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The Best Exploitation Movies Ever Made

“What are the best Exploitation Movies?” We looked at 326 of the top Exploitation films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 25 films, all appearing on 3 or more “Best Exploitation” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 300+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 25 Best Exploitation Movies Ever Made



25 .) Assault on Precinct 13 directed by John Carpenter

	Assault on Precinct 13

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Ranker
  • Tarantino

The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.



24 .) Blacula directed by William Crain

	Blacula

Lists It Appears On:

  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant
  • Wired

An 18th century African prince is turned into a vampire while visiting Transylvania. Two centuries later, he rises from his coffin attacking various residents of Los Angeles and meets Tina, a woman who he believes is the reincarnation of his deceased wife.



23 .) Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) directed by Russ Meyer

	Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB

Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. They become house guests of the old man and try and seduce the sons in an attempt to locate the money, not realizing that the old man has a few sinister intentions of his own.



22 .) Maniac (1980) directed by William Lustig

	Maniac (1980)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker 2
  • Taste Of Cinema

A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?



21 .) Shaft (1971) directed by Gordon Parks

	Shaft (1971)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Ranker

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.



20 .) Shivers (1975) directed by David Cronenberg

	Shivers (1975)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Daily
  • List Verse
  • Screen Rant

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.



19 .) Super Fly (1972) directed by Gordon Parks Jr.

	Super Fly (1972)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • List Verse
  • Ranker

Super Fly is a cocaine dealer who begins to realize that his life will soon end with either prison or his death. He decides to build an escape from the life by making his biggest deal yet.



18 .) The Beyond (aka The Seven Doors Of Death) (1981) directed by Lucio Fulci

	The Beyond (aka The Seven Doors Of Death) (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • Film Daily
  • Flick Chart

A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural ‘accidents’, she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.



17 .) The Big Bird Cage (1972) directed by Jack Hill

	The Big Bird Cage (1972)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Ranker 2
  • Screen Rant

Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside.



16 .) Vampyros Lesbos (1971) directed by Jesús Franco

	Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • IMDB
  • Ranker

An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.



15 .) Zombie Holocaust (1980) directed by Marino Girolami

	Zombie Holocaust (1980)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Taste Of Cinema

After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.



14 .) Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) directed by Russ Meyer

	Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • List Verse
  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant

A hip and happenin’ all girl rock group head to LA to claim lead-singer Kelly’s inheritance and make it (and make it) in LA. Soon the girls fall into a morass of drugs and deceit as their recording success soars. It takes several tragedies to make them stop and think… but is it too late?



13 .) Blood Feast (1963) directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis

	Blood Feast (1963)

Lists It Appears On:

  • List Verse
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Top Tenz

In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses hypnotizes a socialite in order to land a job catering a party for her debutante daughter, Suzette Fremont (Connie Mason), and turns the event into an evening of gruesome deaths, bloody dismemberment and ritual sacrifice.



12 .) Foxy Brown (1974) directed by Jack Hill

	Foxy Brown (1974)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant

A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.



11 .) Grindhouse (2007) directed by Robert Rodriguez

	Grindhouse (2007)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB 3
  • Rolling Stone
  • Screen Rant

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.



10 .) Pink Flamingos (1972) directed by John Waters

	Pink Flamingos (1972)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • List Verse
  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant

Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as “The Filthiest Person Alive”.



9 .) The Devil’s Rejects (2005) directed by Rob Zombie

	The Devil's Rejects (2005)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB 3
  • Ranker 2
  • Rolling Stone

The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with their errant father, Captain Spaulding, killing whoever happens to stand in their way.



8 .) The Last House on the Left (1972) directed by Wes Craven

	The Last House on the Left (1972)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Daily
  • Flick Chart
  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant

A disturbed gang of youths kidnap, torture and murder two teenage girls; unbeknownst to the gang, the parents of one of the girls live nearby…



7 .) The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) directed by Tobe Hooper

	The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Daily
  • Flick Chart
  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant

Five friends visiting their grandfather’s house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.



