Share Your Top 5 Bava and Argento


(Col. Douglas Mortimer) #1

Share your favorites from the two greatest Italian horror directors. If you like other directors (eg. Lucio Fulci) feel free to add that as well. Also feel free to name your least favorite. Here is mine:

Bava Top 5

  1. Kill Baby Kill
  2. Black Sunday
  3. Whip and the Body
  4. Black Sabbath
  5. Hercules in the Haunted World
    Least Favorite Bava: Four Times that Night

Argento Top 5

  1. Suspiria
  2. Phenomena
  3. Inferno
  4. Deep Red
  5. Sleepless

Least Favorite Argento: Two Evil Eyes


(chuck connors brother) #2

Bava
Black Sabbath
Girl Who Knew Too Much
Rabid Dogs
Blood & Black Lace
Bay of Blood

Argento
Inferno
Suspiria
Deep Red
Bird With Crystal Plumage
Cat O Nine Tails

Fulci (not including Westerns)
Seven Notes in Black
City of the Living Dead
The Black Cat
Contraband
New York Ripper


(davidf) #3

BAVA
BLACK SABBATH
THE WHIP AND THE BODY
BLACK SUNDAY
THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
KILL BABY KILL
LEAST FAVOURITE: DIABOLIK

ARGENTO
TENABRE
SUSPIRIA
OPERA
CAT O NINE TAILS
SLEEPLESS
LEAST FAVOURITE: THE STENDHAL SYNDROME


(Starblack) #4

Bava:

Blood and Black Lace
Black Sabbath
The Whip and the Body
Bay of Blood
Diabolik

Least favourite: Roy Colt and Winchester Jack

Argento:

Suspiria
Deep Red
Tenebrae
Inferno
The Bird With the Crystal Plumage

Least favourite: sadly, a more difficult decision than arranging the top five. Let’s say The Card Player


(Silence) #5

Argento:

  1. Deep Red
  2. Tenebre
  3. Suspiria
  4. Cat O’Nine Tails
  5. Four Flies On The Grey Velvet

(Dorado) #6

Bava:

Blood and Black Lace
The Whip and the Body
Rabid dogs
Black sunday
Black Sabbath

Argento:

Tenebrae
Deep Red
Suspiria
The Bird With the Crystal Plumage
The Cat o’ Nine Tails


(sartana1968) #7

bava

  1. demons

argendo

  1. phenomena
  2. sleepless
  3. deep red
  4. pelts
  5. tenebre

(chuck connors brother) #8

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  1. demons[/quote]

Wrong Bava… but thats my favourite Lamberto Bava.


(Frank Talby) #9

love Bava (Mario and Lamberto)

Favorites of Mario:
Blood and Black Lace
Black Sunday
Bay of Blood
Danger Diabolik (becoming my fave of his)
Black Sabbath

Argento:
Tenebre
Opera
Sleepless
Two Evil Eyes
The Bird With The Crystal Plumage

Michele Soavi (protege of Argento):
The Church
Stagefright
Dellamorte Dellamore aka Cemetery Man

Fulci:
Zombie
The Beyond
City of the Living Dead
House by the Cemetery


(sartana1) #10

Guess I’m the only one who likes Caltiki…
Mario Bava:

  1. Black Sunday
  2. Danger Diabolik
  3. Kill Baby Kill
  4. Blood and Black Lace
  5. Caltiki

Argento:

  1. Suspiria
  2. Tenebre
  3. Deep Red
  4. Inferno
  5. Bird with the Crystal Plumage

(Mad Dog Morgan) #11

I’m just going to do my top 2 fav of each (too hard to list the others and added Fulci because he is my fav of the 3.):

Fulci:
Don’t Torture A Duckling
The Beyond

Bava:
Blood and Black Lace
Black Sunday

Argento:
Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Deep Red


(sartana1968) #12

fulci

  1. contraband
  2. beyond
  3. city of the living dead
  4. zombie
  5. house by the cemetery

(JonathanCorbett) #13

Dario Argento Top 5

  1. Profondo rosso
  2. Suspiria
  3. Tenebre
  4. L’uccello dalle piume di cristallo
  5. Trauma

(Col. Douglas Mortimer) #14

Fulci:

  1. The Psychic/Seven Notes in Black
  2. City of the Living Dead
  3. The Beyond
  4. Zombi 2
  5. Massacre Time

Least favorite: Woman in Lizard’s Skin