Jess Franco report card

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  1. Ash28M

    Ash28M Active Member

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    Here is one we haven't done yet..

    The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962) B+
    Faceless (1987) B +
    She Killed in Ecstasy (1971) B
    Succubus (1968) B
    Venus in Furs (1969) A
    Vampiros lesbos (1971) B
    99 Women (1969) C
     
  2. MorallySound

    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    I am a bit of Jess Franco obsessive, good or bad. Still working my way slowly through his filmography, or what's available of it.

    Total count (Franco-directed only) seen so far: 120 / Including alternate cuts: 132

    Tenemos 18 años (We Are 18 Years Old) (1959) - B
    Labios rojos (Red Lips) (1960) - B-
    The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962) - B
    The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus (1962) - A-
    Dr. Orloff's Monster (1964) - B-
    Attack of the Robots (1965) - B
    The Diabolical Dr. Z (1966) - B
    Succubus (1967) - A-
    Marquis de Sade: Justine (1968) - A-
    The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968) - C
    The Castle of Fu Manchu (1968) - C+
    The Girl from Rio (1969) - B+
    99 Women (1969) - Director's Cut - A- / Hardcore Version - C+
    Eugenie... The Story of Her Journey into Perversion (1969) - A-
    Two Undercover Angels (1969) - American Cut - B- / German Cut - C+
    Kiss Me Monster (1969) - C+
    Venus in Furs (1969) - B+
    Nightmares Come at Night (1970) - B+
    The Bloody Judge (1970) - B
    Count Dracula (1970) - B+
    Vampyros Lesbos (1970) - B+ / Las Vampiras cut - B-
    She Killed in Ecstasy (1970) - B+
    The Devil Came from Akasava (1970) - B+
    X-312: Flight from Hell (1971) - A-
    Der Todesrächer von Soho (aka The Corpse Packs His Bags) (1972) - C+
    Virgin Report (1972) - C+
    Robinson and His Tempestuous Slaves (1972) - C+
    The Demons (aka The Sex Demons) (1972) - B
    Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein (1972) - C+
    The Curse of Frankenstein (aka The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein) (1972) - Spanish Cut - B / French Cut - B
    Daughter of Dracula (1972) - A-
    The Silence of the Tomb (1972) - B-
    Dr. M Strikes (aka Dr. M. schlägt zu) (1972) - B-
    Tender and Perverse Emmanuelle (1973) - B-
    The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff (1973) - C+
    How to Seduce a Virgin (1973) - B+
    Countess Perverse (1973) - A- / Sexy Nature (1974) - B
    Female Vampire (1973) - A+
    A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973) - B+ / Christina, Princess of Eroticism Cut - B+
    Sinner: The Secret Diary of a Nymphomaniac (1973) - B+
    Al otro lado del espejo (aka The Obscene Mirror) (1973) - A-
    Devil's Island Lovers (1974) - A-
    Eugenie de Sade (1974) - B-
    Maciste contre la reine des Amazones (aka Karzan contre la reine des Amazones aka The Lustful Amazons) - B-
    Exorcism (1975) - French Theatrical - A- / Director's Cut - B+ / Demoniac - B
    Celestine, Maid at Your Service (1974) - B-
    Lorna… the Exorcist (1974) - B+
    Downtown (1975) - B+
    Barbed Wired Dolls (1975) - A-
    Women Behind Bars (1975) - B
    The Hot Nights of Linda (1975) - B+ / Hardcore Version - B
    Midnight Party (1976) - C+
