The Terror

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1963
  • Color
  • Running Time: 81 Min.
  • Production Co: Filmgroup, The
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1963) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Roger Corman, Francis Ford Coppola (uncredited), Monte Hellman (uncredited), Jack Hill (uncredited), Jack Nicholson (uncredited)
  • Written by Leo Gordon, Jack Hill, Roger Corman
  • Starring Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight, Dick Miller, Dorothy Neumann, Jonathan Haze, Rick Dean
  • Produced by Francis Ford Coppola, Roger Corman, Harvey Jacobson
  • Original Music by Ronald Stein
  • Cinematography by John M. Nickolaus Jr.
  • Film Editing by Stuart O'Brien

Plot Summary

  • A young officer in Napoleon's Army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron.

Also Known As

  • El terror (Spain / Venezuela)
  • Genfærdets terror (Denmark)
  • I ekdikisis mias nekris (Greece)
  • I terrorens våld (Finland) (Swedish title)
  • Kauhun vallassa (Finland) (TV title)
  • L'halluciné (France)
  • La vergine di cera (Italy)
  • Lady of the Shadows (USA) (working title)
  • O Terror (Portugal)
  • Pahin kaikista (Finland) (video title)
  • Roger Corman's The Terror (USA) (uncensored intended title)
  • Roger Corman's The Terror: Original Uncut Version (USA) (alternative title)
  • Sombras do Terror (Brazil)
  • Terror (Hungary) (imdb display title)
  • Terror no Castelo (Brazil) (cable TV title)
  • Terror no Castelo Von Leppe (Brazil)
  • Terrorin vallassa (Finland)
  • The Castle of Terror
  • The Haunting (USA) (TV title)
  • The Terror - Schloß des Schreckens (Germany)
  • Tromos (Greece) (DVD title)


  • There's No Rest For The Wicked...
  • "DRACULA"... "FRANKENSTEIN"... "HOUSE of WAX"... "PIT and the PENDULUM"... and now... The TERROR
  • From the depths of an evil mind a sadistic plan of revenge.
  • A diabolical plan of torture ... inconceivable ... unbelievable!
  • Trapped in a Haunted Castle... There is no Escape From The TERROR
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