Mexican Horror Films

by gavin6942 | created - 3 months ago | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

Mexican horror movies I haven't seen. Some of these films were co-produced between Mexico and other countries. Some have a theme from Mexico but are made elsewhere.

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1. El vampiro (1957)

95 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

A pretty young Mexican girl returns to her hometown to make funeral arrangements for her beloved aunt, who has just died. Soon she begins to hear disturbing stories about the town being ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Méndez | Stars: Abel Salazar, Ariadne Welter, Carmen Montejo, José Luis Jiménez

Votes: 725

2. Even the Wind Is afraid (1968)

88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Girls that were punished to sat at a boarding school during Spring Break have no idea the school is haunted by the restless spirit of a former student seeking revenge.

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Marga López, Maricruz Olivier, Alicia Bonet, Norma Lazareno

Votes: 1,261

3. The Wind of Fear (2007)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

After a failed suicide attempt, Claudia is committed to an institution for troubled teens. Inside the place Claudia encounters the ghost of Andrea, a previous patient at the center who supposedly died at the facilities.

Director: Gustavo Moheno | Stars: Martha Higareda, Verónica Langer, María Aguilera, Omar Banana

Votes: 610

4. El vampiro sangriento (1962)

110 min | Horror

Count Cagliostro, whose family has tried for generations to rid the world of vampires, instructs his daughter and her fiance to protect several valuable documents.

Director: Miguel Morayta | Stars: Begoña Palacios, Erna Martha Bauman, Raúl Farell, Bertha Moss

Votes: 186

5. El hombre sin rostro (1950)

91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A faceless killer who hunts women can only be stopped by a detective with a disturbing past.

Director: Juan Bustillo Oro | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Carmen Molina, Miguel Ángel Ferriz, Queta Lavat

Votes: 107

7. Frankestein el vampiro y compañía (1962)

TV-14 | 76 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Two screwballs get mixed up with monsters, mad scientists and vampires.

Director: Benito Alazraki | Stars: Manuel 'Loco' Valdés, Martha Elena Cervantes, Nora Veryán, Roberto G. Rivera

Votes: 30

8. The Witch (1954)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Thieves break into a scientist's laboratory to steal a secret formula, and in the process they kill his daughter. Enraged, he develops a formula that will turn an extremely ugly woman into ... See full summary »

Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Lilia del Valle, Ramón Gay, Julio Villarreal, Charles Rooner

Votes: 79

10. El escapulario (1968)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A woman who is about to die calls the town's priest and hands him a scapulary, saying that she knows of its great powers. Anybody who does not believe in them will end up dead.

Director: Servando González | Stars: Enrique Lizalde, Enrique Aguilar, Carlos Cardán, Federico Falcón

Votes: 173

11. Retorno a la juventud (1954)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

An old professor in love with one of his students is rejected by her because of his advanced age. He then sells his soul in return for youth and a chance at love, but the things don't go as he planned.

Director: Juan Bustillo Oro | Stars: Enrique Rambal, Rosario Granados, Carlos López Moctezuma, Andrés Soler

Votes: 26

12. Vagabundo en la lluvia (1968)

87 min | Drama, Thriller, Horror

Two women from different social spheres but with similar interests decide to spend a weekend in the country. The unexpected arrival or a vagrant turns the peaceful vacation into a nightmare of horror and human passion.

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Rodolfo de Anda, Ana Luisa Peluffo, Christa Linder, Norma Lazareno

Votes: 69

14. The Black Pit of Dr. M (1959)

71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Two doctors make a pact in which they swear that the first to die will return - if possible - to tell the other how to get a glimpse of the afterlife while still alive.

Director: Fernando Méndez | Stars: Gastón Santos, Rafael Bertrand, Mapita Cortés, Carlos Ancira

Votes: 469

15. The Witch's Mirror (1962)

75 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

A husband murders his wife, and years later her ghost emerges from a witch's mirror to take her revenge.

Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Rosita Arenas, Armando Calvo, Isabela Corona, Dina de Marco

Votes: 467

16. Darker Than Night (1975)

96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Claudia Islas, Susana Dosamantes, Lucía Méndez, Helena Rojo

Votes: 843

17. Darker Than Night (2014)

R | 110 min | Horror

Greta moves into her recently deceased aunt's mansion and starts throwing wild parties with her friends; however, what looks to be the best summer of their lives turns into a fight for their lives after Beker, her aunt's prized cat, drowns in the home's pool.

