicious slave trade. However, Liane is captured by Ibrahim, an Arab aristocrat who is in fact the head of the whole operation. Stars Marion Michael, Adrian Hoven, Rik Battaglia, Nerio Bernardi, Marisa Merlini, and others. Directed by Hermann Leitner. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
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