The Wizard of Gore
The Wizard of Gore (1970)

A sinister illusionist gets away with ghastly murders on-stage in this unique horror story. Though Montag the Magnificent (Ray Sager) appears to be eviscerating beautiful volunteers from the audience with railroad spikes, chainsaws, and… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: October 23, 1970
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2000
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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Rank incoherence.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

groundbreaking in the world of . . . well, gore

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Aj V
If you've seen a lot of horror movies form before 1970 you can see how Lewis ushers horror into a new gorier era with this film. Not only that, the story… More
David Ladd
I thought I would check out the original film before I see the remake. Its been a long time since I seen the movie but my thoughts on it are just the same. To… More
Cassandra Maples
Is it magic? Or wholesale slaughter? See the woman cut in half with a chainsaw, see the woman drilled through the stomach with a giant punch press, see the… More
Luke Baldock
Laughably bad. The acting first of all could show Torgo in Manos Hands of Fate about poor performances. The whole reality, end or beginning nonsense also had me… More
A.D. Villarreal
And here I thought the remake wasn't very good.
Ed Fucking Harris
Herschell Gordon Lewis really was an innovator and is the true Godfather of Gore and this film is just a damn good time. The blood, gore and violence is… More