Director: Henry Bedwell | Stars: Zuria Vega, Adriana Louvier, Eréndira Ibarra, Ona Casamiquela

Votes: 860 | Gross: $0.86M

18. La loba (1965)

78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Professor Fernandez is studying the metamorphosis in living organisms to cure his daughter of a strange disease that occurs in full moon nights.

Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Kitty de Hoyos, Joaquín Cordero, Columba Domínguez, José Elías Moreno

Votes: 94

19. The Book of Stone (1969)

99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A governess Julia comes to work in a bourgeois family that live in an afforested property that they have recently bought. Julia is to take care of little girl named Silvia, whose unusual ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Marga López, Joaquín Cordero, Norma Lazareno, Aldo Monti

Votes: 861

20. All of them Witches (1996)

PG | 100 min | Horror, Thriller, Fantasy

A woman sees her best friend murdered before her eyes, and thus becomes very traumatised. Her husband tells her to stay at home, where she discovers a little gris-gris bag. She opens the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Gruener | Stars: Susana Zabaleta, Alejandro Tommasi, Ricardo Blume, Delia Casanova

Votes: 231

21. El libro de piedra (2009)

84 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Julieta is a young child psychologist hired by millionaire Eugenio Ruvalcaba, to work with his only daughter, Sylvia, who has severe emotional problems, while staying in their isolated ... See full summary »

Director: Julio Cesar Estrada | Stars: Ludwika Paleta, Evangelina Sosa, Plutarco Haza, Enoc Leaño

Votes: 136

22. House of Madness (1973)

R | 82 min | Horror

The inmates of an insane asylum take over the institution, imprison the doctors and staff, and then put into play their own ideas of how the place should be run.

Director: Juan López Moctezuma | Stars: Claudio Brook, Arthur Hansel, Ellen Sherman, Martin LaSalle

Votes: 859

23. Las mujeres panteras (1967)

TV-PG | 87 min | Horror, Action, Sci-Fi

The Panther women are worshipers of Satan and perform rituals in their honor and sacrifice. The fighters will face them up and down the ring.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Ariadne Welter, Elizabeth Campbell, Tongolele, Eric del Castillo

Votes: 36

24. The Wailer (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

On their way to Mexico, six students are stranded in a small town where years before a tragedy took place. The students find accommodation in a small cabin where unexplainable things begin ... See full summary »

Director: Andrés Navia | Stars: Vanessa Rice, John Patrick Jordan, Hugo Medina, Brenda Mejia

Votes: 212

25. Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960)

92 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A taxidermist decides to murder his wife after having to put up with her after twenty years of hellish marriage.

Director: Rogelio A. González | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Amparo Rivelles, Elda Peralta, Guillermo Orea

Votes: 754

26. Muñecos infernales (1961)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Four men are cursed by a voodoo priest for stealing a sacred idol from his temple. Soon a band of murderous "doll men" are after the men and their families.

Director: Benito Alazraki | Stars: Elvira Quintana, Ramón Gay, Roberto G. Rivera, Quintín Bulnes

Votes: 264

27. Doctor of Doom (1963)

77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister ... See full summary »

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Lorena Velázquez, Armando Silvestre, Elizabeth Campbell, Roberto Cañedo

Votes: 229

28. Demonoid (1981)

R | 78 min | Horror

A British woman visits her husband at a Mexican mine that he is attempting to reopen and discovers that the workers refuse to enter the mine because of an ancient curse. The couple enters ... See full summary »

Director: Alfredo Zacarías | Stars: Samantha Eggar, Stuart Whitman, Roy Jenson, Narciso Busquets

Votes: 877

29. Santo and Blue Demon vs. Dr. Frankenstein (1974)

95 min | Action, Horror, Adventure

El Santo and Blue Demon team up with a couple of detectives to stop the grandson of Dr Frankenstein from conducting fiendish brain transplant experiments.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Santo, Blue Demon, Sasha Montenegro, Jorge Russek

Votes: 175

30. Espiritismo (1962)

Unrated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Satan gives a woman three wishes in this version of the classic tale, "The Monkey's Paw."

Director: Benito Alazraki | Stars: José Luis Jiménez, Nora Veryán, Beatriz Aguirre, Alicia Caro

Votes: 84

31. Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary (1975)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A female bisexual artist turns out to be a vampire.