6 .) Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973) directed by Bo Arne Vibenius

	Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Ranker 2

A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute.



5 .) Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964) directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis

	Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Ranker 2
  • Top Tenz
  • Wired

Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town’s destruction during the Civil War.



4 .) Coffy (1973) directed by Jack Hill

	Coffy (1973)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Tarantino
  • Wired

After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.



3 .) I Spit on Your Grave (1978) directed by Meir Zarchi

	I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Film Daily
  • List Verse
  • Ranker
  • Top Tenz

An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.



2 .) Ms .45 (1981) directed by Abel Ferrara

	Ms .45 (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Daily
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Top Tenz

A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker’s gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick her up.



1 .) Cannibal Holocaust (1980) directed by Ruggero Deodato

	Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Den Of Geek
  • Film Daily
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Verse
  • Ranker 2
  • Top Tenz

A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area’s local cannibal tribes.



 


The 300+ Additional Best Exploitation Films



# Movies Directors Lists
26 Anthropophagus: The Beast (aka The Grim Reaper) (1980) Joe D’Amato Den Of Geek
IMDB 2
27 Battle Royale (2000) Kinji Fukasaku IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
28 Bitch Slap (2009) Rick Jacobson IMDB
IMDB 3
29 Black Snake Moan (2006) Craig Brewer IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
30
Bloodsucking Freaks aka The Incredible Torture Show
  Taste Of Cinema
Top Tenz
31 Caligula (1979)   List Verse
Taste Of Cinema
32 Cannibal Ferox (1981) Umberto Lenzi Den Of Geek
IMDB
33 City of the Living Dead (1980) Lucio Fulci Flick Chart
IMDB 2
34 Contamination (1980) Luigi Cozzi Den Of Geek
IMDB 2
35 Death Proof (2007) Quentin Tarantino Flick Chart
IMDB
36 Death Wish (1974)   Sutori
Top Tenz
37 Django Unchained (2012) Quentin Tarantino IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
38 Drive (2011) Nicolas Winding Refn IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
39 Eaten Alive! (1980) Umberto Lenzi IMDB 2
Ranker 2
40 Hell Ride (2008) Larry Bishop IMDB
IMDB 3
41 Hitch Hike (aka Autostop Rosso Sangue) (1977) Pasquale Festa Campanile Den Of Geek
IMDB
42 Hobo with a Shotgun (2011) Jason Eisener IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
43 House on the Edge of the Park (1980) Ruggero Deodato Den Of Geek
IMDB 2
44 Humanoids from the Deep (1980) Barbara Peeters IMDB 2
Taste Of Cinema
45 Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS   Complex
Ranker
46 John Wick (2014) Chad Stahelski IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
47 Kids (1995) Larry Clark IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
48 Master of the Flying Guillotine   Ranker
Tarantino
49 Nightmare City (1980) Umberto Lenzi IMDB 2
Taste Of Cinema
50 Piranha 3D (2010) Alexandre Aja IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
51 Planet Terror (2007) Robert Rodriguez Flick Chart
IMDB
52 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom   Flick Chart
Ranker 2
53 Satanico Pandemonium (1975) Gilberto Martínez Solares IMDB
Indie Wire
54 Shogun Assassin (1980) Robert Houston IMDB
IMDB 2
55 Showgirls (1995) Paul Verhoeven IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
56 Spring Breakers (2012) Harmony Korine IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
57 The Big Doll House (1971) Jack Hill IMDB
Indie Wire
58 The Hills Have Eyes   Flick Chart
Ranker
59 The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009) Tom Six IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
60 The Inglorious Bastards (1978) Enzo G. Castellari IMDB
Ranker 2
61 The Raid: Redemption (2011) Gareth Evans IMDB 3
Rolling Stone
62 The Street Fighter (1974) Shigehiro Ozawa IMDB
Ranker
63 Vanishing Point (1971)   Ranker
Sutori
64 2019: After The Fall Of New York (1983)   Den Of Geek
65 99 Women (1969) Jesús Franco IMDB
66 A Bucket of Blood   Wired
67 A Serbian Film   Ranker 2
68 Aakrosh (1980) Govind Nihalani IMDB 2
69 Absence of Malice (1981) Sydney Pollack IMDB 2
70 Absurd (1981) Joe D’Amato IMDB 2
71 Ace Jackson Is a Dead Man (2015 Video) Sean Weathers IMDB 3
72 Alien Contamination   Taste Of Cinema
73 Alligator (1980) Lewis Teague IMDB 2
74 Altered States (1980) Ken Russell IMDB 2
75 Alucarda (1977) Juan López Moctezuma IMDB
76 Amateur Porn Star Killer (2006) Shane Ryan IMDB 3
77 Amer’ (2009)   Rolling Stone
78 American Gigolo (1980) Paul Schrader IMDB 2
79 American Grindhouse (2010)   Weird Retro
80 An Ideal Place to Kill (1971) Umberto Lenzi IMDB
81
Anima Persa (1977) (aka The Forbidden Room)
  Den Of Geek
82 Audition   AV Club
83 August Underground   Ranker 2
84 Baadasssss Cinema (2002)   Weird Retro
85 Bad Timing (1980) Nicolas Roeg IMDB 2
86 Baise Moi’ (2000)   Rolling Stone
87 Battle Beyond the Stars   Indie Wire
88 BB CJ Wallis Far Sighted Blog
89 Beast with a Gun (1977) Sergio Grieco IMDB
90
Beyond The Darkness (1979) (aka Buio Omega)
  Den Of Geek
91 Big Doll House (1971)   Sutori
92 Black Caesar (1973) Larry Cohen IMDB
93 Black Mama White Mama (1973) Eddie Romero IMDB
94
Blazing Magnum (1976) (aka Strange Shadows In An Empty Room)
  Den Of Geek
95 Blood Orgy of the She-Devils (1973) Ted V. Mikels IMDB
96 Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007)   Weird Retro
97 Blow Out (1981) Brian De Palma IMDB 2
98 Blue Ruin’ (2013)   Rolling Stone
99 Body Heat (1981) Lawrence Kasdan IMDB 2
100 Brian De Palma   AV Club
101 Bruce Lee In New Guinea   Taste Of Cinema
102 Bug   AV Club
103 Caged Fury   Ranker 2
104 Cannibal Claus Sean Donohue Far Sighted Blog
105 Cannibals in the Streets (1980) Antonio Margheriti IMDB 2
106 Car Wash   Ranker
107 Chaos A.D. Chris Woods Far Sighted Blog
108 Christmas Evil (1980) Lewis Jackson IMDB 2
109 Cleopatra Jones (1973) Jack Starrett IMDB
110 Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975) Charles Bail IMDB
111 Contraband (1980) Lucio Fulci IMDB 2
112
Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
  Weird Retro
113 Crank’ (2006)   Rolling Stone
114 Crazy Thunder Road (1980) Gakuryû Ishii IMDB 2
115 Creatures the World Forgot (1971) Don Chaffey IMDB
