Bloody Pit of Horror (Special Edition)
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Top Customer Reviews
The DVD presents the film in it's U.S. 73-minute abbreviated version. 9 minutes were trimmed out of the complete version ("A Tale of Torture") by it's American distributor. The deleted scenes are included as a supplement (including the alternate title sequence), but it's too bad they didn't restore the footage back into the film. Something Weird offers the complete 83 minute version "A Tale of Torture" on VHS under the "Bloody Pit" title so you would have thought this would be the same print. BUT it's not...Read more ›
PICTURE: 4/5 Where did Something Weird Video get this print? It looks great! Bloody Pit of Horror is shown here in PsychoVision (1.85:1) and like i said looks great. The picture is sharp with nice stong colors and deep blacks. I only saw two scenes that had print damage and it was not distracting at all. Overall, a great looking picture for such a old film.
SOUND: 4/5 The sound is Mono English dubbed and sounds very good. The track is clean and sounds clear.
EXTRAS: 3/5 You get some really weird stuff here. First you get the films trailer which does not look no where as good as the film looks. Next you get some deleted scenes, a long art galley with some cool radio spot for a ton of other films and some weird short films.
OVERALL: 5/5 If your a fan of movies that are so bad that there good, then this DVD of Blood Pit of Horror is for you. Pick it up today. Plus, Mickey Hargitay's performance as the Crimson Executioner is so crazy and goofy, you have to see it!
The movie, claiming to be based on the writings of the Marquis De Sade, begins in the year 1648, where we see The Crimson Executioner, who has recently been tried and convicted for torturing and killing the innocent, being put to death by one of his own, macabre devices, but not before he issues a bunch of nonsense about returning from the grave and avenging his own death...yadda, yadda, yadda...anyway, his body is sealed in a funky iron maiden in his castle, which is left standing as a constant reminder of his crimes against humanity.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
perfect as described a great movie to watch and enjoy I loved these kind of movies thanks amazonPublished 11 days ago by kirk
Jayne Mansfield ex doing a movie. who thought it would turn into a cult classic not a bad movie at all very scaryPublished on January 24, 2014 by tom danneels
This is a movie so bad that it's fun. The dubbed dialogue is terrible, the acting atrocious, and the plot bad enough to embarrass a porn director. Read morePublished on December 27, 2013 by Jim Werbaneth
In BLOODY PIT OF HORROR (based on the writings of the Marquis de Sade), the CRIMSON EXECUTIONER is sentenced to be put to death in a device of his own design. Read morePublished on July 22, 2013 by Bindy Sue Frønkünschtein
I watched this with my brother, he was 16 I was 20, at the Asher drive-in in Little Rock, Ar. (it's no longer there). Read morePublished on August 25, 2012 by Thutmoose
It's no surprise that this film found a home on Something Weird Video, because it incorporates the gothic overtones of Hammer films (group of models and their crew stumble upon a... Read morePublished on March 31, 2012 by Mike
Be warned, my friends! Do not buy the so-called "remastered edition" DVD issued by A2zcds.com. The image quality is terrible. Read morePublished on December 29, 2011 by Tom Jeffrey
An amazing movie with a stunning ending!
The film quality to DVD is amazing!
I want to mention that while the movie is entertaining, it is available (without the extras, of course) on the Horror 250 Movie Pack. Read morePublished on December 27, 2008 by Michael Callaghan