    Night of the Assassins (1976) - B
    Jack the Ripper (1976) - B
    Blue Rita (1976) - B+
    Die Marquise von Sade (aka 1000 Shades of Doriana Gray) (1976) - C / Hardcore Version - C
    Girls in the Night Traffic (1976) - B- / Hardcore Version - C+
    Weisse Haut auf schwarze Schenkel (1976) - B+ / Hardcore Version - B-
    In 80 Betten um die Welt (1976) - C-
    Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977) - B
    Women in Cellblock 9 (1977) - B
    Love Camp (1977) - B
    Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977) - A-
    Swedish Nympho Slaves (1977) - B
    Sexy Sisters (1977) - C
    Voodoo Passions (1977) - C+
    Cocktail spécial (1978) - C+
    Women Without Innocence (aka Wicked Women) (1978) - B+
    Je brûle de partout (1979) - C
    The Sadist of Notre Dame (1979) - A
    Sinfonía Erotica (1979) - B
    Opal of Fire, Merchants of Sex (1979) - B / "Two Female Spies with Flowered Panties" Version (1980) - C
    Cannibals (aka White Cannibal Queen) (1980) - B-
    Cannibal Terror (1980) [co-written by Franco, directed by Alain Deruelle] - C+
    Devil Hunter (1980) - C+
    Eugenie: History of a Perversion (1980) - B
    Bloody Moon (1980) - B+
    Linda (1980) - B+
    The Inconfessable Orgies of Emmanuelle (1981) - C
    Sadomania (1981) - B
    The Sex is Crazy (1981) - A-
    The Girls of the Copacabana (1981) - B
    Zombie Lake (1981) [written by Franco, directed by Jean Rollin] - C-
    Revenge in the House of Usher (1982) - C
    Cries of Pleasure (aka Gemidos de placer) (1982) - B-
    The Night of Open Sex (aka La noche de los sexos abiertos) (1983) - B
    Oasis of the Zombies (1983) - B-
    Cecilia (1983) - B+
    Diamonds of Kilimandjaro (1983) - C
    Macumba Sexual (1983) - B
    Blood on My Shoes (aka Sangre en mis zapatos) (1983) - B+
    Night Has a Thousand Desires (1984) - A-
    The Sexual Story of O (1984) - B-
    Lilian, the Perverted Virgin (1984) - B-
    Angel of Death (1984) [written by Franco, directed by Andrea Bianchi] - B
    Mansions of the Living Dead (1985) - C+
    Bragueta historia (1986) - C
    El ojete de Lulú (1986) - B-
    Golden Temple Amazons (1986) - B-
    Phollastia (1987) - C+
    Faceless (1988) - B
    Dark Mission: Flowers of Evil (1988) - C+
    Esmeralda Bay (1989) - B-
    Orson Welles' Don Quixote (1992) [completed by Jess Franco, who was originally Second Unit Director] - B
    Downtown Heat (1994) - B-
    Killer Barbys (1996) - C+
    Tender Flesh (1997) - B
    Lust for Frankenstein (1998) - American Cut - C+ / European Cut - C+
    Mari-Cookie and the Killer Tarantula (1998) - B-
    Dr. Wong's Virtual Hell (1998) - C-
    Red Silk (1999) - C+
    Broken Dolls (1999) - B-
    Vampire Blues (1999) - B
    Helter Skelter (2000) - D
    Blind Target (2000) - B-
    Vampire Junction (2001) - C
    Killer Barbys Vs. Dracula (2002) - C
    Incubus (2002) - C+
    Flores de pasión (Jess Franco's Passion) (2003) - C
    Flores de perversión (Jess Franco's Perversion) (2003) - C+
    Snake Woman (2005) - C+
    Paula-Paula: An Audiovisual Experience (2010) - C+
    La cripta de las condenadas (Crypt of the Condemned) (2012) - C-
    La cripta de las condenadas: Parte II (Crypt of the Condemned II) (2012) - C-
    Al Pereira vs. the Alligator Ladies (2012) - A-
    Revenge of the Alligator Ladies (2013) [completed/co-directed by Antonio Mayans after Franco's death] - B

