Carry On Screaming! (1966)




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This episode of the long-running British comedy series parodies horror movies as it follows the exploits of bumbling private eyes in pursuit of two monsters. They soon find themselves in Dr. Watt's terrible castle. Doc Watt, a ghoul returned to life and his seductive sister amuse themselves by kidnapping pretty girls and turning them into department store dummies.
Action & Adventure , Comedy
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Warner Bros.


Harry H. Corbett
as Detective Sgt. Sidney Bung
Joan Sims
as Emily Bung
Kenny Williams
as Dr. Watt
Kenneth Williams
as Doctor Orlando Watt
Fenella Fielding
as Valeria Watt
Charles Hawtrey
as Dan Dann
Jim Dale
as Albert Potter
Angela Douglas
as Doris Mann
Peter Butterworth
as Detective Col. Slobotham
Jon Pertwee
as Fettle
Tom Clegg
as Odbodd
Billy Cornelius
as Odbodd Jr.
Frank Thornton
as Mr. Jones
Denis Blake
as Rubbatiti
Frank Forsyth
as Desk Sergeant
Anthony Sagar
as Policeman
Marianne Stone
as Mrs. Parker
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Critic Reviews for Carry On Screaming!

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Gerald Thomas' direction as usual is assured, though some of the gags and situations would be helped by speeding up via more ruthless trimming.

Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Top Critic

Behind the pantomime overacting and the playground gags is a creepy horror homage that gets all the details right.

Full Review… | October 17, 2013
SFX Magazine

Sometimes funny.

Full Review… | March 23, 2010
TV Guide

This 12th of the franchise shows that the series could also tackle satire, as well as the tits and bum humour.

Full Review… | March 23, 2010
Empire Magazine

An impeccable send-up of Hammer and Universal horror films by the Carry On gang.

Full Review… | July 4, 2003

Audience Reviews for Carry On Screaming!

A horror-comedy that is a rather direct parody on the popular-at-the-time Hammer horror films. Several motifs are used with Jekyll, a mummy, Frankenstein-like regeneration, etc. This is the first of the Carry On films I had seen, and got pretty much what I expected. The humor is very British and probably quite lewd for the time. Fenella Fielding is super-hot as the voluptuous vampire.


Probably the best Carry on film along with Carry on Camping.

Dean King
Dean King

Super Reviewer

Frying tonight! Another quality Carry on movie if a little gaudy.

Barry Lappin
Barry Lappin

Super Reviewer

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