La Tarantola dal Ventre Nero (Black Belly of the Tarantula)
La Tarantola dal Ventre Nero (Black Belly of the Tarantula) (1972)

This frightening horror-thriller stars Giancarlo Giannini as Inspector Tellini, chasing a killer whose victims are paralyzed with a poisoned acupuncture needle, forcing them to watch helplessly as their stomachs are ripped open with a sharp… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 28, 2006
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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Isn't nearly as visionary as the best examples of the giallo form.

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Stephen M
<i>Black Belly of the Tarantula</i> is an above-average giallo, nicely shot and edited and solidly entertaining from start to finish. What really… More
Adam Mahler
The everyman as a smart but ineffectual professional? ...Giannini plays a detective always two steps behind the killer as beautiful ladies disappear from the… More
Stefanie C
Despite all the Italian films I have seen, this is my first giallo. Giannini offfers a nice introduction to the genre.
Bruce Bruce
Not sure how or why I put this on my Netflix Rental List, but its A Good Italian Police Drama, I know an Italian Western is called a Spagetti Western, so do you… More
Cassandra Maples
Black Belly of the Tarantula is both a great thriller in its own right and surely one of the best entries in the Giallo cycle. The film is reminiscent of… More
Ryan Marshall
6.0/10 "Black Belly of the Tarantula" is a competent, well-made giallo thriller that, for all its visual and stylistic flare, is just… More