4.9/10
654
32 user 21 critic

Doctor Blood's Coffin (1961)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | January 1961 (UK)
People are mysteriously disappearing near a remote Cornish village, where a scientist is experimenting with reviving the dead.

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writers:

Nathan Juran (story) (as Jerry Juran), Nathan Juran (screenplay) (as Jerry Juran) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A seemingly tame leopard used for a publicity stunt escapes and kills a young girl, spreading panic throughout a sleepy New Mexico town.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Four men are cursed by a voodoo priest for stealing a sacred idol from his temple. Soon a band of murderous "doll men" are after the men and their families.

Director: Benito Alazraki
Stars: Elvira Quintana, Ramón Gay, Roberto G. Rivera
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A troupe of beautiful young dancers find themselves stranded in a sinister, spooky old castle, not knowing that it is home to a group of vampires.

Director: Renato Polselli
Stars: Hélène Rémy, Tina Gloriani, Walter Brandi
Comedy | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Lady Divine becomes enraged when her boyfriend cheats on her, and descends into a life of murder and mayhem.

Director: John Waters
Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

As part of an initiation into a club called the Sisters, a young girl must spend the night in a mausoleum.

Director: Tom McLoughlin
Stars: Meg Tilly, Melissa Newman, Robin Evans
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When Ygor brings the Monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the Monster's current criminal brain with a normal one.

Director: Erle C. Kenton
Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy
Horror | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond
Madhouse (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A woman is pursued by her murderous, psychopathic twin sister in the days leading up to their birthday.

Director: Ovidio G. Assonitis
Stars: Patricia Mickey, Michael MacRae, Dennis Robertson
The Mad Ghoul (1943)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A university chemistry professor experiments with an ancient Mayan gas on a medical student, turning the would-be surgeon into a murdering ghoul.

Director: James P. Hogan
Stars: David Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, George Zucco
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In 1890 England a doctor, in order to cure his wife's "sick mind", injects her with snake venom. She later gives birth to a daughter the villagers begin to call "The Devil's Baby". They ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney J. Furie
Stars: John McCarthy, Susan Travers, Geoffrey Denton
Body Bags (TV Movie 1993)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Three short stories in the horror genre: the first about a serial killer, the second about a hair transplant gone wrong, and the third about a baseball player.

Directors: John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, and 1 more credit »
Stars: John Carpenter, Tom Arnold, Tobe Hooper
Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A scientist experimenting with matter transmission from place to place by means of a laser beam suddenly decides to use himself as a test specimen. But the process goes awry, and one side ... See full summary »

Directors: Ian Curteis, John Croydon
Stars: Mary Peach, Bryant Haliday, Norman Wooland
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kieron Moore ... Dr. Peter Blood
Hazel Court ... Nurse Linda Parker
Ian Hunter ... Dr. Robert Blood, Peter's Father
Kenneth J. Warren Kenneth J. Warren ... Sgt. Cook
Gerald Lawson Gerald Lawson ... Mr. G. F. Morton (as Gerald C. Lawson)
Fred Johnson ... Tregaye
Paul Hardtmuth Paul Hardtmuth ... Prof. Luckman
Paul Stockman ... Steve Parker, Linda's Husband
Andy Alston Andy Alston ... George Beale the Tunnel Expert
Edit

Storyline

People are mysteriously disappearing near a remote Cornish village, where a scientist is experimenting with reviving the dead.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Monster created from the depths! See more »


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1961 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El abrazo del muerto See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dr. Peter Blood was also the name of Errol Flynn's "Captain Blood". See more »

Connections

Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Don't toy with God's will, Dr. Blood!
20 May 2003 | by capkronosSee all my reviews

Dr. Peter Blood (Kieron Moore) shows up in a small Cornish village to move in with his father (Ian Hunter) to carry on with the old man's experiments. Maddened by his ambition and arrogance, Peter paralyzes unwilling victims with curare (African arrow poison) until their still-beating hearts can be removed and transplanted into other bodies. Will his new widowed nurse girlfriend Linda Parker (Hazel Court, as always, a strong female lead) catch on before it's too late? Saddled with a very implausible plot and pretty minor compared to some concurrent Corman and Hammer films, this still has good acting, nice location filming, atmosphere and a decent surprise ending.


11 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 32 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed