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Vintage Horror Movie Trailers from the 1970s

Classic Horror/Suspense Movie Trailers

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Horror movie trailers from vintage films from the 1970s. (Trailers will appear in a pop-up window.)

Count Yorga: Vampire (1970)

Count Yorga: Vampire
© American International

He was no Count Dracula, but Yorga (Robert Quarry) established a bit of a following the '70s with a brief two-film franchise.

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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

The Abominable Dr. Phibes poster
© American International

One of horror icon Vincent Price's signature roles is that of the titular Dr. Phibes, who seeks Saw-like revenge on the medical staff he blames for the death of his wife.

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Frogs (1972)

Frogs movie poster
© American International Pictures

Increased environmental awareness in the '70s spurred a rash of "nature run amok" fare like this tale of animals taking back their swamplands from polluting human interlopers.

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The Wicker Man (1973)

Wicker Man DVD
© Lionsgate

Before the (intentionally?) campy Nicolas Cage remake, this British thriller received acclaim for its story of a devout Christian policeman searching for a missing child in a pagan island community.

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Race with the Devil (1974)

Race with the Devil
© 20th Century Fox

Satanists became a popular horror movie nemesis during the '70s -- a sort of precursor to the "Satanic Panic" of the early '80s -- as illustrated in this action-horror hybrid about two vacationing couples who witness a Satanic ritual sacrifice.

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Young Frankenstein (1974)

Young Frankenstein
© 20th Century Fox

This Mel Brooks classic spoofed the Universal Frankenstein movies of the '30s and '40s, complete with angry mobs, a deformed sidekick, a bride, and...Frau Blücher (horses whinny).

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Deep Red (1975)

Deep Red
© Howard Mahler Films

Italian director Dario Argento rose to prominence in the 1970s with stylishly violent films such as Suspiria, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage and Deep Red, a giallo about a music teacher tracking a hatchet-wielding serial killer.

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Shivers (1975)

Shivers DVD
© Image

Director David Cronenberg made his startling debut with the this tale of a parasite that spreads through a suburban apartment building, turning its inhabitants into raving maniacs.

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Carrie (1976)

Carrie
© MGM

The first of many adaptations of Stephen king's novels, this Brian DePalma work about a bullied telekinetic teen is still one of the most highly regarded.

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King Kong (1976)

King Kong 1976
© Paramount

This remake of the iconic 1933 monster movie received mixed reviews but made enough money to warrant the awful 1986 sequel King Kong Lives.

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