The Video Nasty Project by Matt Wavish

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)

★★★½☆

  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)

★★★½☆

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)

★★★½☆

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)

★★★★½

  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)

★★★½☆

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)

½☆☆☆☆

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 the [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…]

Cannibal Holocaust (AKA Cannibal Massaker) (1979)

Cannibal Holocaust (AKA Cannibal Massaker) (1979)

★★★★★

  Cannibal Holocaust (AKA Cannibal Massaker) (1979) First released: 1982 Director: Ruggero Deodato Current UK Status:  Passed 18 with 15 seconds of cuts Probably the most notorious of all the [read on…]