The Skull
The Skull (1965)

Adapted from the Robert Bloch short story "The Skull of the Marquis de Sade," this inventive gothic chiller from Amicus stars Peter Cushing as Professor Maitland, a collector obsessed with obtaining artifacts reputed to have… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 3, 2008
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Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

The Skull succeeds against the odds... Freddie Francis enlivens a rote script with his visual flair.

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Lucius Gore
ESplatter

While the film drags in parts and can't be counted as a classic, it's a rock solid Amicus production and a must-see for fans of that studio's work.

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David Ladd
Peter Cushing plays a demonologist who collects any items pertaining to the occult, witchcraft, devil worship, etc... This desire for the bizarre leads to his… More
Veronique Kwak
oh, i adore the way they used to make horror movies like that, un-scary, atmospheric with an air of psuedo-enigma on various occults. this time, the skull of… More