    I actually had the pleasure of screening Franco's Barbed Wire Dolls on 35mm in October 2010. Here's an English-language trailer I cut together to promote the Canadian mini-tour of the film:

     
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  3. KamuiX

    KamuiX The Eighth Samurai

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    The Awful Dr. Orloff - B+
    The Diabolical Dr. Z - A
    Venus in Furs - A+
    Nightmares - B
    The Bloody Judge - C+
    Count Dracula - C-
    The Devil Came from Akasava - C
    Vampiros Lesbos - A
    She Killed in Ecstasy - C+
    The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff - C-
    Female Vampire - C+
    Bloody Moon - C+
    Faceless - B
    Paula-Paula - F

    I'm sure I'm forgetting something...the man is a machine.
     
  4. meddle

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    Out of what I have seen so far.

    Good:
    Blue Rita
    The Bloody Judge
    Diabolical Doctor 'Z'
    Doriana Grey
    Eugenie... the Story of Her Journey Into Perversion
    Eugénie de Sade
    Female Vampire
    Ilsa, The Wicked Warden
    Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun
    The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus
    She Killed in Ecstasy
    Succubus
    Vampyros lesbos
    A Virgin Among The Living Dead
    Macumba sexual
    Lorna The Exorcist
    Sinner: Diary of a Nymphomaniac
    Obscene Mirror
    The Perverse Countess
    Tender and Perverse Emanuelle
    Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula
    99 Women
    Venus in Furs
    Rififí en la ciudad
    Lucky, the Inscrutable
    Cries of Pleasure

    Average:
    The Awful Dr. Orlof
    Barbed Wire Dolls
    The Blood of Fu Manchu
    The Castle of Fu Manchu
    The Devil Came from Akasava
    Daughter of Dracula
    Dr. Orloff's Monster
    Exorcism
    Faceless
    Kiss Me Monster
    The Girl from Rio
    Marquis de Sade's Justine
    Nightmares Come at Night
    Les Démons
    Sadomania
    Two Undercover Angels
    Linda
    The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein
    Women In Cellblock 9
    Bloody Moon
    Jack the Ripper
    Love Camp
    Revenge in the House of Usher
    Sexy Sisters
    Virgin Report
    Voodoo Passion
    X-312 Flight To Hell
    Killer Barbys
    Killer Barbys vs. Dracula
    Snakewoman
    Golden Temple Amazons
    Lillian, the Perverted Virgin
    The Sexual Story of O
    Mansion of the Living Dead
    Cecilia
    The Inconfessable Orgies of Emmanuelle
    Sex Is Crazy
    The Devil Hunter
    Sinfonía erótica
    Wicked Women
    Women Behind Bars
    Drácula Prisoner of Frankenstein
    Vampiresas 1930
    Attack of the Robots
    Diamonds of Kilimandjaro
    Residence for Spies

    Bad:

    Oasis of the Zombies
    Tender Flesh
    Incubus
    Vampire Junction
    Blind Target
    Helter Skelter
    Broken Dolls
    Dr. Wong's Virtual Hell
    Red Silk
    Vampire Blues
    Lust for Frankenstein
    Paula-Paula
    Esmeralda Bay
    Juego sucio en Casablanca
    Viaje a Bangkok, ataúd incluido
    Is Cobra a Spy?
    Les Filles de Copacabana
    Cannibals
    Two Female Spies with Flowered Panties
    The Sádist of Notre-Dame
    Night of the Skull
    Downtown
    The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff
    Un Capitán de quince años (A Captain of fifteen years)
    Devil's Island Lovers
    Mari-Cookie and the Killer Tarantula

    My current top 5 Franco film's would be...

    1. Venus in Furs
    2. Sinner: Diary of a Nymphomaniac
    3. Eugenie... the Story of Her Journey Into Perversion
    4. Diabolical Doctor 'Z'
    5. Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun.
     
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    The Bloody Judge - B
    Eugenie... the Story of Her Journey Into Perversion - A
    Eugénie de Sade - A
    Female Vampire - B
    Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun - B
    The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus - B
    She Killed in Ecstasy - F
    Vampyros lesbos - A
    A Virgin Among The Living Dead - B
    Lorna The Exorcist - A
    Sinner: Diary of a Nymphomaniac - A
    Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula - C
    99 Women - C
    Venus in Furs - D
    The Awful Dr. Orlof - C
    Barbed Wire Dolls - B
    The Devil Came from Akasava - C+
    Exorcism - B+
    Faceless - C
    The Girl from Rio - B-
    Marquis de Sade's Justine - D
    Nightmares Come at Night - F
    Les Démons - B
    Sadomania - C
    Linda - B
    Bloody Moon - C
    Jack the Ripper - C
    Revenge in the House of Usher - D
    Sexy Sisters - C
    Lillian, the Perverted Virgin - C
    Mansion of the Living Dead - B
    Wicked Women - A
    Oasis of the Zombies - D
    Tender Flesh - F
    Lust for Frankenstein - F
    Cannibals - C
    Night of the Skull - B+
    The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff - A
     

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