Ulli Lommel

  • Ulli Lommel – Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe AKA The Tenderness of Wolves (1973)

    Ulli Lommel1971-1980DramaHorror
    Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe (1973)
    Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe (1973)

    Fritz Haarmann, aka the Butcher of Hanover and the Vampire of Hanover, was a German serial killer responsible for the murders of two dozen boys and young men during the so-called ‘years of crisis’ between the wars. His case would partly inspire Fritz Lang’s M, and its central character portrayed by Peter Lorre, as well as this forgotten gem from 1973.

    Tenderness of the Wolves treats the viewer to a few weeks in the company of a killer. Baby-faced and shaven-headed, in a manner that recalls both M and F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, Haarmann is a fascinating, repulsive figure. Using his status as a police informant to procure his victims, he dismembers their bodies after death and sells the flesh to restaurants, dumping the remainder out of sight. This isn’t an easy film to watch, but it certainly gets under the skin…Read More »

  • Ulli Lommel – B.T.K. Killer (2005)

    Ulli Lommel2001-2010CrimeDramaUSA

    The B.T.K. killer harasses a news reporter with threatening letters as he ponders about the murders he committed 30 years ago.Read More »

  • Ulli Lommel – Curse of the Zodiac (2007)

    USA2001-2010CrimeHorrorUlli Lommel

    Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has never been solved.Read More »

  • Ulli Lommel – B.T.K. Killer (2005)

    2001-2010CrimeThrillerUlli LommelUSA

    Inspired by the real-life serial killer, B.T.K is the gruesome story of Dennis L. Rader, a murderer who systematically tortured and killed his victims for over two decades while evading the police for over 30 years. Living a seemingly normal life as a husband, father, security officer and church president, Rader’s unquenchable thirst for blood ultimately led him to commit the most horrific crimes imaginable. Shocking and full of suspense, B.T.K is a grisly journey into the nightmarish world of a deranged killerRead More »

  • Ulli Lommel & Peter Moland – Haytabo (1971)

    1971-1980GermanyPeter MolandRomanceSci-FiUlli Lommel

    A biochemist stumbles upon a well-preserved scientific manuscript from a past century. He and his girlfriend study the document and discover a formula to produce a drug that promises immortality. One vital component, however, is missing. But when an alien gets in touch with the scientist, the solution seems close at hand: The alien offers the biochemist and his girlfriend a trip into the past to meet the man who actually wrote the manuscript. Their first travel back in time fails, but on the second attempt the two indeed manage to meet the inventor…Read More »

  • Ulli Lommel – The Boogeyman (1980)

    1971-1980HorrorUlli LommelUSA


    A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.Read More »

  • Ulli Lommel – Cocaine Cowboys (1979)

    1971-1980CultUlli LommelUSA


    Dustin (Tom Sullivan) is the leader of a rock band on the brink of super-stardom. Until now they have juggled their music career with cocaine smuggling. The musicians, and their manager Raf (Jack Palance), wish to sever ties with organized-crime, leave the drug world behind and concentrate on music. However they are coerced into doing one last job for the Mob. They lose the $2 million of cocaine, and find themselves marked men unless they can fulfill their obligations.Read More »

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