• PG, 1 hr. 41 min.
  • Classics, Horror
  • Directed By:    Peter Duffell
  • In Theaters:    Mar 31, 1971 Wide
  • On DVD:    Oct 28, 2003
  • Severin Films

The House That Dripped Blood Reviews

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
October 24, 2013

The first thing that should be noted about The House That Dripped Blood is that no blood is dripped. Knowing this will perhaps save disappointment along the way.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is
January 29, 2008

There are other, much better Amicus anthology films out there...

| Original Score: 2/4

TV Guide's Movie Guide
December 10, 2007

Skillfully written by Bloch and boasting an excellent cast, this omnibus is a bit better than most and was the feature debut of television director Peter Duffell, who wound up returning to small-screen work.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Tom Milne
Time Out
Top Critic
June 24, 2006

Three of the episodes are rough-and-ready but vigorous Grand Guignol fun.

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena
September 5, 2005

Narrando quatro pequenas histórias, é um filme irregular cujo apelo se mantém graças ao ótimo calibre de seu elenco.

| Original Score: 3/5
Roger Greenspun
New York Times
Top Critic
May 9, 2005

The latter two stories, though necessarily too short and too schematic, generate some interest, and humor, and even a bit of characterization.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5

Film4
November 25, 2003

One of the best of the Amicus portmanteau films, this relies on Robert Bloch's superior scripting abilities to fashion a chilling atmosphere of terror that has dated extremely well.

Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
October 30, 2003

Cushing, Lee, and Pitt's dirty-pillows are memorable as always, but only the Lee section fully coheres

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca
January 5, 2004

| Original Score: 3/5
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