Director: Juan López Moctezuma | Stars: Cristina Ferrare, David Young, John Carradine, Helena Rojo

Votes: 406

32. Santo vs. the Martian Invasion (1967)

92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

The masked wrestler battles Martians intent on taking over the Earth.

Director: Alfredo B. Crevenna | Stars: Santo, Wolf Ruvinskis, Ignacio Gómez, Beny Galán

Votes: 295

33. La Llorona (1960)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Felipe and Margarita get married and have a boy named Jorgito. Her uncle Gerardo tell them about a curse that affects the first born boy in the family.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: María Elena Marqués, Eduardo Fajardo, Luz María Aguilar, Carlos López Moctezuma

Votes: 84

34. The Mystery of the Ghastly Face (1935)

88 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A disturbed doctor is obsessed with finding the cure for a strange disease and experimenting with his patients, who are slowly dying of their medical failures. Desperate, he embarks with ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Bustillo Oro | Stars: Carlos Villarías, Beatriz Ramos, Natalia Ortiz, Manuel Noriega

Votes: 34

35. The Macabre Trunk (1936)

79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery

A crazed scientist tries to keep his terminally ill wife alive by transfusing into her the blood of young women he murders.

Director: Miguel Zacarías | Stars: Ramón Pereda, René Cardona, Manuel Noriega, Esther Fernández

Votes: 31

36. El hombre y el monstruo (1959)

78 min | Horror

A failed pianist sells his soul to the devil in return for his becoming the greatest musician in the world. The catch: every time he plays he turns into a horrible monster.

Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Enrique Rambal, Abel Salazar, Martha Roth, Ofelia Guilmáin

Votes: 227

37. Poison for the Fairies (1986)

90 min | Fantasy, Horror

A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Ana Patricia Rojo, Elsa María Gutiérrez, Leonor Llausás, Carmen Stein

Votes: 1,438

38. The Body Snatcher (1957)

80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A wrestler and a detective team up to stop a mad scientist who is kidnapping athletes and replacing their brains with those of animals to make them stronger and live longer.

Director: Fernando Méndez | Stars: Columba Domínguez, Crox Alvarado, Wolf Ruvinskis, Carlos Riquelme

Votes: 143

39. Wrestling Women vs. the Aztec Mummy (1964)

85 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

If you've ever longed for a movie about wrestling women who take on various monsters, this is it. There is Xochitl, a female mummy, and her lover Tezomoc who is also a mummy, and he can ... See full summary »

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Lorena Velázquez, Armando Silvestre, Elizabeth Campbell, María Eugenia San Martín

Votes: 294

40. The Curse of the Crying Woman (1963)

80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A young woman inherits a mansion, only to discover that it is haunted by witches and evil spirits.

Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Rosita Arenas, Abel Salazar, Rita Macedo, Carlos López Moctezuma

Votes: 555

41. Evil Eye (1975)

106 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

The police has to face some extremely brutal murders. How is the rich playboy Peter Crane (Jorge Rivero) involved in this? He suffers from horrible nightmares that make him believe that he is responsible for these murders...

Director: Mario Siciliano | Stars: Anthony Steffen, Richard Conte, Pilar Velázquez, Jorge Rivero

Votes: 301

42. The Crying Woman (1933)

73 min | Horror, Mystery

In modern day Mexico, a man on the street is supernaturally killed after hearing the eerie sound of a wailing woman. We then arrive at the manor of an upper class family, who are ... See full summary »

Director: Ramón Peón | Stars: Ramón Pereda, Virginia Zurí, Carlos Orellana, Adriana Lamar

Votes: 125

43. She-Wolves of the Ring (1965)

TV-G | 85 min | Drama, Action

Los problemas Íntimos y las maldades de sus amigos los resuelven en el ring.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Lorena Velázquez, Elizabeth Campbell, María Eugenia San Martín, Sonia Infante

Votes: 29

44. Cemetery of Terror (1985)

88 min | Horror, Fantasy, Thriller

A group of teens decide to pull a Halloween prank and steal a body from the local morgue. Unbeknownst to them he was a vicious serial killer that worshiped Satan and was promised to live ... See full summary »

Director: Rubén Galindo Jr. | Stars: Hugo Stiglitz, José Gómez Parcero, Bety Robles, Leo Villanueva

Votes: 480

46. Vacaciones de terror (1989)

90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller