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The science fiction films included two movies based on the then-new hit series ''Series/DoctorWho'': ''Film/DrWhoAndTheDaleks'' and ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD''. They also made three films based on the works of Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs, specifically ''Literature/TheLandThatTimeForgot'' and its sequel, ''The People That Time Forgot'', and ''Literature/AtTheEarthsCore''.

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The science fiction films included two movies based on the then-new hit series ''Series/DoctorWho'': ''Film/DrWhoAndTheDaleks'' and ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD''. They also made three films based on the works of Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs, specifically ''Literature/TheLandThatTimeForgot'' ''Film/TheLandThatTimeForgot'' and its sequel, ''The People That Time Forgot'', ''Film/ThePeopleThatTimeForgot'', and ''Literature/AtTheEarthsCore''.



* ''Literature/TheLandThatTimeForgot'' (1975)

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* ''Film/ThePeopleThatTimeForgot'' (1977)

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* ''Film/{{Asylum}}'' (1972)

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* ''Film/TortureGarden'' (1968)


* ''Film/Madhouse1974''



* ''Film/ScreamAndScreamAgain'' (1970)

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* ''Film/ScreamAndScreamAgain'' (1970)''Film/FromBeyondTheGrave'' (1974)



* ''Film/Madhouse1974''
* ''Film/ScreamAndScreamAgain'' (1970)



* ''Film/FromBeyondTheGrave'' (1974)

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* ''Film/FromBeyondTheGrave'' (1974)

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* ''Film/ScreamAndScreamAgain'' (1970)


The horror films are often WrongfullyAttributed to the older and more famous [[Film/HammerHorror Hammer Studios]], with which they share some directors and stars (including Creator/ChristopherLee and Creator/PeterCushing). Two points of distinction are that Amicus tended to set its films in the present day (as opposed to Hammer's Gothic historicals) and many of Amicus' horror films are {{Anthology Film}}s, with a FramingDevice binding together three or four shorter stories. Two anthology films were adaptions of stories from the American horror comics published by Creator/ECComics. Writer Creator/RobertBloch wrote many screenplays for Amicus, often adapting his own short stories, and joshed in his autobiography that [[TakeThat "Amicus was Latin for 'no budget'."]]

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The horror films are often WrongfullyAttributed to the older and more famous [[Film/HammerHorror Hammer Studios]], with which they share some directors and stars (including Creator/ChristopherLee and Creator/PeterCushing). Two points of distinction are that Amicus tended to set its films in the present day (as opposed to Hammer's Gothic historicals) and many of Amicus' horror films are {{Anthology Film}}s, with a FramingDevice binding together three or four shorter stories. Two anthology films were adaptions of stories from the American horror comics published by Creator/ECComics. Writer Creator/RobertBloch wrote many screenplays for Amicus, often adapting his own short stories, and joshed in his autobiography that [[TakeThat "Amicus was Latin for 'no budget'."]]
"]][[note]]The gag is that ''amicus'' is Latin for ''friend''.[[/note]]


Producer Milton Subotsky would later relocate to Canada and produce two more films in the Amicus anthology style with Amicus director Roy Ward Baker: ''Film/TheUncanny'' (1977) and ''Film/TheMonsterClub'' (1981).

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Producer Milton Subotsky would later relocate to Canada and produce two more films in the Amicus anthology style with Amicus director Roy Ward Baker: ''Film/TheUncanny'' (1977) and ''Film/TheMonsterClub'' (1981).
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Producer Milton Subotsky would later relocate to Canada and produce two more films in the Amicus anthology style with Amicus director Roy Ward Baker: ''Film/TheUncanny'' (1977) and ''Film/TheMonsterClub'' (1981).


The horror films are often WrongfullyAttributed to the older and more famous [[Film/HammerHorror Hammer studio]], with which they share some stylistic similarities and many stars (including Creator/ChristopherLee and Creator/PeterCushing). Two points of distinction are that Amicus tended to set its films in the present day (as opposed to Hammer's gothic historicals) and many of Amicus' horror films are {{Anthology Film}}s, with a FramingDevice binding together three or four shorter stories. Two of the anthology films were adapted from the American horror anthology comics published by Creator/ECComics. Horror writer Creator/RobertBloch wrote many screenplays for Amicus, often adapting his own short stories, and joshed in his autobiography that [[TakeThat "Amicus was Latin for 'no budget'."]]

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The horror films are often WrongfullyAttributed to the older and more famous [[Film/HammerHorror Hammer studio]], Studios]], with which they share some stylistic similarities directors and many stars (including Creator/ChristopherLee and Creator/PeterCushing). Two points of distinction are that Amicus tended to set its films in the present day (as opposed to Hammer's gothic Gothic historicals) and many of Amicus' horror films are {{Anthology Film}}s, with a FramingDevice binding together three or four shorter stories. Two of the anthology films were adapted adaptions of stories from the American horror anthology comics published by Creator/ECComics. Horror writer Writer Creator/RobertBloch wrote many screenplays for Amicus, often adapting his own short stories, and joshed in his autobiography that [[TakeThat "Amicus was Latin for 'no budget'."]]

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* SoulJar: The titular door of ''From Beyond The Grave'', used by an evil, ghostly sorcerer to collect souls. [[spoiler: His latest victims, however, manage to destroy the door, ending his life.]]


* ''[[Literature/{{Pellucidar}} At the Earth's Core]]'' (1976)


* DeadAllAlong: The frame story ends with such a revelation concerning many of the protagonists of quite a few of the films [[spoiler: ''Film/DrTerrorsHouseOfHorrors'', ''Film/TalesFromTheCrypt'' and ''Film/VaultOfHorror'' in particular]].



* LostWorld: ''The Land That Time Forgot''.
* ManEatingPlant:
** One of the tales from ''Dr. Terror's House of Horrors'' features a killer plant. There is little or no explanation for the vicious vine; it is simply noticed growing around an isolated house. Soon, it is snipping phone lines, strangling a hapless victim, and trapping the survivors in the house -- until they learn that the wicked weed is afraid of fire, enabling them to escape. The final shot, of the vine batting out the flames left behind by the humans, leaves open the question of whether the plant is truly defeated.
** In the adaptation of ''Literature/AtTheEarthsCore'', a man-eating plant makes a brief appearance, interrupting a fight scene between the hero and an adversary. Needless to say, even though the two men had been trying to kill each other only minutes before, the hero saves his opponent from the clutches of the carnivorous creeping vine, and the two become fast friends, joining forces to defeat the evil Mahars that rule the underground world.

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* LostWorld: ''The Land That Time Forgot''.
* ManEatingPlant:
** One of the tales from ''Dr. Terror's House of Horrors'' features a killer plant. There is little or no explanation for the vicious vine; it is simply noticed growing around an isolated house. Soon, it is snipping phone lines, strangling a hapless victim, and trapping the survivors in the house -- until they learn that the wicked weed is afraid of fire, enabling them to escape. The final shot, of the vine batting out the flames left behind by the humans, leaves open the question of whether the plant is truly defeated.
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ManEatingPlant: In the adaptation of ''Literature/AtTheEarthsCore'', a man-eating plant makes a brief appearance, interrupting a fight scene between the hero and an adversary. Needless to say, even though the two men had been trying to kill each other only minutes before, the hero saves his opponent from the clutches of the carnivorous creeping vine, and the two become fast friends, joining forces to defeat the evil Mahars that rule the underground world.

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