70's

70's

Anyone that knows ARROW knows we love films from the 70s. There is something about this era of film that makes our team really happy. Whether it's the grainy, low budget film-making, the style of the Giallo films or the birth of some of the most well-known horrors the world has ever seen, why not step in to the ARROW Chrysler Town and Country Station Wagon and hitch a ride through 70's nirvana.

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70's
  • The Hills Have Eyes

    1977 • United States • Directed by Wes Craven

    Horror master Wes Craven achieved critical and commercial success with the likes of Scream and A Nightmare on Elm Street - but for many genre fans, the director's seminal effort The Hills Have Eyes remains his masterpiece. Taking a detour whilst on r...

  • Deep Red

    From Dario Argento, maestro of the macabre and the man behind some the greatest excursions in Italian horror (Suspiria, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage), comes Deep Red - arguably the ultimate giallo movie. One night, musician Marcus Daly (David Hemmings, Blow Up), looking up from the street be...

  • The Boss

    1973 • Italy • Directed by Fernando Di Leo

    A bomb attack in a cinema in Palermo kills all the members of one mafia family except for Cocchi. Realizing that the instigator of the bomb attack is Daniello from another mafia family, Cocchi is determined to get revenge.

  • The Big Racket

    1976 • Italy • Directed by Enzo G. Castellari

    Over a long and wide-ranging career, director Enzo G. Castellari (Keoma, The Inglorious Bastards) helmed some of the most infamous of all the poliziotteschi – the gritty, action-packed crime films that proliferated in Italy throughout the 70s. In 19...

  • Beyond the Door

    Legendary filmmaker Ovidio G. Assonitis, whose 'Tentacles and Piranha II' sought to cash in on the killer fish craze spawned by 'Jaws', first hit pay dirt in 1974 with 'Beyond the Door' - a gloriously bonkers riff on 'The Exorcist' featuring Emmy Award-winning actress Juliet Mills and distinguish...

  • The Italian Connection

    1972 • Italy • Directed by Fernando Di Leo

    The second film in Fernando Di Leo's Milieu Trilogy focuses on Luca Carnali, a mobster who has been set up by his gangland boss. When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, Carnali is framed for the theft.

  • The Heroin Busters

    1977 • Italy • Directed by Enzo G. Castellari

    Over a long and wide-ranging career, director Enzo G. Castellari (Keoma, The Inglorious Bastards) helmed some of the most infamous of all the poliziotteschi - the gritty, action-packed crime films that proliferated in Italy throughout the 70s. In 19...

  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

    In 1970, young first-time director Dario Argento (Deep Red, Suspiria) made his indelible mark on Italian cinema with The Bird with the Crystal Plumage – a film which redefined the ‘giallo’ genre of murder-mystery thrillers and catapulted him to international stardom.

    Sam Dalmas (Tony Musante, W...

  • Eugenie de Sade

    1975 • France • Directed by Jess Franco

    Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, has been living with her stepfather, Albert since her mother died when she was a baby. He is a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power so...

  • Schlock

    Carnage! Terror! Banana skins! The mighty prehistoric ape Schlocktropus has emerged from hiding to embark on a full-scale rampage across a quiet Southern Californian suburb. The police are baffled. The army is powerless. The body count is rising. But when Schlocktropus encounters a kindly blind w...

  • Hollywood Horror House

    1970 • United States • Directed by Donald Wolfe

    Vic Valance (David Garfield) is an enigmatic young man who has manipulated his way into working at the decaying mansion of a once prolific, but now reclusive and alcoholic, movie star named Katharine Packard (Miriam Hopkins). While the rest of the ...

  • Sleeping Dogs

    Adapted from C.K. Stead's novel Smith's Dream, Sleeping Dogs almost single-handedly kickstarted the New Zealand New Wave, demonstrating that homegrown feature films could resonate with both local and international audiences, and launching the big-screen careers of director Roger Donaldson (No Way...

  • The Crazies

    1973 • United States • Directed by George A. Romero

    After the experimental outings of There’s Always Vanilla and Season of the Witch, Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero returned to rather more distinct horror territory with his 1973 infection opus The Crazies.

    When a plane carry...

  • Kidnap Syndicate

    1975 • Italy • Directed by Fernando Di Leo

    After his son is kidnapped, a millionaire industrialist seeks revenge, in spite of the potential danger that his rash actions will bring about for his child and another kidnapped boy, the son of a poor mechanic.

  • Sinful Nuns of Saint Valentine

    1974 • Italy • Directed by Sergio Grieco

    Lucita has been locked away in a convent by her family in order to keep her away from her lover, Esteban. The pair make plans to elope, but Esteban is accused of heresy before Lucita can escape. Hiding in the convent, Esteban discovers the horrifying depr...

  • The Driller Killer

    1979 • United States • Directed by Abel Ferrara

    In career that has encompassed such controversial classics as Ms. 45, Bad Lieutenant and Welcome to New York, none of Abel Ferrara’s films have quite managed to match the shock, extremity and downright notorious nature of The Driller Killer. Ferrar...

  • La Grande Bouffe

    The most famous film by Italian provocateur Marco Ferreri (Dillinger is Dead), La Grande bouffe was reviled on release for its perversity, decadence and attack on the bourgeoisie yet won the prestigious FIPRESCI prize after its controversial screening at the Cannes Film Festival. Four friends, pl...

  • Wolf Guy

    Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba is a martial arts "manimal" in the ultra-70's, 100% bizarre mixture of horror, action and sci-fi that is Wolf Guy, one of the rarest and most sought-after cult films produced by Japan's Toei Studio. Based on a manga by Kazumasa Hirai (creator of 8 Man), and never before rel...

  • Street Mobster

    When Okita Isamu (Bunta Sugawara, Cops VS Thugs) re-emerges onto the mean streets of Kawazaki after five years in prison for a string of brutal crimes, he comes face to face with prostitute Kinuyo, who immediately pinpoints him as one of the participants in her brutal sexual assault years earlier...

  • Rulers of the City

    1977 • Italy • Directed by Fernando Di Leo

    Tony, a mob loan collector, is dissatisfied with his station in life. After meeting up with Napoli, another mob enforcer who’s just been fired from his job, the two hatch a plan.

  • Nightmares Come At Night

    1973 • Liechtenstein • Directed by Jess Franco

    For years considered a lost Franco film (after having played at a single theatre in Belgium), NIGHTMARES COME AT NIGHT (Les cauchemars naissent la nuit) was rediscovered in 2004 and has been recognized as a key film in the evolution of Franco's cine...

  • Season of the Witch

    1972 • United States • Directed by George A. Romero

    Perhaps the most unclassifiable of filmmaker George A. Romero’s works, 1972’s Season of the Witch sees the Night of the Living Dead filmmaker returning to the realm of the supernatural for this bewitching tale of a housewife driven to an intere...

  • The Corruption of Chris Miller

    1975 • Spain • Directed by Juan Antonio Bardem

    Chris Miller (former Spanish child star, Marisol) lives with her stepmother Ruth (Jean Seberg; Breathless) in a large secluded mansion in the countryside. Both women have been traumatized by the mysterious disappearance of Chris' father but their is...

  • Black Magic Rites

    1973 • Italy • Directed by Renato Polselli

    Filled with psychedelic '70s style by Italian cult director Renato Polselli (Delirium), this satanic shocker pulses with violently erotic energy, and is a must see for horror aficionados. In a mountaintop castle, devil worshippers hunt down virgins and ...