Orgy of the Dead (1965)

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Orgy of the Dead wouldn't be worth anyone's time were it not for its star and screenwriter. The star is the inimitable prognosticator Criswell; the screenwriter is the immortal Ed Wood Jr., adapting his own novel. The King of Wretched Cinema weaves an incredible tale of a writer who decides to spend a night in a cemetery, the better to get into the mood to write a book on necrophiliacs. The writer and his girl friend are overpowered by several zombielike nude ladies (all played by LA strippers). Hero and heroine are tied to posts and subjected to the oratory of Criswell, aka "The Emperor." As if Criswell's ramblings aren't torture enough, the couple is then forced to watch the naked necromancers punish several "sinners" who've been condemned to eternal Darn-ation. The festivities come to an end when the sun rises, reducing Criswell and his followers to dust.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Horror
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Studio:
Astra Films

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Cast

Criswell
as The Emperor
Fawn Silver
as Black Ghoul
William Bonner
as Second Doctor
Colleen O'Brien
as The Street Walker
John Andrews
as The Wolfman
Pat Barringer
as Shirley/Gold
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Critic Reviews for Orgy of the Dead

All Critics (6)

It would be hard to make a pic worse than this one.

Full Review… | June 27, 2011
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

not a real movie

May 2, 2008

No excerpt available.

October 3, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Ghastly, but only in the sense of ineptitude.

January 30, 2005
Fort Worth Business Press

Where is Tor Johnson when he is really needed?

December 27, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

No excerpt available.

January 27, 2003
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Audience Reviews for Orgy of the Dead

I tried, okay. I almost made it half way through.

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vieras esine

Super Reviewer

Good God! I think this may one of the most ridiculous and definitely one of the worst movies I've ever seen. Plan 9 was pretty bad, but it was at least quite entertaining. This may only be a nudie film, but even jiggling titties get boring after a while. I got give them some credit though, I mean, the theme dances just show they put a tad bit of effort into things. Wood only wrote it (based off of his novel!), but this has his name and style all over it. I should give this movie a lower rating, because it really is poorly made, but the women are attractive and the music,as absurd as itis, is actually not bad- and certainly entertaining. I watched this one sober, but I think it would probably improve if I were drunk or high. That's probably the only way I could really appreciate this absurd mess.

Chris Weber
Chris Weber

Super Reviewer

What do you think wolfman? This movie will make you want to remove your eyes. You were warned.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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