In Spanish Fear we want to celebrate movies’ birthdays and 2019 is a special occasion to do so. So here you have a list of our favorite horror, syfy and thiller features which are enjoying their anniversaries this year!


The House that Screamed aka La Residencia ( Narciso Ibáñez Serrador)

A strict headmistress runs a secluded school for wayward girls in 19th century France, whose students are disappearing under mysterious circumstances.

Fangs of the Living Dead aka Malenka la sobrina del vampiro (Amando de Ossorio)

A beautiful virgin inherits a castle, but when she arrives at it, she finds that the inhabitants include a strange nobleman and a bevy of beautiful women she suspects may be vampires

Ditirambo (Gonzalo Suárez)

Ditirambo is a hero who always accomplishes his missions. A widow tells him to find his husband’s lover in order to revenge… All becomes chaos.

The Castle of Fu Manchu  (Jess Franco)

An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth’s oceans.


Caniche  (Bigas Luna)

Two siblings live in an old big house, only thing remaining from the family inherit but they act as they were wealthy and live with Dany and a French poodle … a maniac and obsessive life.

Supersonic Man (J.P. Simon)

The superhero Kronos, from a distant galaxy, tangles with the mad scientist Dr. Gulik over the fate of mankind.

Una sombra en la oscuridad (Diego Santillán)

A husband murdered by his wife and her lover comes back to life for vengeance.


Twisted Obsession aka El Sueño del Mono Loco (Fernando Trueba)

American writer in Paris is hired to do a script for an edgy young director he can’t stand. When he falls in love with the director’s cold and manipulative pretty sister, his life starts to unravel and he realizes that he’s been used.


Los sin Nombre (Jaumé Balagueró)

Five years after a young girl was murdered when her mother seemed to have started to recover, a phone call once again shatters her life: “Mummy, it’s me… come and get me”. Helped by an ex-policeman and a reporter who is expert in the supernatural, she sets out on a desperate search for a terrifying truth that lay dormant until now: a group of the occult that rejects its own name, the empirical science of evil, uninhabited desolate houses that conceal things, secrets…

Nadie Conoce a Nadie aka Nobody Knows Anybody  (Mateo Gil)

An aspiring novelist receives a charge that will change his life completely.

Muertos de Risa aka Dying of Laughter (Alex de la Iglesia)

Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame.

La Fuente Amarilla aka The Yellow Fountain ( Miguel Santesmases)

Lola’s boyfriend asks her if she believes in forgiveness, hands her a card with a name on it and shoots himself in the head. This sends Lola on a quest to find out what happened as well as solve the murder of her parents.

La Mujer más fea del Mundo aka The Ugliest Woman in the World (Miguel Bardem)

2012 Madrid DF. Lola Otero, the ugliest woman in the world, suffers the cruelty of the people until at 18 a surgery transforms her into a beauty. When the mutilated corpse of an old woman is discovered, it seems Lola as suspicious.


Celda 211 (Daniel Monzón)

The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot — the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.

REC 2 ( Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza)

In order to ascertain the current situation inside, a supposed medical officer and a GEO team step into the quarantined and ill-fated apartment building.

Imago Mortis (Stefano Bessoni)

A series of strange murders take place in an European school of cinema and nobody, except the professors, seems to understand what’s happening.

Paintball: Juega para Sobrevivir (Daniel Benmayor)

A group of young urban workaholics sign up for a weekend of paintballing to have some adventure. But the adrenaline-filled entertainment soon turns into a manhunt, in which they become the prey and the hunter shoots live ammo not paint. It is no longer a game!

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