Umberto Lenzi

Umberto Lenzi – Gatti rossi in un labirinto di vetro AKA Eyeball (1975)

SYNOPSIS
A group of tourists are terrorized by a killer who wears a red raincoat and stabs its victims in the eye. Mark Burton (John Richardson) is having an affair with his secretary Paulette Stone (Martine Brochard) while his wife is suffering form a nervous breakdown. Why does the killer stab its victims in the eye and will the police solve the mystery before the killer disappears? (10k Bullets) Read More »

Umberto Lenzi – Sette orchidee macchiate di rosso AKA Seven Blood Stained Orchids (1972)

SYNOPSIS
Umberto Lenzi (Cannibal Ferox) directs this giallo, based on a novel by Edgar Wallace, about a killer who begins a series of brutal murders and leaves some bizarre clues that he plans to carry out seven ritualistic killings. The main pieces of evidence, a number of half-moon lockets, lead the police to a man named Mario (Antonio Sabato) who is desperate to prove his innocence. As Mario and a beautiful young woman named Giulia (Uschi Glas) try to solve the killings themselves, they begin to realize that the killer seems to be counting on their every move. A giallo that ranks among the best of its genre, Seven Blood Stained orchids is an atmospheric and frightening thriller. (Rotten Tomatoes) Read More »

Umberto Lenzi – Il Paese del sesso selvaggio AKA Man From Deep River (1972)


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A photographer on assignment in the rain forest is ambushed and held slave by a primitive tribe, until the chief’s daughter chooses him as her groom. After being initiated by various tortures, he becomes a part of the tribe and helps them against modern dangers and a cannibal tribe they’re at war with.

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Umberto Lenzi – A 008, operazione Sterminio AKA 008: Operation Exterminate (1965)

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Plot Outline:
The British Secret Service sends agent 606 (Alberto Lupo) to Cairo, to collaborate with an American colleague in searching for a stolen anti-radar device. Arriving in Egypt, he finds that agent A008 is actually an attractive female (played by Ingrid Schoeller). But they soon find out that the assignment won’t be a picnic, as a criminal mastermind named Kemp has sent his henchmen out to destroy them. Fast-paced espionage/spy thriller from director Umberto Lenzi.
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Umberto Lenzi – Un Posto ideale per uccidere AKA Dirty Pictures AKA Oasis of Fear (1971)

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Description: A young free loving hippy couple Dick (Ray Lovelock) and Ingrid (Ornella Muti) buy a car load of porn in Copenhagen to help fund their holiday in Italy. Once in Italy they find plenty of takers for their product and soon find themselves very flush with cash which they spend like there’s no tomorrow, soon they find they are broke again and Dick has the idea to take porno photos of themselves and flog them, but they approach the wrong person and are soon in the custody of the local police who confiscate the pics and give them 24 hours to leave the country. On their way home, their car runs out of petrol and so they knock into a nearby large house, where having received no reply decide to siphon off petrol from a car in the garage. They are confronted by Barbara, the apparently flustered lady of the house who threatens them with the police, but then on hearing their story changes her mind and invites them in for some food and to stay the night. It turns out she is the lonely wife of a NATO colonel and soon all three are involved in some flirtatious sex games, but who is taking advantage of who? Next morning we find out…… Read More »