Baron Blood (Gli Orrori del Castello di Norimberga)
Baron Blood (Gli Orrori del Castello di Norimberga) (1972)

This above-average horror film concerns a young couple (Antonio Cantafora, Elke Sommer) who manage to revive a cruel sorceror-Baron (Joseph Cotten) from the 1500s. Posing as a cripple, the Baron assimilates back into society and buys back… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 27, 1972
DVD Release Date: March 28, 2000
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The trite plot drags on forever.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Distinctive Bava look, distinctive incoherent plot. How did Joseph Cotten come to this?

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Bava uses his trademark brilliant color cinematography to amazing effect within the huge, old castle, though the movie as a whole is a shade or two less effective than the similar Kill, Baby... Kill! (1966).

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

... disappointing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Didn't really enjoy this. Silly plot (even past what you'd expect). Unconvincing.
Michael Gildea
One of the better later-era Bava flicks. The plot's and acting are pretty thin, but it's Bava. What Baron Blood lacks in those departments it more… More
Aj V
Yes, slightly above average horror movie, I agree. The main characters are very typical of horror movies, mocking traditions and superstitions, to find… More
Anthony Valletta
Mario Bava's direction is the highlight.
Robert C
Exactly what I wanted it to be, chessy, campy fun. Yeah there are plot holes...yeah the acting is often over the top...yeah the blood looks like red latex… More