116 Cruising (1980) William Friedkin IMDB 2
117 Cutter’s Way (1981) Ivan Passer IMDB 2
118 Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind (1980) Hark Tsui IMDB 2
119 Dawn of the Dead   Ranker
120 Day of Resurrection (1980) Kinji Fukasaku IMDB 2
121 Dear God No! (2011) James Bickert IMDB
122 Death Hunt (1981) Peter R. Hunt IMDB 2
123 Death Race   Flick Chart
124 Death Race 2000   Ranker
125 Death Watch (1980) Bertrand Tavernier IMDB 2
126 Death Wish 3   Indie Wire
127 Delirio Caldo (1972) (aka Delirium)   Den Of Geek
128 Demons (1986)   Den Of Geek
129 Dolemite   Screen Rant
130 Don’t Panic (1978) Carlos Puerto IMDB
131 Dreaming Purple Neon Todd Sheets Far Sighted Blog
132 Dressed to Kill (1980) Brian De Palma IMDB 2
133 Drive Angry (2011) Patrick Lussier IMDB
134 Effects (1980) Dusty Nelson IMDB 2
135 Encounters of the Spooky Kind (1980) Sammo Kam-Bo Hung IMDB 2
136 Eraserhead   Wired
137 Escape from Hell (1980) Edoardo Mulargia IMDB 2
138 Escape from New York (1981) John Carpenter IMDB 2
139 Excalibur (1981) John Boorman IMDB 2
140 Eyes of a Stranger (1981) Ken Wiederhorn IMDB 2
141 Eyes Without a Face   Ranker
142 Fade to Black (1980) Vernon Zimmerman IMDB 2
143 Famous T & A (1982)   Weird Retro
144 Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972) Shun’ya Itô IMDB
145 Female Trouble   Ranker
146 Five Deadly Venoms (1978) Cheh Chang IMDB
147
FIVE FINGERS OF DEATH A.K.A. KING BOXER (1973)
  Tarantino
148 Flash Gordon (1980) Mike Hodges IMDB 2
149 Flavia, the Heretic (1974) Gianfranco Mingozzi IMDB
150 For Your Eyes Only (1981) John Glen IMDB 2
151 Forbidden Zone (1980) Richard Elfman IMDB 2
152 Frankenhooker   Screen Rant
153 Frankenstein Created Bikers James Bickert Far Sighted Blog
154 Friday the 13th (1980) Sean S. Cunningham IMDB 2
155 Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) Steve Miner IMDB 2
156 Funeral Home (1980) William Fruet IMDB 2
157 Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô (1973) Norifumi Suzuki IMDB
158 Gloria (1980) John Cassavetes IMDB 2
159 Golem (1980) Piotr Szulkin IMDB 2
160 Halloween II (1981) Rick Rosenthal IMDB 2
161 Hammer House of Horror (1980) Nicholas Ball IMDB 2
162 Hanger (2009 Video) Ryan Nicholson IMDB 3
163 Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice   Taste Of Cinema
164 Happy Birthday to Me (1981) J. Lee Thompson IMDB 2
165 Harlequin (1980) Simon Wincer IMDB 2
166 Harry Brown’ (2009)   Rolling Stone
167 Heavy Metal (1981) Gerald Potterton IMDB 2
168
Hell Of The Living Dead (1980) (aka Zombie Creeping Flesh)
  Den Of Geek
169
Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010)
  Weird Retro
170 Hex (1980) Chih-Hung Kuei IMDB 2
171 Holocaust Cannibal (2014 Video) Bill Zebub IMDB 3
172 Holy Hell Ryan LaPlante Far Sighted Blog
173 Hookers in Revolt (2006 Video) Sean Weathers IMDB 3
174 House of 1000 Corpses   Ranker 2
175 Human Experiments   Ranker 2
176 I Saw the Devil’ (2010)   Rolling Stone
177 I Stand Alone’ (1998)   Rolling Stone
178 Ichi the Killer’ (2001)   Rolling Stone
179 Inferno (1980) Dario Argento IMDB 2
180 Inglourious Basterds   AV Club
181 Irréversible   AV Club
182 Jaws (1975)   Sutori
183
Jive Turkey aka Baby Needs A New Pair Of Shoes
  Taste Of Cinema
184 Jungle Holocaust (1977) Ruggero Deodato IMDB
185 Just for the Hell of It   Ranker 2
186 Kamilla (1981) Vibeke Løkkeberg IMDB 2
