A Bucket of Blood
A Bucket of Blood (1959)

A horror film with comedic overtones, A Bucket of Blood is produced and directed by Roger Corman. It concerns a busboy in a beatnik coffee shop who aspires to be an artist. He accidently kills a cat he is trying to rescue from a wall and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 21, 1959
DVD Release Date: January 25, 2005
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

A monolith of lowbrow entertainment from the days when cheap movies could be made and marketed cheaply.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A true cult film delight from the 1950s made for all eras.

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Cole Smithey

One of Corman's best.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Classic Corman camp comedy, with the original Dick Miller performance as Walter Paisley.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
The thing that I find most charming about some of Roger Corman's directing efforts is that he shot several of his movies in just a week to save money. What… More
Veronique Kwak
"a bucket of blood" is an occult flick made by enlongating one episode of "twight light zone". the story begins with a nobody with an… More
Aj V
This is my favourite Corman movie of the fifties, I think. The only film where Dick Miller gets to play the main character too. It's both funny and… More
jay nixon
Really more of a psychological thiller then the full out horror film the title implies.
Coxxie Mild Sauce
pretty funny horror movie thats only like, 30 minutes long. i wouldnt expect this amount of dark humor from something from the 50's. and i dont know what… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A classic b-movie about an artist who makes his creations from those he kills. It starts with a cat sculpture and then progresses to people. I like the names he… More