The Video Nasty Project by Matt Wavish

Fight For Your Life (1977) (AKA Staying Alive)

Fight For Your Life (1977) (AKA Staying Alive)

Fight For Your Life (1977) First (attempted)released: 1981 Director: Robert A. Endelson Current UK status: Still banned The 1970’s generated countless exploitation movies, and there were many that were offensive [read on…]

Expose (AKA The House on Straw Hill) (1976)

Expose (AKA The House on Straw Hill) (1976)

    Expose (AKA The House on Straw Hill) (1976) First Released: March 1976 Director: James Kenelm Clarke  Current UK Status: Granted an 18 certificate with 51 seconds of cuts [read on…]

Evilspeak (1981)

Evilspeak (1981)

    Evilspeak (1981) First Released: 1983 Director: Eric Weston Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut Evilspeak is one of the better known of the Video Nasties, and doesn’t feel [read on…]

Evil Dead, The (1981)

Evil Dead, The (1981)

    Evil Dead (1981) First Released: 1983 Director: Sam Raimi Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut Arguably the best known of the Video Nasties, Sam Raimi’s violent and shocking [read on…]

Driller Killer, The (1979)

Driller Killer, The (1979)

    The Driller Killer (1979) First released: 1982 Director: Abel Ferrara Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut The Driller Killer is one of the best known of the Video [read on…]

Don't Look in the Basement (AKA The Forgotten) (1973)

Don’t Look in the Basement (AKA The Forgotten) (1973)

    Don’t Look in the Basement (AKA The Forgotten) (1973) First released: 1977 Director: S.F Brownrigg Current UK Status: Passed 15 uncut Don’t Look in the Basement was first [read on…]

Don't Go Near the Park (AKA Nightstalker) (1979)

Don’t Go Near the Park (AKA Nightstalker) (1979)

    Don’t Go Near the Park (AKA Nightstalker)(1979) First Released: 1983 Director: Lawrence David Foldes Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut Don’t Go Near the Park was first released  [read on…]

Don't Go In The Woods... Alone (1981)

Don’t Go In The Woods… Alone (1981)

Don’t Go In The Woods… Alone (1981) Directed by: James Bryan First Released: 1982 Current UK Status: Passed 15 uncut Don’t Go In The Woods… Alone first reared its ugly [read on…]

Don't Go In The House (1979)

Don’t Go In The House (1979)

  Don’t Go In The House (1979) First Released: 1980 Director: Joseph Ellison Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut Probably one of the better known Video Nasties, Don’t Go In [read on…]

Devil Hunter (AKA El Canibal) (1980)

Devil Hunter (AKA El Canibal) (1980)

(I couldn’t find a trailer, but the following clip (contains a spoiler) is the best I could get) The Devil Hunter (AKA El Canibal) (1980) First Released: 1981 Director: Jess [read on…]

Delirium (AKA Psycho Puppet) (1979)

Delirium (AKA Psycho Puppet) (1979)

(no trailer available) Delirium (AKA Psycho Puppet) (1979) First Released: July 1982 Director: Peter Maris Current UK Status: Passed 18 after cuts First released in the UK in July 1982 [read on…]

Deep River Savages (AKA The Man From Deep River) (1972)

Deep River Savages (AKA The Man From Deep River) (1972)

Deep River Savages (AKA The Man From Deep River) (1972) First Released: 1982 Director: Umberto Lenzi Current UK Status: Passed as an 18 certificate with 3:45 seconds of cuts It [read on…]

Death Trap (AKA Eaten Alive) (1977)

Death Trap (AKA Eaten Alive) (1977)

Death Trap (AKA Eaten Alive) (1977) First released: 1978 Director: Tobe Hooper Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut After striking fear into the hearts of movie fans all over the [read on…]

Dead and Buried (1981)

Dead and Buried (1981)

  Dead and Buried (1981) First Released: 1981 Director: Gary Sherman Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut The excellent film, Dead and Buried, had an X-rated cinema release in 1981 [read on…]

Contamination (AKA Contaminazione) (1980)

Contamination (AKA Contaminazione) (1980)

Contamination (AKA Contaminazione) (1980) First Released: 1980 Director: Luigi Cozzi Current UK Status: Passed 15 uncut Contamination was released, and then unofficially cut by 2:40 seconds for the ViP release [read on…]

Cannibal Terror (AKA Terreur Cannibale) (1981)

Cannibal Terror (AKA Terreur Cannibale) (1981)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf_AEfeaCdw[/youtube] Cannibal Terror (AKA Terreur Cannibale) (1981) First Released: 1981 Directors: Alain Deruelle, Olivier Mathot (uncredited), Julio Perez Tambernero (uncredited) Current UK Status: Passed 18 uncut Cannibal Terror (I use [read on…]

Cannibal Man (AKA La Semana del Asesino) (1973)

Cannibal Man (AKA La Semana del Asesino) (1973)

Cannibal Man (AKA La Semana del Asesino) (1973) First released: 1981 Director: Eloy de la Iglesia Current UK status: Passed as an 18 certificate with 3 seconds of cuts, available [read on…]