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The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

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Betrayal cuts both ways!

Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to believe. After some investigating he finds out that it was extreme fear that was fatal to his sister and that she may have been buried alive!

Director

Roger Corman
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Screenplay

Richard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe
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Release date

August 12, 1961

Genre

Drama, Horror, Mystery
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Content Rating

Not Rated
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Language

English
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Runtime

80
 minutes
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Budget

$
200,000
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Box Office

$
2,000,000
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Ratings
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Metacritic score icon
78
Rotten Tomato score iconRotten Tomato score icon
88
IMDb rating icon
7.1
 

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