A Blade in the Dark
A Blade in the Dark (1983)

This mediocre giallo from director Lamberto Bava stars Andrea Occhipinti (Buio Omega) as Bruno, a composer who becomes involved in a frightening series of murders while staying at an isolated villa. The story opens on a scene in the horror… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 29, 2005
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Lucius Gore
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Considering how low the budget obviously was, Bava does a great job crafting a classic giallo mystery. The film may even have inspired Wes Craven's "Scream 3," which was also a horror movie about the making of a horror movie.

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Bruce Bruce
The copy of this film I watched was English Dubbed which made it a negative point from the start. This is something that might have appeared at the Drive In or… More
Lee ?
Tame Giallo from Lamberto Bava. Originally made for Italian TV so don't expect a gory sleaze-fest like New York Ripper or the technical flare of… More
Tim Salmons
A Blade in the Dark is the product of Mario Bava's son Lamberto Bava. The director has a few Italian classics under his belt, including this one, but… More
John Me
The story is keeps you in suspense, the score is creepy, the direction atmospheric and some of the violence is brutal and effective BUT at times, it seemed to… More
Cassandra Maples
To begin with I was a real sap for liking all that commercial crap that the everyday world is being exposed to watching. That was until "A Blade In The… More