Jesus Franco

Les Cauchemars naissent la nuit (1970, Drama, Horror, Erotica, Jesus Franco, Diana Lorys, Paul Muller)

Les Cauchemars naissent la nuit (1970)

In Zagreb, the striper Anna de Istria works in a sleazy cabaret. She is seduced by the blonde Cynthia Robins that invites her to move to her house. Ana is disturbed by nightmares, where she kills a man with a spear, and Cynthia calls Dr. Paul Lucas to treat Ana. Meanwhile, a couple that lives in the house next door spies the movement in Cynthia’s house.

Year: 1970
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Erotica
Country: Liechtenstein
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Diana Lorys, Paul Muller, Jack Taylor, Colette Giacobine, Andrea Montchal, Soledad Miranda
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Die Marquise Von Sade (1976, Erotica, Classic, Drama, Horror, Jesus Franco, Lina Romay, Monica Swinn, Raymond Hardy, Peggy Markoff)

Die Marquise Von Sade (1976)

A lonely aristocrat Miss Gray has a twin sister who’s in an asylum. They share a strange bond. Miss Gray is rational but frigid while her sister is insane yet feels sexual pleasure for both of them. A female reporter arrives at the mansion.

Year: 1976
Genre: Erotica, Classic, Drama, Horror
Country: Switzerland
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Lina Romay, Monica Swinn, Raymond Hardy, Peggy Markoff, Martine Stedil, Andrea Rigano
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Les nuits brulantes de Linda / The Hot Nights of Linda (1975, Drama, Erotica, Jesus Franco, Alice Arno, Lina Romay, Pierre Taylo, Paul Muller, James Harris)

Les nuits brulantes de Linda (1975)

A young woman is hired to care for an elderly man who lives on an island off the Greek coast. When she arrives there the man warns her that his daughters are evil and dangerous. The woman discovers that one of the daughters is a crazed nymphomaniac who pursues, and seduces, everyone in the house, including her crippled sister.

Also Knwon As:
The Hot Nights of Linda (1975)

Year: 1975
Genre: Drama, Erotica
Country: France, Italy
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Alice Arno, Lina Romay, Pierre Taylo, Paul Muller, James Harris, Catherine Lafferiere, Monica Swinn, Angelo Bassi, Richard Bigotini
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Female Vampire (1973, Erotica, Horror, Jesus Franco, Lina Romay, Jack Taylor, Alice Arno, Monica Swinn)

Female Vampire (1973)

In the Madeira Island, the mute Countess Irina Karlstein is the last descendant of the evil Karlstein vampire family. She lives with her also mute servant and seems to be nymphomaniac, seeking for sex most of the time without satisfaction. Irina likes oral sex with men and women to suck off not only semen, but apparently also blood, killing her male and female lovers.

Year: 1973
Genre: Erotica, Horror
Country: France, Belgium
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Lina Romay, Jack Taylor, Alice Arno, Monica Swinn, Jesus Franco, Luis Barboo, Jean-Pierre Bouyxou, Raymond Hardy, Anna Watican
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Der Ruf der blonden Gottin / Voodoo Passion (1977, Crime, Drama, Erotica, Jesus Franco, Muriel Montosse, Ada Tauler, Jack Taylor, Karine Gambier)

Der Ruf der blonden Gottin (1977)

Also Known As:
Voodoo Passion (1977)

Susan arrives in Haiti to live with her husband Jack, who lives with a lesbian housekeeper and Olga, a nymphomaniac platinum blonde, introduced to her as Jack’s sister. Susan begins to have nightmares about voodoo ceremonies and murder.

Year: 1977
Genre: Crime, Drama, Erotica
Country: Switzerland
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Muriel Montosse, Ada Tauler, Jack Taylor, Karine Gambier, Vitor Mendes, Ly Frey, Rita Moreno, Sandra Daenliker, Aida Gouveia
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Frauen ohne Unschuld / Women Without Innocence / Wicked Women (1978, Mystery, Thriller, Erotica, Jesus Franco, Lina Romay, Nanda Van Bergen, Michael Maien, Esther Studer)

Frauen ohne Unschuld (1978)

Also Known As:
Women Without Innocence (1978)
Wicked Women (1978)

Margarita, the only witness of a brutal murder, has temporary amnesia due to shock. She’s sent to a psychiatric clinic where a masked man rapes her and kills another woman. She must piece her memory back together before he returns.

Year: 1978
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Erotica
Country: Switzerland
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Lina Romay, Nanda Van Bergen, Michael Maien, Esther Studer, Kurt Meinicke, Brigitte Meyer, Monica Swinn, Peggy Markoff, Peter Baumgartner, Dagmar Burger
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Les demons (1973, Horror, Erotica, Jesus Franco, Anne Libert, Britt Nichols, Doris Thomas, Karin Field)

Les demons (1973)

A group of nun’s become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.

Year: 1973
Genre: Horror, Erotica
Country: France, Portugal
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Anne Libert, Britt Nichols, Doris Thomas, Karin Field, Cihangir Gaffari, Luis Barboo, Howard Vernon, Alberto Dalbes, Rosa Palomar
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Sie totete in Ekstase / She Killed in Ecstasy (1971, Horror, Erotica, Jesus Franco, Soledad Miranda, Fred Williams, Paul Muller)

Sie totete in Ekstase (1971)

A young doctor kills himself after a medical committee terminates his research into human embryos, considering it too inhumane. His wife then seeks revenge on those who drove her husband to his death by luring each member of the committee into compromising situations and then killing them one by one.

Also Known As:
She Killed in Ecstasy (1971)

Year: 1971
Genre: Horror, Erotica
Country: Germany, Spain
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Soledad Miranda, Fred Williams, Paul Muller, Howard Vernon, Ewa Stromberg, Horst Tappert
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Downtown – Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt (1975, Comedy, Erotica, Crime, Jesus Franco, Lina Romay, Paul Muller, Martine Stedil)

Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt (1975)

In Puerto Rico, a down-on-his-luck private detective is hired by a woman to take compromising photos of her husband, a notorioous nightclub owner. After he finishes the job, he finds himself hauled in by the police, who inform him that the nightclub owner has been murdered–and that he is the prime suspect.

Year: 1975
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Erotica
Country: Switzerland
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Jesus Franco, Lina Romay, Paul Muller, Martine Stedil, Beni Cardoso, Eric Falk, Raymond Hardy, Monica Swinn, Ronald Weiss, Roman Huber, Martina Domingo, Peggy Markoff
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La maldicion de Frankenstein (1973, Horror, Erotica, Jesus Franco, Alberto Dalbes, Dennis Price, Howard Vernon, Beatriz Savon)

La maldicion de Frankenstein (1973)

Frankenstein is presumed dead, and his daughter Vera (Beatriz Savon) arrives in town to reanimate her father just enough to find out that his monster is on the loose and in the hands of Cagliostro who has ultimate goal to create a female for the monster to mate with, using an abducted woman from the town.

Year: 1973
Genre: Horror, Erotica
Country: Spain, France
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Alberto Dalbes, Dennis Price, Howard Vernon, Beatriz Savon, Anne Libert, Fernando Bilbao, Britt Nichols, Luis Barboo, Daniel White, Doris Thomas, Lina Romay, Jesus Franco
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Das Frauenhaus / Blue Rita (1977, Action, Erotica, Crime, Thriller, Jesus Franco, Martine Flety, Sarah Strasberg, Dagmar Burger, Pamela Stanford)

Das Frauenhaus (1977)

Nightclub owner and erotic dancer Rita Blue uses her place as a front for working undercover as a spy. Motivated by her vehement hatred of men that stems from having been sexually abused as a child, Rita and her seductive female cohorts not only gleefully torture guys as a means to obtain vital information, but also manhandle wealthy men in order to make them hand over their fortunes to them.

Also Known As:
Blue Rita (1977)

Year: 1977
Genre: Erotica, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, France
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Martine Flety, Sarah Strasberg, Dagmar Burger, Pamela Stanford, Eric Falk, Esther Moser, Angela Ritschard, Vicky Mesmin, Guy Delorme, Olivier Mathot, Henri Guegan, Néné Kaò, Betty Laure
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Marquis de Sade Justine (1969, Erotica, Drama, Horror, Jesus Franco, Klaus Kinski, Romina Power, Maria Rohm, Rosemary Dexter)

Marquis de Sade Justine (1969)

A woman named Justine is used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.

Year: 1969
Genre: Erotica, Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, USA, West Germany, Liechtenstein
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Klaus Kinski, Romina Power, Maria Rohm, Rosemary Dexter, Carmen de Lirio, Akim Tamiroff, Gustavo Re, Mercedes McCambridge, Serena Vergano, Jose Manuel Martin, Mike Brendel, Harald Leipnitz, Horst Frank, Angel Petit, Sylva Koscina
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