187 Kill Bill   AV Club
188 Killer Nun (1979) Giulio Berruti IMDB
189 Knightriders (1981) George A. Romero IMDB 2
190 La bimba di Satana (1982) Mario Bianchi IMDB
191 La nuit de la mort! (1980) Raphaël Delpard IMDB 2
192 Lady Snowblood (1973) Toshiya Fujita IMDB
193 Lady Stay Dead (1981) Terry Bourke IMDB 2
194 Le scomunicate di San Valentino (1974) Sergio Grieco IMDB
195 Lone Wolf and Cub   Taste Of Cinema
196 Looker (1981) Michael Crichton IMDB 2
197 Macabre (1980) Lamberto Bava IMDB 2
198 Machete (2010) Ethan Maniquis IMDB
199 Machete Kills (2013) Robert Rodriguez IMDB
200 Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)   Weird Retro
201 Madhouse (1981) Ovidio G. Assonitis IMDB 2
202 Mandingo Sex Addict (2015 Video) Sean Weathers IMDB 3
203 Maniac (1934)   Taste Of Cinema
204 Massacre at Central High   Top Tenz
205 Men Behind The Sun   Taste Of Cinema
206
Midnight Movies: From The Margin To The Mainstream (2005)
  Weird Retro
207 Monster Shark   Taste Of Cinema
208 Motel Hell (1980) Kevin Connor IMDB 2
209 Mother’s Day (1980) Charles Kaufman IMDB 2
210 Motorpsycho! (1965) Russ Meyer IMDB
211 Mudhoney (1965) Russ Meyer IMDB
212 Mystics in Bali (1981) H. Tjut Djalil IMDB 2
213 Night of the Juggler (1980) Robert Butler IMDB 2
214 Night Train To Terror   Taste Of Cinema
215 Nightkill (1980) Ted Post IMDB 2
216
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)
  Weird Retro
217 Nuda per Satana (1974) Luigi Batzella IMDB
218 Nude Nuns with Big Guns (2010) Joseph Guzman IMDB
219 Nymphomaniac Vols. 1 and 2’ (2013)   Rolling Stone
220 One Million Years B.C Don Chaffey IMDB
221 Orgy of the Dead   Taste Of Cinema
222 Outland (1981) Peter Hyams IMDB 2
223 Pieces   Taste Of Cinema
224 Piranha   Ranker
225 Porky’s (1981) Bob Clark IMDB 2
226 Prom Night (1980) Paul Lynch IMDB 2
227 Psycho (1960)   Sutori
228 Q — The Winged Serpent   Taste Of Cinema
229 Reefer Madness   Ranker 2
230 Rhythm of a Crime (1981) Zoran Tadic IMDB 2
231 Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky   Wired
232 ROLLING THUNDER (1977)   Tarantino
233 Run! Bitch Run! (2009) Joseph Guzman IMDB 3
234 Sacrifice! (1972) Umberto Lenzi IMDB
235 Salon Kitty (1976) Tinto Brass IMDB
236 Satan’s Sadists (1969) Al Adamson IMDB
237 Savage Hunt of King Stakh (1980) Valeri Rubinchik IMDB 2
238 Sax Rohmer’s The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969) Jesús Franco IMDB
239 Scanners (1981) David Cronenberg IMDB 2
240 Schizoid (1980) David Paulsen IMDB 2
241
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)
  Weird Retro
242 School of the Holy Beast (1974) Norifumi Suzuki IMDB
243 Scream Blacula Scream   Ranker
244 Scumbag Hustler (2014) Sean Weathers IMDB 3
245
Seven Shawls Of Yellow Silk (1972) (aka Crimes Of The Black Cat)
  Den Of Geek
246 She-Devils on Wheels   Ranker 2
247 Si yiu (1981) Chih-Hung Kuei IMDB 2
248 Slave of the Cannibal God (1978) Sergio Martino IMDB
249 Sleepaway Camp   Screen Rant
250 Slumber Party Massacre   Screen Rant
251 Snuff   Top Tenz
252 SPIDER BABY (1968)   Complex
253 Stone (1974) Sandy Harbutt IMDB
254 Story of Ricky   Flick Chart
255 Streets of Vengeance Paul Ragsdale Far Sighted Blog
256 Succubus (1968) Jesús Franco IMDB
257
Sweet Sweetback’s Badasssss Song (1971)
  Sutori
258 Switchblade Sisters (1975)   Film Daily
259 Terror Train (1980) Roger Spottiswoode IMDB 2
260 The Astro-Zombies (1968) Ted V. Mikels IMDB
261 The Attic (1980) George Edwards IMDB 2
262 The Beasts’ Carnival (1980) Paul Naschy IMDB 2
263 The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968) Jesús Franco IMDB
264 THE BONNIE PARKER STORY (1958)   Tarantino
265 The Boogey Man (1980) Ulli Lommel IMDB 2
266 The Brain That Wouldn’t Die   Taste Of Cinema
267 The Changeling (1980) Peter Medak IMDB 2
268 The Children (1980) Max Kalmanowicz IMDB 2
269 The Doll Squad (1973) Ted V. Mikels IMDB
270 The Duke of Burgundy’ (2014)   Rolling Stone
271 The Elephant Man (1980) David Lynch IMDB 2
272 The Evil Dead (1981)   Film Daily
273 The Exterminator (1980) James Glickenhaus IMDB 2
274 The Fan (1981) Ed Bianchi IMDB 2
275 The Fog (1980) John Carpenter IMDB 2
276 The Food of the Gods   Taste Of Cinema
277
The House With Windows That Laugh (1976)
  Den Of Geek
278 The Last Hunter (1980) Antonio Margheriti IMDB 2
279 The Long Good Friday (1980) John Mackenzie IMDB 2
280 The Mack (1973) Michael Campus IMDB
281 The Mountain of the Cannibal God   Ranker 2
282
The New Gladiators (1984) (aka Warriors Of The Year 2072)
  Den Of Geek
283 The Night Child (1975) (aka Perche?!)   Den Of Geek
284 The Night of the Hunted (1980) Jean Rollin IMDB 2
285 The Ninth Configuration (1980) William Peter Blatty IMDB 2
286 The One-Armed Swordsman (1967) Cheh Chang IMDB
287 The Other Hell (1981) Bruno Mattei IMDB 2
288 The Paperboy’ (2012)   Rolling Stone
289
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (1974)
  Den Of Geek
290 The Reincarnation of Isabel (1973) Renato Polselli IMDB
291 The Road Warrior (1981) George Miller IMDB 2
292 The Sentinel   Taste Of Cinema
293 The Shining (1980) Stanley Kubrick IMDB 2
294 The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)   Film Daily
295 The Stunt Man (1980) Richard Rush IMDB 2
296 The Toxic Avenger 1984   List Verse
297 the trailer for 2012   AV Club
298 The Unseen (1980) Danny Steinmann IMDB 2
299 The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981) Piotr Szulkin IMDB 2
300 The Watcher in the Woods (1980) John Hough IMDB 2
301 The Wild Angels (1966)   Sutori
302 THE WIZARD OF GORE (1970)   Complex
303
THEY CALL HER ONE EYE A.K.A THRILLER (1973)
  Tarantino
304 They Came From Within   Wired
305 Thief (1981) Michael Mann IMDB 2
306 This Nude World   Ranker 2
307 Thriller: A Cruel Picture 1973   List Verse
308 Thriller: They Call Her One Eye   Wired
309 TNT Jackson   Taste Of Cinema
310 To All a Goodnight (1980) David Hess IMDB 2
311 Turkey Shoot aka Escape 2000   Taste Of Cinema
312 Twilight’s Last Gleaming   Indie Wire
313 Wake in Fright   Flick Chart
314 Walking Tall   Top Tenz
315 We’re Going to Eat You (1980) Hark Tsui IMDB 2
316 Werewolves on Wheels (1971) Michel Levesque IMDB
317 William Friedkin   AV Club
318 Without Warning (1980) Greydon Clark IMDB 2
319 Yasagure anego den: Sôkatsu rinchi (1973) Teruo Ishii IMDB
320
Your Vice Is A Locked Room And Only I Have The Key (1972)
  Den Of Geek
321 Zero Dark Thirty   AV Club
322 Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs (1974) Yukio Noda IMDB
323 Zigeunerweisen (1980) Seijun Suzuki IMDB 2
324 ZOMBI 2 (1979)   Complex
325 Zombie   Flick Chart
326 Zombie Strippers! (2008) Jay Lee IMDB 3

 


21 Best Exploitation Film Sources/Lists



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